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Graduate Council

The Graduate Council consists of four elected members from each of the four colleges: Science, Engineering and Agriculture, Humanities, Social Sciences and Arts, Business and Entrepreneurship and Education and Human Services. In addition, two graduate students are elected by the graduate student body.

The Dean of Graduate Studies is an ex officio member and serves as chairman of the Graduate Council. The Assistant Dean is an ex officio member and serves as vice chair.

The Graduate Council formulates procedures related to all graduate programs subject to the policies, rules and regulations of the Texas A&M University System.

Graduate Council Members

College of Humanities, Social Sciences & Arts


Name Term Expires
Dr. Jessica Brannon-Wranosky2017
Dr. Josephine Durkin2016
Dr. Karen Roggenkamp2015

College of Science & Engineering


Name Term Expires
Dr. Laurence Angel2016
Dr. Jeff Kopachena2016
Dr. Tingxiu Wang2017

College of Business


Name Term Expires
Dr. Megan Burke2017
Dr. Ogunc Kurtay2016
Dr. Chris Myers2015

College of Education and Human Services


Name Term Expires
Dr. Gilbert Naizer2016
Dr. Jennifer Schroeder2016
Dr. Jon Travis2017

Graduate School


Name Term Expires
Dr. Arlene Horne, Chair
Dr. Mary Beth Sampson, Vice Chair
Doctoral Student Representative: TBD
Master’s Student Representative: TBD

Note: Year represents expiration of term