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1 WASC Report Board of Trustees February 2010 Diane Jonte-Pace Vice Provost Chair, Re-accreditation Self Study

2 Western Association of Schools & Colleges  One of six regional accrediting bodies in US  Reports to federal Dept. of Education  Accreditation necessary for –Federal financial aid –Federal grants –Transfer of credit between institutions  Accreditation communicates quality in educational practices  Professional schools also have professional accreditations –ABET, AACSB, ABA, ATS…

3 WASC’s vision  Supporting student learning and student success  Supporting institutional strength and improvement  Key concepts –Promoting a culture of evidence –Becoming a learning organization

4 Santa Clara’s Re-Accreditation Process  Capacity Review 2009 –Structures, facilities, processes, policies –Site visit hosted October , 2009  Educational Effectiveness Review 2011 –Student success, Institutional learning –Site visit scheduled for February 7-9, 2011  JST –same re-accreditation schedule –JST EER incorporated into SCU EER

5 CPR Visiting Team Overview for SCU 6 Commendations, 6 Recommendations  Core Curriculum  Teaching Scholar Model  Program Review  Integration of JST  Strategic Plan  Financial Management  Assessment of Student Learning  Inclusive Excellence  Teaching Scholar  Planning & Budgeting  Communication  Shared Governance

6 Commendations  Core Curriculum –Bold, innovative, incorporates assessment  Teaching Scholar Model –Commendable discussion & commitment  Program Review –Great progress; helpful to departments and administrators  Integration of JST –Participatory, respectful, systematic approach  Strategic Plan –Participatory process, consistent message, alignment of themes  Financial Management –Strong practices; commendable expansion of financial aid to students

7 Recommendations  Assessment of student learning –Show evidence by EER that assessment is used systematically to improve student achievement –Think creatively about assessing integration of C, C & C  Inclusive Excellence –Increase representation of underrepresented faculty and students –Initiate efforts to achieve consensus on meaning of IE –Review effectiveness of decentralized approach  Teaching Scholar Model –Clarify role of lecturers: appointment, benefits, governance –Review resources for goal of increasing tenure track faculty and decreasing teaching load

8 Recommendations, continued  Integrate Planning and Budgeting –Strategic Plan –Capital Campaign Planning –Facilities Master Plan –WASC self study  Communication –Undertake assessment of ways to improve communication  Shared Governance –Examine shared governance structure –Ensure active voice for staff in governance model

9 Next steps  December 2009 –SCU accepted visiting team report –Corrected one small error (re: RLCs)  February 2010 –Attend Commission Meeting  November 2010 –Submit EER report  February 2011 –Host EER visit

10 Educational Effectiveness Report  Due November 2010  Report addresses the six recommendations, summarizing actions taken and planned  Report also includes required elements: –Quality assurance/assessment practices –Program review –Effectiveness in relation to the three themes –Disaggregated student success –Sustainability of ongoing attention to student learning –Integrative Remarks  JST will be included in report as one of SCU’s schools: JST’s own EER will be included as appendix

11 Timeline detail  February 2010 Commission Meeting  March 2010 Commission letter –Expected response: continued accreditation between CPR and EER  November 2010 EER report due  February 2011 EER site visit –Some team members from CPR visit return for EER visit –Single site visit for SCU and JST-SCU  June 2011 Preliminary report to Trustees  June/July 2011 Commission meeting & letter –Expected response: re-accreditation for 7 to 10 years  October 2011 Re-accreditation Report to Trustees

12 Thank you  Questions… 


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