3.1.8 Graduate Faculty Appointments

A. Purpose

It is the purpose of this policy to provide guidelines on appointment to the Graduate Faculty.

B. Persons Affected

Graduate Faculty

C. Definitions

None

D. Policy and Procedures

Those faculty who teach graduate-level courses, advise graduate students, serve on thesis or dissertation committees, or otherwise participate in graduate education at U.T. Tyler must be members of the Graduate Faculty.

The purpose of graduate faculty credentialing is to ensure that graduate programs are supervised by faculty who are active in their own research/scholarship/creative activity.

For a complete description of the criteria to be accepted as a member of the Graduate Faculty and application process, please see the Graduate School web site at http://www.uttyler.edu/graduate/gradfaculty/credential.php.

E. Responsibilities

See responsibilities of Graduate Faculty on the Graduate School web site as referenced above.

F. Review

The Divisional Head for this policy is the Provost. This policy shall be reviewed every five years or sooner if necessary by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs in consultation with the Faculty Senate.

ORIGINALLY APPROVED: 12/01/2001 

LAST AMENDED: 04/22/2009