Lowercase and use periods.
Always capitalize and do not use an apostrophe. For more information, see the Parents Council Web site.
Do not use. See Family Weekend entry.
part time, part-time
Hyphenate when used as a compound modifier.
She goes to school part time.
He is a part-time student.
Use figures; use decimals, not fractions; for amounts less than 1 percent, precede the decimal with a zero; repeat percent
with each individual figure; do not use the percent symbol (%) in text.
1 percent; 2.5 percent; 0.6 percent; 10 percent to 30 percent
Not prephysical therapy
Never abbreviate; do not capitalize before a name; do not use in second reference unless part of a quotation. Professor
is a description of job, not rank.
Capitalize only when used as a formal title before a name. In academic affairs, JMU has deans, vice provosts and a
provost/senior vice president. Check the organizational chart maintained by the Division of Academic Affairs to see which reference is correct.
Examples: They spoke with Provost Doug Brown.
Doug Brown is provost and senior vice president.