Community College Governance
Governing community college is complex. Decisions are influenced by federal regulations, state laws and policies, local elected or appointed board of trustees, and the faculty, staff, and students. In this discussion, assume the role of planning and accreditation director at the local community college. The president has given you the responsibility of organizing an inclusionary team to address your institution’s accreditation standards. In a post of 250 words, discuss the following:
- Which stakeholder groups would you want to solicit for membership?
- When would you start planning an institutional self-study?
- Whom would you recommend to serve on the committee for institutional governance and leadership, and why?