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Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is the Graduate College's primary policy-making body, and is composed of elected and appointed members of the faculty as defined in the Graduate College Bylaws. The committee is chaired by the dean and provides advice on matters of policy, courses and curricula, appointments to the graduate faculty, degree programs and requirements, and other matters related to graduate education and graduate student welfare.

Executive Committee Meeting Dates 2023-2024

Fall 2023
September 6, 1:30-3pm
October 4, 1:30-3pm
November 8, 1:30-3pm
December 13, 1:30-3pm

Spring 2024
February 7, 1:30-3pm
March 6, 1:30-3pm
April 10, 1:30-3pm
May 1, 1:30-3pm


Allison McKinney Graduate College

Membership for 2023-2024

Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko Chair Dean of the Graduate College
Daniel Bodony Appointed 2023-25 Department of Aerospace Engineering/Grainger College of Engineering
Jennifer Cromley Elected 2023-25 Department of Educational Psychology
Andrew Gaedtke Elected 2022-24 Department of English
Melita Garza Appointed 2023-25 Department of Journalism
Wenhao David Huang Appointed 2022-24 Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
Tania Ionin Elected 2022-24 Department of Linguistics
Megan Mahoney Appointed 2022-24 Department of Comparative Biosciences
Liviu Mirica Appointed 2023-25 Department of Chemistry
Robert Morissey Elected 2023-25 Department of History
Aric Rindfleisch Appointed 2023-25 Department of Business Administration
Sandra Rodriguez-Zas Elected 2023-25 Department of Animal Sciences
Nathan Schroeder Elected 2023-25 Department of Crop Sciences
Helga Varden Elected 2022-24 Department of Philosophy
Darrien Watson Graduate Student Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism
Ann Witmer Elected 2022-24 Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering