CON PhD Affairs Council Rules of the Faculty Organization

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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER
COLLEGE OF NURSING
PhD Affairs Council Rules of the Faculty Organization Subsection: 4.1.9
Section 4.0 - Rules of the Faculty Organization Originating Date: May, 2010
Responsible Reviewing Agency:

Faculty Coordinating Council;

General Faculty Organization
Revised: September, 2011
Revised: November, 2011
Revised: September, 2012
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1.    Purpose:

The purpose of the PhD Affairs Council is to foster high quality, doctoral education in nursing in accordance with the policies of the UNMC Graduate College.

2.    Functions:

  1. Plan and monitor courses and curricula and make recommendations for approval from the UNMC Graduate Council.
  2. Recommend applicants for admission to the doctoral program to the Dean of Graduate Studies.
  3. Recommend names of students for graduation to the Dean of Graduate Studies.
  4. Recommend approval of dissertation supervisory and examination committees to the Dean of Graduate Studies.
  5. Develop and coordinate regular ongoing formal evaluation of the curriculum and graduates and provide ongoing feedback for program improvement.
  6. Monitor students’ performance for progression and recommend candidacy.
  7. Establish criteria, policies and procedures to be used in awarding and reporting scholarships, traineeships, fellowships, and other awards to doctoral students.
  8. Notify College of Nursing Student Services office of honors/awards received by doctoral students.
  9. Notify Professional Graduate Nursing Program Curriculum Committee, Professional Graduate Nursing Program Admission, Progression, Graduation & Scholarship Committee and General Faculty Organization of any changes approved by UNMC Graduate College.

3.    Memberships:

Membership consists of voting and ex-officio graduate faculty members who are recommended to the Dean of Graduate Studies for appointment.

4.    Voting:

5.    Term of Service:

6.    Guidelines: