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Dismissal is the involuntary termination of a faculty member's employment during the individual's term of appointment.  Faculty members may be dismissed only for just cause.  Permissible grounds for dismissal should include incompetence, unsatisfactory performance of duties, unlawful discrimination, sexual harassment, insubordination, or misconduct.  Procedures for dismissal shall be as prescribed by the State Board for Community Colleges (VCCS Policy 3.12).

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