SVCC HLC Self-Study Document

Sauk Valley Community College
HLC Self-Study Document

September 19-21, 2011

1D.1: Board-Enabled Effective Leadership

The Board of Trustees establishes a clear relationship with administration in Board Policy 116.01 (link to digital resource room support), which states that Trustees “recognize that the primary function of the Board is to establish the policies by which the college is administered, but that the administration of the educational programs and the conduct of college business is the primary function of the President and the staff . . . ." In addition, the Board authorizes the organization’s administrative personnel to exercise effective leadership and defines that leadership. The Board conducts an annual spring self-evaluation where it gauges its effectiveness in meeting its responsibilities, the results of which are stored in the President’s office.

The President meets with the administrative staff as two groups, based on their relationship to the specific provisions of their job descriptions: