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Graduate Council Committee

Graduate Council Committee

The Graduate Council has general supervision and control over all matters of graduate instruction, including admission and degree requirements, curricula, Graduate Faculty membership, and general academic regulations. The Graduate Council submits recommendations concerning initiation or revision of graduate courses and programs through the University Senate to the Academic Vice President. The Council is composed of the Dean of The Graduate School as chairperson, three faculty members elected by and from the Graduate Faculty of each of the academic colleges offering graduate courses, and five students - one graduate student member elected by and from the graduate students of each of the academic colleges offering graduate courses.

 

Members, 2013-2014

Position/College
Name
Department
Term
CEBS

Faculty Reps

Cynthia Houston

STE

2012-2014

 

Lance Hahn

PSY

2012-2014

 

Nielson Pereira

STE

2013-2015

Student Rep

Kathrine Paschetto

Student Affairs
Higher Ed

2013-2014

Faculty Alternates

Jill Cabrera

PSY

2013-2014

 

Andrew Mienaltowski

PSY

2013-2014

CHHS

Faculty Reps

Lauren Bland

CD

2013-2015

 

Kurt Neelly

DPT

2013-2015

 

Beverly Siegrist

NURS

2012-2014

Student Rep

Joanna Renea Jones

Healthcare Admin

2013-2014

Faculty Alternates

Tina Peterson

SWRK

2013-2014

       
       
GFCB

Faculty Reps

Stacy Wade

MGMT

2012-2014

 

Phillip Coleman

CIS

2013-2015

 

Mark Revels

CIS

2012-2014

Student Rep

Kevin Allen

 

2013-2014

Faculty Alternate

Evelyn Thrasher

CIS

2013-2014

OCSE

Faculty Reps

Ferhan Atici

MATH

2013-2015

 

Cheryl Davis

BIO

2013-2015

 

Mark Doggett

AMS

2012-2014

Student Rep

Nick Levis

BIO

2013-2014

Faculty Alternates

Vladimir Dobrokhotov

PHYS

2013-2014

  Edward Kintzel

PHYS

2013-2014

Student Alternate Scarlett Marklin Geoscience

2013-2014

PCAL

Faculty Reps

Eric Reed

HIST

2013-2015

 

Beth Plummer

HIST

2012-2014

 

Robyn Swanson

MUS

2012-2014

Student Rep

Jacob Buechler

FLK

2013-2014

Faculty Alternates

Kathryn Hudepohl

FLK

2013-2014

 

Shannon Vaughan

PS

2013-2014

Student Alternate

Timothy Gilliam

Public Admin

2013-2014

UC

Faculty Rep

Jane Olmstead

DSC

2012-2014

Student Rep

Jacqueline Adams    
 

Graduate Council Committees

Rules Committee (3 Faculty, 3 Students)
Doggett, Houston, Reed, Jones, Paschetto

Graduate Student Research Grants (3 Faculty, 2 Students)
Coleman, Pierera, Atici, Levis, Adams

Graduate Faculty (3 Faculty)
Olmsted, Wade, Davis

Professional Education Council (1 Member)
Wade

WKU Research Council (1 Member)
Hahn

 

 

 

 

 

 

Members, 2012-2013
   

Position/College
Name
Department
Term
 
CEBS

Faculty Reps

Cynthia Houston

STE

2012-2014

 

Lance Hahn

PSY

2012-2014

 

Aaron Wichman

PSY

2012-2013

Student Rep

Kristen Ruga

PSY

2012-2013

Student Alternate

Meredith Skaggs

EDLD

2012-2013

  
CHHS

Faculty Reps

Eve Main

MURS

2011-2013

 

Kathleen Abrahamson

PH

2012-2014

 

Beverly Siegrist

NURS

2012-2014

Faculty Alternates

Richard Dressler

CD

2012-2013

 

Lauren Bland

CD

2012-2013

Student Rep

Alexandria Manglaris

PH

2012-2013

Student Rep Alternate

Jocelyn Baldor

SWRK

2012-2013

   
GFCB

Faculty Reps

Stacy Wade

MGMT

2012-2014

 

Kirk Atkinson

CIS

2011-2013

 

Mark Revels

CIS

2012-2014

Student Rep

Rachel Martin

MBA

2012-2013

  
OCSE

Faculty Reps

Thanh Nguyen

MATH/CS

2011-2013

 

Martin Stone

AG

2011-2013

 

Mark Doggett

AMS

2012-2014

Student Rep

Shilo Felton

BIOL

2012-2013

Student Alternate

Jonathon Randolph

CHEM

2012-2013

 
PCAL

Faculty Reps

Jane Fife

ENG

2011-2013

 

Beth Plummer

HIST

2012-2014

 

Robyn Swanson

MUS

2012-2014

Faculty Alternates

Vicki Bagwell

JOUR

2012-2013

Student Rep

Jessica Paulsen

COMM

2012-2013

Student Alternate

Nicki Howey

FLK

2012-2013

 
UC

Faculty Rep

Jane Olmstead

DCS

2012-2014

Student Rep

Catherine Martin

DCS

2012-2013

 

Graduate Council Committees

Rules Committee (3 Faculty, 3 Students)
Chair:  Martin Stone
Cynthia Houston
Mark Doggett

Graduate Student Research Grants (3 Faculty, 2 Students)
Chair:  Jane Fife
Thanh Nguyen
Kathleen Arahamson

Graduate Faculty (3 Faculty)
Chair:  Mark Revels
Robyn Swanson
Jane Olmstead

Professional Education Council (1 Member)
Stacy Wade

WKU Research Council (1 Member)
Lance Hahn

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