SVCC HLC Self-Study Document

Sauk Valley Community College
HLC Self-Study Document

September 19-21, 2011

1E.2: Abides by Applicable Laws

Sauk retains the services of Ward Murray Pace and Johnson PC so that legal counsel is present for deliberations and available to ensure legal compliance whenever necessary. All revisions to Board policies are made with the guidance of the college’s legal counsel. Monthly Board meetings are publicized as required by law and are open to the public. Agendas and Minutes for these meetings may be found on the Sauk website or may be requested from the President’s office. The Dean of Institutional Research and Planning is responsible for submitting required legal reports or assuring they are submitted by the appropriate staff person, to state and federal entities.

Following is a brief sampling of selected laws and regulations with which Sauk must comply and the ways in which that compliance is carried out: