• Mission Statement

    The Mission of Instruction is to ensure high quality courses and outstanding programs in various delivery modes to all individuals who desire to pursue higher education. In addition, the Instructional area will provide a wide array of support services to foster student success.

    The Provost and Vice President of Instruction and Student Services is authorized and directed to

    • further the interests of the College and the College District;
    • provide primary leadership for the instructional programs of the College;
    • supervise the College's faculty promotion process;
    • convene and chair the Instruction and Student Development Council (I.S.D.);
    • consult with and advise Academic Deans and Department Chairs in the employment, promotion, retention, tenure, and termination of faculty members and prepare and submit to the President appropriate recommendations;
    • work with other appropriate personnel in, and be responsible for, the preparation and coordination of such publications as the College catalog, class schedules, final examination schedules, and book lists;
    • develop and maintain familiarity with the policies and programs of state, regional and federal agencies and accrediting bodies related to the educational work of the College and utilize this knowledge in carrying out the duties of the office;
    • work to resolve the many varied problems arising among members of the faculty, between students and faculty, and with both students and faculty in their relationships with various segments of the College;
    • serve on the President's Staff as an advisor to the President and assist in the formulation of policy recommendations for submission to the Board of Regents;
    • implement and monitor the Instructional Program Review Policy;
    • supervise the faculty student advisement program;
    • coordinate and oversee the instructional elements of the budget;
    • supervise faculty and staff involved in teaching and providing learning resources, and be primarily responsible for recruitment and employment of personnel for such positions with final approval of the President;
    • advance College policies regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action; and
    • perform other related duties as may be assigned by the President or provided for by College policy.
  • Contact Information

    Provost and Vice President of Instruction and Student Services
    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404
    ffigueroa@delmar.edu
    (361) 698-1205