University of Houston-Victoria

Graduate Studies Committee


The committee shall recommend to the Faculty Senate for or against all proposed graduate curricular changes, including new courses, changes in existing courses, new degree programs, changes in existing degree programs, and deletion of courses or degree programs. Furthermore, the committee will work with the administration on long-range graduate curricular needs and the design of programs to meet those needs, monitor and recommend to the Faculty Council actions concerning requirements for graduate student admission and retention, and monitor and recommend to the Faculty Senate actions concerning academic honesty policies and graduate faculty appointments.

Reports to: 

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Faculty Senate


  • Shannon Viola - School of Arts & Sciences (Returning)
  • Elisa Hednricker - School of Arts & Sciences
  • Yingxu Kuang - School of Business Administration (Returning)
  • Massomeh Hajilee - School of Business Administration
  • Jennifer Boswell - School of Education & Human Development (Returning)
  • Roselia Alaniz - School of Education & Human Development