The Graduate Faculty Committee (GFC) | Kent State University

The Graduate Faculty Committee (GFC)

The Graduate Faculty Committee consists of all faculty members holding full graduate status in the School of Visual Communication Design. The function of the Graduate Faculty Committee is to recommend graduate status for eligible faculty to the Director of the School and the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies for the College.

The Graduate Faculty Committee shall accept and review credentials of candidates for membership and upon review shall recommend graduate faculty status to the Director of the School of Visual Communication Design by a simple majority vote. Abstentions shall not be permitted. The Director shall recommend candidates for graduate faculty status to the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies for the College. A negative recommendation by the Graduate Faculty Committee or the Director of the School shall include justifications, which shall be made available to the candidate. The candidate may appeal the Committee's recommendations to the Director, and/or the Director's recommendation to the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies.