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K-State Today

October 3, 2014



New additions to Graduate School administration and staff

By Carol Shanklin

Two Kansas State University faculty members have been named half-time associate deans of the Graduate School. Michael Herman has been named associate dean of academic affairs and research, and Geraldine Craig has been named associate dean for student services and enrollment management.

Herman is a professor of biology and co-director of the K-State Ecological Genomics Institute. As associate dean, he will be responsible for facilitating new program development and coordinating graduate program assessment and review. He assumed his new duties Sept. 29.

Craig is currently professor and department head of art. As associate dean, she will be responsible for coordinating recruitment, managing enrollment and facilitating graduate admissions and matriculation. She will assume her new duties Oct. 13.

Megan Miller also has been named the Graduate School's project coordinator for student services. She will be responsible for supporting recruitment, professional development and other student service efforts. Miller received her doctoral degree in psychological sciences from Kansas State University.

"Michael, Gerry and Megan are great additions to the Graduate School and we're very excited to have them as part of our team," said Carol Shanklin, dean of the Graduate School. "Their roles will be important as the Graduate School moves forward in support of Kansas State University's goal to become a Top 50 public research university by 2025."