SVCC HLC Self-Study Document

Sauk Valley Community College
HLC Self-Study Document

September 19-21, 2011

3A.5 Dissemination of Assessment Results

In keeping with learning organization principles, Sauk has a strong commitment to shared governance as well as data-influenced decision making, which has resulted in a culture of assessment that thrives on discussion of assessment findings. In addition, the linkage of the assessment system into the strategic planning system allows the discussion of classroom data to flow seamlessly into academic operational planning and thereby serve as an agent of institutional improvement. However, the system has other constituencies besides faculty, and the self-study finds that the results of assessment are somewhat less available than they should be to these important stakeholders: