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Communicating Effectively With Your Advisor

Helen Doyle
Associate Vice Provost Graduate Education VPGE
Date and Time: 
Monday, November 11, 2019 - 12:30

Department of Anthropology
Main Quad - Building 50
Room 51A (Colloquium Room)


Your relationship with your faculty advisor is an essential part of your grad school experience. Learn practical skills and discover resources to help you communicate effectively and resolve issues with your faculty advisor. VPGE’s Communicating Effectively with Your Advisor workshop helps you develop a healthy and productive relationship with your faculty advisor.


Helen joined the VPGE office as Director of Educational Programs in August 2012 and became Associate Vice Provost (AVP) in August 2015. Her responsibilities include oversight of VPGE’s extensive graduate professional development (GPD) programs, including promoting the interactive GPD Framework, and interdisciplinary learning opportunities. She also oversees VPGE’s communication and marketing strategies and serves as VPGE's primary point person on graduate academic policies. As AVP, Helen collaborates extensively with partners throughout campus and advocates for graduate students on a variety of University-wide committees.