Members of Graduate Council


Michael Crowder, Dean of the Graduate School


Penny Mannix, Assistant to the Dean and Manager of Graduate Student Services

Ex Officio

Rose Marie Ward, Associate Dean of the Graduate School
Amity Noltemeyer, Associate Dean of the Graduate School
Carol Jones, Office of the Registrar

College of Arts and Science

Cynthia Klestinec, Department of English
Stefanie Dunning, Department of English
Rachel Morgan-Kiss, Department of Microbiology
Vaishali Raval, Department of Psychology
Jonathan Strauss, Department of French
Michael Vanni, Department of Biology

College of Education, Health & Society

Jason Abbitt, Department of Educational Psychology
Robin Vealey, Department of Kinesiology & Health

Farmer School of Business

Michele Frank, Farmer School of Business (Accounting)
Maria Weese, Farmer School of Business (Information Systems and Analytics)

College of Creative Arts

Mary Rogero, Department of Architecture

College of Engineering & Computing

Andrew Sommers, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

College of Liberal Arts & Applied Science

John Forren, Department of Justice and Community Studies

Graduate Student Members

Emma Boddy, English
Carrie Ann Sharitt, Biology
Samuel Van Vleet, Applied Statistics/Social Gerontoloty

Graduate Council Sub-Committees

Petitions Committee

Stefanie Dunning (Chair), Wietse de Boar (HST), Kristen Budd (SOC), Jason Abbitt (EDP), Matthew McMurray (PSY)

GSSA Committee

Kristen Budd (Chair), Theresa Conover (JCS),  Erica Edwards (POL), Aaron Shield (SPA), Kumar Singh (MME)

Graduate Achievement Fund Committee

Theresa Conover (JCS), Carole Dabney-Smith (CHM), Paul Reidy (KNH), Kumar Singh (MME)

Financial Assistance Committee

Kristen Budd (SOC), Mary Ben Bonham (ARC), Brian Meyers (MUS), Amy Roberts (FSW), Aaron Shield (SPA)