- 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
The Two-Year Rule and Due Process: ACCJC's Credibility and an Examination of Evidence. Karen Saginor. May 29, 2014.
"CCSF support gains momentum, but accreditation deadline remains unclear." Laura Dudnick. San Francisco Examiner. May 21, 2014
"CCSF accrediting group can extend deadline, feds tell Pelosi." Nanette Asimov. SFGate. May 20, 2014
Board of Governors letter to ACCJC. Manuel Baca. May 20, 2014
Department of Education letter to Leader Pelosi. Lynn B. Mahaffie. May 19, 2014.
"A hidebound review panel is punsihing City College" [staff editorial] SFGate. May 16, 2014
"Accreditors firm on deadline for closing City College of S.F." Nanette Asimov. SFGate. May15, 2014
"CCSF supporters press for extension to fix problems" Nanette Asimov. SFGate. May15, 2014
"The Fight to Save San Francisco’s Public College." Justine Drennan. The Nation May 15, 2014
"City College of S.F. could get more time to shape up" Nanette Asimov. SFGate. May 14, 2014
Leader Pelosi letter to Department of Education requesting clarification. Nancy Pelosi. May 9, 2014
Letter thanking CEOCCC. Karen Saginor. May 7, 2014
CEOCCC letter. Helen Benjamin. April 25, 2014
"Errors Seen in Commissioners' opinion piece on CCSF funding." Nanette Asimov. SFGate. April 22, 2014
"CCSF Legal Battle Heats Up" Laura Dudnick. San Francisco Examiner. April 16, 2014
Letter concerning candadicy. Arthur Q. Tyler. April 14, 2014
"The Way Forward." Sherrill Amador, Frank Gornick, and Steve Kinsella. SFGate. April 12, 2014 and on ACCJC website
"Give City College More Time to Meet Accreditaiton Requirements." Ed Lee and Brice Harris. SFGate. March 26, 2014
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:
- AFT2121 Frequently Asked Questions
- CCSF Accreditation pages
- Text of Department of Education Letter to ACCJC finding ACCJC out of compliance with regulations. Janyr 28, 2014.
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 email@example.com
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.
1988 ACCJC Decision letter on CCSF (pdf)
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
- Administrative Hiring
Administrative Hiring Procedures presented to the Board of Trustees in 2013 pdf
Draft Position Description for President of City College and Centers as of 3/19/14 pdf
On 3/28/14 word was received that the title of position has been changed to
"President of Ocean Campus and Centers" -- as discussed at February PGC meeting.
- 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 )
- Education Master Plan
Observations on the Environmental Scan - External Trends Report. k saginor February 3, 2014 (as Word doc)
- 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.
- Participatory Governance Meetings
These are informal notes. Find official records of meeting by following links from the Participatory Governance pages.
Participatory Governance Council February 20, 2014. Informal notes by Karen Saginor.
Participatory Governance Council January 16, 2014. Informal notes by Karen Saginor.
Planning Committee November 7, 2013. Informal notes by Kim Ginther-Webster.
Enrollment Management Committee November 7, 2013.
Informal notes by Carole Meagher.
Planning Committee October 3, 2013. Informal notes by Kim Ginther-Webster.
Enrollment Management Committee October 3, 2013.
Informal notes by Carole Meagher.
Accreditation Committee October 2, 2013.
Informal notes by Fred Teti and Karen Saginor.
Participatory Governance Council meeting September 19, 2013.
Informal notes by Karen Saginor.
Enrollment Management Committee September 18, 2013.
Informal notes by Carole Meagher.
Participatory Governance Council August 15, 2013. Informal notes by Karen Saginor.
Enrollment Management Committee April 23, 2013. Informal notes by Karen Saginor.
Planning Committee meeting April 22, 2013. Informal notes by Kim Ginther-Webster.
Participatory Governance Council meeting March 14, 2013. Informal notes by Karen Saginor.
Budget information, posted by Karen Saginor, March 19, 2013. More complete budget information will be made available in connection with Board of Trustees meeting.
Planning Committee meeting March 7, 2013. Informal notes by Kim Ginther-Webster.
- 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: