A program director may be any faculty member who holds a tenure track faculty line.
The position of program director shall be an appointed position.
The primary duty of a program director is to be a classroom faculty member. Program
directors shall continue teaching a minimum of 9 contact hours per semester.
The term of office for a program director shall be one (1) year. A program director
may serve an unlimited number of terms.
The program director position shall have a ten (10) month period of obligation.
Program directors will receive a fixed stipend of $3,500 per semester.
The program director may resign from the position at any time, with notification to
members of the department, the dean, and the provost, without jeopardy to the individual’s
The program director may be removed at any time during the term by the provost, in
consultation with the school dean.
Prior to the appointment of a program director, the school dean will solicit interest
among all faculty members of their respective schools and/or specific program area(s),
which will include providing a written position announcement to each faculty member
within the respective program area(s).
The notice shall invite qualified faculty to submit applications and nominations for
the position to the school dean. Each candidate shall submit a short letter of interest,
stating his or her qualifications, along with an updated CV or resume.
The program area as a whole shall interview each candidate and submit written comments
and recommendations to the dean and the provost.
The school dean and provost may, singly or jointly, interview all program director
The final selection of the program director will be made by the provost in conjunction
with the school dean.