Graduate Council

Charge: The Graduate Council shall advise the dean of the graduate college on policies and procedures relating to graduate admissions, curricula, and programs of the university. Graduate Council members shall be elected by and from graduate faculty members in departments which offer graduate degrees. The membership of the council shall consist of an elected graduate faculty representative from each of the colleges (two from Arts and Sciences, one from the liberal arts and one from the sciences). The chair of the council shall be the graduate dean.

Membership & Reporting: Faculty Senators/Deans conduct election of tenured faculty members from Graduate Faculty; Dean of Graduate Studies chairs Committee; charge to Committee given by Dean of Graduate Studies; recommendations from Committee presented to Graduate Dean and Provost.  Faculty members may not serve on the Graduate Council and Graduate Faculty Review Committee simultaneously.

Committee Members 

Jerry Lin (Dean, Graduate Studies), Chair Ex Officio
Yueqing Li (Engineering) FALL 2022-SUM 2025
Donna Azodi (Education & Human Development) FALL 2021-SUM 2024
Tammy Henderson (Education & Human Development) FALL 2021-SUM 2024
Vivek Natarajan (Business) FALL 2021-SUM 2024
Debbie Troxclair (Education & Human Development) FALL 2021-SUM 2024
Jeff Forret (Arts & Sciences) FALL 2020-SUM 2023
Awais Saleem (Fine Arts & Communication) FALL 2020-SUM 2023