SVCC HLC Self-Study Document

Sauk Valley Community College
HLC Self-Study Document

September 19-21, 2011

2A.3: Identified Authority for Decision-Making

An expectation of shared governance is now embedded in Sauk’s planning culture and evident in the cross-institutional involvement of employees in the various planning system processes. In the spring 2010 assessment survey, 79% of faculty agreed or strongly agreed to the statement “SVCC has proven its willingness to integrate employees into the decision-making process.” As the various planning systems have evolved, accountabilities have been clearly identified. Responsibility for maintaining the various planning systems and for decision-making is shared among staff throughout the college: