Composition of the Graduate Studies Council

Approved: October 28, 2005
Revised: December 4, 2009

The Senate Graduate Studies Committee and the Senate Graduate Scholarships and Bursary Committee will be dissolved and replaced by a Council of the Faculty of Graduate Studies that will be responsible to Senate.


Ex officio members:

  • Dean of Graduate Studies (CHAIR)
  • Vice-President Academic and Provost
  • Vice-President Research
  • Vice-President Administration and Finance
  • Vice-Provost (Student Affairs)
  • Associate Vice-Provost (Aboriginal Initiatives)
  • Faculty Deans with a Graduate Program
  • Senior Associate Dean West NOSM
  • Director of Institutional Analysis & Government Relations
  • University Registrar
  • Chair, Senate Research Committee
  • University Librarian
  • LUSU V.P. Student Issues (non-voting)
  • Calendar Officer (non-voting)
  • Graduate Admissions Officer (non-voting)
  • Graduate Funding Officer (non-voting)
  • Manager, Graduate Studies (non-voting)

Elected Members:

  • One Graduate Coordinator from each Graduate Program
    (elected by each graduate program)
  • One Graduate Student from each academic Faculty with a graduate program
    (elected by all graduate students in each Faculty)
  • Such other members as the Senate may, from time to time, determine


  • Chair - Dean of Graduate Studies
  • Secretary - Manager, Graduate Studies
  • Administrative Office - Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies