Policy 3.01

Office of Academic Affairs

Part 1. Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to outline the authority and responsibilities of the Office of Academic Affairs with respect to instructional services and the assignment of substitute instructors.

Part 2. Definitions

Subpart A. Office of Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs is not a physical location, but rather is an administrative unit of the college. It includes all of the administrators who serve in the Academic Affairs Division.

Part 3. Instructional Services

Subpart A. Delegation of Authority

The Office of Academic Affairs is delegated the responsibility and authority to provide instructional services to the College community, which includes, but is not limited to, support of the faculty in the development of curriculum and the delivery of courses.

Subpart B. Faculty Consultation

The college faculty must be consulted when developing class schedules.

Subpart C. Course Cancellation

The Office of Academic Affairs reserves the right to cancel a course after the schedule has been published if the Office of Academic Affairs determines that it would be in the best interest of the College.

Part 4. Substitute Instructors

Subpart A. Delegation of Authority

The Office of Academic Affairs is delegated the responsibility and authority to hire substitute instructors when the assigned instructor is unable to perform his or her assigned duties for an extended period of time.

Subpart B. Technical Program Courses

The Office of Academic Affairs must arrange for a substitute instructor when classroom hours are required for a student to graduate from a program.

Subpart C. Faculty Cooperation

An instructor must provide lesson plans and assignments for use by substitute instructors for use by substitute instructors unless illness or other reasonable factors prevent them from doing so.

Date of Adoption: 7/1/1999
Date of Implementation (if different from from adoption date): 
Date of Last Review: 5/16/2019
Date and Subject of Revisions: