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Graduate Council

Dr. Andrea Golato, Dean, The Graduate College, Chair

Dr. Angela Ausbrooks, Associate Professor, Social Work (2013-2016)
Dr. Andy Batey, Chair and Associate Professor, Engineering Technology (1988-2017)
Dr. Chad Booth, Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry (2009-2015)
Dr. David Butler, Professor, Geography (2004-2016)
Dr. William Chittenden, Associate Professor, Finance and Economics (2013-2016)
Dr. Paul Cohen, Professor, English (2000-2016)
Dr. Joellen Coryell, Assistant Professor, Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education, and School Psychology (2014-2017)
Dr. Celeste Domsch, Associate Professor, Communication Disorders (2014-2017)
Dr. Matthew Eichler, Assistant Professor, Occupational, Workforce and Leadership Studies (2014-2016)
Dr. Wilhelmus Geerts, Associate Professor, Physics (2013-2016)
Dr. Karen Gibbs, Associate Professor, Physical Therapy (2011-2017)
Dr. Patti Giuffre, Professor, Sociology (2013-2016)
Dr. Marilyn Goodwin, Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction  (2013-2016)
Dr. Reiko Graham, Associate Professor, Psychology (2013-2016)
Dr. Michelle D. Hamilton, Associate Professor, Anthropology (2013-2016)
Dr. Maureen Keeley, Professor, Communication Studies (2014-2017)
Dr. Kim Layton, Assistant Professor, Health Administration (2014-2017)
Dr. (Hsun Ming) Sam Lee, Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods (2014-2017)
Dr. David Lemke, Professor, Biology (2006-2015)
Dr. Shirley Levenson, Assistant Professor, St. David's School of Nursing (2013-2016)
Dr. Sandra Mayo, Associate Professor, Theater and Dance (2013-2016)
Dr. Audrey McKinney, Associate Professor, Philosophy (2013-2016)
Dr. Rebecca Montgomery, Associate Professor, History (2013-2016)
Dr. Doug Morrish, Associate Professor, Agriculture (2006-2015)
Mr. Matthew Painter, Senior Lecturer, Management (2011-2017)
Dr. Greg Passty, Professor, Mathematics (2007-2016)
Dr. Wuxu Peng, Professor, Computer Science (2014-2017)
Dr. J. Yuri Porras, Associate Professor, Modern Languages (2014-2017)
Dr. Dianne Rahm, Professor, Political Science (2012-2015)
Ms. Claudia Roeschmann, Associate Professor, Art and Design (2010-2016)
Dr. Beth Sanders, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice (2013-2016)
Dr. Amy Simmons, Associate Professor, Music (2013-2016)
Dr. Michelle Toews, Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences (2014-2017)
Dr. Vishu Viswanathan, Professor, Ingram School of Engineering (2014-2017)
Dr. Ann Watkins, Chair and Professor, Accounting (2013-2016)
Dr. David Wiley, Professor, Health and Human Performance (2003-2015)
Dr. (Mengchieh) Jacie Yang, Assistant Professor, Journalism and Mass Communication (2014-2017)
Dr. Gail Zank, Associate Professor, Marketing (2002-2017)

Ex Officio:
Dr. Gene Bourgeois, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (T)
Mr. Louis Jimenez, University Registrar, Office of University Registrar (T)
Dr. Denise M. Trauth, President, Texas State University (T)

Recommends Graduate College policies to the Dean of The Graduate College, who in turn administers the policies or submits recommendations to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and the President's Cabinet.  The Graduate Council also reviews standards for admissions, retention and enrollment patterns, in concurrence with the Dean.  The Graduate Council also approves membership standards for graduate faculty.