Graduate faculty members are expected to participate in and/or support graduate activities, functions, coursework, individual investigations, and capstone/thesis student committees. Each Faculty member is expected to contribute to the graduate studies of the College and the University according to the terms and condition of his/her Letter of Appointment, and his/her academic credentials. Some Faculty members make their primary contribution in teaching while others emphasize research and/or creative activity. High quality teaching and scholarly activity are expected of all graduate faculty members. Service to the program, College, and the University is also expected of each Faculty member.