The Role of University Faculty in Degree Program Sustainability: An Experienced-Based Framework

Keywords: Experienced-based Framework, Faculty Role, Program Sustainability, University Faculty


This study focused on the specific role of faculty in the sustainability of degree programs in Bukidnon State University and developed an experience-based framework. It was found that the implementation of flexible teaching within a class dictates an adjustment of the instructors’ role. Such adjustment requires the instructors to possess knowledge not just as an educator but to be versatile person. A good teacher in instruction implies many activities and performs to ensure that all the learners receive quality instruction. It was found that the faculty could be a resource provider, instructional and curriculum specialist, project coordinator, to name a few. It is concluded that the contribution of the faculty is the most critical success factor in the program's sustainability and development.

Author Biographies

Sherrymae O. Velos-Decang, Bukidnon State University
Sherrymae O. Velos-Decang is a member of the law faculty of Bukidnon State University- College of Law since 2012 and was appointed as Dean of the College of Law in 2019 until present. She obtained her Master of Laws in San Beda University, Juris Doctor in University of San Carlos and BA Philisophy-Cum Laude in UP Diliman. She also serves as Gender and Development Coordinator and established BukSU CODI. She is also an author of the BUKSU Law Journal.
Genessa Jesy T. Pagote, Bukidnon State University
Genessa Jesy T. Pagote is the current Chairperson of Bukidnon State University's Food Technology Department. She earned her bachelor's degree from Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan and her Master's degree in Food Science from Central Mindanao University. As a member of the aforementioned institution, she teaches and develops material for the department's professional courses, conducts and promotes research and extension activities, and supports faculty and student professional and academic development
Almiranor S. Seiz, Bukidnon State University
Almiranor Siberia- Seiz is a proud product of Bachelor of Public Administration and Master of Public Administration in Bukidnon State University. She is the current Chairperson in Government Affairs Department, College of Administration. She used to be the adviser in undergraduate and graduate thesis of students in the respective college. A faculty member in the university who involves not only in instruction but also as researcher, extensionist and instructional material developer. A member of professional organizations and active in the participation of seminars for professional growth and development.


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