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District Board of Trustees Policies

Policy: 2.20

Title: The Role of Faculty in Governance of the College

Legal Authority: Florida Statute 1001.64

Office of Primary Responsibility: President’s Office

The faculty shall have a role in the governance of South Florida State College.

They shall be responsible for:

  1. The development, revision, and recommendation of academic policies, procedures, programs and courses (subject to Florida laws, rules, and guidelines and college policies;
  2. Implementing and monitoring the curriculum and keeping it current in terms of content, the technology included in the curriculum, and the technology used in instructional delivery;
  3. In the role of department chair or program manager, they shall assist in supervising and evaluating full time and part-time faculty and in providing leadership in program/department institutional effectiveness activities; and
  4. Serving on the standing and ad hoc/special committees of the college that make recommendations regarding college policies and procedures, particularly the academic program policies and procedures and faculty peer recognition. 

They may also establish a committee to act as a forum to discuss faculty, student, academic, and institutional issues and make recommendations to the president as appropriate.

They shall serve as the advisors to student clubs and activities.

They shall serve as a majority on the committees that recommend the selection of new faculty.

History: Last Reviewed 6/27/12

Issued by District Board of Trustees: 1/22/2002

Reviewed: 7/01/04, 7/01/07, 7/22/09, 6/27/12

Revised: -