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Article 18: Responsibilities

Collective Bargaining Agreement for Part-Time Faculty

18.1

The parties recognize part-time faculty as professionals. Because part-time faculty have contributions to make to the College, they may in accordance with the provisions of Article 13.2 continue to be allowed compensated opportunities for collaborative involvement with their department deans or designee and colleagues in order to improve instruction.

18.2

The parties also recognize that faculty are committed to CNM’s mission and goals, with the College’s primary focus being on student success. To that end, CNM’s objectives are to:

  1. increase student retention,
  2. improve graduation rates, and
  3. strengthen academic performance. 

18.3

The parties recognize the importance of these goals. Faculty will develop strategies consistent with achieving the above objectives and in accordance with the principles outlined in sub-articles 13.2 and 18.1.