The Graduate Coordinator is appointed for a two-year term by the Chair with the approval of the FAC, and serves at the pleasure of the Chair. Since the administrative responsibilities and duties of this position continue throughout the entire summer, the Graduate Coordinator may be granted an administrative appointment each summer.
The Graduate Coordinator chairs the Graduate Studies Committee, and works closely with the Chair, the Curriculum Coordinator, and the Graduate Studies Committee in the performance of its duties. The responsibilities of the Graduate Coordinator are specified in the Department Operating Procedures. The Graduate Coordinator may be assisted in the performance of his or her duties by members of the Departmental faculty and staff.