Who Does What

Use the following table to search for Graduate School staff by function.  Click on the contact names to send an email to that contact.


Function Contact Phone Number
Admissions processing
Admissions Officers are assigned by applicant's last name as follows:

A-D : Karen Dickens

E-K : Nate Morrish-Harling

L-RMarthann Sheldon

S-Z : Chassidy Rice

Admissions general line 859-257-9390

Admissions and Recruitment Administration Suzanne McGinnis 859-257-2771
Black Graduate and Professional Student Association Advisor  Cleophus Price 859-257-2411
Graduate Career Exploration and Preparation  Coming Soon 859-257-2746
Certificate in College Teaching and Learning Morris Grubbs 859-257-9725
Certificate Administration (Graduate) Cleophus Price 859-257-2411
Curriculog Roshan Nikou 859-257-1457
Data Analysis for Programs/Colleges College Tableau Superusers https://www.uky.edu/iraa/tableau-super-users  
Degree Certification/Qual/Defense Academic Affairs Officer for each program: https://gradschool.uky.edu/academic-affairs-officers-0  
DGS and DGC Appointments Roshan Nikou 859-257-1457
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Office

Primary: Cleophus Price

Alternate: Roshan Nikou



Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) Academic Affairs Officer for each program: https://gradschool.uky.edu/academic-affairs-officers-0  
ETD Extension Request Cleophus Price 859-257-2411
Fellowships Brady Stein 859-257-9684
Final Examination Request Academic Affairs Officer for each program: https://gradschool.uky.edu/academic-affairs-officers-0  
GradDegree+  Ashley Sorrell 859-323-6807
Graduate Bulletin GS Web Coordinator  
Graduate Council Coordinator Roshan Nikou 859-257-1457
Graduate Faculty Appointments Roshan Nikou 859-257-1457
Graduate Student Professional Enhancement (general inquiries)  Morris Grubbs 859-257-9725
Graduate Student Success Pathways Chad Gilpin 859-257-4137
GSAS forms Kevin Johnson 859-257-6608
International Graduate Student Initiatives Angela Garner 859-323-4951
Postdoctoral Affairs Joseph Lutz 859-257-2302
Preparing Future Faculty/Professionals Morris Grubbs 859-257-9725

Qualifying Examination Request

Registration Forms Processing

Academic Affairs Officer for each program: https://gradschool.uky.edu/academic-affairs-officers-0  
Incoming Test Scores Tim Emrick 859-257-3603
TA Credentials Database (TADB) Chad Gilpin 859-257-4137
TA Development and liaison to CELT  Ashley Sorrell


TA Language Screenings

Angela Garner

Chad Gilpin



TA Observations & Evaluations Chad Gilpin 859-257-4137
TA Orientation registration and inquiries  Chad Gilpin 859-257-4137
Thomas Clark Graduate Study   Morris Grubbs 859-257-9725
Three-Minute Thesis (GradLive

Morris Grubbs

Ashley Sorrell



Transcript Intake Tim Emrick 859-257-3603
Transfer of Credit Academic Affairs Officer for each program: https://gradschool.uky.edu/academic-affairs-officers-0  
Tuition Scholarships Kevin Johnson 859-257-6608
Work Overload Requests (TA/RA/GA) Martha Peterson