Program Review & Effectiveness Committee
This subcommittee of the Academic Senate Educational Policies and Program Integrity Committee (EPPIC) designs, organizes, and implements the program review process for all campus programs.
Composition (by position/representation-15 total*)
- Faculty (9)
- 1 Senate President
- 1 SLO Coordinator
- 1 Chair of Chairs
- 1 EPPIC Chair
- 5 appointed by Senate President, including 1 counselor and 1 CTE
- Administration (4)
- 1 Dean of Academic Affairs
- 1 Dean of Student Services
- 1 Administrator/Manager/Supervisor from Administrative Services
- 1 Dean of Institutional Advancement
- Classified representative (1)
- Student representative (1)
- College researcher (resource)
* Note: Committee membership should be increased during comprehensive program review years.
a. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month from at 2:15pm, following the EPPIC meeting. Additional meetings may be called as needed.
b. Meetings are open to the campus community.
c. The committee chair(s) is appointed by the academic senate president in accordance with the Bylaws of the Academic Senate.
d. Minutes are made available both electronically and as hard copies.
II. Designees, Alternates and Term of Appointment
a. If designees are appointed, they must serve for the entire year unless they are unable to do so.
b. Alternates are not allowed.
c. Appointed members are expected to serve for two years.
III. Decision Making/Recommendations
a. Whenever possible the committee makes its decisions by consensus. If consensus is not reached, then decisions are made by majority vote. Decisions are made during the academic year to allow for adequate review by college constituencies. Recommendations are forwarded to EPPIC for review and approval, and then forwarded to the Academic Senate or College Council as appropriate.
b. The committee will review and validate the program review processes and revise the Program Review Handbook as needed. Changes to program review processes and the handbook arising from process validation require approval by the Academic Senate and the College President by mutual agreement.
a. The subcommittee chair(s) makes regular reports to the EPPIC, the Academic Senate and College Council.
b. Members of the committee are notified of meetings and provided the proposed agenda 72 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting date and time.
c. All meeting materials are posted online.
V. Task Forces/Workgroups
a. Task Forces and workgroups are ad hoc subcommittees and may be created by majority vote of the Program Review and Effectiveness Subcommittee. Such bodies are assigned specific tasks to be completed by an agreed-upon deadline and are dissolved once the assigned task is completed.
b. Members of task forces and workgroups need not be members of the Program Review and Effectiveness Subcommittee or EPPIC. Members are appointed by the appropriate constituencies.
VI. Plan Linkages
The Program Review and Effectiveness Committee supports EPPIC in the implementation of the Educational and Strategic Master Plan