SVCC HLC Self-Study Document

Sauk Valley Community College
HLC Self-Study Document

September 19-21, 2011

4B.2: Relationship of Strategic Directions to General Education

The Strategic Directions (link to an appendixAppendix) establish the clear principle for Sauk to pursue quality improvement. The first Strategic Goal specifically links this mandate for continuous quality improvement to Sauk's educational Mission: "The College will . . . improve the quality of programs and services." This Strategic Goal‘s first objective is particularly pertinent to Sauk's commitment to improving the quality of its general education component: “Identify and implement quality improvements in instructional courses and programs (especially those resulting from program review and assessment activities).”

Sauk’s planning system ensures that the tie between this objective and both the general education competencies and the GECC are regularly and systematically maintained and improved: