Accreditation Archive


2013 Faculty Statement of Support for Maintaining City Collge of San Francisco's Accreditation


Dec 2nd, 2014 people closing argument

Dec 3rd, 2014 ACCJC closing argument

California State Legislature Audit of ACCJC Summary Report.

California State Legislature Audit of ACCJC Full Report.

June 13, 2014 Appellate Panel Decision (Full Text)

June 11, 2014 ACCJC Statement on Revision To Policy On Termination of Accreditation


Marketing Research conducted by Interact November 20 - December 5, 2013

Polling and Focus Groups [Summary]
Community Polling [Survey]
Image Research [Focus groups]


Educational Master Plan

Observations on the Environmental Scan -- External Trends Report.  k saginor February 3, 2014  (as Word doc)

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Technical Assistance Events

December 6, 2013. Collective Collaboration for a Shared Future Workshop

Participating Effectively in District and College Governance: The Law, Regulation and Guidelines -- PowerPoint
Handout for Participating Effectively in District and College Governance
Whiteboard notes from Interactive Activities
Analyses of Scenarios
Wrap-Up: Next Steps


August 30, 2013. Scott Lay, President and CEO of the Community College League of California (CCLC), and Beth Smith, President of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) August 30, 2013

Links to Relevant Documents --

DRAFT selected notes





Resolutions approved by the Academic Senate for the California Community Colleges - November 9, 2013
Informal record

11 of these resolutions concern ACCJC


Supplemental information about ACCJC decision


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Additional links, including materials from ACCJC Public meeting in June, 2013.



Summer 2013 report from FCMAT
(Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team)

Written report. July 26, 2013.
Rough notes on oral presentation at Board of Trustees. June 27, 2013.

2012 report from FCMAT



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New Delegate Information Session

Workforce Task Force Panel

AB 86 Final Legislative Report and Future Planning

Challenging Convention: Faculty Design and Implementation of Alternative Courses to Meet Math Requirements

What Can the Senate Do For You?

Online Education Hot Topics

Student Education Planning Tools: Colleges Solutions and State Initiative

State of the Senate

10+1 Ways to Decrease Pressure Between Academic Senates and Curriculum Committees

Common Assessment Initiative Update

Free or Low Cost Textbooks

Dual Enrollment: Increasing Pathways to College for High School Students

Institutional Effectiveness Initiative and the Student Success Center

Walking in the Dark: the Plight of first Generation Students

The Community College Baccalaureate Degree

The Online Education Initiative: An Update

Including Part-Time Faculty

The Pressure of Completion: Alternative Forms of College Credit

Campus Safety and the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act

Bylaws, Rules, and Periodic Review - Updates from Standards and Practices

Noncredit Curriculum in the Age of Equalization (PDF)
Noncredit Curriculum in the Age of Equalization (Powerpoint)

The College Community: Bringing the Entire Institution Together

The Pressure Cooker of Equivalencies and Eminence

The Shifting Landscape of Faculty Professional Development

The Pressure and Impact of Change: Course Repetition Yet Again