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Policy 3013 - Advisory Boards

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Western Dakota Tech Policy Number: 3013  


I.  Purpose

Western Dakota Tech (WDT) strives to meet the needs of the workforce community by offering current and rigorous academic programs with appropriate student-learning outcomes. The guidance from industry-led Advisory Boards is essential in keeping WDT programs relevant to current industry trends.

II.  General Statement of Policy

A.  Each WDT credit-bearing academic program has an advisory board that provides guidance and feedback. Operational units, support units, and non-credit programs may create advisory boards as needed and appropriate. WDT will develop and maintain a Constitution and Bylaws template for advisory board use. The Constitution and Bylaws will describe:

  • Advisory board purpose
  • Membership
  • Organization
  • Meetings
  • Duties of the board members, Chair, and Secretary
  • Order of business
  • Voting process
  • Use of committees
  • Amendment process
  • Other guidelines as needed
B.  It shall be a violation of this policy if an academic program does not have an industry Advisory Board.

III.  Definitions – None

IV.  Reporting Procedures – None

V.  Dissemination of Policy and Training

A.  This policy shall appear on the WDT website on the policy page.

Legal References: None

Board Approved 5/13/2019


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