Whereas, The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), a division of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), has adopted the new 2002 Accreditation Standards;
Whereas, The 2002 Accreditation Standards offer a range of significant changes from previous accreditation standards, primarily with their reliance on Student Learning Outcomes;
Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has a history of publishing papers that describe the faculty's role in accreditation whenever the ACCJC introduces changes to the accreditation process; and
Whereas, Resolution 2.02 was adopted in F04 to revise the paper, "The Faculty Role in Accreditation";
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges adopt the paper Working With the2002 Accreditation Standards: The Faculty's Role; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges amend the paper Working With the 2002 Accreditation Standards: The Faculty's Role by substituting where appropriate the words "observable/measurable" everywhere that the word "measurable" appears.
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Paper was published and posted on the Senate website.