SACS Subcommittee on Faculty, Learning Resources and Services, Student Support Services, Physical Resources 1/22/10 Alisa ...
Subcommittee Members <ul><li>Dr. Jean-Claude Assad (Business) </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Marcus A. Chanay (OAASL) </li></ul><ul...
2.8 Faculty qualifications <ul><li>2.8 The number of full-time faculty members is adequate to support the mission of the i...
2.9 Library resources <ul><li>2.9 The institution, through ownership or formal arrangements or agreements, provides and su...
2.10 Student services <ul><li>2.10 The institution provides student support programs, services, and activities consistent ...
Comprehensive Standards <ul><li>3.5.1 The institution identifies college-level general education competencies and the exte...
Comprehensive Standards <ul><li>3.5.2 At least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree are earned through i...
Comprehensive Standards <ul><li>3.7.1 The institution employs competent faculty members qualified to accomplish the missio...
Comprehensive Standards <ul><li>3.7.2 The institution regularly evaluates the effectiveness of each faculty member in acco...
Comprehensive Standards <ul><li>3.7.4 The institution ensures adequate procedures for safeguarding and protecting academic...
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SACS Readiness Week: Faculty, Learning Resources and Services, Student Support Services, Physical Resources

  1. 1. SACS Subcommittee on Faculty, Learning Resources and Services, Student Support Services, Physical Resources 1/22/10 Alisa L. Mosley, Ph.D. Core Requirements
  2. 2. Subcommittee Members <ul><li>Dr. Jean-Claude Assad (Business) </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Marcus A. Chanay (OAASL) </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Stephanie Chatman (Admissions and Financial Aid) </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Melissa Druckrey (Libraries) </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Lashanda Jordan (Career Services) </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Olga Osby (Public Service) </li></ul><ul><li>Ms. Abby Sharpe (OAA) </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Joann White (Business) </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Alberta Yeboah (Education and Human Development) </li></ul>
  3. 3. 2.8 Faculty qualifications <ul><li>2.8 The number of full-time faculty members is adequate to support the mission of the institution and to ensure the quality and integrity of its academic programs. Upon application for candidacy, an applicant institution demonstrates that it meets the comprehensive standard for faculty qualifications. (Faculty) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FTE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recruitment process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selection process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Credentials Review </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. 2.9 Library resources <ul><li>2.9 The institution, through ownership or formal arrangements or agreements, provides and supports student and faculty access and user privileges to adequate library collections and services and to other learning/information resources consistent with the degrees offered. Collections, resources, and services are sufficient to support all its educational, research, and public service programs. (Learning Resources and Services) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Diversity in library services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library databases against the types of processes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interlibrary loan agreements </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. 2.10 Student services <ul><li>2.10 The institution provides student support programs, services, and activities consistent with its mission that promote student learning and enhance the development of its students. (Student Support Services) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Division of Student Life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Service Learning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Latasha Norman Center </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Career Services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Health Center </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership development </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support services for the disabled </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Richard Wright Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office of Retention </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Comprehensive Standards <ul><li>3.5.1 The institution identifies college-level general education competencies and the extent to which graduates have attained them. (College-level competencies) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>College Basic Academic Subjects Exam/Essay (CBASE) A Pre-Test and Post-Test </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enhanced English, Math and History Courses </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College Learning Assessment (CLA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strengths Quest Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Service/Service Learning Survey  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unit Surveys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Undergraduate English Proficiency Examination (UEPE) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Comprehensive Standards <ul><li>3.5.2 At least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree are earned through instruction offered by the institution awarding the degree. In the case of undergraduate degree programs offered through joint, cooperative, or consortia arrangements, the student earns 25 percent of the credits required for the degree through instruction offered by the participating institutions. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IHL Board </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Core Curriculum </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hours to degree </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Comprehensive Standards <ul><li>3.7.1 The institution employs competent faculty members qualified to accomplish the mission and goals of the institution. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty Credential Review </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Official Transcripts, WES, Vita </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduction in the number of adjunct instructors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SACSCOC Changes in faculty qualifications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ 18 hours” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Summary is IMPORTANT </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Comprehensive Standards <ul><li>3.7.2 The institution regularly evaluates the effectiveness of each faculty member in accord with published criteria, regardless of contractual or tenured status. (Faculty evaluation) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FPEI </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3.7.3 The institution provides ongoing professional development of faculty as teachers, scholars, and practitioners. (Faculty development) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some colleges may not have large budgets for professional development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Center for University Scholars </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Comprehensive Standards <ul><li>3.7.4 The institution ensures adequate procedures for safeguarding and protecting academic freedom. (Academic freedom) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>University’s statement on academic freedom </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3.7.5 The institution publishes policies on the responsibility and authority of faculty in academic and governance matters. (Faculty role in governance) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure is present for governance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implementation is inconsistent across units </li></ul></ul>

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