Graduate Council

The Graduate Council consists of four elected members from each of the four colleges: Science and Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences and Arts, Business, Education and Human Services, and one elected member from the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources. In addition, two graduate students are elected by the graduate student body.

The Dean of Graduate School 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
Mr. Wascovich Vaughn 2019
Dr. David Davies 2021

College of Science & Engineering


Name Term Expires
Dr. Nikolay Sirakov 2019
Dr. Carlos Bertulani 2019
Dr. Stephen Starnes 2020

College of Business


Name Term Expires
Dr. Bo Han 2019
Dr. Kishor Guru-Gharana 2020
Dr. Sonia Taneja 2020

College of Education and Human Services


Name Term Expires
Dr. Julia Ballenger 2019
Dr. Seung Won Yoon 2020
Dr. Anthony Rosselli 2021

College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources


Name Term Expires
Dr. Jose Lopez 2021

Graduate School


Name Term Expires
Dr. Matt A. Wood, Chair
Dr. Jennifer L. Schroeder, Vice Chair
Doctoral Student Representative: TBD
Master’s Student Representative: TBD

Note: Year represents expiration of term