Advisory Committees

If you are a full graduate dean at a CGS member institution and interested in serving on one of the committees listed below, please contact the CGS staff member listed on the relevant page.

Advancement Advisory Committee
Advisory Committee on Advocacy and Public Policy
Diversity and Inclusiveness Advisory Committee
Master’s Advisory Committee
Research and Information Services Committee
Chair
Janet Rutledge
Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School
University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)
2023
Scott Adler
Dean of the Graduate School
University of Colorado Boulder
2022
Jean-Pierre Delplanque
Vice Provost for Graduate Education & Dean of Graduate Studies
University of California Davis
2022
Robin Garrell
President, The Graduate Center
The City University of New York (CUNY)
2022
Michael Solomon
Dean, Graduate Studies & Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
University of Michigan
2022
Jerry Weinberg
Associate Provost for Research & Dean of the Graduate School
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
2023
Elizabeth Wentz
Vice Provost & Dean, Graduate College
Arizona State University
2023
Joy Williamson-Lott
Dean of the Graduate School
University of Washington
2022
Douglas W. Woods
Vice Provost for Graduate and Professional Studies & Dean of the Graduate School
Marquette University
2023
Chair
Mark Sheridan
Vice Provost for Graduate Affairs and Dean, Graduate School
Texas Tech University
2023
Brian Kloeppel
Dean, Graduate School and Research
Western Carolina University
2023
Michelle Penn-Marshall
Vice President for Research, Associate Provost, & Dean, Graduate College
Hampton University
2022
Brandy Randall
Dean, Graduate School
Oakland University
2022
Phil Trella
Associate Vice Provost and Director, Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Affairs
University of Virginia
2022
Laura Carlson
Vice President and Associate Provost, Dean of the Graduate School
University of Notre Dame
2023
Michael Crowder
Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School
Miami University
2023
Clay Gloster
Vice Provost of Graduate Research and Dean of the Graduate College
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
2023
Chris Nelson
Association Dean, School of Graduate Studies
University of North Dakota
2023
Melissa Sturge-Apple
Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Education
University of Rochester
2023
Chair
Sara Hernández
Associate Dean for Inclusion and Student Engagement
Cornell University
2022
James Antony
Dean, The Graduate Division
University of California San Diego
2022
Jabbar Bennett
Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer
Michigan State University
2022
Juan E. González
Dean of Graduate Education and Associate Provost
The University of Texas at Dallas
2023
Taja-Nia Y. Henderson
Dean, Rutgers Graduate School - Newark
Rutgers University, Newark
2022
Cherisse Jones-Branch
Dean of Graduate School
Arkansas State University 
2023
Lisa Liseno
Assistant Dean
Florida State University
2022
Chair
Julie Masterson
Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate College
Missouri State University
2022
James Ahern
Vice Provost, Graduate Education
University of Wyoming
2024
Irene Pittman Aiken
Dean, The Graduate School
University of North Carolina Pembroke
2024
Philip Anloague
Associate Provost, Graduate Academic Affairs
University of Dayton
2024
Karin Elliott Brown
Associate Vice President and Dean
California State University, Los Angeles
2022
Wojtek J. Chodzko-Zajko
Dean, Graduate College
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2022
Kellie Cude
Associate Provost, Dean of the Graduate School
Texas A&M University – Central Texas
2022
Mary Jo Finney
Dean, Graduate School
University of Alaska Anchorage
2023
Ranjit Koodali
Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Education
Western Kentucky University
2022
Susan Marine
Vice Provost, Graduate Education
Merrimack College
2025
Jennifer Roberts
Vice Provost of Graduate Studies and Academic Affairs
University of Kansas
2025
Chair
Scott Lanyon
Vice Provost & Dean of Graduate Education
University of Minnesota
2022
Joshua Barker
Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Vice-Provost, Graduate Research and Education
University of Toronto
2023
Brian Carolan
Dean of Graduate Studies
SUNY Empire State College
2022
Devon Jensen
Associate Dean, College of Graduate Studies
University of Central Florida
2022
Craig Ogilvie
Dean of the Graduate School and Associate Vice President of Research
Montana State University
2022
Amanda L. Ostreko
Assistant Vice Provost and Director of Graduate Enrollment Management
University of Kansas
2022
Dana Williams
Dean, Graduate School
Howard University
2022