Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership Policies:

The Doctoral Program

1.1 Introduction


 The doctoral program in Educational Leadership in the College Education and Human Services (COEHS) supports the development of educational leaders with knowledge, vision, and commitment to work for the improvement of education through a variety of leadership roles. The policies and procedures that follow have been developed through the doctoral program collegial governance structure in the College of Education and Human Services and have the approval of the Dean of the College, the University Graduate Council (representing the Graduate Faculty), and the Dean of Graduate School (representing the Vice President for Academic Affairs). These policies and procedures provide the framework for governance of the program.

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1.2 Review of Policies and Procedures


Policies and procedures governing the doctoral program in Educational Leadership will be reviewed at least every 5 years for consistency with general University policy and current operations.

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1.3 Amendment of Policies and Procedures


All policies and procedures governing the doctoral program in Educational Leadership may be amended by a majority vote of the Doctoral Teaching Faculty in consultation with the Doctoral Steering Committee and are subject to agreement by the chair of the Department of Leadership, Counseling, and Instructional Technology, the Dean of the College, and the Dean of Graduate School. All proposed new policies and amendments are forwarded to the Doctoral Steering Committee for consideration and recommendation. Amendments may be initiated by any of the entities listed above, or by an individual faculty member.

 

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1.4 Exceptions to Policies and Procedures


Exceptions to doctoral policies and procedures must be approved by the student's faculty advisor, the Program Director, and the department chair.

 

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1.5 Academic Appeals


Every student is entitled to fair and equitable treatment. If a situation arises where a student believes that he/she has been denied fair treatment, and the dispute cannot be resolved directly with the individual concerned, then an appeal should be filed following the procedures outlined in the current UNF Graduate Catalog.