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 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. Ashanka Kumari 2027
Dr. Carrie Klypchak 2025
Dr. Nicole Farris 2026

College of Science & Engineering


Name Term Expires
Dr. Burchan Aydin 2025
Dr. Jeff Kopachena 2025
Dr. Mehmet Celik 2026

College of Business


Name Term Expires
Dr. Daniel Hsiao 2025
Dr. Gregory Lubiani 2025
Dr. Yuying Shi 2027

College of Education and Human Services


Name Term Expires
Dr. Maria Carlson 2027
Dr. Melissa Arrambide 2025
Dr. Michael Ponton 2026

College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources


Name Term Expires
Dr. Jose Lopez 2024

Graduate School


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

Note: Year represents expiration of term

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