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Shared Governance

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Policy

Clover Park Technical College involves students, faculty, staff, and administrators in discussion related to decisions of importance to the institution through the shared governance structure.

Definition of Shared Governance: Shared governance at Clover Park Technical College is the set of practices that provide opportunity for students, faculty, staff, and administrators to be informed of and have input into decisions that affect them.

The values that guide shared governance include:

  • Mutual respect and trust
  • Diversity of thought.
  • Informed and inclusive decision-making
  • Transparency and clarity of operations and decision-making
  • Open lines of communication
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration

Shared governance occurs through three primary avenues of engagement: (a) individual involvement, (b) committee and constituent group participation, and (c) an inclusive organizational structure.

 

Adopted: 2014

Revised:  N/A