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Associate Provost and Dean for the Graduate and Professional School

Phone: 979-845-3631 | Email: grad@tamu.edu

The Associate Provost  and Dean for the Graduate and Professional School oversees all aspects of the Graduate and Professional School, advocating for continual improvement in graduate education at Texas A&M University.

Dr. Karen Butler-Purry

Dr. Karen Butler-Purry

Associate Provost and Dean

Graduate and Professional School

Laura Rueda

Laura Rueda

Executive Assistant to the Associate Provost and Dean

Ombuds Services

Leadership Team

Phone: 979-845-3631 | Email: grad@tamu.edu

Dr. Adam Seipp

Dr. Adam Seipp

Associate Dean

Dr. George Cunningham

Dr. George Cunningham

Senior Associate Dean

Administration, Special Projects, Technology Management, Thesis & Dissertation

Dr. Julie Harlin

Dr. Julie Harlin

Associate Dean

Dr. Shannon Walton

Dr. Shannon Walton

Assistant Dean

Recruiting, Professional Development, and Student Success

Erika Brigham

Erika Brigham

Executive Assistant to the Leadership Team

Jacqueline Perez

Jacqueline Perez

Director

Business Services, Budget, HR, Administrative oversight

Rachel Krolczyk

Rachel Krolczyk

Director

Data Services

Shartrisse Judson

Shartrisse Judson

Assistant Director

Graduate Records Processing

Ombuds Officer

Phone: 979-845-3631 | Email: ombuds@tamu.edu

  • serves as an informal, independent, neutral, and confidential resource to help graduate students address concerns.
  • can help clarify institutional policies, facilitate conversations with faculty and administrators, guide students through informal grievance processes, and connect students with others who can help. 
  • considers all sides of an issue with the goal of achieving fair outcomes.
  • is available to faculty and administrators who have questions about policies and practices that effect graduate students. 
Dr. Linda Castillo

Dr. Linda Castillo

Ombuds Officer

Records Processing Team

Phone: 979-845-3631 | Email: gradprocessing@tamu.edu

  • Facilitates document processing relating to graduate students’ progress toward their specific graduate degree.
  • Advises faculty, staff and graduate students on university-established policies and procedures for graduate students.
Kim Widdison

Kim Widdison

Graduate Records Coordinator

Savanah Sanchez

Savanah Sanchez

Graduate Records Specialist

Shartrisse Judson

Shartrisse Judson

Assistant Director

Graduate Records Processing

Stacy Hernandez

Stacy Hernandez

Graduate Records Specialist

Karen Seago

Karen Seago

Graduate Records Specialist

(Part-Time)

Recruiting, Professional Development, and Student Success Team

Phone: 979-845-3631 | Email: grad-recruit@tamu.edu

Recruiting and Student Success, grad-recruit@tamu.edu

  • Performs recruiting activities in coordination with colleges and departments to attract high quality, diverse graduate students to TAMU.
  • Facilitates new graduate student orientations.
  • Facilitates TAMU Graduate Fellowships and Graduate Student Awards selection process.

G.R.A.D. Aggies Professional Development, grad-aggies@tamu.edu

  • Offers professional development workshops, including G.R.A.D. Aggies Day.
  • Shares professional development news, events and resources through the weekly G.R.A.D. Aggies eNewsletter and the Professional Development Portal.
  • Administers the G.R.A.D. Aggies Professional Development Certificate program.
  • Partners with colleges and non-academic units on professional development initiatives.
  • Facilitates the Graduate Student Research and Presentation Travel Award (awarded quarterly; grad-travel-award@tamu.edu).
Dr. Morgan Schweller

Dr. Morgan Schweller

Professional Development Coordinator

Dr. Shannon Walton

Dr. Shannon Walton

Assistant Dean

Recruiting, Professional Development, and Student Success

Isah Veronica D. Juranek

Isah Veronica D. Juranek

Student Success Coordinator

Victor Gongora

Victor Gongora

Program Coordinator II

Joelle Muenich

Joelle Muenich

Administrative Specialist

(Part-Time)

Academic and Programmatic Support Team

Phone: 979-845-3631 | Email: grad@tamu.edu

  • Academic & Programmatic Support area fields all incoming phone, email and walk-in inquiries.
  • Manages retention of graduate student records.
  • Connects students and other stakeholders with resources and information.
Jacqueline Perez

Jacqueline Perez

Director

Business Services, Budget, HR, Administrative oversight

Kourtney Hennigan

Kourtney Hennigan

Fellowship Coordinator

Susanna Banda

Susanna Banda

Administrative Specialist

Thesis and Dissertation Services Team

Phone: 979-845-3631 | Email: thesis@tamu.edu

  • Reviews each electronic thesis, dissertation and record of study (ETD) for uniformity, consistency and adherence to university guidelines for quality.
  • Provides a wide range of preparation support and coordinates release of the ETD for public access.
Clay Bryan

Clay Bryan

Thesis and Dissertation Coordinator

Dr. George Cunningham

Dr. George Cunningham

Senior Associate Dean

Administration, Special Projects, Technology Management, Thesis & Dissertation

Liz Ramirez

Liz Ramirez

Graduate Specialist III

Amy Motquin

Amy Motquin

Editorial Assistant

(Part-Time)

Julia Williams

Julia Williams

Editorial Assistant

(Part-Time)

Technology Management

Phone: 979-845-3631 | Email: grad-tech-mgmt@tamu.edu

  • Maintains content for Grad School managed websites.
  • Facilitates Grad School Blog Ambassador Program.
  • Implements and maintains Grad School processes using various systems. 
  • Supports document and media production for staff.
Aaron Ratliff

Aaron Ratliff

Technology Specialist

Dr. George Cunningham

Dr. George Cunningham

Senior Associate Dean

Administration, Special Projects, Technology Management, Thesis & Dissertation

JaeCee Crawford

JaeCee Crawford

Technology Manager

Data Services

Phone: 979-845-3631 | Email: grad@tamu.edu

The Data Services Team provides a variety of external and internal data collection, analysis, and reporting related to graduate and professional students at Texas A&M. The team supports participation in multiple national-level research projects, required reporting to THECB, and many adhoc data needs within the university, unit, and at times in support of the academic colleges.
Dr. Stephen Caster

Dr. Stephen Caster

IT Business Analyst

Rachel Krolczyk

Rachel Krolczyk

Director

Data Services

National Science Foundation (NSF) -funded AGEP (Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate) Project Team

Phone: 979-845-3631 | Email: tamus-agep@tamu.edu

  • Performs recruiting activities in coordination with colleges and departments to attract high quality, diverse graduate students to the AGEP program.
  • Facilitates a robust cyber-enabled social and virtual infrastructure.
  • Facilitates a multi-level, highly engaged mentoring infrastructure.
Dr. Shannon Walton

Dr. Shannon Walton

Assistant Dean

Recruiting, Professional Development, and Student Success

National Science Foundation (NSF) -funded CIRTL (Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning) Project Team

Phone: 979-845-3631 | Email: cirtl@tamu.edu

  • The CIRTL program is part of a national network of Tier-1 research universities.
  • Offers professional development for graduate students, faculty, and postdocs in STEM departments.
  • Partners with Colleges and CTE to offer local programs such as Teaching-As-Research Fellowship and STEM Learning Community Course.
  • National Network offers online resources focused on teaching/career development.
Dr. George Cunningham

Dr. George Cunningham

Senior Associate Dean

Administration, Special Projects, Technology Management, Thesis & Dissertation

Dr. Morgan Schweller

Dr. Morgan Schweller

Professional Development Coordinator

Special Projects

Phone: 979-845-3631 | Email: grad@tamu.edu

Cassidy Hale

Cassidy Hale

Graduate Projects Coordinator

Destiny Whitley

Destiny Whitley

Graduate CRM Coordinator

Dr. George Cunningham

Dr. George Cunningham

Senior Associate Dean

Administration, Special Projects, Technology Management, Thesis & Dissertation

Communications

Phone: 979-845-8361 | Email: grad@tamu.edu

Dr. Rob Dixon

Dr. Rob Dixon

Communications Coordinator

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