Support for tomorrow's leaders


Vice Provost for Graduate Studies, Managing Trustee

Dr. Jennifer A. Roberts is the Managing Trustee of the Self Graduate Programs. She also serves as Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and is a Professor in the Department of Geology.

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Dr. Stefani Buchwitz joined the Self Graduate Programs in January 2015.  As Director, she oversees the department and staff, sets the policies and procedures, manages the budget, produces unit reports, coordinates the Board of Trustees, implements strategic planning and evaluation, and supports the Self Graduate Fellows and Self Memorial Scholars.

Program Coordinator
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Michelle Compton-Muñoz joined the Self Graduate Programs as Program Coordinator in June 2020. Michelle is responsible for coordinating the Self Graduate Fellowship Fellow Development Program, Symposium, Society of Self Fellows, and Self Memorial Scholarship Scholar Development Program. 

Recruitment Coordinator
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Daniel Rivera joined the Self Graduate Programs in August 2020.  Daniel coordinates all recruitment and selection associated with the Self Graduate Fellowship and the Self Memorial Scholarship.  He also manages the marketing, social media, and website for the department. 

Senior Administrative Associate
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Tammie Zordel joined the Self Graduate Programs in July 2016. As the Senior Administrative Associate, she manages the general office functions.


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