Whereas, The proposed Accountability Report for the Community Colleges (ARCC) scorecard will track student performance metrics longitudinally over six years and faculty recommended contextualized student performance metrics; and
Whereas, The proposed ARCC scorecard will be more effective if it reports contextualized metrics such as ratio of full-time to part-time faculty, total sections offered, and the student to counselor ratio longitudinally;
Whereas, The proposed ARCC scorecard will be more effective if it reports the contingent qualitative data that contextualize the uniqueness of each college, the varied nature of student goals, the breath of instructional and pedagogical concerns, and the particular histories and demographics of college communities;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges request that the California Community College Chancellor’s Office include longitudinal contextualized metrics in the ARCC scorecard; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community College request that the Chancellor’s Office incorporate a narrative providing unique and contingent qualitative data for each college in the ARCC Scorecard.
The Senate's representatives to ARCC advocated for this action and, as of June 2013, items noted in the resolution will be implemented.