For Full-time Faculty

Below and on the linked pages are some links to videos and other resources of specific interest to full-time faculty members. New faculty are encouraged to take the opportunity to review this material and to reach out to peers whenever there is a question about your role, or any processes and procedures that might benefit you. Additionally, the answers to many questions can be found in the Faculty Handbook linked from the Faculty tab in delaGATE.

Here are a few added notes that might help you better acclimate to the college.

Administrative and Academic Policies

The Faculty Handbook contains a complete explanation of academic and administrative policies and procedures. Areas of interest to faculty new to the College include the sections on payroll, parking, instructional materials, and academic honesty. You may also want to check out the sections on classroom and emergency procedures for important information about College policies.

The Faculty Handbook answers questions such as:

  • What are The College's mission and values?
  • What are competencies?
  • How do I get copies made?
  • What about academic honesty?
  • Where can I send students for help?
  • What accommodations are available for special needs students?
  • What do I do in an emergency?

Handbooks for Marple Campus, Southeast Center, and Chester County locations are available on the Faculty tab in delaGATE.

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The College's Advisory System

>> Watch an overview (1min 53sec) of CAS by Lisa Barnes, Faculty Delegate

The College Advisory System (CAS) at the College is a system of representative committees composed of students, support staff, administrators, and faculty. Its mission is to provide:

  • A vehicle so that ideas from all constituencies will receive consideration
  • Dialog on substantive educational issues
  • A forum to deliberate and reach consensus on items of College-wide interest

The College Advisory System consists of six standing committees and a steering panel. All committees will follow Robert's Rules of Order with designated exceptions. All members of the committees and the Steering Panel are to be elected.

Standing Committees

  • Academic Affairs
  • Institutional Resources
  • Student Affairs
  • Curriculum Review
  • Assessment Processes
  • Professional Development

More information about the CAS can be found on the College's S:\Global drive

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Human Resources, Mission and Goals

View a brief video introducing issues surround College benefits by Human Resources Vice President Connie McCalla.

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Payroll Office

The Payroll Office seeks to coordinate, administer, and disburse the compensation of all College employees in an accurate and timely manner while adhering to College guidelines, and federal, state and local government regulations. Our goal is to provide helpful, knowledgeable service in a positive and courteous manner.

The Payroll Office is located in room 3563 on the 3rd floor of Founders Hall in the business administration area of the building.

Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday during the five-day week, and 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday during the four-day week (mid May through mid August).

Employees at Delaware County Community College are paid on a biweekly basis - every other Friday during the five-day week and every other Thursday during the four-day week.
Beverly Pullin
Payroll Supervisor
Phone: 610-359-5116

Arlene Callahan
Payroll Accountant
Phone: 610-359-5119

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Faculty Contract (available from HR)

Watch an overview (6min 2sec) of the AHE by Union Presidents Eartha Holley, Assistant Professor of English, and Anthony Daly-Leonard, Associate Professor of Accounting

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Tenure Manual (available from Provost's Office)

The tenure process can seem overwhelming, but don't despair. Information will be given to you throughout your first few years so that you can progress steadily and successfully.

Watch an overview (4min 43sec) of the tenure process by the 2010-2011 co-chair of the Tenure and Sabbatical Committee, Bonnie McMeans, Assistant Professor of English.

2010-2011 Tenure and Sabbatical Committee Co-Chairs

  • Bonnie McMeans
    Assistant Professor of English
    4311 Academic Building, Marple
    Phone: 610-359-5271
  • Tony Makowski
    Assistant of History
    3318 Academic Building, Marple
    Phone: 610-359-5178

Some faculty members opt to organize their tenure materials electronically in eportfolios. You will learn more about eportfolios during your first year.


Useful Links

View a video of the College's Southeast Center campus Link to a video discussing the College's Downingtown campus Link to a video describing the College's Exton campus A video describing the College's Pennocks Bridge campus