Whereas, The proposed Accreditation Standards have been developed in accord with consultants who may have a conflict of interest;
Whereas, The implementation of the proposed Accreditation Standards involve high cost to the taxpayers;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate of California Community Colleges formally request investigation by a statewide body, such as the Joint Legislative Audit Committee or a commission appointed by the Legislature, of the potential conflicts of interests and the cost of implementing the proposed Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges' accreditation Standards. MSC Disposition: Legislature
Recommend that an effective working group be assembled to pursue these issues. Working group formed in 2003, chaired by the Accrediting Liaison, failed to function as chaired called no meetings. Recommend that this be directed to the ACCJC Liaison.