Draft A -Accreditation Standards

Fall
2001
Resolution Number: 
02.03
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Accreditation
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges is in the final stages of revising the standards for accreditation and these standards have been condensed and rewritten; and

Whereas, The new version of the standards are ambiguous, without a clear definition of terms;


Resolved, That the Academic Senate request that the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges affirm that a college's and/or district's compliance with laws and regulations governing them reflect their institutional integrity; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate request the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges include an appendix defining the terminology used within the text of the standards.

Status Report: 

The Commission did add some minimal language referencing college/district responsibility to operate within the law. An appendix was promised, but has not yet been forthcoming.