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Graduate Faculty Council

The Graduate Faculty Council was created to support the Graduate School in ensuring excellence and equity across all academic disciplines, and to approve, oversee, and regulate the creation of new graduate degrees, graduate programs, and certificate programs.

Officers & Executive Committee

  •  Bunmi Olantunji, Chair
  •  William R. Doyle, Secretary

In addition to the officers, the following graduate faculty council members serve on the Executive Committee:

  • Terrah Akard
  • James P. Byrd
  • William R. Doyle
  • Aniruddha Gokhale
  • Jeffrey N. Johnston
  • Carlos Lopez
  • Sheila Ridner

Graduate Faculty Council Members, 2020-2021

College of Arts & Science

 Divinity School

School of Engineering

 School of Medicine

School of Nursing

Peabody College

Ex Officio