University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

F. Graduate Student Advising

F1.100 - The faculty member assigned to a graduate student as adviser must possess a degree at least at the level of the degree to be awarded. Programs may petition for exceptions to this policy on the grounds that the adviser possesses specialized experiences and expertise relevant to the graduate offerings. All such petitions must be submitted to and approved by the dean of the Graduate School.

F1.200 - At the close of the annual or biennial faculty evaluation process, any faculty member receiving a less-than-normal salary increase due to deficiencies related to advising graduate students shall lose his or her eligibility to serve on graduate committees until completion of the next review. The dean of the Graduate School is responsible for requesting a list of these faculty members from the academic deans and notifying them in writing of their lost eligibility.