- Academic Senate Executive Council
- Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC)
Report on the 2013 Spring Plenary Conference. April 18-20
Report on Leadership Regional Meeting. March 1, 2013
Report on 2013 Area B meeting. March 29, 2013
ASCCC Recommendations Regarding Repeatability: Draft Report plus results of November, 2011 resolutions
Ongoing concerns about the Staying Open plan, aka the Road Map. October 28, 2013.
Preliminary information about the Contingency Plan/Closure Report (provided before October 14th)
Best sources for latest Accreditation information and documents:
U.S. Department of Education Decision Letter to ACCJC August 13, 2013
Board of Supervisors Government Audit and Oversight Committee. July 25, 2013. “Hearing to address the importance of City College as an academic institution and resource for San Francisco’s diverse communities and local economy, and discuss the potential impact of the Accrediting Commission and what public officials, including the Mayor, are doing to protect the college and safeguard vital programs, assets, and overall accreditation.”
CCC Chancellor Harris talks with constituency leaders. Informal Notes. July 17, 2013
Email to Chancellor Harris. August 11, 2013
Materials from ACCJC Public Meeting
June 7, 2013 SFO Marriott
Technical limitations required us to scan the materials in small parts:
- FileA 1. Agenda
- FileB 3. Minutes for January, 2013
- FileC 4. President's Report - Barbara Beno
- FileD continues 4. Barbara Beno's Report
- FileE concludes 4. Barbara Beno's Report. 5. Vice President's Report - Susan Clifford
- FileF 6. Vice President's Report - Krista Johns
- FileG continues 6. Krista Johns' Report
- FileH concludes 6. Krista Johns' Report. 7. Vice President's Report - Jack Pond. 8. Associate Vice President's Report - Norv Wellsfry
- FileI Public comment. 9. Report of Policy Committee Chair Marie B. Smith.
- FileJ 10. First Reading Policies.
- FileK 11. Second Reading Policies.
- FileL continues 11. Second Reading Policies.
- FileM concludes 11. Second Reading Policies.
- FileN 12. Operational Policies and Documents.
- FileO concludes 12. Operational Policies and Documents. (Bylaws)
- FileP 13. Edits to Existing Policies.
- No materials provided to public for 14-16: Financial Reports and Budget
- FileQ 17. Accreditation Standards Review
- FileR 18. Council of RegionalAccreditating Commissions (CRAC) - Barbara Beno. 19. Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Report - Barbara Beno.
- FileS concludes 19. Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Report. 20. WASC-Schools Commission - Gary Davis.
- FileT 22. California Community Colleges - Barry Russell. 23. Hawaii Colleges - Mike Rota
- FileU 24. Western Pacific Colleges - Patrick Tellei.
- FileV 25. Commission Election Process and Results.
Informal, unofficial notes firstname.lastname@example.org
Sound recording of part of Teeka James comments with questions and comments from the commissioners at: http://soundcloud.com/fitzthereporter/2013-06-07-01-35-2
Joe Fitzgerald. "City College Overseers Bar Most Speakers from Meeting." San Francisco Bay Guardian Online. June 9, 2013.
Nanette Asimov. "College Accreditors Bar Many from Meeting." SFGate June 7, 2013.
How was the visit? an informal composite summary culled from informal faculty notes about the accreditation visit on April 4-5.
The Accreditation Visit. Notes by Gregory Keech. April 10, 2013.
Academic Senate Responses to ACCJC Recommendations DRAFT April 4, 2013.
March 12, 2013. The Academic Senate has concluded making contributions to the Show Cause Report to be submitted to ACCJC on March 15th. Any significant new events may be documented in a separate update. Also, materials are still being added to the evidence files.
February 27, 2013. The Academic Senate Executive Council reviewed a report on resolution or lack of resolution of issues as of February 27, 2013 discussed expectations for at least partial resolution of outstanding issues, and then approved Resolution 2013.02.27.02 authorizing President Saginor to sign the Show Cause report.
February 20, 2013. The Academic Senate Executive Council reviewed issues that were in process of resolution on February 18, 2013 concerning the Show Cause Report.
February 4-7, 2013. The draft sections posted here recorded changes requested to reflect input from over 200 faculty - a wonderfully overwhelming response!
Note: All faculty input to II.C. and III.C has flowed expeditiously through channels other than Academic Senate
January 24-February 4. The Academic Senate recieved substantial input from many faculty members and additional helpful communications since that date.
Accreditation Institute. February 8-9, 2013 in San Jose.
Report on Major Issues concerning SLOs, Accreditation, the Budget and related topics. October 5, 2012 ( pdf )
DRAFT initial analysis of the Report of Dr. Serrano and the visiting team. 7/10/12
Informal Notes from the Accreditation Forum. July 6, 12
- Board of Trustees Policies
- Budget Issues
Rough notes on oral presentation by FCMAT (Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team) at Board of Trustees. June 27, 2013.
Plan for Long-Term Fiscal Stability Draft presented by Vice Chancellor Peter Goldstein. January 24, 2013
Use of Prop A Funds presented by Vice Chancellor Peter Goldstein. January 24, 2013.
Contact AFT2121 for budget advocacy news: http://aft2121.org/
Additional materials at: http://www.ccsf.edu/Organizations/Academic_Senate/BudgetResources.html
- Diablo Valley College Documents provided for Panel Discussion - February 6, 2013
Basic numbers - headcounts, FTES, FTEF ( pdf )
Largest department / smallest department ( pdf )
Organization Chart (pdf )
Division breakdowns - chairs and lead faculty in each division (pdf )
Workload information - department chair stipends ( pdf )
Job description for instructional administrators ( pdf )
Faculty job descriptions - position announcements online
Academic Calendar ( pdf )
- Faculty Hiring
Faculty Hiring Procedures Document. mutually agreed upon by the Senate and the Board. 6/27/1991
California Education Code, Section 87360
CCSF Employee and Hiring Data Report, Fall 2010-Fall 2011
Additional Documents related to Faculty Hiring, Equal Employment Opportunity, and related issues.
- Flex Policies
CCSF Professional Development and Flex. Scroll down for links to the forms.
Guidelines for the Implementation of the Flexible Calendar Program from Academic Senate for California Community Colleges in Cooperation with Chancellor's Office Program Staff.
- Learning Outcomes
Draft Institutional Learning Outcomes for CCSF (ILOs) ( pdf )
General Education Outcomes (GEOs) ( pdf )
Find much more about Learning Outcomes and Assessments at: http://www.ccsf.edu/slo
Email to Chancellor Brice Harris. August 11, 2013
Recommendations concerning administrative hiring. Memo to faculty January 24, 2013
Credit Enrollment Numbers comparing Spring 12 with Spring 13
From mid December until classes started - enrolled units compared
- Noninstructional activities
Instructionally related and Non Instructional Assignment Criteria and Examples. Approved by the Academic Senate Executive Council on December 14, 2011
Proposal for Banner Codes to record Instructionally Related and Non Instructional Assignments. Developed Spring, 2012.
- Placement Testing and Assessment
Resolution concerning English and Math Placement Testing and Assessment Policies Approved by the Academic Senate Executive Council, April 18, 2012
Assessment and Placement: A Summary of Recent CCRC Studies. Niki Edgecombe. April 3, 2012.
English Articulation Between the San Francisco Unified School District and the City College of San Francisco. Oded Gurantz. February, 2012.
Predicting Success in College: The Importance of Placement Tests and High School Transcripts. Clive R. Belfield. February, 2012.
Do High-Stakes Placement Exams Predict College Success? Judith Scott-Clayton. February, 2012.
Recommendation 2.1: Centralized placement assessments for California Community Colleges. from the Recommendations of the Student Success Task Force. January, 2012.
- Professional Development
- Student Success
Materials from the review phase of the Student Success Task Force and associated regulations ( html )
Additional materials relating to Student Success Issues and the State Student Success Task Force:
- Sunshine Policy
Additional materials relating to Draft Sunshine Policy listed at: