Faculty Senate
Georgia Southern University

Graduate Committee

RESPONSIBILITIES

Bylaws, Article IV, SECTION 12.  The responsibilities of the GRADUATE COMMITTEE shall be as follows:

  1. recommend policy and procedures concerning graduate programs and curricula and maintain continuous review of such programs;
  2. review and approve all changes to graduate courses, graduate programs, and degrees;
  3. review and approve policies for the appointment and retention of faculty members to the Graduate Faculty.
  4. address other specific questions in this area that may be requested by the Senate Executive Committee; and
  5. report to the Librarian, the Senate Executive Committee, and the Senate as described in Article IV, Sections 3 and 14.

Bylaws, Article IV, SECTION 14.  The Chair of the Graduate Committee shall present the minutes to the Senate as a regular agenda item. Motions approved by the Senate shall be forwarded on to the President or other appropriate party for final disposition.

MEMBERSHIP

Bylaws, Article IV, SECTION 13.  Voting membership of the Graduate Committee shall be composed of senators or senate alternates representing each college and the library, one per unit, appointed by the Senate Executive Committee and one elected faculty member per unit representing each college and the library and two elected faculty alternates per unit. An alternate for a unit may substitute for the elected faculty member of that unit or the Senate Executive Committee appointee of that unit at meetings. Non-voting membership shall be composed of the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, or his/her delegate, who shall vote in the case of a tie among the voting members of the committee, the director of Graduate Studies, a representative from the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, and a graduate student elected by the Graduate Student Organization. Senate and faculty representatives must be members of the graduate faculty.

Chair: Elected by Committee

Term: Two year, staggered

2018-2019: 

CollegeNameMembership StatusTerm endingCampus
Voting Members (Appointed by the Senate Executive Committee)
ALLEN E. PAULSON COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTINGRocio Alba-FloresVoting member (Senator)2019Statesboro
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIESJennifer Kowalewski*replaced James TodescaVoting member (Senator)2020Statesboro
COLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (CBSS)Ted BrimeyerVoting member (Senator)2019Statesboro
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (COB)Stephanie SipeVoting member (Senator)2019Statesboro
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (COE)Meca Williams-JohnsonVoting member (Senator)2019Statesboro
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS (COSM)Shijun ZhengVoting member (Senator)2020Statesboro
HENDERSON LIBRARY (HLIB)/LANE LIBRARY (LLIB)Lori GwinettVoting member (Senator)2019Statesboro
JIANN-PING HSU COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH (JPHCOPH)Andrew HansenVoting member (Senator)2020Statesboro
DON AND CINDY WATERS COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONSGina CrabbVoting member (Senator)2020Armstrong
Voting Members (Elected)
ALLEN E. PAULSON COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTINGMarcel iLieVoting member (Elected)2020Statesboro
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIESRichard FlynnVoting member (Elected)2020Statesboro
COLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (CBSS)Chad PosickVoting member (Elected)2020Statesboro
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (COB)Constantin OgloblinVoting member (Elected)2020Statesboro
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (COE)Alma StevensonVoting member (Elected)2020Statesboro
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS (COSM)Michele McGibonyVoting member (Elected)2019Statesboro
HENDERSON LIBRARY (HLIB)Nikki Cannon-RechVoting member (Elected)2020Statesboro
JIANN-PING HSU COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH (JPHCOPH)Julie ReaganVoting member (Elected)2019Statesboro
DON AND CINDY WATERS COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONSBrandonn HarrisVoting member (Elected)2019Statesboro
Alternates
ALLEN E. PAULSON COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTINGRami HaddadAlternate2019Statesboro
ALLEN E. PAULSON COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTINGCeline ManoosinghAlternate2019Statesboro
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIESLaura StambaughAlternate2019Statesboro
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES
COLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (CBSS)Barbara HendryAlternate2019Statesboro
COLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (CBSS)Cary ChristianAlternate2019Statesboro
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (COB)Hsiang Jui-KungAlternate2019Statesboro
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (COB)Hyo-Joo HanAlternate2019Statesboro
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (COE)Lucas JensenAlternate2019Statesboro
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (COE)Sabrina RossAlternate2019Statesboro
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS (COSM)Aaron SchreyAlternate2019Armstrong
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS (COSM)Checo Colon GaudAlternate2019Statesboro
HENDERSON LIBRARY (HLIB)Leslie HaasAlternate2019Statesboro
HENDERSON LIBRARY (HLIB)Judith GarrisonAlternate2019Armstrong
JIANN-PING HSU COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH (JPHCOPH)Asli AslanAlternate2019Statesboro
JIANN-PING HSU COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH (JPHCOPH)Tilicia Mayo-GambleAlternate2019Statesboro
DON AND CINDY WATERS COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONSApril GarrityAlternate2019Armstrong
DON AND CINDY WATERS COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONSTony PritchardAlternate2019Statesboro
Non-Voting Members
Tom Koballa, Dean, College of EducationProvost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, or his/her delegate:Statesboro
Student Government Association Representative:Statesboro/Armstrong
Matthew MiceliGraduate Student Organization Representative:mm12240@georgiasouthern.eduStatesboro/Armstrong

Graduate Committee Agenda, Calendar and Other Documents

Graduate meets Thursday morning, 9:00 am once per month

Last updated: 7/30/2018

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