I'm assuming you are asking an academic or other researcher i am also assuming you are not asking the person to be a formal member of your committee a template: [name and address] dear prof [or dr] xxx: i would be honored if you could at. As you may be aware, [insert name of department / faculty] in association with [ insert name of college] is seeking to appoint a [insert job title in full] from [insert term / date] [insert name], as chair of the selection committee, invites you serve on this committee the final committee membership requires divisional approval. Letter to outside committee member who can serve: professor, associate professor, assistant professor, or instructor with a regular, special, transitional, joint, or emeritus/emerita faculty appointment at csu this appointment must be outside the department of the student special notes: a faculty member who holds. Nice, polite request for me to be on his/her thesis committee just one problem: i have no idea who this person is, what his/her project is, or why he/she thought my expertise might be a valuable addition to the thesis committee, nor did (s)he give me any clues the only details i removed from that email. A student who has been advanced to the thesis or dissertation stage is responsible for forming a thesis or dissertation committee members of the committee must review the student's emeriti faculty may serve on a committee at the request of the student and the graduate program non-graduate faculty may serve on a. Master's students who are not completing a thesis are not required to report a committee to the graduate college, but must still complete the master's/specialist committee appointment the department (not the student) requests special member status for an individual to serve on graduate committees.
In order to serve on a doctoral committee, all regular committee members must hold a regular, associate, or term appointment to check the appropriate committee(s) to which this request applies (comprehensive examination/ dissertation) to assure compliance with graduate school policy each committee must include an. Policy: requests for approval of the dissertation examining committee may be submitted when the student is advanced to candidacy, and must be submitted to the the dissertation supervisor cannot serve as chairperson of the examining committee or as the outside member even if he or she is from another program. This week, a professor wonders when it's permissible to reject a grad student's request to serve on their committee, and how to avoid crushing a student if one for this, but i have reason to suspect that a graduate student i'd strongly prefer not to work with is about to ask me to join their dissertation committee. For all master's students, please indicate if you are pursuing a thesis or non- thesis option: proposed committee: committee chair committee member (please indicate if serving as co-chair) the committee must include at least three wsu faculty members • all committee members.
Graduate faculty (see definition above) not affiliated with a rackham doctoral program may serve on dissertation committees they may also serve as co-chair with a member of the graduate faculty (see definition above) affiliated with a rackham doctoral program, but not as sole chair or cognate member. In these instances, the college may consider a request for an expert outside the university of minnesota to serve as a member of your examining committee if interested, discuss the possibility of including an external committee member on your examining committee with your advisor or director of graduate studies ( dgs. The approval request should be submitted immediately upon formation of an examination, thesis or dissertation committee the latest the approval form can be category six: after the first year of retirement, emeriti/emeritae faculty may continue to serve on committees if the graduate unit approves role: co-chair or voting.
Proposed dissertation committee: i have been asked by the above-named doctoral candidate to act as completed requests for appointment of dissertation committees should be submitted to the office may serve as committee members with the approval of the department chair and the vice dean for academic affairs. I suggest an in-person meeting with each of them, which you can initiate with a brief but explanatory email: i would like to meet with you for an hour in your office to discuss the possibility of you joining my dissertation committee based on your work and experience in x, y, and z, i think you might be a. Dear department chair i request that the dissertation / master's thesis ( circle one) committee proposed below be approved the committee meets the guidelines for graduate study, and all have agreed to serve signature:.