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Academic Affairs Grad Functions: Who Does What?

Please use the following document as a quick reference for AY2021-2022 initial point of contact for graduate education issues. If your particular area of concern is not listed, please feel free to contact Beth Kotchick, Associate Vice President for Graduate Academic Affairs.

Goal: In partnership with Deans, Associate Deans and Chairs, our goal is to provide outstanding leadership, support and oversight of graduate education during the 2021-2022 academic year.


Contact Person


Academic Standards & Dismissal Beth Kotchick ext. 5290
Digital Teaching & Learning Patrick Dempsey ext. 1668
DPO Meetings & Agenda Items Beth Kotchick ext. 5290
Graduate Assistantships TBD TBD
Graduate Curriculum Committee (GCC) Marie Yeh ext.2620
Graduate Education Policy (Including the Grad Catalog) Beth Kotchick ext.5290
Graduate Student Services Mark Lee ext. 2353
International Student Issues Sunanda Bhatia ext. 2910
New Program Approval Process David Mack ext. 2317
Program Change David Mack ext. 2317

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