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The college administration has an obligation to inform both employees and students about local, state, and federal issues. This must be conducted in a fair, open, non-partisan manner, offering diverse views. All employees are encouraged to register to vote and to encourage students to register to vote.
Employees and students are also encouraged to participate in forums and read material about candidates and issues.
Employees and students may even become more actively involved in the political process as candidates or supporters of candidates with the exception of the president and vice presidents. However, employees must be careful to maintain the professionalism of their primary obligation to the college. Therefore:
(For Howard Community College Board of Trustees’ policies, see: Board of Trustees)
Effective Date: 11/4/2003