Beginning fall 2016, all graduate faculty who serve as advisers of record for a student’s master’s project or thesis – outside their normal teaching load – will be compensated in the amount of $100 per credit (up to $600). This money will be paid to the faculty member via extra service after the student is approved to graduate by the Graduate School.
Beginning fall 2016, all graduate faculty who serve as principal advisers for M.S. Multidisciplinary Studies students, which includes advising the master’s project or the thesis, will be compensated $600. This money will be paid to the faculty member via extra service after the student is approved to graduate by the Graduate School.
The Graduate School will track the registration for master’s theses and projects as well as the appointment of principal advisers; it will monitor completion process for students in both situations and will work with academic dean's offices to manage the payment to the faculty member.
Department Chairs who receive a stipend are NOT eligible for extra service as per UUP Contract Article 25 Compensation of Department Chairpersons § 25.1 a. Payment of such stipend precludes extra service during the term of professional obligation.
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