It is the responsibility of the Graduate Council to review all proposals for graduate degree programs and courses and, at its option, existing programs and to review the criteria for membership on the Graduate Faculty. Furthermore, the council is to establish admission standards, the standards for continuation of graduate studies, and the residency requirements. Finally, the council is to consider any other matters relevant to the Graduate School.

Guidelines & Forms

Graduate Council Appointment & Election
Graduate Faculty Application (PDF) / Graduate Faculty Application (Word Doc)


Dr. Lola O. Norris - Graduate School Interim Dean, Chair

Dr. Abhijit Patwardhan - ARSSB Appointed, Term expires 2025

Dr. Haibo Wang - ARSSB Elected, Term expires 2024

Dr. Virginia Berndt - COAS Appointed, Term expires 2024

Dr. Robert W. Haynes - COAS Elected, Term expires 2024

Dr. Seth A. Sampson - COED Appointed, Term expires 2025

Dr. Maria D. Viloria - COED Elected, Term expires 2025

Appointment Pending - CONHS Appointed, Term expires

Appointment Pending - CONHS Elected, Term expires

Dr. Angel A. Pacheco Paredes- ARSSB - Elected, At-Large, Term expires 2025

Dr. Manuel Broncano - COAS Elected, At-Large, Term expires 2024

Dr. Jeffrey M. Brown - COAS Elected, At-Large, Term expires 2024

Dr. Bernice Sanchez - COED Elected, At-Large, Term expires 2024

Dr. Runchang Lin - Faculty Senate President Appointee, Ex-Officio, Term expires 2024

Appointment Pending - eLearning, CIO's Appointee, Ex-Officio

Citlaly Palau - Student Representative, Provost's Appointee, Ex-Officio

Malynda M. Dalton - Killam Library, Ex-Officio

Triana Gonzalez Valdez - Registrar, Ex-Officio

Graduate Council Minutes

2020 - 2024 Graduate Council Minutes

2015 - 2019 Graduate Council Minutes

2010 - 2014 Graduate Council Minutes

2005 - 2009 Graduate Council Minutes