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Dean of Graduate Studies and Faculty Affairs

The Dean of Graduate Studies and Faculty Affairs is the principal administrator for all graduate programs and continuing education. The Dean provides leadership in the development and implementation of graduate program goals and assumes ultimate responsibility for the quality, effectiveness, and progress of all graduate programs. The Dean also provides administrative training to chairs and deans.

The Dean, as appointed by the Provost, will serve as the chair of the University Graduate Council. In cooperation with this committee, the Dean will be responsible for developing and implementing an ongoing strategic plan for establishing and administering all graduate programs at Shepherd University.

The Dean reports to the Provost.