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Faculty and Staff

The following pages provide information that may be helpful for members of our graduate school community, including graduate coordinators, chairs and directors, program staff, recruiters, and faculty.

Resources for Dissertation Committees

Guidelines and forms for establishing the dissertation committee.

Resources for Graduate Coordinators

Rackham Graduate School provides workshops supporting graduate coordinators and program staff throughout the University of Michigan.

Resources for Directors of Graduate Programs

The graduate school provides resources and information to directors of graduate programs to help them successfully manage procedures, policies, and schedules throughout the academic year, and to problem-solve and guide students to their degrees.

Facilitating Academic Success

We developed this resource to provide a central location for sharing good ideas from across campus for practices that contribute to graduate student success.

Advancing New Directions in Graduate Education

The Advancing New Directions in Graduate Education Initiative is Rackham’s effort to reimagine graduate education as student-centered and faculty-led.

Supporting Graduate Student Mental Health and Well-Being

This resource summarizes the major stressors students are facing during these stressful times, and provides guidance that mentors and graduate programs can use to support them.

Virtual Community Building

While COVID-19 limits our in-person interactions, our opportunities to build community have expanded. This guide will help you create spaces where participants feel supported and engaged.

Remote Programming Toolbox

To facilitate remote programming during the fall 2020 hybrid semester, we have created this resource page of tips and best practices from across U-M and beyond.

Supporting Diverse Graduate Students

Rackham Graduate School has a history and tradition of valuing the diversity of our students as an essential dimension of excellence in graduate education.

Rackham Office Directory

You can find information about Rackham offices through our Office Directory. If you are looking to contact a specific Rackham staff member, please use the Staff Directory.