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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.

Spring 2018 meetings will be held from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm on the first and third Thursday of each month in the Faculty Senate Conference Room, Waterman 327 on the following dates:

  • Thursday, January 18 – 12:00pm – 1:30pm
  • Thursday, February 1 – 12:00pm – 1:30pm
  • Thursday, February 15 – 12:00pm – 1:30pm
  • Thursday, March 1 – 11:45pm – 1:15pm
  • Thursday, March 15 – 12:00pm – 1:30pm
  • Thursday, April 5 – 12:00pm – 1:30pm
  • Thursday, April 19 – 12:00pm – 1:30pm
  • Thursday, May 3 – 12:00pm – 1:30pm
  • Thursday, May 17 – 12:00pm – 1:30pm

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


Graduate Executive Committee

Cynthia Forehand, PhD
Dean, Graduate College
Waterman Bldg, Rm 330

Michelle DiPinto
President, Graduate Student Senate
Davis Student Center

Kimberly Hess, MS
Director, Admissions & Enrollment Management
Waterman Bldg, Rm 330

Brian Beckage, PhD
Plant Biology & Computer Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Jeffords 111

José Madalengoitia, PhD
Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences
Cook Physical Sci, Rm. A232

Susanna Schrafstetter, PhD
History, College of Arts and Sciences
Wheeler House, Rm. 303

Vijay Kanagala, PhD
Leadership and Developmental Sciences, College of Education and Social Services
Mann Hall RM 210-B

Kurt Oughstun, PhD
Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
Votey Bldg Rm 361A

Amy O’Meara, DrNP, APRN
Nursing, College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Matthew Wargo, PhD
Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, College of Medicine
Given B Bldg., Rm 401

Glenn C. Walberg, JD
Grossman School of Business
313A Kalkin

Donna L. Parrish, PhD
Natural Resources, Rubenstein School of Environmental and Natural Resources
Aiken Center, 302C