12/08/03; DTF 3/04/04
sponsor will be appointed during the first term that a student is enrolled in
the doctoral program. The faculty sponsor will provide program advisement for
each doctoral student prior to the second term of the planned program. The
sponsor will assist the student in developing a cognate within the program of
study which meets program requirements and which meets the personal
professional development interests of the student.
faculty sponsor will assist their assigned doctoral students in identifying
faculty whose research interests and expertise are consistent with the student's
likely area of inquiry.
12/08/03; DTF 3/04/04; DTF 4/08/09
will identify and request the Doctoral Program Director to appoint a faculty
research mentor prior to fall of the third year in the program. The research
mentor will provide program advisement for the student through the remaining
program of study and will typically serve as chair of the student’s
comprehensive examination and dissertation committees.
APPROVED: DSC 12/08/03; DTF 3/04/04
a student or a faculty member who is serving as a faculty sponsor or research
mentor believes that it would be appropriate to have a different faculty member
appointed to serve as the faculty sponsor or research mentor, the student or
faculty member should present to the Doctoral Program Director a request for
change. Any request to have a particular
faculty member appointed should be appended.
The Doctoral Program Director makes a requested change in appointment
after conferring with the persons involved.
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