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The Executive Committee of the Graduate College consists of up to fourteen persons including the Dean of the Graduate College, the Associate or Assistant Dean(s), up to eleven Graduate College Faculty members, and one graduate student.

Duties of the Executive Committee include the following:

1. Approval for graduate credit of courses, research, and similar scholastic activity.
2. Review of the qualifications of those applying or re-applying for regular membership to the Graduate Faculty and recommendation of appointments to the Dean.
3. Advising the Dean regarding decisions concerning progress and fulfillment of graduate student requirements by individual students as necessary.
4. Conferring on the establishment and alteration of policies relating to graduate study and bringing recommendations for action to the Graduate Faculty.
5. On a regular basis, reporting its actions to the Graduate Faculty. Any action of the Executive Committee may, upon appeal by a motion introduced at a meeting of the Graduate Faculty, be referred to the Faculty for final decision.

The 2021-2022 meetings of the Graduate Executive Committee (GEC) will generally be held on the first and third Thursday of every month from 2:00pm-3:30pm.

  • September 2, 2021
  • September 16, 2021
  • October 7, 2021
  • October 21, 2021
  • November 4, 2021
  • November 18, 2021
  • December 2, 2021
  • December 16, 2021
  • January 6, 2022
  • January 20, 2022
  • February 3, 2022
  • February 17, 2022
  • March 3, 2022
  • March 17, 2022
  • April 7, 2022
  • April 21, 2022
  • May 5, 2022

Members of the Committee can view Executive Committee materials by accessing the SharePoint site at this link (password needed).


Graduate Executive Committee

Dean, Graduate CollegeForehand, Cynthia (Chair)N/A
Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management, Graduate CollegeHess, KimberlyN/A
President, Graduate Student SenateChapina, Rosie2021-2022
College of Agriculture and Life SciencesWang, Qingbin2021-2024
College of Arts and SciencesLiptak, Matthew2021-2024
College of Arts and SciencesFenton, Liz2021-2024
College of Engineering and Mathematical SciencesTan, Ting2020-2023
College of Education and Student ServicesKolbe, Tammy2021-2024
College of Nursing and Health SciencesGell, Nancy2021-2022
Larner College of MedicineStafford, James2019-2022
Larner College of MedicinePrevis, Michael2020-2023
Grossman School of BusinessNovak, David2021-2024
Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural ResourcesDonovan, Theresa (Terri)2021-2024
​Liaison to Research, Scholarship, and the Creative ArtsTBD