The Accreditation Steering Subcommittee serves the Institutional Effectiveness Committee (IE) by monitoring the college’s compliance with accreditation requirements and ensuring required accreditation documents are drafted for IEC recommendation to the college for appropriate review and approval processes.

Agendas and Minutes

Purpose

  1. To keep the Institutional Effectiveness committee up to date on accreditation requirements and the college’s progress in meeting those requirements.
  2. To monitor the college’s progress in meeting its own Accreditation Self Evaluation Report strategic and operational planning agenda items.
  3. To draft processes and following IE approval, to implement the processes to provide the Accrediting Commission with appropriate reports (e.g. Self Evaluation, Midterm, etc.).

Responsibilities

  1. To annually review and to update the college’s progress in meeting its own Accreditation Self Evaluation Report planning agenda items.
  2. To annually review and to update the college’s progress in meeting its accreditation recommendations.
  3. To review and to provide recommendations on college research activities needed to support accreditation reports and activities.
  4. To work with IE to design and to implement future Self Evaluation processes.
  5. To recommend ways to ensure that accreditation requirements inform all college planning and evaluation processes.
  6. To review and to communicate any Accrediting Commission changes to accreditation requirements to the college community.
  7. To provide opportunity for members of the college community to develop an understanding of accreditation requirements and to prepare potential leaders for future accreditation activities.

Membership

Total number of members is six (6) or more, including representation from the following constituency groups:

  1. Administrators (2)
    1. Administrative Tri-Chair - Vice President of Instruction/Accreditation Liaison Officer (1)
    2. Dean of Planning and Research or designee (1)
  2. Faculty (2 or more)
    1. Faculty Tri-Chair (1)
    2. Faculty At Large (1 or more)
  3. Classified (2 or more)
    1. Classified Tri-Chair (1)
    2. Classified At Large (1 or more)

Committee Membership Roster