Professional development is a broad term describing any of the various activities carried out by the professional staff for their personal and professional enrichment. Certain of these activities may be financially supported by Marywood University.
The major responsibilities of the committee are
One Presidential professional staff member
One Academic Affairs professional staff member
One Business Affairs professional staff member
One Student Life professional staff member
One University Advancement professional staff member
Two at large representatives, one from University directors and one from the professional staff
Members are elected by the Professional Staff Senate from those in their respective employment classifications.
The Chair is elected annually in the spring by the members of the committee and takes office the following July 1.
Three years, with possibility of election for one additional consecutive term.Meetings:
Much of the business of the committee is done electronically. However, the committee should meet in person at least once a semester.Reports To:
Vice President for Business Affairs.History:
03/17/95 - Established by the President of the University as recommended by the College Committee on Policy
10/30/02 - Revision approved by the Vice President for Business Affairs
05/07/07 - The Acting Vice President for Business affairs determined that elections are conducted by the Professional Staff Senate.
02/03/10 - Description of meeting times changed to reflect that much of the business of the committee is done electronically.