Stephen F. Austin State University

Graduate Council

Graduate Council Committee (2014/2015)

Membership

Ten elected and appointed full members of the graduate faculty. Six of the members of the Council, one each from the academic colleges of the Univesity, are elected from the full members of the graduate faculty. Three members are appointed by the Chair of the Council, subject to the principle of proportionate representation from each academic college on the basis of full and associate members of the graduate faculty in the respective colleges and subject further to the approval of the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Serving as ex officio are the Dean of Library, Registrar, Chair Elect of the Faculty Senate and a Graduate Student. Appointed members of the Council serve three year terms. Upon expiration of a term, the Council member is ineligible for re-election or reappointment to the Council until the lapse of three years. A vacancy on the Council is filled either by election or appointment, whichever is applicable to the position vacated.

Chair

Dean of Graduate School chairs the committee and convenes meetings as needed.

Term

Three-year

Function

To recommend policies and procedures relative to graduate student admission and programs, graduate faculty membership, graduate curriculum, graduate theses and dissertations, and other matters pertaining to graduate education at the University level.

Name Dept/College/Office Term Ends
Linda Post Fine Arts 2015 *
Janah Nerren Chair Elect Faculty Senate ex officio
Roy Joe Harris Sciences & Mathematics 20152016 *
Shirley Dickerson Steen Library ex officio
Carol Abel Education 2015/2016 *
TBA Education
Mary Nelle Brunson
Chair
Graduate School
TBA Liberal & Applied Arts
Greg Magnani Graduate Student Representative ex officio
Ms. Lynda Langham Registrar ex officio
Eric Jones Education 2015/2016 **
Mikhail Kouliavtsev Business 2016/2017*
Perky Biesel Liberal & Applied Arts 2013/2014 *
Erin Brown Forestry & Agriculture 2013/2014*

* elected
** appointed