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Each graduate department and each graduate degree-granting area program shall be affiliated with the Graduate Faculty Senate.

Every school or college led by a dean and has graduate programs is represented on the Senate. No more than 3 representatives per unit will be allowed. In addition, one member is elected as an at large member representing Directors of Graduate Studies and one member represents the Graduate and Professional Council. Senators serve a 3-year elected term.

College/School Representatives

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources/Natural Resources (3)

  • Damon Hall (2021-2024)
  • Azlin Mustapha (2021-2024)
  • Corinne Valdivia (2020-2023)

Arts & Science/Visual Studies/Music/Public Affairs/Languages, Literatures, & Cultures (3)

  • Sounak Chakraborty (2020-2023)
  • Julija Sukys (2019-2022)
  • Christine VanPool (2019-2022)

Business/Accountancy (1)

  • Stevie Neuman (2020-2023)

Education and Human Development/Information Science & Learning Technologies (2)

  • Angie Zapata (2021-2024)
  • Candace Kuby (2019-2022)

Engineering (2)

  • Yuwen Zhang(2021-2024)
  • Gui DeSouza (2019-2022)

Nursing (1)

  • Miriam Butler (2020-2023)

Health Professions (1)

  • Dana Martin (2019-2022)

Medicine (2)

  • Sue Boren (2019-2022)
  • Alan Parrish (2019-2022)

Veterinary Medicine (2)

  • Wenjun Ma (2021-2024)
  • Mick Calcutt (2019-2022)

Graduate School – Interdisciplinary Programs (1)

  • Chi-Ren Shyu (2021-2024)

Journalism (1)

  • Keith Greenwood (2021-2024)

Law (1)

  • Wilson Freyermuth (2019-2022)

Director of Graduate Study (DGS), elected at large (1)

  • Chris Daniggelis (2020-2023)

Graduate Professional Council (1)

  • Amanda Hoffman
Total voting membership = 22

Representatives from the Graduate School, including the dean and associate dean of the graduate school, regularly attend GFS meetings but are non-voting members.

2021-22 Executive Committee Members

Alan Parrish, President
Azlin Mustapha, Past President
Gui DeSouza, Vice President
Sue Boren, Academic Affairs Subcommittee Chair
Chris Daniggelis, Awards Subcommittee Committee Chair
Corine Valdivia, Member-at-Large

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