Southwestern Christian University seeks educational partnerships with entities that align and
support the university’s mission. Collaborative activities or partnerships with educational
institutions (both private and public), business, community groups, religious entities, or
individual partnerships are contracted in compliance with policies established by the Higher
The creation/renewal of partnership agreements must be consistent with identified
educational goals previously established in the university’s strategic plan.
The basis of any agreement must be consistent with the core values of the university.
SCU respects the expertise and resources that each partner contributes; however all
decisions related to the governance of the institution and academic programs remains the
sole discretion of the University.
Inappropriate interference or influence of the intellectual atmosphere, academic freedom,
or University governance results in the immediate termination of the partnership
Drafted on: NA
Policy Revised: May 22, 2014, Language Amended to specify boundaries of influence