Susan Williford, Coordinator of Student Records for the Graduate School, never knows when she’ll run into a former student. “They become neighbors. They become Duke faculty. They restore historical buildings. They appear on television as experts in their field,” she says.
On June 24, the Graduate School hosted its annual appreciation luncheon for assistants to the directors of graduate studies (DGSAs). These dedicated administrators juggle many responsibilities that keep graduate students and departments on track.