The slate of candidates for the spring 2022 Graduate Council ballot has been finalized. The vote will take place electronically via Formstack. Voting will open Monday, March 21, and will close at noon Thursday, March 31.

An email with the link to the ballot will be sent to all full members of the graduate faculty on March 21. Results will be announced in the Report.

Additional nominations to the ballot may be made. Nominees must be full members of the graduate faculty who have given consent. For the nominee to appear on the ballot, forward a current vita for the nominee along with 10 signatures of full graduate faculty to Director of Graduate Studies Noelle Selkow, no later than 4:30 p.m. March 18. One year must lapse between the expiration of an elected Graduate Council member’s term and the nomination.

The candidates are:

Membership/Student Development Committee (College of Fine Arts seat) – running unopposed

John Tovar – Theatre and Dance

Membership/Student Development Committee (College of Arts and Sciences seat) – running unopposed

Richard W. Nagorski – Chemistry

Graduate Curriculum Committee (College of Applied Sciences and Technology seat) – Vote for 1

Jennifer Barnes – Family and Consumer Sciences

Jay K. Solomonson – Agriculture

Graduate Curriculum Committee (College of Fine Arts seat) – running unopposed

Elizabeth (Lily) Thompson – Music

Research Committee- two open seats (vote for 2 – running unopposed)

Shawn R. Hitchcock – Chemistry

Anne K. McNamara – Music

View the candidate bios.