Graduate Council

Reports to:

Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

Charge:

The Council is charged with formulating all policies relating to graduate education. All graduate curriculum matters, consideration of new graduate degree programs, formulation of graduate school regulations, approval of graduate courses and curriculum, and the appointment of graduate faculty are considered by the Council. The Council also receives reports of graduate program reviews which are completed on a regular cycle to determine need, assess quality, and evaluate enrollment and number of degrees awarded.

All members, except student members, must have a regular appointment to the graduate faculty.

Status

Membership  Structure

Name

Area of Representation

Length of Term

Voting

One elected representative from each academic unit offering graduate programs and the Sherrod Library.  Elected representatives shall serve for overlapping three-year terms. Elected representatives of academic units may serve for multiple terms.

Dr. Nicole Prior

Arts & Sciences

2017

Dr. Martha Pointer

Business & Technology

2016

Dr. Michelle Lee

Clinical & Rehabilitative Health Sciences

2017

Dr. Lori Marks, Chair

Education

2015

Dr. Phil Musich

Medicine

2017

Dr. Kathleen Rayman

Nursing

2015

Dr. Stacy Brown

Pharmacy

2016

Dr. Rob Pack

Public Health

2015

Dr. Marie Jones

Sherrod Library

2016

Dr. Marie Tedesco

Continuing Studies

2016

One additional representative is elected or appointed by the academic unit of the Graduate Council Chair.  This individual shall serve for a one-year term concurrent with the Chair's term of office.

Dr. Janna Scarborough

  

2015

One representative selected from the Faculty Senate's Academic Matters Committee, also serving a three-year term.

Dr. Paul Trogen

Faculty Senate

2016

Three individuals representing graduate education. These individuals shall serve for overlapping three-year terms and be selected by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies. No more than one such individual shall be selected from any single academic department.

Dr. Mitch Robinson

At-Large

2016

Dr. Florence Weierbach

At-Large

2015

Dr. Brittany T. Wilkins

At-Large

2017

Two graduate students selected by the East Tennessee State University Graduate and Professional Student Association. The student members shall serve for one-year terms.

Ms. Wendolin Elrod

Graduate & Professional Student Association

2015

Ms. Jennifer Barber

Graduate & Professional Student Association

2015

Non-Voting

Dean of Graduate Studies

Dr. Cecilia McIntosh

  

Indefinite

Associate Dean of Graduate Studies

Dr. Karin Bartoszuk

 

Indefinite 

Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies

Dr. Brian Maxon

  

Indefinite

Two Representatives from Registrar’s Office

Ms. LaDonna Hutchins

  

Indefinite

Ms. Billie Lancaster

   

Indefinite

Recorder

Ms. Queen Brown

  

Indefinite

Representative from Academic Affairs

Dr. Marsh Grube

  

Indefinite

Representative from International Programs

Ms. Maria Costa

  

Indefinite

Representative from Research & Sponsored Programs

Dr. Bill Duncan

  

Indefinite

Representative from Academic Technology Support

Dr. Karen King

 

Indefinite

Updated 22 September 2014