Ohio Admin. Code 3356-10-02 - Graduate faculty

Current through all regulations passed and filed through December 3, 2021

(A) Policy statement. The graduate faculty shall consist of the president of the university, the provost/vice president for academic affairs, the dean of the college of graduate studies, the deans of the colleges, and faculty members qualified to teach graduate courses as determined by the dean of graduate studies and the graduate faculty.
(B) Definition. Graduate faculty membership includes:
(1) Category one. Category one faculty members are full- and parttime faculty members employed by the Youngstown state university (university) who are selected by the college graduate studies committee (committee) and graduate council based on evidence of scholarship and professional development in the field or discipline appropriate to graduate faculty membership requirements established by the committee.
(a) All category one faculty may teach and supervise master's and doctoral level work and serve on or serve as a chairperson/advisor of mater's level thesis committees and doctoral level dissertation committees. Those faculty serving as chairpersons/advisors of doctoral committees shall meet advanced requirements determined by the appropriate college departments and approved by the dean of graduate studies in addition to those necessary for category one members.
(b) Full-time category one faculty have full rights and privileges in governance of the college of graduate studies.
(c) Part-time category one faculty do not have the full rights and committee privileges but may be appointed to serve on specific committees.
(2) Category two. Category two faculty members are full- and part-time faculty members employed by the university who are appointed by the dean of graduate studies upon recommendation of the chair of the department and dean of the college based on evidence of scholarship and professional development. Graduate faculty may be approved with a master's degree plus three years of significant and relevant professional experience in lieu of a terminal degree.
(a) All category two faculty may teach and supervise master's level graduate work and serve as a member of master's thesis committees.
(b) Full-time category two faculty may participate fully in activities of graduate studies committees and may vote in graduate faculty meetings.
(c) Part-time category two faculty do not have the ull rights and committee privileges but may be appointed to serve on specific committees.
(3) Category three. Category three members are not employed by the university and their academic entitlements are determined by the dean of graduate studies in consultation with the graduate council.
(C) Parameters.
(1) The graduate council is the representative governance unit for the graduate faculty and the college of graduate studies.
(2) Criteria and internal college procedures for appointment to the graduate faculty are recommended by the individual colleges and approved by the graduate council.
(3) The graduate faculty recommends and maintains standards for graduate admissions, courses, programs, and degrees, plus rules and procedures to give uniformity to the quality of graduate instruction throughout the university. It shall make recommendations concerning curricular activities required for graduate degrees and make suggestions to the departments concerning courses for graduate credit. It shall encourage the development and improvement of graduate work and research.
(4) Graduate council policies and procedures are found in the "College of Graduate Studies Academic Policy Book."

Replaces: 3356-10-02

Notes

Ohio Admin. Code 3356-10-02
Effective: 9/27/2021
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3356
Rule Amplifies: 3356
Prior Effective Dates: 11/04/1977, 08/15/1998, 06/16/2003, 08/21/2010, 01/22/2012, 01/20/2017

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