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Dr. Craig Ogilvie

Dean of the Graduate School and Associate Vice-President of Research

Phone: (406) 994-4145

Email: Craig Ogilvie

Graduate Student Affairs  Provides resources and support to all graduate students on a broad range of issues.

dn Donna Negaard
Assistant Dean of the Graduate School
(406) 994-4147
email: Donna Negaard

Fiscal Management, Administration, and Operations Oversees Budgeting, Finances, and Administration, including GTA/GRA appointments and Tuition Waivers. 

Ann Wells
Business Manager
(406) 994-4112
email: Grad Finances

John Anderson
Project Coordinator
(406) 994-4145
email: John Anderson

Office of Recruitment & Admissions  Responsible for the marketing, recruitment, application, evaluation, and admission process of all graduate students at Montana State University.

me Melis Edwards
Director of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions
(406) 994-6329
email: Melis Edwards

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Taylor Hophan-Nichols
Graduate Admissions Coordinator
(406) 994-4206
email: Taylor Hophan-Nichols
 MSU Danica Lower
Graduate Admissions Coordinator
(406) 994-5729
email: Danica Lower
Bo Beck

Mackenzie Williams
Graduate Admissions Coordinator
(406) 994-5561
email:Mackenzie Williams



Office of Graduate Student Success  Supports graduate students from the approval of their programs of study to the acceptance of their graduation applications and electronic theses and dissertations. Facilitates GradCat 360, holistic professional development.

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Lauren Cerretti
Director of Graduate Student Success
(406) 994-5312
email: Lauren Cerretti

EP Emily Peters
Degree Programs Specialist
(406) 994-6673
email: Emily Peters


MSU  Holly Hillis

 Student Services Specialist
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(406) 994-7518
 email: Holly Hillis
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Interdisciplinary Graduate Degree Programs - Manages interdisciplinary graduate degree programs and provides support to students and faculty in those programs. 



Kyra Merchen
Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs Manager
 email: [email protected]

Analytics & Systems Management - Data management and systems support including CollegeNet, DegreeWorks, statistics and reporting.

Laura Collins Laura Collins
Systems Analyst
(406) 994-7442
email: Laura Collins

Graduate Assistants with the Graduate School - Graduate assistants working on projects.

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Graduate Student Success Assistant

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Nicholas Dea
Graduate Student Affairs Assistant
Email: Nicholas Dea

Grad Assistant

Flor Vega-Castillo
Graduate Admissions & Recruitment Assistant
Email: Flor Vega-Castillo


Nirvair Khosa
Graduate Admissions & Recruitment Assistant
Email: Nirvair Khosa


Karthik Kumar
Graduate Admissions & Recruitment Assistant
Email: Karthik Kumar



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Tim Schehl
Graduate Professional Development Assistant
Email: Tim Schehl