Need to Know
On March 27, President Haegar announced that tuition remission for graduate assistants will be raised from 50 to 75 percent for those who work 20 hours per week. Accordingly, those who work between 10 -19 hours per week will receive a 37.5 percent tuition remission.
Here are the remission numbers for 2008-09:
The Graduate College and the Faculty Development Program have reinstated the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award to honor exceptional achievement by graduate teaching assistants. Each recipient will receive a $1,000 award.
Nominees are Gina Blue, MAT Spanish; Janee Dunn, MA Applied Communication; Curtis Kleinman, MAT Spanish; Hilary Nemchik, MA Applied Communication; and Kinsey Pell, MS General Psychology. This year's awards went to Blue and Nemchik.
The nominees and recipients will be honored at the Graduate College Awards ceremony and reception to be held April 23 at 4 pm at the Grand Canyon Room in the University Union.
"Approximately 300 graduate students at NAU, or 5 percent, are teaching assistants," says Graduate Dean Ramona Mellott. "We are grateful for their talent, professionalism, and dedication to their disciplines and their students."