Policies and Student Petitions Subcommittee

Kristine Latta (COGA Liaison)

Meeting Times

The sub-committee meets during the academic year on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  The sub-committee does not meet if classes are not in session. 

Role of the Committee

  • Reviews the annual Dean's Charges and prepares response/report for endorsement by the full committee
  • Review and provides recommendations to the full committee for proposed new policies or policy changes governing graduate education in the College
  • Reviews and responds to select student petitions seeking relief from College or Graduate Studies policies.


Petitions must be filed through Graduate Studies’ PtD system.  Access to this system is limited.  Please speak with your department’s support staff person for assistance. 


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