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Coordinator of Graduate Studies

The Coordinator of Graduate Studies is appointed by the Chair after consultation with the FAC.  The appointment is for two (2) academic years; reappointment to subsequent terms may be made following a satisfactory biennial performance review conducted by the Chair.  The appointment may be terminated at any time by the Chair, in his/her sole discretion.  The Coordinator of Graduate Studies must be a full member of the Graduate Faculty holding the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.  The Coordinator of Graduate Studies chairs the GSC and oversees the operation and development of the Department's graduate programs.  The Coordinator of Graduate Studies serves as the Department liaison to the Graduate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and other graduate bodies.  The duties of the Coordinator of Graduate Studies are described in the departmental Operating Procedures document and referenced in the description of workload equivalents (see Section II.A Faculty Workload and Workload Equivalents) contained in this handbook.