2.70 – Grading System

2.70 – Grading System A. Purpose To establish guidelines for grading of credit courses. B. Policy Official grades will be issued for each student at the end of each semester for each credit course in which the student is enrolled. C. Procedures Students enrolled in credit courses will be graded by the letter grade system…

2.14 – Academic Honors

2.14 – Academic Honors A. Purpose To express its commitment to academic excellence, the college recognizes academic scholarship by its students in several ways. B. Policy In order to recognize students who have excelled in their academic performance, the college will establish appropriate procedures for selecting and recognizing students who exemplify the tradition of outstanding…

2.62 – Academic and Course Grade Appeal

2.62 – Academic and Course Grade Appeal A. Purpose Establish an equitable and orderly process to resolve academic dissatisfaction at the college. This may include final grades, instructional procedures, attendance, instructional quality, and situations related to academic issues. B. Policy The college will provide for the appeal of academic related issues through an orderly process.…

2.63 – Repeating Courses

2.63 – Repeating Courses A.    Purpose Establish criteria and procedures for allowing students to repeat courses in an effort to improve overall academic grade point average. B.    Policy Students may repeat a course for which a grade has been earned. Allied Health and selective admission programs may have courses that are excluded from this policy.…

3.11 – Employee Background Checks

3.11 – Employee Background Checks A. Purpose To provide guidance and standards for the employment background check process, ensuring the safety and well-being of the college community. B. Policy As a condition of employment, new and former employees are required to successfully complete a background check. The college also reserves the right to conduct background…

3.12 – Employment Agreements and Voluntary Separation

3.12 – Employment Agreements and Voluntary Separation A.    Purpose To establish standards related to employment agreements, assignment letters, resignations, and retirements. B.    Policy The college will coordinate and maintain documentation of employment agreements, adjunct assignment letters, resignations, and retirements. Employees are expected to follow voluntary separation notification guidelines based on a professional courtesy. C.   …

3.10 – Hiring Employees

3.10 – Hiring Employees A.    Purpose To establish standards for the hiring process. B.    Policy The college will maintain formal, fair, equitable and nondiscriminatory procedures in its hiring practices. Upon recommendation of the Chancellor, the Board of Trustees is responsible for approving the hiring of full-time employees. C.    Procedures Full-time Staff and Faculty Employees When…

5.24 – Academic Integrity

5.24 – Academic Integrity A. Purpose To define standards of academic integrity, to establish the authority to address infractions of academic integrity, and to establish due process for students to respond to possible sanctions imposed due to policy violations. B. Policy The college shall promote and enforce a culture of academic integrity. Students are expected…

5.20 – Suicide Prevention and Awareness

5.20 – Suicide Prevention and Awareness A.    Purpose To establish protocol for communicating the availability of suicide prevention and awareness resources to the college community. B.    Policy The college will maintain suicide prevention and awareness resources and will communicate the availability of these resources to the college community as required by RSMo173.1200. C.    Procedures OTC…