Faculty Qualifications: Two Schools, Two Approaches
There’s a hot topic on campus: faculty qualifications, or what accrediting bodies often call credentialing.
Most faculty are qualified to teach based on their academic degrees, but some faculty may be qualified based on work experience, licenses, certifications or other qualifying activities.
Given the range of expectations from regional and professional accreditors, should you take a high-level, overview approach, or get into the details of individual courses?
Get two perspectives from institutions that took different approaches: Pittsburg State University and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.