Graduate School

Graduate School Staff Listing

Will H. Cantrell

  • Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School
  • Professor, Physics

Research Interests

  • Atmospheric Science
  • Cloud and aerosol physics and chemistry
  • Nucleation
Nancy Byers Sprague

Nancy Byers Sprague

  • Director of Graduate Degree Services

Specialties

  • Processes and certifies forms related to re-admission, transfer, degree progress & completion
  • Manages graduate student participation in commencement
  • Processes late drops

Debra D. Charlesworth

  • Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs, Graduate School
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Specialties

  • Review of theses and dissertations
  • Presents and organizes professional development seminars
  • Processes withdrawals
  • Manages new student orientation
  • Manages the postdoctoral affairs office
Shellie Crisman

Shellie Crisman

  • Business Systems and Data Analyst

Specialties

  • Manages Banner system projects and upgrades
  • Develops reports, processes and procedures
  • Provides support and training for the Graduate Staff
Faye Dompier

Faye Dompier

  • Office Assistant
Sarah Isaacson

Sarah Isaacson

  • Coordinator, English Language Support Program

Specialties

  • Second language (L2) oral communication strategies
  • Strategies for and impacts of technology on L2 Reading
  • MA in TESOL, Ball State University; TESOL Certificate, Michigan Technological University; BA in English, UW-Stevens Point
Anna McClatchy

Anna McClatchy

  • Student Support Coordinator

Specialties

  • Works with graduate students to help resolve academic issues, personal problems, and/or other emergencies
  • Works with graduate students to develop and provide a slate of professional development and enrichment activities
  • Educates graduate students on available institutional resources
Mayra Morgan

Mayra S. Morgan

  • Finance and Admissions Coordinator
Jacque Smith

Jacque Smith

  • Director of Graduate Enrollment Services

Specialties

  • Recruits graduate students
  • Develops advancement initiatives and marketing strategies
  • Facilitates alumni relations
Shannon Vairo

Shannon Vairo

  • Assistant to the Dean

Specialties

  • Provides support to the Dean of the Graduate School
  • General office support
  • Scheduling Admin 404 
Ashli Wells

Ashli Wells

  • Assistant Director of Graduate Enrollment Services

Specialties

  • Manages all aspects of admissions applications
  • Oversees communications with applicants
  • Recruits graduate students
  • Administers incoming Graduate Student Visa paperwork

Emeriti Faculty

Pushpalatha Murthy

  • Emeritus Dean and Professor, Graduate School

Specialties

  • Oversees all aspects of graduate education
  • Evaluates graduate programs and student outcomes