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Meeting of the ACCJC June 3-5, 2015

The June meeting of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) is scheduled for June 3-5, 2015 and will be held at the Hilton Oakland Airport. The Public Session will be held June 5th beginning at 1:15 pm. It is open to members of the public; there will be approximately 20 seats available. The Commission has scheduled 15 minutes for public comment. individuals will be asked to provide their name, organizational affiliation, and the subject of their comments when they sign the roster for public comment.

Preliminary Public Session Agenda
June 5, 2015
1:15 pm

1. Chair’s Welcome and Opening – Steven Kinsella

2. Public Comment

3. Staff Reports
- President – Barbara Beno
- Vice President – Susan B. Clifford
- Vice President – Krista Johns
- Vice President – Jack Pond
-Associate Vice President – Norval Wellsfry
-2015 Report on the Annual Fiscal Reports

4. Policy Committee – Raul Rodriguez
-First Reading Policies (Note: The Policy Committee has not yet met to forward First Reading materials for Commission Review. This section of the preliminary agenda will be updated in early May)
-Second Reading Policies and Organizational Documents
a. Policy on Substantive Change.
b. Policy on Closing an Institution
c. Policy on Evaluation of Institutions in Multi-College/Multi-Unit Districts or Systems
d. Policy on Commission Good Practice in Relations with Member Institutions
e. Policy on Eligibility to Apply for Accredited Status
f. Policy on Commission Actions on Institutions
-Report on Changes to Organization Policies and Documents
a. Policy on Access to Commission Meetings
b. ACCJC Bylaws

5. Operations
-ACCJC Operations Report – Frank Gornick
a. Budget and Personnel Committee Report

6. Commission Election Process
a. Nominating Committee Report
b. Election Report

7. Agency Relations
-Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions Report (CRAC) – Barbara Beno
-Council for Higher Education Report (CHEA) – Barbara Beno
-WASC – Schools Commission – Sharon Loucks (Fred Van Leuven)
-WASC/Senior Colleges and Universities – Eleanor Siebert (Mary Ellen Petrisko)
-California Community Colleges Report – Erik Skinner
-Hawai’i Colleges Report – John Morton
-Western Pacific Colleges Report – Mary Okada

-ACCJC Commission Meeting: January 7-9, 2016, Sacramento
-Substantive Change Committee Meetings – November 4, 2015; February 29 and May 3, 2016