Master’s Committee

    Master's Committee charter


    Current Master's Committee Members


    Jerry Weinberg (2020) - Chair
    Associate Provost for Research & Dean of the Graduate School
    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville


    Kevin Archer (2020)
    Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research
    Central Washington University


    Lisa Armistead (2020)
    Associate Provost for Graduate Programs
    Georgia State University


    April M. Boulton (2021)
    Dean of the Graduate School
    Hood College


    Michael Cunningham (2020)
    Associate Provost for Graduate Studies & Research
    Tulane University


    William Graves (2021)

    Dean of the Graduate College

    Iowa State University


    Scott Herness (2020)
    Vice Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School
    Montclair State University


    Julie Masterson (2020)
    Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate College
    Missouri State University


    Kevin Miller (2021)

    Dean, The Graduate School

    SUNY Buffalo State


    Chevelle Newsome (2021)
    Dean for Graduate Studies
    California State University, Sacramento


    Maribeth Watwood (2021)

    Dean, Graduate College

    Northern Arizona University 



    Suzanne Ortega


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