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2013-2014 Board Goals

 Annually the Santa Barbara Community College District Board of Trustees establishes a set of goals which represent its priorities for the year.  These goals provide a focus for the Board and institution and inform the public of issues of importance to Santa Barbara City College as it advances its mission and purpose.


Annual Goals
Adopted: August 22, 2013


Student Success
Provide leadership to support the educational goals of our students by:
(a)   Fostering a culture of educational excellence and innovation.
(b)   promoting effective practices which contribute to student success outcomes including but not limited to implementation of the Student Success Act of 2012.
(c)    ensuring that facilities improvement and modernization needs are addressed.


Provide leadership in ensuring:
(a)   the college meets the standards of accreditation as set forth by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC).
(b)   the Board’s governance practices align with the standards of accreditation.
(c)    the structure and processes are in place to undertake the institutional self evaluation  study in preparation for ACCJC’s comprehensive site visit in Fall 2015.


Board Development
Develop and implement an annual Board development plan.


Board Relationships
Foster constructive working relationships among Board members and between the Board and the CEO.


Fiscal Oversight
Ensure the budget supports and advances institutional priorities that emanate from the college’s integrated planning processes.


Fiscal Stability
Advance the efforts of the Foundation for Santa Barbara City College by:
(a)   strengthening the working relationship between the Board and the Foundation.
(b)   promoting the alignment of Foundation efforts with the college’s mission and goals.


Institutional Effectiveness
Enhance the institution’s effectiveness by:
(a)   completing the update of all board policies and administrative procedures.
(b)   completing the Educational Master Plan.
(c)    creating an integrated institutional planning framework 


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