APPROVED: DSC 12/08/03; DTF 3/04/04
student cohort is an integral feature of the doctoral program in Educational
Leadership. Once admitted, students are expected to matriculate with the other
members of their cohort and to observe the policy on continuous enrollment.
event of personal hardship, a student may request a leave of absence from the
program for a specified period of time. To officially withdraw from all classes
and thereby from the university, or to not register in a given semester without
loss of student status, doctoral students must obtain prior approval of the
faculty sponsor/faculty research mentor and the Doctoral Program Director.
extension of an approved leave of absence, whether before or after admission to
candidacy, requires prior approval of the student's faculty sponsor/research
mentor and the Doctoral Program Director.
student is approved for a leave of absence, then the student must enroll in the
common course work with a subsequent cohort and maintain continuous progress with