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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, 2018–19
Member Appointment
Arts & Sciences
Andrew Martin, Sociology 2018 (autumn only)
Marcus Kurtz, Political Science 2019 (sabbatical autumn 2018)
Jane Hathaway, History 2020
Jonathan Pelz, Physics 2021
Health Sciences
Jeffrey Walline, Optometry 2019
Kristy Browning, Nursing 2020
Jeffrey Kuret, Biological Chemistry/Pharmacology 2021
Professional Colleges
Rama Yedavalli, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 2019
Gunjan Agarwal, Biomedical Engineering 2020
Hua Wang, Food Science & Technology 2021
Graduate School
Kate Calder,* Statistics (chair) 2019
Samuel Hodge,* Human Sciences 2020
Kari Hoyt,* Pharmacy 2021
Council of Graduate Students
Daniel Puthawala, Linguistics 2019
Tracey Walterbusch, Educational Studies 2019
Administrator
Alicia Bertone, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate School standing
Non-Voting Members
Alex Wesaw, City & Regional Planning standing
Morley Stone, Office of Research standing

* Faculty senator

2018–2019 Graduate Council

2017–2018 Graduate Council

Membership
Meeting Notes:  SEPT 11 | OCT 23 | DEC 4 | FEB 26

2016-2017 Graduate Council

Membership
Meeting Notes:  SEPT 26 | OCT 31 | JAN 23 | FEB 27 | MAR 27

2015-2016 Graduate Council

Membership
Meeting Notes:  SEPT 14 | OCT 26 | JAN 25 | FEB 29

2014-2015 Graduate Council

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

2013-2014 Graduate Council

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