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University Graduate and Professional Council (UGC)

The University Graduate and Professional Council (UGC) serves as the university curriculum committee for all graduate and professional curriculum and policy matters. UGC is comprised of voting members (one faculty member per graduate or professional program) and non-voting members. UGC meets monthly and subcommittees, described in the bylaws, meet as needed. UGC business is coordinated through the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies, ADM 200, graduateprograms@csu.edu773-995-2404.

2017-18 Voting Members:

College Degree Program Voting Member
Arts & Sciences Biology Devi Potluri
Arts & Sciences Computer Science Jan Jo Chen
Arts & Sciences Counseling Karen Witherspoon
Arts & Sciences Creative Writing Brenda Aghahowa
Arts & Sciences Criminal Justice Muhammed Salahuddin
Arts & Sciences English Brenda Aghahowa
Arts & Sciences Geography Daniel Block
Arts & Sciences History Robert Bionez
Arts & Sciences Mathematics Daniel Hrozencik
Arts & Sciences Social Work Sherri Seyfried
Education Bilingual Ed  Margaret Kelly
Education Curriculum and Instructional Foundations MA Deborah Lynch
Education Doctoral Studies Byung-in Seo
Education Early Childhood (M.A.T.) Pat Steinhaus
Education Early Childhood (MS in Ed) Barbara Leys
Education Elementary Education Doug Lia
Education Higher Education Administration MA Catherine Busch
Education Information Sciences Gabriel Gomez
Education Physical Education  June Shingles
Education Principal Preparation  Athanase Gahungu
Education Special Education Flora Luseno
Education Technology and Performance Improvement Studies Moussa Ayyash
Health Sciences Nursing Tyra Dean-Ousley
Health Sciences Public Health Thomas Britt
Library & Instructional Services Library/ETD Gayle Porter
Pharmacy Pharmaceutical Sciences Anna Ratka


2017-18 Meetings and Meeting Materials

Meetings are generally scheduled on the second Tuesday of the month, 12:30 - 2:00 PM in Cook ADM 301.
Date Agenda Minutes
9/12/2017 Agenda(pdf) Minutes(pdf)
10/10/2017 No Meeting No Meeting
11/14/2017 Agenda(pdf) Minutes
12/12/2017 Agenda Minutes
2/13/2018 Agenda Minutes
3/13/2018 Agenda Minutes
4/10/2018 Agenda Minutes
5/8/2018 Agenda Minutes

2016 - 2017 UGC Meeting Schedule

Date Agenda Minutes
September 13, 2016 Agenda (pdf) Minutes (pdf)
October 11, 2016 Agenda (pdf) Minutes (pdf)
November 8, 2016 Agenda (pdf) Minutes (pdf)
December, 2016  No meeting
January 10, 2017  No meeting
February 14, 2017 Agenda (pdf) Minutes (pdf)
March 14, 2017 No meeting
April 11, 2017 Agenda (pdf) Minutes (pdf)
May 9, 2017 Agenda (pdf) Minutes (pdf)

Previous UGC Meetings