Council on Graduate Studies

Last Updated:   4/5/2022

Contact Name

Dena Smith, Assistant to the Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School
denas@clemson.edu

Description

The Council on Graduate Studies provides oversight of graduate education by reviewing, considering, and disseminating recommendations from its constituent committees. Policy recommendations requiring specific action are approved and forwarded to the Academic Council. The Council on Graduate Studies is expected to transcend unit and college lines to promote excellence in all facets of graduate education.

This committee is authorized and described in the Clemson University Faculty Manual. Changes to its description or composition should be initiated with the current President of the Faculty Senate.

Membership Composition

The Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School (or dean�s designee) serves as non-voting chair.

Membership Composition - Council on Graduate Studies
Seat Type Quantity Term Length Date of Term Initiation Seat Filling Mechanism Voting or Non-Voting Other Factors
Faculty Member (any) (One per college) 7 3 years Elected by faculty accorded voting rights in each college Voting  
Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School or designee 1 By position Non-voting  
Graduate Student 2 1 year Nominated by President of the Graduate Student Government and Appointed by Dean of the Graduate School Voting  

Membership List (Last Updated: 4/5/2022 5:31:46 PM)

Changes to the current chair and membership list should be initiated with the Faculty Senate Office.

Chair

Chair List - Council on Graduate Studies
Name Chair Type Email* College or Division Department Term Start Term End
David Fleming Chair

Members

Member List - Council on Graduate Studies
Name Seat Type Email* College or Division Department Service Start Service End
Alan Johnson Faculty Member (any) alanj AFLS Forestry & Environmental Conservation 8/14/2022
Pam Mack Faculty Member (any) pammack CAAH History 5/15/2019 5/14/2022
Ed Bowers Faculty Member (any) edmondb CBSHS Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management 8/15/2019 8/14/2022
Judson Ryckman Faculty Member (any) jryckma CECAS Electrical & Computer Engineering 8/15/2020 8/14/2023
Scott Swain Faculty Member (any) sdswain CoB Marketing 8/15/2019 8/14/2022
Barbara Campbell Faculty Member (any) bcampb7 CoS Biological Sciences 8/15/2019 8/15/2022
Sarah Stokowski Faculty Member (any) stoko Ed 8/15/2021 8/14/2024
Roshan Venkatakrishnan Graduate Student rvenkat CECAS Human Centered Computing 8/15/2021 8/14/2022
Robert M. Ohara Graduate Student rmohara Graduate Student 8/15/2021 8/14/2022
* Emails are @clemson.edu unless noted
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