Article 1: MISSION and DUTIES

Article 1. A: Mission
The mission of the Graduate Council is to insure that the graduate programs offered by Morgan State University are of the highest quality; are consistent with academic standards of comparable graduate programs throughout the nation, but in particular, comparable graduate programs within the State of Maryland.

Article 1. B: Duties
The duties of the GRADUATE COUNCIL shall be to:

(a) develop and implement policies and procedures for the improvement of the operation of the School of Graduate Studies;
(b) recommend amendments to existing policies and procedures related to the School of Graduate Studies;
(c) develop and to regularly review criteria for membership in the graduate faculty; 
(d) review proposals for new graduate programs and for the addition, suspension and deletion of courses; and, 
(e) periodically review and assess existing graduate programs.