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 for Multidisciplinary Studies students; 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. Registration for master's theses and projects credits must take place during or after fall 2016.
The request form for remuneration is made available at the close of the grading window each semester. Requests must be made within 2 weeks after the grading window closes to allow for processing.
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