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ErnestBrothersErnest L. Brothers, assistant dean of the Graduate School, director of the Office of Graduate Training and Mentorship, and adjunct assistant professor in political science, was elected to a three-year term on the executive committee of the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools at the organization’s annual meeting, held February 20 through 23 in San Antonio, Texas. CSGS is composed of public and private institutions in the southern region of the United States granting master’s and doctoral degrees. The organization promotes the exchange of ideas and best practices in graduate education and research and maintains close liaison with the Council of Graduate Schools, the premier national organization supporting the advancement of graduate education.

Brothers, who also serves as associate director for diversity enhancement for the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) at UT, has a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and a Master of Science in natural science from Delta State University, a Master of Public Policy and Administration degree from Mississippi State University, and a doctorate in urban higher education from Jackson State University.