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:

CollegeDegree ProgramVoting Member
Arts & SciencesBiologyDevi Potluri
Arts & SciencesComputer ScienceJan Jo Chen
Arts & SciencesCounselingKaren Witherspoon
Arts & SciencesCreative WritingBrenda Aghahowa
Arts & SciencesCriminal JusticeMuhammed Salahuddin
Arts & SciencesEnglishBrenda Aghahowa
Arts & SciencesGeographyDaniel Block
Arts & SciencesHistoryRobert Bionez
Arts & SciencesMathematicsDaniel Hrozencik
Arts & SciencesSocial WorkSherri Seyfried
EducationBilingual Ed Margaret Kelly
EducationCurriculum and Instructional Foundations MADeborah Lynch
EducationDoctoral StudiesByung-in Seo
EducationEarly Childhood (M.A.T.)Pat Steinhaus
EducationEarly Childhood (MS in Ed)Barbara Leys
EducationElementary EducationDoug Lia
EducationHigher Education Administration MACatherine Busch
EducationInformation SciencesGabriel Gomez
EducationPhysical Education June Shingles
EducationPrincipal Preparation Athanase Gahungu
EducationSpecial EducationFlora Luseno
EducationTechnology and Performance Improvement StudiesMoussa Ayyash
Health SciencesNursingTyra Dean-Ousley
Health SciencesPublic HealthThomas Britt
Library & Instructional ServicesLibrary/ETDGayle Porter
PharmacyPharmaceutical SciencesAnna 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.
DateAgendaMinutes
9/12/2017Agenda(pdf)Minutes(pdf)
10/10/2017No MeetingNo Meeting
11/14/2017Agenda(pdf)Minutes
12/12/2017AgendaMinutes
2/13/2018AgendaMinutes
3/13/2018AgendaMinutes
4/10/2018AgendaMinutes
5/8/2018AgendaMinutes

2016 - 2017 UGC Meeting Schedule

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

Previous UGC Meetings