APPROVED: DSC 12/08/03; DTF 3/04/04
A faculty 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.
The 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.