Graduate School Staff

Office of the Dean

The Office of the Dean is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Wright State’s graduate programs, including the enforcement of policies and procedures, program review, and approval of graduate faculty. The office is responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day operation of the Graduate School.

Robert E.W. Fyffe, Ph.D.

Department:
VP-Research & Graduate Studies Admn
Title:
Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School
Address:
University Hall 202A, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Phone:
937-775-3336

R. William Ayres, IV, Ph.D.

Department:
Graduate School
Title:
Associate Dean of Graduate School and Associate Professor
Address:
Student Union E344, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy.
Phone:
937-775-2953

Erika Gilles, B.S.

Department:
Graduate School
Title:
Administrative Coordinator for the Dean
Address:
Student Union E344, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Phone:
937-775-2957

Admissions

The admissions staff is responsible for collecting applications and related materials, processing applications, and officially admitting graduate students to the university.   In addition, the office serves as the origin point for admission petitions.

Amy D. Johnson, M.Ed.

Department:
Graduate School
Title:
Associate Director, Graduate School
Address:
Student Union E344, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy.
Phone:
937-775-2948

Ceil Ehret

Department:
Graduate School
Title:
Records Technician 2, Graduate Studies
Address:
Student Union E344, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy.
Phone:
937-775-2558

Beverly J Mason

Department:
Graduate School
Title:
Records Technician
Address:
Student Union E344, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Phone:
937-775-2976

Assistantships

The assistantship staff serves as the central processing for graduate assistantship contracts.  In addition to assistantship processing, the staff also applies tuition remission for ongoing assistantships and verifies that students are taking the required number of credit hours per the assistantship contract.

Gwana Cantrell Snell

Department:
Graduate School
Title:
Graduate Assistantship Coordinator, Graduate Studies
Address:
Student Union E344, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy.
Phone:
937-775-3335

Jennifer L Schmidt, B.S.

Department:
Graduate School
Title:
Student Services Specialist
Address:
Student Union E344, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Phone:
937-775-2976

Graduation

The graduation staff is responsible for overseeing the processing of graduation applications and the awarding of graduate degrees. In addition, the staff also provides thesis/dissertation format checking and serves as the origin point for academic petitions.

Lisa Lewandowski, B.A.

Department:
Graduate School
Title:
Assistant Director, Graduate Graduation Services
Address:
Student Union E344, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy.
Phone:
937-775-3747

Recruitment

The recruitment staff is responsible for university wide graduate recruitment functions, including web site administration. In addition, the staff is responsible for stragetic marketing and retention initiatives.

Jason E. Champagne, B.S.J., M.Ed.

Department:
Graduate School
Title:
Associate Director of Graduate Recruitment and Retention
Address:
Student Union E344, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy.
Phone:
937-775-2977

Daniel Winchell McNeil, A.A.S.

Department:
Graduate School
Title:
Office Assistant
Address:
Student Union 344, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Phone:
937-775-2975