3.30 College Program Advisory Committees

Board Policies
Chapter 3 - Educational Policies

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Part 1. Purpose and Applicability. This policy establishes standards, processes and conditions that enable consistent creation and operation of college program advisory committees; it applies to credit-based academic programs determined by a college to be preparation for initial or continued employment.

Part 2. Definitions. The following definitions apply to this policy and its procedure.

College. College means a community college, technical college, or community and technical college.

College program advisory committee. A college program advisory committee identifies needs and opportunities; describes the current status and dynamic nature of its industry and/or occupation(s); and provides guidance and advice on initial development, accountability, expansion and closure of academic programs or related program clusters at the college or with related programs at high schools, colleges, and/or universities. A college program advisory committee shall include, but is not limited to, employers, students, and faculty.

Part 3. College Program Advisory Committee Policy and Procedure. Each college shall adopt and implement a policy and procedure to establish, manage and operate college program advisory committees.

Credit-based academic programs determined by a college to be preparation for initial or continued employment shall have an advisory committee. One advisory committee may serve more than one program provided that committee members possess requisite knowledge and skills relevant to the programs.

Part 4. Oversight and Accountability. The chancellor shall adopt a system procedure to implement Policy 3.30 Community and Technical College Program Advisory Committees. The chancellor shall assess compliance with this policy, post this information on the Web, and consider such findings in presidential evaluations

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Policy History:

Date of Adoption: 06/14/05,
Date of Implementation: 06/14/05,

Date & Subject of Revisions:

3/17/10 - Amends all previous language.

There is no additional HISTORY for policy 3.30.