Graduate Advisory Council


Monitoring the graduate education needs of the University and making recommendations to the Graduate Council; reviewing policies and procedures to ensure that current graduate education policies and procedures are equitable and fair; examining the need for new policies and procedures that will strengthen the quality of graduate education at UNA; examining market trends to identify new areas of graduate education growth; working with departments to market current programs; and providing a report at each Graduate Council meeting.


Committee Member Representation
Dr. Amber Paulk Chair of the Graduate Council
Dr. Donna Lefort Director of Graduate Studies
College of Arts & Sciences Associate Dean
Dr. Jana Beaver College of Business Associate Dean
Dr. Beth Sewell College of Education & Human Sciences Associate Dean
Dr. Tera Kirkman College of Nursing Associate Dean
Ms. Jennifer Maddox Collier Library faculty representative
Dr. Christopher Purser Criminal Justice
Dr. Kelly Latchaw English
Dr. Tammy Winner Writing
Dr. David Brommer GIS
Dr. Sarah Franklin History
Dr. George Makowski Public History
Ms. Erin Froman Professional Studies
Dr. Andrea Hunt Family Studies
Dr. Ning Wang College of Business Graduate Program Representative
Dr. Quinn Pearson Counselor Education
Dr. Matthew Green M.A. in HHP, all concentrations
Dr. Trudy Abel M.A. Ed. Collaborative Education
Dr. Katie Kinney M.A. Ed. Elementary Traditional
Dr. Leah Whitten M.A. Ed. Secondary Education Traditional and Alternative
Dr. Jeffrey Cornelius Ed.s, all concentrations
Dr. Felecia Harris Instructional Leadership
Dr. Wendy Darby Anderson College Of Nursing And Health Professions Graduate Program Representative