Research and Information Services Committee

    Research and Information Services Committee charter

     

    Current committee members

     

    Karen J. Colley (2019/2020) – Chair

    Dean of the Graduate College

    University of Illinois at Chicago

     

    Joshua Barker (2020/2021)

    Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Vice-Provost, Graduate Research and Education

    University of Toronto

     

    Amanda C. Bryant-Friedrich (2020/2021)

    Dean, Graduate School

    Wayne State University

     

    Brian Carolan (2020/2021)

    Dean of Graduate Studies

    Sacred Heart University

     

    Devon Jensen (2019/2020)

    Associate Dean, College of Graduate Studies

    University of Central Florida

     

    Scott Lanyon (2020/2021)

    Vice Provost & Dean of Graduate Education

    University of Minnesota

     

    Amanda L. Ostreko (2020)

    Assistant Vice Provost, Graduate Enrollment Management

    The University of Kansas

     

    Miriam Pabón-González (2020)

    Dean Graduate School and International Alliances

    Universidad Politécnica

     

    Jennifer Teitle (2020/2021)

    Assistant Dean for Graduate Student & Postdoc Development

    Graduate College

    University of Iowa

     

    Tammi Vacha-Haase (2019/2020)

    Dean of the Graduate College

    Boise State University

     

    Contact:

    Hironao Okahana

     

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