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Governance

The Council of the School of Graduate Studies

Graduate education at Ryerson University is overseen by The Council of the School of Graduate Studies. The council deals with such issues as the development and evaluation of new graduate programs and policy that is relevant to graduate programs and students. The council is comprised of the dean of graduate studies as well as affiliated faculty members from each of Ryerson’s faculties, graduate program directors and students.

The Dean

The Dean of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies (YSGS) is responsible for the leadership and vision for the growth and maturation of graduate programs at Ryerson; chairing the Council of the School of Graduate Studies; and all administrative matters related to budgets, student and personnel matters, external liaison and strategic planning in the school. The dean is an ex-officio member of all graduate council committees.

Committees

There are various committees and sub-committees related to admissions and studies, appeals, scholarships and awards, and so forth.

YSGS Council members for 2017-18:

YSGS
Vice-Provost and Dean, YSGS - Jennifer Mactavish
Associate Dean, Student Affairs - Samantha Wehbi
Associate Dean, Program - Cory Searcy

Faculty Representatives
Arts - Janet Lum
FCAD - Jean Bruce
FCS - Suzanne Fredericks
FEAS - John Enright
FOS - Kosta Derpanis
TRSM - Kim Bates

Graduate Program Directors
Steven Waldman (Biomedical Engineering)
Russell Richman (Building Science)
Alex Ferworn (Digital Media)
Katy McCormick (Documentary Media)
Julia Spaniol (Psychology)
Kim Bates (Ted Rogers MBA)
Nina-Marie Lister (Urban Development)

Students
Doctoral: Michael Fraschetti, PhD (Policy Studies)
Master's: Leen Nasser (Psychology)

Affiliations

The Yeates School of Graduate Studies is a member of:

  • Ontario Council on Graduate Studies (OCGS)
  • Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS)
  • Council of Graduate Schools, United States (CGS)
     

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Governance

Graduate education at Ryerson University is overseen by The Council of the School of Graduate Studies. The council deals with such issues as the development and evaluation of new graduate programs and policy that is relevant to graduate programs and students. The council is comprised of the dean of graduate studies as well as affiliated faculty members from each of Ryerson’s faculties, graduate program directors and students.

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