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Graduate Faculty Application

The Graduate Faculty Application Process and link to apply.

Minimum Criteria for Approval of Graduate Faculty Status
The following minimum criteria must be met for approval as a graduate faculty member:

  • Possession of appropriate terminal degree in his/her field,
  • Evidence of current scholarly productivity (within the last six years) as appropriate for his/her field;
  • Evidence of successful teaching and/or administration at the graduate level within the last six years; and
  • Any additional academic unit criteria on file with The Graduate School for the academic unit.  

Minimum Criteria for Approval of Graduate Instructor Status
The following minimum criteria must be met for approval as a graduate instructor:

  • Possession of appropriate master's degree in his/her field, preferably working toward appropriate terminal degree;
  • Evidence of current scholarly productivity (within the last six years) as appropriate for his/her field; and 
  • Any additional academic unit criteria on file with The Graduate School for the academic unit.  

The above minimum criteria for graduate instructor must be met for any faculty member who is to teach graduate courses at the 600-level or above.

 

The Graduate Council established the above criteria as minimum acceptable standards for all members of the Graduate Faculty at James Madison University. Individual colleges are encouraged to require additional criteria as appropriate for the particular field of expertise.

News

FREE food, fun, family, and friends.... The Graduate Community Dinner is Friday, September 20, 4:30-6:30 pm! Graduate students and faculty, and their immediate family and significant others are welcome!

Link here for more information and to RSVP.

MBA Graduate Students win big in the Google online challenge:  http://www.jmu.edu/news/2013/08/27-google-online-challenge-winners.shtml

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Fall 2013

September 13  - last day to submit an application to graduate this semester

November 22 - comprehensive assessment results and thesis/research project/dissertation due to The Graduate School

December 13 - Course completion deadline for graduation

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News from CSD! 

Dr. Stacey Pavelko and Dr. Carol Dudding have recently been awarded a $9,471 grant award for Language Sampling and Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) for Speech-Language Pathologists by the Virginia Department of Education. Congratulations on this award!

Dr. Christy Ludlow has been appointed as Chairperson of the Motor Function, Speech and Rehabilitation Study Section for the Center for Scientific Review beginning July 1st, 2013 until June 30th, 2015. This position requires high competence and achievement in the researcher’s scientific discipline and members are selected based on quality of research, publications in scientific journals, and other significant activities, achievements, and honors. Dr. Ludlow’s participation helps assure the quality of the National Institute of Health (NIH) peer review process and is a highly esteemed position. Congratulations to Dr. Christy Ludlow!

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AWARDS!

Dr. Anne Stewart is elected to receive the 2012 Outstanding Faculty Award by the  State Council of Higher Education for Virginia!  Read more...

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Justine Schembri, a May 2011 graduate of the ISAT-Malta program is selected to receive the 2012 CSGS (Conference of Southern Graduate Schools*) Master's Thesis Award in Life Sciences.

Jason Kopp, a doctoral student in the Assessment and Measurement Ph.D. program, and graduate of the Psychological Sciences master's program, is selected to receive the 2012 CSGS Master's Thesis Award in Social Sciences, Business and Education.  Read more...

Dr. Sarah Finney, with the Center for Assessment and Research Studes and the Ph.D. progra in Assessment and Measurement is selected to receive the 2012 CSGS Outstanding Mentor Award for her work with master's and doctoral students at JMU.

*The Conference of Southern Graduate Schools (of which JMU is a member) is an organization of over 200 gradaute schools in the following 15 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland. Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

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Dr. Brenda Ryals, faculty in the Communication Sciences and Disorders progam,  is the recipient of the 2012 Jerger Career Award for Research in Audiology. Read more...

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JMU Graduate Student, Sarah DiDimenco,  is Virginia Occupational Therapy Association (VOTA)scholarship award winner ....  more.

Thesis and Dissertation submission is now electronic. Please see the thesis and dissertation page for more information.