Forward Motion

Governance Highlights
September 2018

What Happened In The Councils?

Executive Leadership Team (ELT)

  • Heard an update on ARC Online 2.0 project team
  • Finalized the charter for project team participation
  • Reviewed recommendations from the Clarify Program Paths team
  • Heard an AB 705 update and discussed

Student Success Council (SSC)

  • Recommended a resource panel/group investigate First Year Experience implementation approaches and best practices/literature review
  • Reviewed the use of Basecamp and the state Student Equity & Achievement program
  • Revised the council charter
  • Heard updates on several project teams

Institutional Effectiveness Council (IEC)

  • Reviewed and assessed August governance training
  • Reviewed the status of the Integrated Planning Portal
  • Discussed the Data on Demand system
  • Discussed the roll out of the Program Review and Annual Unit Planing processes

Operations Council (OC)

  • The council charter was reviewed and recommended for approval
  • Reviewed the charters of the Facilities Master Plan and Wellness Center project teams
  • Discussed next steps in the college's wayfinding efforts
  • Heard updates on technology, facilities, and safety

What Are We Working On?

Supporting Governance:

  • The Data on Demand system is moving ahead and will be coming later this fall!
  • The college continues to build out and refine the Institutional Governance Online Repository (IGOR) system, which has received positive reviews.

Approved Projects for 2018-2019:

  • ARC Online 2.0
  • Clarify Programs Paths (renewal)
  • Enterprise Level Scheduling Solution (ELSS)
  • Facilities Master Plan
  • Integrated Planning Improvement (renewal)
  • Institutional Equity
  • Wellness Center

What's Next?

The college is moving forward with its accreditation mid-term report. The Institutional Effectiveness Council will be reviewing a report draft and seeking input from constituency groups before forwarding a draft document to the Executive Leadership Team for their review. The District Accreditation Coordinating Committee is expected to review all four colleges' draft reports in early December.

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