Within their area(s) of expertise, all full-time ranked faculty members, including Library regular faculty are responsible for effective scholarly or creative activity. The university expects all faculty members to be active scholars or artists who contribute to the development and application of knowledge and create a dynamic environment for learning. The university expects a faculty member to establish a record of scholarly or creative endeavor that is meaningful within the scholar’s discipline. Grand Valley State University uses three categories to describe scholarship/creative activities: Advancement of Knowledge/Creative Expression, Scholarly Engagement, and Professional Development (Shared Governance Policies, SG Section 3.01.B).
Advancement of Knowledge or Creative Expression (includes, but not limited to):
Scholarly Engagement (includes, but not limited to):
Professional Development (includes, but not limited to):
Does Not Count (Activities that some units are currently counting)