SVCC HLC Self-Study Document

Sauk Valley Community College
HLC Self-Study Document

September 19-21, 2011

What Did We Learn?

The self-study began revealing areas of need from the very first read-through of the criteria by the self-study committee. And directions for action kept on appearing even during the final review and discussion stage. As a result, the process of self-study has led and is leading to change for Sauk:

Actions We Took

As the study uncovered areas of concern, the steering committee balanced what could be repaired during the process with what should be revealed and subjected to scrutiny by a peer review team. Several situations were easily fixed:

Actions We Are Taking

The self-study revealed areas of concern that warranted and received immediate attention, but which require time to bring to completion. Certain improvements have begun and will still be underway at the time of the Reaffirmation visit:

Areas for Future Action

The thorough examination of Sauk from multiple perspectives and by various groups revealed several institution-level concerns that warrant careful attention as the college moves forward in its efforts to achieve its vision:

As the completed self-study report is read and discussed by the college community, we expect that other concerns and ideas will surface to be discussed, based on both the findings of the report and on issues we may have overlooked.