Dear All,

After a rigorous review of the spring 2017 graduation applications, hiring decisions were made based on the following criteria:


-        TA work performance

-        Research/project performance with chosen faculty member

-        Availability of funding


Email notification has been sent out concerning the graduate assistantships today.


Depending on departmental need, there MAY be a second hiring phase.  Please hold ALL inquiries concerning this matter!!


Thank you,


Xiaojun Cao

Director of Graduate Studies & Professor