Faculty Association

Representing the educational professionals of Medicine Hat College, the Faculty Association of MHC is an organization that seeks the advancement of the educational process through the facilitation and enabling of those who bring forward the delivery of the many varied programs at this institution. In this regard The Faculty Association:

  • Acts as the recognized bargaining agent on behalf of its members.
  • Seeks to promote and maintain the professional interests and activities of the members of the Association.
  • Seeks to promote and maintain academic freedom at the College as defined by the Statement of Academic Freedom as accepted by the Association, the Administration, and the Board.
  • Seeks to promote and maintain adherence to the Standards of Professional Ethics and Relationships as accepted by the Association.
  • Seeks to promote and maintain the interests and general welfare of its members.
  • Seeks to deal with any other matters considered to be in the interests of the Association members, subject to the authority granted by any bylaws properly enacted, amended or repealed and subject to the provisions of the Colleges Act.

This association is dedicated to the principle that the provision of quality education to the students of MHC can only be achieved through the support, encouragement and enablement of those who deliver the programs at MHC. Visit the Faculty Association's independent website.


Salary & Contract

MHC Faculty Association Bylaws

Please note that the bylaws were revised at the AGM of Wednesday November 26, 2003. The four appendices below replace appendices 1 through 4 in the above document. A single , revised bylaws document will be posted to this page after the April 2004 AGM

Appendix 1 - Standards of Professional Ethics and Professional Relationships

Appendix 2 - Statement of Academic Freedom

Appendix 3 - Procedural Guidelines for Addressing Faculty Issues and Grievances

Appendix 4 - Procedures to Be Followed By the Executive Board of the Faculty Association in Handling Formal Grievances As Per Contract

 Current Faculty Association Contract


Professional Development

All employees are encouraged to participate in professional development activities.

Faculty members have access to a fund known as the Professional Development Resources for Faculty (PDRF).

Please visit the VP Academic SharePoint site for the PDFR application form, guidelines, and deadlines or contact your Dean for more information.


Alberta College-Institute Faculties Association

The Faculty Association of Medicine Hat College is a founding member of the Alberta College-Institute Faculties Association. Visit the ACIFA site for a wide range of information, including the ACIFA MORGEX Award.