Angela Ray

Angela G. Ray, PhD, joined The Graduate School in Fall 2017 as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. In this role, she provides academic leadership for all doctoral, master’s, certificate, and cluster programs under the supervision of The Graduate School and serves as a key member of the senior leadership team. She facilitates good communication and partnership between TGS, our graduate programs, campus partners, and students through our progress review process, curriculum and program development processes, the organization of our quarterly meetings of Directors of Graduate Study, and the examination and implementation of our academic policies for the graduate community.

Angela has previously served the graduate community as a member of TGS’s Advisory Council for Academic Affairs, and as a Reader of Names in TGS’s PhD and MFA Hooding Ceremony.

An Associate Professor in Communication Studies, Angela holds a PhD in Speech Communication from the University of Minnesota.