The Council represents the interest of the University in graduate affairs, and is responsible to the University administration, Dean of Graduate Affairs, the Senate, academic units, faculty members and students; its University-wide jurisdiction derives from the President, the Senate, and faculty. The Council is responsible for development of policy on a) graduate programs, b) graduate student affairs, c) graduate research and scholarship, and d) faculty participation in graduate programs.
Specifics of the Council's charge are detailed in the UNIVERSITY POLICIES: Committees and Councils section of the Policy File.
This Council has a membership of 22:
- 15 full-time faculty, two from each of the seven Colleges, and one from the SDSU-IV
- Dean of Graduate Affairs or designee, who shall serve as Chair
- Dean of the Library and Information Access
- two graduate students (with classified status and in good standing; one must represent a doctoral program)
Faculty membrs shall serve staggered three-year terms, and may immediately succeed themselves for one term.
Roster / AY 2017-18
|Major Academic Unit
(or Ex Officio Position)
|Name||Term Ends||Appt. Date||Department||Senator|
|Assistant Dean - Division of Graduate & Research Affairs||Bohonak, Andrew||—||—||ECON|
|Associate Dean - Division of Graduate & Research Affairs||Balsdon, Ed||—||—||G&RA|
|Dean - Division of Graduate Affairs (Chair)||Welter, Stephen (Chair)||—||—||G&RA|
|Dean of LIA (or designee)||McCarthy, Patrick (designee)||—||—||LIA|
|Faculty – A&L||Varadarajan, Latha||20-May||17-Sep||POLSCI|
|Faculty – A&L||Lauer, Matt||20-May||14-Sep||ANTH|
|Faculty – BUS||Fleming, Damon||19-May||16-Sep||ACCTG||Sen|
|Faculty – BUS||Varaiya, Nikhil||19-May||16-Sep||FIN|
|Faculty – EDU||Degeneffe, Chuck||19-May||16-Sep||TE|
|Faculty – EDU||Cappello, Marva||19-May||16-Sep||TED|
|Faculty – ENG||Valdes, Julio||19-May||16-Sep||Geo ENG|
|Faculty – ENG||Morsi, Khaled||18-May||12-Oct||Mech ENG|
|Faculty – HHS||Reed, Mark||18-May||15-Feb||SOC WORK|
|Faculty – HHS||Kiene, Susan||19-May||16-Sep||SLHS|
|Faculty – PFSA||Smigel, Eric||20-May||14-Sep||MUSIC|
|Faculty – PFSA||Lindemann, Kurt||20-May||14-Sep||COMM|
|Faculty – SCI||Thomas, Jennifer||19-May||16-Sep||PSY|
|Faculty – SCI||Harris, Greg||19-May||16-Sep||BIOL|
|Faculty – IVC||
Ponce, Gregorio (placeholder)
|Provost||Enwemeka, Chukuka, S.||—||—||AA|
|Director, Division of Reserach Affairs||Plemmons, Dena||—||—||G&RA|
|Graduate and Research Affairs||Gulizia, Rick||—||—||G&RA|
|Graduate and Research Affairs||Sanchez, Cristina||—||—||G&RA|
|Graduate and Research Affairs||Baumann, Rita||—||—||G&RA|
|Graduate Admissions Lead, Enrollment Services||Pina-Harlow, Margarita||—||—||
|Associate Director - Admissions, Enrollment Services||Cortell, Sabrina||—||—||
|Associate Director - Admissions, Enrollment Services||Temores-Valdez, Sandra||—||—||
|Student – Classified graduate in good academic standing||Trujillo, Adriana||18-May||17-Sep||BIOL|
|Student – Classified graduate in good academic standing||Arambula, Alicia||18-May||17-Sep||SOC WORK|
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