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Should you have questions for the Graduate School Staff, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you!


Dr. Charles "Skip" Clark
Any issue concerning the Graduate School that cannot be handled by another staff member such as student appeals, denial of admission, dismissal appeals, exceptions to Graduate School policy, grievances, etc. 
Cheryl Thomas Hill
Director of Graduate Admissions
Any issue concerning admissions, admissions requirements/standards, revision of graduate catalog, recruitment, Graduate School web site, online application, change of department chair and/or graduate program coordinator/director, request for course overloads, permission for undergraduates to take graduate credit and change of admissions status.
Kathie McNellis
Secretary to the Dean
Any issue pertaining to graduate faculty appointments, immunization requirements, Committee on Graduate Studies, scheduling appointments with Dean, questions regarding academic probation, dismissals and incompletes.

Deanna Richards
Administrative Coordinator
Any issue concerning graduation.  Questions related to transfer course credit, the language requirement, time limit for courses and Graduate School requirements for thesis, Ed.S. Projects and dissertations. 
Alice Wesley and Donna Davis
Admissions Specialists – Receptions Area
678-839-6419 or 
General questions and requests for information (including requests for application packets and catalogs for special cohort programs) and registration. 
Patricia “Trish” Wells
Records Section Supervisor
Any issue pertaining to international student admission, readmission, appeals, switching degree programs, update inactive student records, permission to gain access to Graduate School Banner Reports. Permission to access G-File and updates of G-File applications.
La Tonia Williamson
Departmental Associate
Any issue pertaining to new student applications to the Graduate School.