SVCC HLC Self-Study Document

Sauk Valley Community College
HLC Self-Study Document

September 19-21, 2011

3D.1: Facilities Support Teaching and Learning

In accordance with Illinois Community College Board rules, the college has periodically developed a Facilities Master Plan, which addresses instructional and student space requirements, to guide it in setting priorities. Sauk has consistently applied for ICCB Resource Allocation and Management Plan (RAMP) funds and had reached the top of the list for projects identified in its 2000 Master Plan just as the state froze funding. In FY11, the Board of Trustees has taken the first steps to begin the 2010 Master Plan’s 15-year redesign of the campus. The first priority of three five-year phases will upgrade and improve the technology area and completely update the science laboratories and equipment.

Despite limitations in physical and financial capacity, Sauk has made carefully selected choices to maintain and improve the facility in ways that support teaching and learning: