Graduate Council

Graduate Programs are directed by the UNK Graduate Council elected from the Colleges of Fine Arts and Humanities, Natural and Social Sciences, Business and Technology, and Education. Three graduate student representatives are elected to the Council. The Dean of Graduate Studies and Research serves as Chair.

Kenya Taylor, Ed.D., Dean

College of Business and Technology

Council Member Education
Bree Dority Ph.D., Accounting/Finance
Bruce Elder J.D., Accounting/Finance
Jeanne Stolzer Ph.D., Family Studies and Interior Design

College of Education

Council Member Education
Dena Harshbarger Ph.D., Teacher Education
David Hof Ed.D., Counseling and School Psychology
Miechelle McKelvey Ph.D., Communication Disorders

College of Fine Arts and Humanities

Council Member Education
Sharon Campbell D.M.A., Music
Marguerite Tassi Ph.D., English
Mallory Wetherell B.F.A., Art & Art History

College of Natural and Social Sciences

Council Member Education
John Bauer Ph.D., Geography
Haishi Cao Ph.D., Chemistry
Chuck Rowling Ph.D., Political Science

Executive Graduate Council Representatives

Council Member Education
Mark Ellis Ph.D., History
Janet Steele Ph.D., Biology
Matt Bice, alt. Ph.D., Kinesiology & Sports Sciences

At-Large Members

Council Member Education
Matt Bice Ph.D., Kinesiology & Sports Sciences
Mark Ellis Ph.D., History
Janet Steele Ph.D., Biology

Liaison Representatives

Council Member Education
Ron Wirtz M.L.I.S., Library