Graduate Faculty Appointment
There is only one graduate faculty of The University of Akron. Within that graduate faculty, members have different responsibilities.
- Category I: All members of the graduate faculty
- Category II: Those members of the graduate faculty who are granted the ability to direct doctoral dissertations and master's theses
- Ad Hoc: Adjunct, part-time, visiting, and other graduate faculty members who may not direct doctoral dissertations or master’s theses or serve on a dissertation committee.
Departments within the College of Education have specific criteria by which faculty are granted Graduate Faculty Status. See the following department criteria:
Also see University Rule 3359-24-01 for more information