Mentoring & Advising

Faculty Advisors

Each student will be assigned to a faculty advisor who will serve in that capacity until the student selects a dissertation chair.

  1. Each member of the Graduate Group Faculty shall be available to serve as a faculty
  2. Normally, no more than two incoming graduate students will be assigned to any one faculty member or
  3. Faculty advisors may be changed upon request by the student or a faculty
  4. As a student’s research interests become clearly defined, a faculty member other than the faculty advisor may assume the role of dissertation
  5. A faculty member will be limited to chairing no more than three student dissertation committees and advising no more than two registered students in one cohort at one time.  A faculty member can petition the Executive Committee for a waiver of this limit.