Membership in Program Faculty

Criteria for Membership

Graduate faculty in the Departments of English and Communication are eligible for membership on the Program Core Faculty of the Ph.D. in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media. Graduate faculty across the university and from other peer universities are eligible for membership as Program Affiliated Faculty. Each nomination is considered individually, but suitability for membership is generally based on the following criteria. Members of the CRDM Program Faculty must:

Nomination and Selection Process


Faculty may be nominated by members of the Program Committee or other faculty and administrators, or they may nominate themselves


The Program Committee will review nominations based on the criteria and decide on the suitability of the candidate’s membership on the Program Faculty. The Chair will inform the candidate of the Committee’s decision with a copy to the candidate’s department head.

Approved by the CRDM Program Committee, 8 November 2005.