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Graduate Council - Membership List

Chair: Linda Griffin

Members (Representing: Name (Department), Term Expiration)

College of Engineering:
David Ford (Chemical Engineering), 2015 S

College of Humanities and Fine Arts:
Kevin Klement (Philosophy), 2013 F
Arthur Kinney (English), 2014 S
A Yemisi Jimoh (Afro-Am Studies), 2014 F

College of Natural Sciences:
John Lopes (Microbiology), 2013 F
Tom Braden (Math/Statistics), 2015 S
Howard Stidham (Chemistry), 2015 F

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences:
Frederic Schaffer (Political Science) 2014 S
Mark Hamm (LARP), 2015 F

Isenberg School of Management:
Alan Robinson (Operations and Information Management), 2014 S
D. Anthony Butterfield (Management), 2016 S

School of Education:
Linda Griffin, Chair (School of Education), 2015 S

School of Nursing:
Cynthia Jacelon (Nursing), 2014 F

School of Public Health and Health Sciences:
Jane Baran (Communication Disorders), 2014 S

Leslie Button (Library), 2014 S
Beth Lang (Library), 2016 S

Chair of the Research Council or designee (E):
Peg Riley

Chair of the Academic Matters Council or designee (E):
Patrick Sullivan

The Director of Five Colleges, Incorporated or a designee (E):
Dominic L. Poccia
Nate Therien
Neal Abraham

One UMass Graduate Faculty Member from Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell, Worcester (from among or designated by ICF Membership):

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life or designee (E):
David Vaillancourt

Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement or a designee(E):
Michael Malone

Dean of the Graduate School:
John McCarthy/Lori Baronas

Provost or designee (E):
Steve Goodwin

A Dean from the Schools and Colleges of the University selected by the Deans' Council:

Secretary of the Faculty Senate or designee (E):
Ernest May

President of the Graduate Student Senate or designee (E):
Robin Anderson

Four Matriculating Graduate Students (Appointed by GSS):
Adina Giannelli
Ghazah Abbasi
Anna Waltman
Juan Manuel Ruiz-Hau





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