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Plan for Enhancing Diversity 2017-2020
The School for Professional Studies (SPS) supports Saint Louis University’s strong commitment to creating a vibrant and welcoming culture that expects and respects diversity. We support and enhance diversity as defined in the University’s diversity plan. The School’s mission of offering globally accessible, academic, professional and continuing education programs makes a Saint Louis University education accessible to a diverse audience of learners, those located in the region as well as around the world. In fact, SPS is among the most diverse schools/colleges at Saint Louis University.
2019-2020 SPS Goals
The School for Professional Studies is your lifetime partner for education providing quality, relevant, values-based courses, certificates and programs to prepare you for success.
SPS Faculty Workload Policy
The basic standard teaching load at the School for Professional Studies begins at a base of 12 workload units per semester and, per the University policy, includes "basic service obligations, such as participating in faculty meetings, academic ceremonies and convocations."
SPS Research Plan
At the School for Professional Studies, research plays an important role in the successful implementation of the school's strategic direction. Research is primarily leveraged for two interrelated purposes: to enhance school and program performance and to engage in scholarship and scholarly pursuits.
SPS Faculty Qualifications
This policy describes the qualifications necessary to serve as an instructor for courses offered by the School for Professional Studies. This policy applies to all individuals seeking to teach a courses offered by the School for Professional Studies who are not Saint Louis University faculty members.