Faculty Senate

Graduate Studies Committee

Functions:

  1. On a continuous basis, reviews and appraises graduate educational policies, programs, and procedures.

  2. Recommends establishment, continuation, modification, and termination of graduate courses and degree programs.

  3. Advises the Dean of the Graduate School.

  4. Makes policy recommendations regarding the granting of graduate scholarships, assistantships, and fellowships.

  5. Consults with the Academic Affairs Committee on those policies and procedures which jointly affect graduate and undergraduate education.

Composition and Tenure:

  1. One member from each college that offers graduate training.  At least two shall be members of the Senate. (F)

  2. Three graduate students, with two-year terms, with one student representing a branch campus. (G)

  3. President, Graduate and Professional Student Association; Dean of the Graduate School, serving as secretary; Provost and Executive Vice President or designee; Chancellor, WSU Spokane; Chancellor, WSU Tri-Cities; Chancellor, WSU Vancouver. (X)(#)

Chair elected by the Committee.

  • Permanent Subcommittee: Catalog Subcommittee

  • Has representation on the Steering Committee and Catalog Subcommittee.

Responsible to: Faculty Senate

Reports to: Faculty Senate; the President, Dean of the Graduate School, and the Provost and Executive Vice President


Committee Membership:

Daratha, Kenn (F), 2015
Chair, Nursing

 

Marsh, Sue (F), 2015
Pharmacy

 

Vyhnanek, Lou (F), 2015
Libraries

 

Yoder, Jonathan (F), 2015
Economic Sciences

 

Chandra, Murali (F), 2016
Integrated Physiology and Neuroscience

 

Clark, Aurora (F), 2016
Chemistry

 

Joireman, Jeff (F), 2016
Marketing

 

Salsbury, Tom (F), 2016
Teaching and Learning

 

Chauvin, Ted (F), 2017
Medical Sciences

 

James, Lincoln (F), 2017
Communication

Richards, Bob (F), 2017
Materials and Mechanical Engineering

Schwartz, Jennifer (F), 2017
Sociology

 

Carris, Lori (X)(#)
Secretary, Associate Dean, Graduate School

 

Neale, Nathan (X)(#)
President, GPSA

 

Campbell, Chris (G), 2015
Criminal Justice and Criminology

 

Vacant (G), 2015
Entomology

 

Valerie, Adrian (G), 2016
Sociology/Vancouver

 

Andrefsky, Bill (X)(#)
Representative, Provost and Executive Vice-President

 

Brown, Lisa (X)(#)
Chancellor, WSU-Spokane

 

Moo-Young, H. Keith (X)(#)
Chancellor, WSU-Tri-Cities

 

Netzhammer, Mel (X)(#)
Chancellor, WSU-Vancouver

 

Updated 5/27/14

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