GDPE Faculty: Have been granted authority by a CSU academic department to act as a primary major advisor (committee chair) for graduate students.

GDPE Faculty Affiliate: Can serve as a voting member on a graduate student committee as long as the affiliate has a degree equivalent to (or higher than) the degree program level of the student. Typically non-CSU scientists who have a formal affiliate status with an academic department, but they have not been granted explicit authority to act as a primary major advisor for graduate students.

GDPE Associate: MS or PhD scientists who do not have an affiliate appointment with a CSU academic department and therefore are not eligible to serve as voting members of graduate student committees; however, they may serve as non-voting members on graduate student committees.

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