Graduate and Professional Education and Research Committee

The Graduate and Professional Education and Research Committee has fiduciary oversight for graduate and professional education and research at the University, including the articulation of the mission of the University as it relates to graduate and professional education and research; enhancing the quality of the relevant programs; considering new graduate and professional schools and degree programs and significant modifications to existing graduate and professional schools and degree programs, including those located outside of Durham; fostering recruitment of the highest quality faculty, faculty development and other faculty priorities; all matters relating to the graduate and professional student experience (including academic, extra-curricular, and co-curricular affairs) and libraries and library systems; and promoting scholarly research.

Graduate and Professional Education and Research Committee Membership, 2021 - 2022

Betsy Holden, Chair
Alexandria Ayala (Graduate/Professional Student)
Xiqing Gao
Bill Kaelin
Joel Meyer (Faculty)
Patty Morton
Aliesha O'Raw (Graduate/Professional Student)
Steve Pagliuca
Gerardo Párraga (Observer)
Nancy Schlichting
Kelly Tang
Julie Thacker (Faculty)
    Ed Balleisen, Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies, ex officio
    Sally Kornbluth, Provost​, ex officio
    Gene Washington, Chancellor for Health Affairs, ex officio