Graduate Council & Committee Members

Graduate Council

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  *Shavannor Smith   2022
  Kerry Oliver   2021
  Marc van Iersel   2020
College of Arts and Sciences
  *Cindy Hahamovitch   2020
  Melissa Fahmy   2022
  Elizabeth Knight   2022
  Christof Meile   2022
  Jennifer Samp   2022
  Robert Scott   2022
College of Business
  *John S. Hulland   2020
  John Campbell   2021
Odum School of Ecology
  *Craig Osenberg   2020
College of Education
  *Merrily Dunn   2022
  AnnaMarie Connor   2021
  Victoria Hasko   2020
  Elizabeth St. Pierre   2022
College of Engineering
  *Tim Foutz   2022
College of Environment and Design
  *James Reap   2020
College of Family and Consumer Sciences
  *Swarn Chatterjee   2022
School of Forestry and Natural Resources
  *Dan Johnson   2022
College of Journalism & Mass Communication
  *Leara Rhodes   2021
College of Pharmacy
  *Houjian Cai   2020
School of Public & International Affairs
  *Shane Singh   2021
College of Public Health
  *Jessica Muilenburg   2020
School of Social Work
  *Joon Choi   2021
College of Veterinary Medicine
  *Daniel Perez   2020
Joint Representation: JRL, CPH, SPIA, SSW, VET
  Michael Cacciatore   2021
  Ming Zhang   2021
Joint Representation: CED, ECOL, ENGR, FCS, FRS, PHR
  Georgia Harrison-Hall   2021
  Laura McAndrews   2021
*College Representative

2019-20 Committee Members

Administrative Committee

Ex Officio Dean Suzanne Barbour    
Rotating Chair Cindy Hahamovitch History – A&S 2020
  Georgia Harrison-Hall Landscape Architecture – CED 2021
  James Reap Environmental & Design – CED 2020

Appeals Committee-Dean Suzanne Barbour, ex officio

Chair Cindy Hahamovitch    
  Joon Choi Social Work – SSW 2021
  Shane Singh International Affairs – SPIA 2021
  Merrily Dunn Counseling/Human Development – COE 2022
  Melissa Fahmy Philosophy – A&S 2022
  Cindy Hahamovitch History – A&S 2020
  Victoria Hasko Language & Literacy Ed – COE 2020
  Dan Johnson  Forestry & Natural Resources – WSFNR 2022
  Laura McAndrews Textiles, Merchandising & Interiors – FCS 2021
  Christof Meile Marine Sciences – A&S 2022
  Daniel Perez Poultry Medicine – VET 2020
  Leara Rhodes Journalism – JRL 2021

Strategic Planning Committee

Ex Officio Dean Suzanne Barbour    
Chair George Harrison Hall    
  Michael Cacciatore Advertising and Public Relations – JRL 2021
  John Campbell J. M. Tull School of Accounting – BUS 2021
  AnnaMarie Conner Mathematics and Science Education – COE 2021
  Tim Foutz Engineering (ECAM) – Engineering 2022
  Georgia Harrison-Hall Landscape Architecture – CED 2021
  Jessica Muilenburg Health Promotion & Behavior – CPH 2020
   Kerry Oliver Entomology – CAES 2021
  Craig Osenberg Ecology – ECOL 2020
  Robert Scott Chemistry – A&S 2022
       

Program Committee

Ex Officio Dean Suzanne Barbour    
Chair James Reap    
  Houjian Cai Pharmaceutical & Biomed Sciences – PHR 2020
  Swarn Chatterjee Financial Planning, Housing & Consumer Econ – FACS 2022
  John S. Hulland Marketing – BUS 2022
  Elizabeth Knight Music – A&S 2022
  James Reap Environment & Design – CED 2022
  Jennifer Samp Communications Studies – A&S 2022
  Shavannor Smith Plant Pathology – CAES 2022
  Elizabeth St. Pierre Educational Theory and Practice – COE 2022
  Michael van Iersel Horticulture – CAES 2020
  Ming Zhang Epidemiology and Biostatistics – CPH 2021
Graduate Council Committees

1. The Administrative Committee (a) reviews Graduate Council processes and recommends modifications as needed, (b) hear petitions for exceptions to Graduate School rules other than those relating to admission and retention, and (c) hear appeals from administrative decisions relating to any aspect of the graduate program other than admission and retention. The Committee shall make recommendations to the dean and report its activities to the Council.   2. The Program Committee shall review (a) proposals for new degree programs and changes to existing programs and (b) reports of committees evaluating existing programs. The committee shall make recommendations to the Council concerning the approval, revision, continuation, or termination of all graduate programs.   3. The Strategic Planning Committee shall work with the dean to (a) develop strategic initiatives to enhance and re-envision graduate education at UGA and (b) recommend to the Council policy for the governance of graduate education. It shall include a graduate student member and report its activities to the Council.   4. The Appeals Committee shall hear appeals from (a) applicants denied admission to graduate study by the Graduate School, (b) students denied a change of degree objective by the Graduate School, (c) students dismissed by the academic unit and/or the Graduate School, (d) graduate student grade appeals, and (e) faculty whose membership in the Graduate Faculty has been removed or revoked. The committee shall make recommendations to the dean and report its activities to the Council.  

Graduate Council Schedule 2019-2020

 

Resources

2019-2020 Graduate Council Meetings

 
Agendas Graduate Council Meetings
  Fall 2019 Meeting Location: Room 229 Terrell
Agenda Aug 21, 2019
Agenda Sep. 11, 2019
Agenda Oct. 9, 2019
Agenda Nov. 13, 2019

 

Agendas Graduate Council Meetings
  Spring 2020  Meeting Location: Room 229 Terrell
Agenda Jan. 23, 2020 
Agenda Feb. 13, 2020
Agenda Mar. 12, 2020 
Agenda Apr. 9, 2020

2018-2019 Graduate Council Meetings

Meetings held the following Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. (please note different location for each semester):

 

Agendas Graduate Council Meetings
  Wednesdays, 3:30 PM, Fall 2018 Meeting Location: Room 229 Terrell
Agenda Aug 22, 2018
Agenda Sep. 19, 2018
Agenda Oct. 17, 2018
Agenda Nov. 14, 2018

 

Agendas Graduate Council Meetings
  Wednesdays, 3:30 PM, Spring 2019  Meeting Location: Peabody Board Room, Admin Bldg 
Agenda Jan. 16, 2019 (480 Baldwin Hall)
Agenda Feb. 13, 2019
Agenda Mar. 20, 2019 (Cancelled)
Agenda Apr. 17, 2019 (315 New College) (Cancelled)

2017-2018 Graduate Council Meetings

Agendas Graduate Council Meetings
  Wednesdays, 3:30 PM, Fall 2017 Meeting Location: Room 229 Terrell
Agenda Aug. 16, 2017
Agenda Sep. 13., 2017
Agenda Oct. 11., 2017
Agenda Nov. 15., 2017
Agendas Graduate Council Meetings
  Wednesdays, 3:30 PM, Spring 2018 Meeting Location: Room 315 New College
Agenda Jan. 17., 2018 (Cancelled)
Agenda Feb. 21., 2018
Agenda Mar. 28, 2018
Agenda Apr. 18., 2018 (Cancelled)

2016-2017 Graduate Council Meetings

Agendas Graduate Council Meetings
  Wednesdays, 3:30 PM, 229 Conference Room, Terrell Hall
Agenda Aug. 17, 2016
Agenda Sep. 14, 2016
Agenda Oct. 12, 2016
Agenda Nov. 30, 2016
Agenda Jan. 18, 2017
Agenda Feb. 22, 2017 (Cancelled)
Agenda Mar. 22, 2017 (Cancelled)
Agenda Apr. 19, 2017
   

2015-2016 Graduate Council Meetings

Agendas Graduate Council Meetings
  Wednesdays, 3:30 PM Peabody Board Room, Administration Building
Agenda Aug. 19, 2015
  Wednesdays, 3:30 PM 229 Conference Room, Terrell Hall
Agenda Sep. 16, 2015 (Cancelled)
Agenda Oct. 14, 2015 (Cancelled)
Agenda Dec. 9, 2015
Agenda Jan. 20, 2016 (Cancelled)
Agenda Feb. 24, 2016
Agenda Mar. 23, 2016
Agenda Apr. 20, 2016

2015-2016 University Curriculum Committee Meetings

Agendas University Curriculum Committee Meetings
  3:00PM 315 New College
Agenda Aug. 28, 2015 (Materials due by Aug. 3)
Agenda Oct. 9, 2015 (Materials due by Sep. 11)
Agenda Jan. 15, 2016 (Materials due by Dec. 11)
Agenda Feb. 12, 2016 (Materials due by Jan. 15)
Agenda Mar. 25, 2016 (Materials due by Feb. 26)
Agenda Apr. 29, 2016 (Materials due by Apr. 1)

2015-2016 University Council Executive Committee Meetings

Agendas University Council Executive Committee Meetings
Agenda Sep. 9, 2015 (Materials due by Aug. 28)
Agenda Oct. 7, 2015 (Materials due by Sep. 24)
Agenda Nov. 4, 2015 (Materials due by Oct. 22)
Agenda Feb. 3, 2016 (Materials due by Jan. 21)
Agenda Mar. 2, 2016 (Materials due by Feb. 18)
Agenda Apr. 13, 2016 (Materials due by Mar. 31)

2015-2016 University Council Meetings

Agendas University Council Meetings
Agenda Sep. 23, 2015
Agenda Oct. 21, 2015
Agenda Nov. 18, 2015
Agenda Feb. 17, 2016
Agenda Mar. 16, 2016
Agenda Apr. 27, 2016

2014 Graduate Council Meetings

Agendas Graduate Council Meetings
  Wednesdays, 3:30 PM Peabody Board Room, Administration Building
Agenda April. 29, 2015
(Cancelled) March. 25, 2015
(Cancelled) Feb. 25, 2015
(Cancelled) Jan. 14, 2015
Agenda Nov. 12, 2014
(Cancelled) Oct. 15, 2014
(Cancelled) Sep. 16, 2014 (Tuesday)
Agenda Aug. 20, 2014
Agenda Apr. 22, 2014
Agenda Mar. 18, 2014
(Cancelled) Feb. 12, 2014
(Cancelled) Jan. 15, 2014

2014 University Curriculum Committee Meetings

Agendas University Curriculum Committee Meetings
  3:00PM 315 New College
Agenda Apr. 17, 2015 (Materials due Apr. 3)
Agenda March. 20, 2015 (Materials due March. 6)
Agenda Feb. 13, 2015 (Materials due Jan. 30)
Agenda Jan. 16, 2015 (Materials due Jan. 2)
Agenda Oct. 17, 2014 (Materials due Oct. 3)
Agenda Aug. 22, 2014 (Materials due Aug. 8)
Agenda Apr. 30, 2014 (Materials due Apr. 16)
Agenda Mar. 26, 2014 (Materials due Mar. 12)
(Cancelled) Feb. 12, 2014 (Materials due Jan. 29)
(Cancelled) Jan. 22, 2014 (Materials due Jan. 8)

2014 University Council Executive Committee Meetings

Agendas University Council Executive Committee Meetings
  3:30PM
Agenda Apr. 8, 2015 (Materials due March. 26)
Agenda March. 4, 2015 (Materials due Feb. 19)
Agenda Feb. 4, 2015 (Materials due Jan. 22)
Agenda Nov. 5, 2014 (Materials due Oct. 23)
Agenda Oct. 8, 2014 (Materials due Sep. 25)
Agenda Sep. 10, 2014 (Materials due Aug. 28)
Agenda April 10, 2014 (Materials due Mar. 27)
Agenda Mar. 6, 2014 (Materials due Feb. 20)
(Cancelled) Feb. 6, 2014 (Materials due Jan. 23)
(Cancelled)  

2014 University Council Meetings

Agendas University Council Meetings
  Wednesdays, 3:30PM
Agenda April. 22, 2015
Agenda March. 18, 2015
Agenda Feb. 18, 2015
Agenda Nov. 19, 2014
Agenda Oct. 22, 2014
Agenda Sep. 24, 2014
Agenda Apr. 23, 2014
Agenda Mar. 18, 2014
(Cancelled) Feb. 19, 2014
(Cancelled)
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