Graduate Council

Charge: To review all policy matters affecting the graduate program and all proposals for new courses, new programs, and graduate faculty status. The Council also advises the Dean of Graduate Studies concerning matters affecting the quality and development of the graduate program.
Membership: Two representatives elected by the graduate faculty of each college and two additional representatives elected in any college for each twenty-five percent of total graduate hours produced. Faculty will serve three -year terms. (Due to the limited number of graduate faculty, faculty may succeed themselves on this committee.) The Dean of Kent Library, the Director of International Education & Services, the Chairperson of the Faculty Senate Academic Affairs Committee, Registrar, Admissions, Dean of Online Learning, Thesis Reader, and the Dean of Graduate Studies are non-rotating members. The student representative is nominated by the members of the Graduate Council, will serve a one-year term, and is appointed by the Dean of Graduate Studies, who chairs the council.
Reports to: Dean of Graduate Studies
Non-Rotating Members:

N/R Chuck McAllister, Dean of Graduate Studies
N/R Zahir Ahmed, Director of International Education & Services
N/R Cathy Roeder, Interim Dean of Academic Information Services
N/R Roberta Humphrey - Faculty Senate Academic Affairs Committee-Chairperson
N/R Sandy Hinkle, Registrar
N/R Alisa McFerron, Graduate Admissions
N/R Allen Gathman, Dean of Online Learning
N/R Michelle Kilburn, Thesis Reader

Faculty Members:

AY 2014-2016 Ken Heischmidt, Harrison College of Business
AY 2014-2016 Ismatilla Mardanov, Harrison College of Business
AY 2014-2016 Dixie McCollum, College of Education
AY 2014-2016 Marcia Haims-Brown, College of Health & Human Services
AY 2014-2016 Erika Hosselkus, College of Liberal Arts
AY 2014-2016 Jeremy Walling, College of Liberal Arts
AY 2014-2016 Hao Hao Wang, College of Science, Technology & Agriculture
AY 2014-2016 Khaled Bawaneh, College of Science, Technology & Agriculture
AY 2016-2018 Molly Timlin, College of Health & Human Services
AY 2016-2018 Lisa Bertrand, College of Education
AY 2016-2018 Neal Nguyen, College of Education
AY 2016-2018 C.P. Gause, College of Education

Student Representative: Pamela Avila
Chair: Chuck McAllister