Recognizing that teaching, research, and public service are the primary responsibilities of faculty members in the University System of Georgia, it shall be considered reasonable and desirable for faculty members to engage in consulting activities, which are defined for purposes of this policy as any additional activity beyond duties assigned by GCSU, professional in nature and based in the appropriate discipline for which the individual receives additional compensation during the contract year. GCSU has adopted guidelines governing consulting activities of faculty members which shall include the following:
- A plan for reimbursing the institution for use of the institution's employees, facilities, equipment and/or materials consistent with rates charged outside groups or persons.
- A procedure for obtaining prior approval of the President or his/her designee.
- A procedure for defining and prohibiting conflicts of interest.