Faculty Validation and Documentation

Jacksonville State University recognizes that qualified faculty are essential to the quality and integrity of its academic programs and to support the mission and vision of the institution. The University is committed to ensuring its faculty are qualified to teach the curriculum within each academic program.

The links below provide guidance on the processes required to hire and validate new faculty as well as the yearly validation process.

To review the general guidance on the minimum qualifications and alternate qualifications that qualify faculty to teach courses in each department, the process for hiring new faculty, and the yearly validation process, refer to the Guide below.

Guide for Justifying and Documenting Faculty Qualifications

JSU Faculty Policy

Quick Links from the Guide
Forms related to faculty hiring and validation
SACSCOC Related Documents

Digital Measures

Jacksonville State University uses Digital Measures to track faculty credentials, teaching, research and service activities and accomplishments.  The reports generated from Digital Measures are used for various activities including the faculty roster required by the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).


Please contact Dr. Hungwei Tseng for any questions or support related to Digital Measures.

Hungwei Tseng, Ph.D.
Senior Instructional Designer
Self Hall 212
Associate Professor
Department of Counseling & Instructional Support
Jacksonville State University
Phone: 256.782.8172
Email: htseng@jsu.edu 

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