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Find resources, plans and documents related to the Saint Louis University School for Professional Studies. 

Plan for Enhancing Diversity 2022 - 2025

The School for Professional Studies (SPS) supports SLU’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.

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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."

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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.

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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 courses offered by the School for Professional Studies who are not Saint Louis University faculty members.

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