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College Office of Graduate Affairs

The College Office of Graduate Affairs (COGA) works with departments to strengthen the College's graduate programs, while supporting the progress of graduate students through their degree programs.

COGA Staff

Kay Isbell
Graduate Advisor
203D Bailey Hall
Academic Advisor
3107 Wescoe Hall
Kristine Latta
Director of the College Office of Graduate Affairs
Strong Hall, Room 102B
Cynthia Lynn
Program and Policy Coordinator
Strong Hall, Room 102C
Lesley Owens
Edwards Campus Graduate Advisor
Edwards Campus, Regents Center, Room 111D
Morgan Swartzlander
Graduate Student Services Manager
Strong Hall, Room 102A


Graduate Assistant

Emily Dodson
Graduate Assistant
102 Strong Hall
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