Faculty Professional Growth

Faculty Professional Growth@MCC

Full-time Faculty are able to participate in a variety of Faculty Professional Growth (FPG) programs including Salary Advancement, Travel, Sabbatical Leaves, and Summer Projects. Each program is identified and described at the Faculty Professional Growth Website

The MCC FPG Representatives serving in their areas are Janet Morgan, Travel and Summer Projects, and Teryl Sands, Salary Advancement and Sabbaticals. They provide presentations and email announcements each semester and are available to contact for assistance or questions.

This web page provides basic information on Salary Advancement, Travel, Sabbaticals, and Summer Contracts. For specifics on each program, visit the Faculty Professional Growth Website.

Travel & Summer Projects


For assistance or questions regarding Travel Funds or Summer Projects, contact the MCC Travel Representative: Janet Morgan
Information on travel funds can be found on the Travel Fees webpage.
Travel requests (Travel Authorizations) need to be submitted online using the FMS System.  
Faculty can find step-by-step instructions for completing a travel request by accessing the Travel Authorization (TA) Quick Reference Guide (QRG) under the Resources tab in the Employee Learn Center.  
If you are interested in applying for a Summer Projects, access here the Summer Projects Canvas Course which provides application instructions and example projects.

Salary Advancement & Sabbaticals

For assistance or questions about Salary Advancement or Sabbatical Leave, contact the MCC Salary Advancement and Sabbatical Representative: Teryl Sands

Information on Salary Advancement can be found on the Salary Advancement website. Faculty can apply for horizontal salary advancement opportunities on the salary schedule in the following two categories:

Residential faculty become eligible for Sabbatical Leave after serving twelve (12) semesters. Sabbatical applications are due by 3pm on October 1st to the MCC Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Sabbatical proposal guidelines and requirements are available on the Sabbatical Leave website.