Continue Use of Current Accrediting Standards and Suspend Pilots

Spring
2002
Resolution Number: 
02.09
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Accreditation
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, The concerns about the new accreditation standards are widespread and still un

Resolved; and

Whereas, Even members of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges agree that the assessment of student learning outcomes is a new and evolving approach;


Resolved, That the Academic Senate urge the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges to continue to use the current accreditation standards while engaging in more extended dialogue about any proposed new standards, and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate urge the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges and local districts to refrain from piloting the proposed accreditation standards until the direction and content of any new standards are satisfactorily

Resolved.

Status Report: 

The resolutions have been presented to the ACCJC and shared widely with the field. Breakouts and/or general sessions to discuss implementation of the standards were held at the Fall 02 and Spring 03 plenary sessions.