Strategic Direction 3 – Objective 1

Key Priority 3 Strategic Direction 3

Strategic Direction 3: Achieve excellence in graduate education.

Curricular Transformation

By September 2016, review the graduate curriculum in each division and implement improvements based on input from faculty members and graduate students.

Accountable: associate dean for research & graduate studies, division graduate advisors, course directors.




Student working under hood

Graduate Student in Pharmacology & Toxicology Lab



  1. Graduate courses are evaluated annually using course instructor surveys, and results are being used for course improvement.
  2. Focus groups are used to identify gaps/shortcomings, and outcomes are communicated to course coordinators and instructors for implementation.