Gray CrouseGray Crouse, PhD
Gray Crouse is Professor of Biology in Emory College and a member of the Program in Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics in the Winship Cancer Institute.  He received his B.S. in Chemistry from Duke University in 1970, his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Harvard University in 1976, and has been in the Department of Biology at Emory since 1984.  His research is in the areas of DNA repair, mutagenesis, and recombination.  He teaches in various areas of genetics and in 2007 was awarded the Emory Williams Distinguished Teaching Award in the Natural Sciences. Gray has served in a variety of functions in the University, including as Chair of Biology from 1987-1990; Chair of the University Senate Library Policy Committee, 1993-1996; Chair of the Flora Glenn Candler Concert Committee in 1998-1999 and 2000-2002; Chair of the Emory College Tenure and Promotions Committee, 2003-2004; Chair of the Emory College Governance Committee, 2011-2012, and Chair of the University Faculty Council and President of the University Senate in 2012-2013. He is currently co-chair of the University Committee on Class and Labor, Phase 2 and the Student Entrepreneurship Committee.

Executive Leadership

John BuggeJohn Bugge, PhD
Chair, Executive Committee

John Bugge is Professor Emeritus of English.  As a medievalist, John specialized in Chaucer, the Arthurian tradition, Middle English devotional literature of female spirituality, and the alliterative style.  He is the author of Virginitas: An Essay in the History of a Medieval Ideal (1975) and the co-editor of The Arthurian Tradition: Essays in Convergence (1988), along with numerous essays on medieval literature.  John's degrees are from Marquette (BA 1963) and Harvard (MA 1966, PhD 1970).  John works with the Executive Committee as its chair, along with a varied group of constituents, to implement the EUEC's strategic plan and address opportunities and challenges related to faculty retirement. Contact John via email

KellerJames W. Keller, MD
University Senate/Faculty Council

Professor Emeritus of Radiation Oncology, James W. Keller (Jim), is the EUEC’s University Senate and Faculty Council representative. Jim retired from the Department of Radiation Oncology in 2009. Upon his retirement, a Chair was named in his honor. For 12 years, Jim served as chairman of  Emory’s Institutional Review Board. In addition to being a member of the Emeritus College, Jim’s Emory connection is extended by way of his granddaughter who is enrolled at Emory University, class of 2015.

Both the Senate and the Council meet once a month during the academic year.  Jim will serve ex officio on the Fringe Benefits Committee of the University and be vigilant in protecting issues vital to emeritus faculty. If you have any concerns or questions, please contact Jim via email: Your input is welcome.