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5.000 Responsibilities of Faculty

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5.120 Faculty Minimum Qualifications

5.130 Professional Growth and Development

5.140 Faculty Status

5.150 Continuing One-half Time Faculty

5.200 Academic Freedom

5.300 Faculty Organizations

5.310 Faculty Committee Assignments

5.320 Division Chairperson

5.400 Evaluation of Full-time Faculty

5.500 Divisional Meetings

5.600 Mini-Courses, Interim Courses, and Special Courses

5.700 Faculty Release Time

5.710 Intellectual Property Rights and Policies

5.720 Sabbatical Leave

5.800 Participation in Graduation

5.900 Faculty Office Assignments

5.130 Professional Growth and Development

Policy Number: 5.130 

Subject: Professional Growth and Development

Date Adopted: January 1, 1991

Faculty members are required to continue professional growth, and may satisfy this requirement by participating in any of the following professional development activities:

1. By completing eight-semester hours of college work for each six years at the College.

2. By actively participating in a professional higher education organization.

3. By actively participating in the institution's in-service faculty development programs.

4. By participating in the College's community service programs.

5. By conducting approved research.

6. By other work experience, approved by the Vice President for Instruction or Vice President for Technical Education.

The Vice President for Instruction and the Vice President for Technical Education are responsible for supervision of this requirement and determining that the necessary professional growth and development requirements are being met within specified time periods.