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Graduate Council

The Graduate Council is the principal advisory body of the Graduate School and participates in the development of rules, policies, and standards pertaining to graduate programs, graduate associates, and graduate fellowships.

Faculty from the range of graduate programs make up its membership. 

Graduate Council Membership, 2016–17
Member Appointment
M. Scott Herness, Interim Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate School standing
Non-Voting Members
David Bowers, President, Council of Graduate Students standing
Caroline Whitacre, Senior Vice President for Research standing
Arts & Sciences
Laura Lisbon, Art 2017
John Freudenstein, Evolution, Ecology, & Organismal Biology 2018
Marcus Kurtz, Political Science 2019
Health Sciences
John Walters, Dentistry 2017
James DeWille, Veterinary Biosciences 2018
Jeffrey Walline, Optometry 2019
Professional Colleges
Robert Greenbaum, John Glenn School of Public Affairs 2017
Scott Scheer (faculty senator), Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership 2018
Rama Yedavalli, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 2019
Graduate School
Joseph Guada, Social Work 2017
Alan Hirvela (faculty senator), Teaching & Learning Administration 2018
Kate Calder (faculty senator), Statistics 2019
Graduate Students
Nivedita Bhaktha, Educational Studies  
Zak Foste, Educational Studies Administration  


2015-2016 Graduate Council


2014-2015 Graduate Council

Meeting Notes:  AUG 26  |  SEPT 22  |  OCT 27  |  JAN 26  |  FEB 23  |  APR 20

2013-2014 Graduate Council

Meeting Notes:  SEPT 16  |  OCT 14  |  JAN 13 (meeting cancelled)  |  FEB 17  |  MAR 17​

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