Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education



D. Joseph Clark

Date of this Version

Fall 1979

Document Type



Published in the POD Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 3 (Fall 1979)


P.O.D. has been concerned about the growth and development of its membership since it began. While we number about 300 members, a large number of people seem to join for one year and then fail to renew their membership. CORE has interpreted this as a lack of tangible pay-off for many people who need more than an annual meeting to help them face local responsibilities. The following report about a new faculty development network which has been formed in the Pacific Northwest has a point to consider for those interested in the continued well-being of P.O.D.