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Stipends for Graduate Staff Appointments, Fellowships and PRF Research Assistantships (C-23)

PURDUE UNIVERSITY
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
EXECUTIVE MEMORANDUM No. C-23
(Supersedes Executive Memorandum No. A-87, dated July 1, 1955)

November 1, 1991

To: Chancellors, Deans, Directors, and Heads of Schools, Divisions, Departments, and Offices

Re: Stipends for Graduate Staff Appointments, Fellowships and PRF Research Assistantships

  1. Graduate Staff Appointments:

    Monthly stipend ranges for graduate teaching assistants, graduate research assistants, graduate instructors, and graduate administrative and professional staff will be recommended annually to the Board of Trustees for the upcoming fiscal year.

    After approval by the Board of Trustees, the Vice President and Dean of the Graduate School shall inform chancellors, academic deans, department heads, and academic business administrators of the established stipend ranges. Any exceptions to these ranges must be approved by the Vice President and Dean of the Graduate School.

  2. Fellowships:

    Stipends for fellowships supported by University funds and administered by the Graduate School will be recommended annually to the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs.

    After approval by the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Vice President and Dean of the Graduate School shall send announcements of these fellowship programs and stipends for the subsequent academic year to departments during November.

  3. PRF Research Assistantships:

    The Purdue Research Foundation provides half-time research assistantships for doctoral students through two programs: PRF Research Grants and PRF Summer Research Grants. The Vice President for Programs of the Purdue Research Foundation shall announce annually these programs to the faculty during the fall semester.

    Stipends are set by the President of the Purdue Research Foundation and shall be included in information about stipends for graduate staff appointments, distributed by the Vice President and Dean of the Graduate School.

Steven C. Beering
President