Whereas, Accreditation is an ongoing concern for all colleges in the California Community College System;
Whereas, Faculty participation in the accreditation process and the role of faculty in maintaining an individual college’s accreditation are essential and have been the subject of many Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) Rostrum articles, resolutions, and breakout sessions;
Whereas, Resolution 02.01 S12 directed the ASCCC to develop resources, including a paper, on effective practices for accreditation compliance to be used by faculty at the local level;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges adopt the paper Effective Practices in Accreditation: A Guide To Support Colleges in the Accreditation Cycle and disseminate the paper upon its adoption.
The paper was adopted at the Fall 2015 Plenary Session and posted in the ASCCC database and is linked below.