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Graduate Council


The Graduate Counciladvises and counsels the graduate dean in formulating administrative policies for graduate study and serves as an executive body for the graduate faculty.

The council is composed of 12 faculty members; 2 graduate students; and the Dean of the Graduate School, who serves as the chair. Six of the faculty members are elected by the graduate faculty, and six are appointed by the dean. Members serve rotating three-year terms. The graduate student members are also appointed by the graduate dean and serve rotating two-year terms.

2014-2015 Graduate Council Members




Dr. Kasey Maddock Carlin

Animal Science

Appointed 5/14-5/17

Dr. Jeff Clark

Sociology and Anthropology

Elected 5/12-5/15

Dr. Kambiz Farahmand

Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Appointed 5/14-5/17

Dr. Kathryn Gordon


Appointed 5/14-5/17

Dr. Kendra Greenlee

Biological Sciences

Elected 5/13-5/16

Dr. Brenda Hall


Elected 5/13-5/16

Dr. Harlene Hatterman-Valenti

Plant Sciences

Elected 5/12-5/15

Dr. Joel Hektner

Human Development and Family Science

Elected 5/13-5/16

Dr. Samee Khan

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Appointed 5/14/5/17

Dr. Miriam Mara


Elected 5/12-5/15

Dr. Stephen O'Rourke

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Appointed 5/13-5/15

Dr. Chanchai Tangpong 

Management and Marketing

Appointed 5/13-5/16

Student Members

Hesam Sarvghad Moghaddam

Mechanical Engineering

Jason Zurn

Plant Pathology

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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NDSU Graduate School
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7033
Campus address:  106 Putnam Hall
Physical/delivery address:  NDSU Graduate School/106 Putnam Hall/1349 12th Avenue Northwest/Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address:  NDSU Dept. 2820/PO Box 6050/Fargo, ND 58108
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Last Updated: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 3:23:55 PM