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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 2022-2023 meetings of the Graduate Executive Committee (GEC) will be held on the first and third Thursday of the month from 1:30-3:30 PM (occasional deviations possible because of scheduling issues).

  • Thursday, September 1, 2022
  • Thursday, September 15, 2022
  • Thursday, October 6, 2022
  • Thursday, October 20, 2022
  • Thursday, November 3, 2022
  • Thursday, November 17, 2022
  • Thursday, December 1, 2022
  • Thursday, December 15, 2022
  • Thursday, January 5, 2023
  • Thursday, January 19, 2023
  • Thursday, February 2, 2023
  • Thursday, February 16, 2023
  • Thursday, March 2, 2023
  • Thursday, March 16, 2023
  • Thursday, March 30, 2023
  • Thursday, April 13, 2023
  • Thursday, April 27, 2023
  • Thursday, May 11, 2023

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

Graduate Executive Committee

College/SchoolNameTerm
Dean, Graduate CollegeForehand, Cynthia (Chair)N/A
Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management, Graduate CollegeTBDN/A
President, Graduate Student SenateJustin MH Salisbury2022-2023
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 SciencesGhazanfari, Ehsan2021-2023
College of Education and Student ServicesKolbe, Tammy2021-2024
College of Nursing and Health SciencesGell, Nancy2021-2022
Larner College of MedicineTBD 
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