General Policies on Doctoral Faculty Membership
- The applicant must possess an earned doctorate. Exceptions may be made for cases in which the candidate has demonstrated the equivalent of a doctorate in professional achievement. Petitions for substitution of professional achievement shall require approval by the Executive Committee of the Graduate Faculty Senate.
- During the past 5 years the applicant shall have published books, articles in refereed journals of national repute or shown other evidence of scholarly activity no less than that established by departmental standards.
- The applicant’s recent participation in directing theses and dissertations, in graduate teaching, and other scholarly activities shall be important considerations.
(Approved by the Graduate Faculty Senate – March 18, 2003)