The faculty reserves the right to request withdrawal from the program of any graduate students who, in the faculty’s professional judgment, fail to satisfy academic requirements of the program including scholarship, academic or professional ethics, skills or characteristics, professional suitability for the programs in which they are enrolled, or engagement in misconduct. These decisions are at the discretion of the faculty and the appropriate department chair and shall be made in accordance with the general procedures for academic retention and dismissal set forth in the Graduate Student Handbook. When necessary, the academic retention and dismissal procedures within respective department handbooks will be utilized.