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 Graduate Council

The Graduate Council is a body serving as the executive committee for the graduate faculty to set policies and processes of graduate education at KFUPM.

The Graduate Council consists of the following members:

  1. Dean of Graduate Studies (Council Chairman)
  2. Dean of Scientific Research (Member)
  3. Deputy Dean of Graduate Studies (Secretary General)
  4. A faculty member from each college offering Graduate Programs. 

Duties of the Graduate Council are to:

  • Serve as the executive committee for the graduate faculty and programs
  • Initiate and implement new Graduate Studies policies, revise existing policies, and act upon any questions affecting those policies.
  • Establish and publish rules governing graduate programs, including the revision and updating of the Graduate Bulletin in accordance with approved policy changes.
  • Evaluate, review and recommend to the University Board proposals for new or revised graduate curricula or programs.
  • Recommend actions regarding graduate students under academic warning.
  • Approve, modify, or reverse actions taken by its committees.
  • Foster the relationship between graduate education and scholarly research.
  • Assist and advise the Dean of Graduate Studies.
  • Participate in grievance procedures and disciplinary matters at the request of the Dean of Graduate Studies.