5.700 Faculty Release Time
Subject: Faculty Release Time
Date Adopted: January 1, 1991
Any faculty member who wishes to develop a new course or program, revise existing curriculum in the division, or develop and implement a grant which would improve the quality of instruction, may request a three-semester hour reduction of a semester's teaching load in order to implement the project. Such projects are limited to one a year in any division.
A faculty member requesting release time will submit a detailed proposal, outlining what he or she plans to do. Formal approval of the request will require the approval of the Division Chairperson and the Vice President for Instruction.
A proposal ordinarily shall be reviewed and approved one semester prior to the beginning of the released time.