Graduate Council

The Graduate Council determines and recommends to the provost and vice president for educational affairs policies and procedures in the general administration and conduct of the graduate program, including approval of the members of the graduate faculty. The council is responsible for reviewing and recommending curricula, determining the eligibility of candidates for degrees, and prescribing the conditions on which degrees are awarded. 

Graduate Council Membership

Melinda Cozzolino, Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy and Chair Graduate Program

Les Black, Associate Professor, and Chair Graduate Program
Music Theory, History, and Composition

Amie Germain, Clinical Associate Professor, Graduate Chair, Occupational Therapy
Laura Gras, Professor, and Chair, Physical Therapy
Deborah King, Professor & Graduate Program Chair, Exercise & Sport Sciences
Paul Geisler, Professor & Director, Athletic Training 
Susan Salahshor, Assistant Professor, Director, Physician Assistant Studies
Jana Waller, Clinical Assistant Professor, Graduate Chair, Speech-Language Pathology, and Audiology
John Sigg, Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences & Human Performance

Rob Gearhart, Associate Dean

Nicholas Muellner, Associate Professor, and Co-Director, Image/Text MFA

Catherine Taylor, Associate Professor, and Co-Director, Image/Text MFA

Peter Martin, Associate Professor, Graduate Chair, Education
Stacia Zabusky, Associate Dean for Curriculum and Undergraduate Programs, School of Humanities & Sciences

Dawn Kline, Associate Dean, School of Business

Jeane Copenhaver-Johnson, Associate Provost for Academic Programs

Sandy Kelley, Associate Director, Graduate and Transfer Admission

Kate Miller, Assistant Registrar

Zaira Sylvain, Academic Coordinator 

Graduate Council 2021-2022 Meetings

Meetings will be held from 3:00-4:30 PM via Zoom unless otherwise noted:

  • September 13, 2021
  • October 4, 2021
  • November 8, 2021
  • December 6, 2021
  • February 7, 2022
  • March 7, 2022
  • April 4, 2022
  • May 2, 2022

Relevant Links

file-outline Graduate Council Constitution - Graduate Council Constitution_1.pdf (88.47 KB)