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Graduate College Leadership and Staff

We are located on the third floor of Riverfront Hall in Suite 307.

The Graduate College is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., excluding observed government holidays.

Meet the members of the Graduate College on this page!

Graduate College Leadership

Graduate Dean, Associate Dean, Associate Dean in Residence, and Directors

Graduate College Staff

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    Anna Alton

    Customer Support Specialist

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    • Front-line Customer Service
    • Senior Permits Processing
    • Appeal Forms Processing

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    • Front-line Customer Service
    • Senior Permits Processing
    • Appeal Forms Processing
  • Headshot of Tara Alton

    Tara Alton

    Technical Records Specialist

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    • Submitting Applications
    • Transcript Check-In and Processing
    • eForms and Degree Evaluation: College of Arts and Sciences

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    • Submitting Applications
    • Transcript Check-In and Processing
    • eForms and Degree Evaluation: College of Arts and Sciences
  • Headshot of Rebecca Barnett

    Rebecca Barnett

    Senior Admission and Degree Evaluator

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    • Admission decisions for: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business and Economics, and College of Education
    • eForms and Degree Evaluation: College of Business and Economics & School of Public Service
    • Enrollment Deferments
    • Graduate College Scholarships (Gem and WRGP)
    • Program Change Requests

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    • Admission decisions for: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business and Economics, and College of Education
    • eForms and Degree Evaluation: College of Business and Economics & School of Public Service
    • Enrollment Deferments
    • Graduate College Scholarships (Gem and WRGP)
    • Program Change Requests
  • Headshot of Nathan Blottie

    Nathan Blottie

    Management Systems Coordinator

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    • Application and Form Submission System Maintenance
    • Faculty Permissions and Account Access
    • Reporting from Slate and Peoplesoft Systems

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    • Application and Form Submission System Maintenance
    • Faculty Permissions and Account Access
    • Reporting from Slate and Peoplesoft Systems
  • Headshot of Wayne Cochrane

    Wayne Cochrane

    Graduate Student Success Coordinator

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    • Administer annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®)
    • Coordinates GSSC programs
    • Supervisor: Graduate Student Success Center
    • Thesis and Dissertation Process

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    • Administer annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®)
    • Coordinates GSSC programs
    • Supervisor: Graduate Student Success Center
    • Thesis and Dissertation Process
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    Lynzi Cooper

    Recruiting Specialist

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    • Graduate opportunities at Boise State
    • Graduate program recruitment support
    • Graduate Ambassador program

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    • Graduate opportunities at Boise State
    • Graduate program recruitment support
    • Graduate Ambassador program
  • Headshot of Baily Hazzard

    Baily Hazzard

    Graduate Assistantship Manager and Assistant to the Dean

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    • Graduate Assistantship (GA) processing
    • GA Health Insurance
    • GA Tuition/Fee Payments
    • Secondary Positions to a GA
    • Scheduling with the Dean
    • NSF GRFP Fellowship processing

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    • Graduate Assistantship (GA) processing
    • GA Health Insurance
    • GA Tuition/Fee Payments
    • Secondary Positions to a GA
    • Scheduling with the Dean
    • NSF GRFP Fellowship processing
  • Headshot of Shelbi Long

    Shelbi Long

    Admission and Degree Specialist

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    • eForms and Degree Evaluation: College of Engineering & College of Education
    • Slate and PeopleSoft Defensive queries
    • Student Records

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    • eForms and Degree Evaluation: College of Engineering & College of Education
    • Slate and PeopleSoft Defensive queries
    • Student Records
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    Kelly Martinez

    Business Manager

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    • Budgetary and financial information
    • Payment of invoices
    • Graduate Assistant budgeting information
    • NSF Fellowship administration

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    • Budgetary and financial information
    • Payment of invoices
    • Graduate Assistant budgeting information
    • NSF Fellowship administration
  • Headshot of Cassie Mitchell

    Cassie Mitchell

    Administrative Support Specialist

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    • Office Support
    • Scheduling Appointments with Dawn Ramirez
    • Processes Graduate Faculty Nominations
    • Secretary Assistant for the Graduate Council

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    • Office Support
    • Scheduling Appointments with Dawn Ramirez
    • Processes Graduate Faculty Nominations
    • Secretary Assistant for the Graduate Council
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    Chris Owen

    Senior Admission and Degree Evaluator

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    • Admission for: College of Engineering, College of Health Science, School of Public Service
    • eForms and Degree Evaluation: College of Health Sciences
    • Enrollment Deferments
    • Graduate College Scholarships (Gem and WRGP)
    • Program Change Requests

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    • Admission for: College of Engineering, College of Health Science, School of Public Service
    • eForms and Degree Evaluation: College of Health Sciences
    • Enrollment Deferments
    • Graduate College Scholarships (Gem and WRGP)
    • Program Change Requests
  • Headshot of Dawn Ramirez

    Dawn Ramirez

    Administrative Manager

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    • Class Scheduling (GCOLL)
    • Curriculum Processing and Graduate Council Secretary
    • Graduate Catalog
    • Graduation List
    • Supervisor: Admission and Degree Processing, Administrative Support Team, Systems Team, and Success Team

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    • Class Scheduling (GCOLL)
    • Curriculum Processing and Graduate Council Secretary
    • Graduate Catalog
    • Graduation List
    • Supervisor: Admission and Degree Processing, Administrative Support Team, Systems Team, and Success Team
  • Headshot of Adrienne Zachary

    Adrienne Zachary

    Events Coordinator

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    • Doctoral Student Commencement
    • Graduate College Events
    • Professional Development Opportunities for Staff and Students

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    • Doctoral Student Commencement
    • Graduate College Events
    • Professional Development Opportunities for Staff and Students

Contact Us

E-mail: graduatecollege@boisestate.edu
Phone: (208) 426-GRAD (4723) or toll-free (1-800) 824-7017
FAX: (208) 426-2789

Mailing Address:
Boise State University, Graduate College
1910 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725-1110

Physical Address:
Riverfront Hall, Room 307
1987 W Cesar Chavez Ln
Boise, ID 83725

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