Article 13: Academic Freedom

Collective Bargaining Agreement for Full-Time Faculty

The parties recognize that each employee, subject to parameters established by state and federal law and College approved curriculum, shall have the prerogative, right and responsibility to:


provide a dispassionate, honest presentation appropriate to the students assigned to the employee of all topics determined by the employee to be related to the College approved curriculum course content;


assess the performance of students and


prepare curriculum and course content and choose textbooks for use by the employee's students.


Final student grades shall not be changed without consultation with the Instructor of Record for the course.