Faculty Duties and Responsibilities

This section describes the duties and responsibilities related to faculty teaching, service and leadership. Expectations vary by rank (you can find more information regarding Promotion in Rank on the Goodwin Policy Website).


Teaching excellence requires that faculty use models and practices that achieve optimal student learning. Specific duties related to teaching and student learning include, but are not limited to:


Service includes all activities that aid the community in addressing societal problems within the College, local, national and international communities. Examples of service include:


Scholarship is both the discovery of new knowledge through innovation and research, and the application of that knowledge across disciplines. Scholarship involves a commitment to learning and developing expertise in one’s career field. Some examples of scholarly activity include:

Locating grant opportunities and participating in the research, writing, implementation, assessment and reporting processes.