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Graduate Council

General Information

CHARGE: The Graduate Council shall serve the Graduate Dean in an advisory, though not policy-making, capacity on matters regarding the recommendation and implementation of principles, policies, and procedures affecting graduate and post-baccalaureate education at California State University, Sacramento. The Graduate Advisory Council shall also provide a forum for communication among coordinators of graduate and post-baccalaureate programs at departmental, college, or university-wide levels.

Membership: The membership of the Graduate Council is as follows:

  • The Graduate Dean
  • One representative from each college and the library
  • A representative from the Faculty Senate
  • ASI graduate or post-baccalaureate student


None scheduled at this time

The scheduled meeting time for the Graduate Council is on Friday morning from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Meetings are held approximately twice monthly.


None at this time


Member Representing/Term Ends E-mail
Chevelle Newsome, Chair Graduate Dean
Julian Heather
College of Arts and Letters (2022)
Jai Joon Lee College of Business Administration (2022)
Jill Matsueda College of Continuing Education (2021)
Geni Cowan College of Education (2022)
Troy Topping
College of Engineering and Computer Science (2021)
Yvette Farmer College of Health and Human Services (2022)
Ben Amata Library (2021)
David Zeigler
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (2021)
Sharon Furtak
College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies (2022)
 Anne Lindsay
GSPC, Faculty Senate designee
 Gabriella Santiago
Graduate Student, Associated Students, Inc.
Staff : Diana Duran Dean’s Assistant