Part-time adjunct faculty, clinical assistant professors, and persons with an affiliation other than New York University may serve as committee members with the approval of the Department Chairperson and the Vice Dean for Academic Affairs.
This date must be agreed upon by the chair and members of the dissertation committee. You are responsible for making sure that proposal and dissertation drafts submitted to your faculty committee are free of errors in form, style, diction, spelling, and grammar.
The candidate must obtain signatures from the Chair of the dissertation committee and dissertation committee members.
If your proposed research involves interviews, surveys, questionnaires, participant observation, ethnography, or other methods involving human subjects, UCAIHS approval is required. If there are one or more fail votes, the outcome is recorded as a fail.
Rule Which Determines a Deferred Pass Outcome Any combination of votes which does not result in a pass or fail as specified above must result in a deferred pass with conditions.
Please note that all forms to request the appointment of dissertation committees require the approval signature of the Department Chairperson and are subject to the approval of the Vice Dean for Academic Affairs.