Graduate Programs Council (GPC)

In collaboration with the Graduate School, the Graduate Programs Council (GPC) provides oversight to the Master’s and PhD degree-granting programs that have their administrative home in the Medical School. The responsibilities of the GPC include:

  • discussing and making recommendations to graduate programs regarding best practices in graduate education; 
  • providing advice to the Medical School and Graduate School deans regarding the distribution of funds that support graduate education in the Medical School; and
  • consulting with the Graduate School and Medical School administrations regarding graduate education.

Committee Chair: To be determined

Committee Co-Chair: To be determined

Committee Members:

Faculty Administrative Liaison: Michael Lipscomb, PhD, Interim Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology

Committee Meeting Frequency and Details:  Twice a year, once per semester

Contact for further information: Genne Fritts,

Graduate Programs Committee Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)