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. Rebecca Hopkins Chair of the Graduate Council, M.A.Ed. Collaborative Education
Dr. Amber Paulk Vice President & Dean of Graduate and Online Education
Dr. Jeffrey R. Bibbee CASE Associate Dean
Dr. Ryan Zayac CASE Associate Dean
Dr. Jana Beaver COB Associate Dean
Dr. Tera Kirkman ACONHP Associate Dean
Dr. J. Matthew Green COEHS Associate Dean, Ph.D. in Exercise Science
Ms. Leight Stanfield Collier Library faculty representative
Dr. Sayeed Shohag Applied Manufacturing Engineering
Dr. Christopher Purser Criminal Justice 
Dr. Kelly Latchaw English
Dr. May Takeuchi Family and Community Services
Dr. Sunhui Sim GIS
Dr. Lynne Rieff History
Dr. George Makowski Public History
Dr. Lee Raney Mathematics
Dr. Craig Robertson Professional Studies
Dr. Tammy Winner Writing
Dr. John Hodges Social Work
Dr. Wes Davenport COB Graduate Programs Representative
Dr. Ning Wang COB Graduate Programs Representative
Dr. Quinn Pearson Counselor Education
Dr. Eric O'Neal M.S. in HHP, all concentrations
Dr. Jim Evans M.S. in Sport & Recreation Management
Dr. Jeffrey Cornelius Ed.S., all concentrations
Dr. Felecia Harris Instructional Leadership
Dr. Lisa Clayton M.A.Ed. Elementary Traditional
Dr. Terri Garrison Early Childhood Education
Dr. Joy Brown M.A.Ed. Secondary Education Traditional and Alternative
Dr. Ashton Glover ACONHP Graduate Representative
Ms. Amanda Willingham Associate Director of Online Recruitment
Ms. Hillary Coats Associate Director of Graduate Operations
Mr. Mitch Powell Interim Registrar