Nomination & Appointment of Faculty

UHM faculty (instruction, research, administration and specialist) at Rank 3 or above and distinguished scholars from the community at large may be nominated to the graduate faculty. The graduate chair shall notify the Graduate Division of all changes to their program faculty (e.g., new hires, resignations, change in rank, retirements, new cooperating or affiliate graduate faculty etc).

Regular Graduate Faculty (RGF)

To nominate RGF, the graduate chair, with the support of the majority of the graduate faculty shall send via their department chair and college/school Dean, the Regular Graduate Faculty Nomination Form together with a current CV. A copy of the CV may also be sent via email to the Graduate Division (graddiv@hawaii.edu) with a note about the nomination form being en route to Graduate Division.

Cooperating Graduate Faculty (CGF)

To nominate cooperating graduate faculty, the graduate chair, with the support of the majority of the graduate faculty shall send via their department chair and college/school Dean, the Cooperating Graduate Faculty Nomination Form together with a current CV. A copy of the CV may also be sent via email to the Graduate Division (graddiv@hawaii.edu) with a note about the nomination form being en route to Graduate Division.

Affiliate Graduate Faculty (AGF)

To nominate affiliate graduate faculty, the graduate chair shall send to the Graduate Dean the Graduate Faculty (L1) Nomination and Approval Form a current CV and a non-comp Personnel Notification Form (PNF).

Emeritus Graduate Faculty (EGF)

To change their graduate faculty status, the graduate chair shall send to the Graduate Faculty (L1) Nomination and Approval Form and a copy of their Emeritus nomination letter to Graduate Division. Once awarded, a copy of their Emeritus award letter should be forwarded to Graduate Division.

Other

To nominate an individual to the graduate faculty, the graduate chair shall send to the Graduate Dean the Graduate Faculty (L1) Nomination and Approval Form together with a current CV. When their term of employment ends (i.e., no longer at UH) or their status changes (e.g., tenure-track appointment), please inform Graduate Division accordingly.