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2016-17 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 25, 2016

1.     Student Access and Success

  • Support the SBCC Foundation’s Promise program which provides funds to pay for tuition and textbooks for two years for local high school graduates who attend SBCC full time.
  • Support the expansion of noncredit programs and the building of pathways from noncredit to credit programs.
  • Support the SBCC Foundation.
  • Encourage and support innovation for student educational access and success with a focus on local needs, and all ages.

 2.     Fiscal

  • Support planning and implementation to develop a balanced budget and sustainable long-term fiscal stability.
  • Support the efficient and effective use of our resources–fiscal, human and facilities-in support of our mission.
  • Support continued efforts to diversify our employees.
  • Support completion of Facilities Master Plan.

 3.     Community Focus

  • Support community outreach and engagement by the Superintendent/President and all college employees.
  • Support institutional community partnering and educational programs for ages 0 through life.
  • Support our Superintendent/President in leading and implementing a unified communications program that includes listening to our communities’ ideas and concerns.

 4.     Build a Stronger Board/College Relationship

  • Support our Superintendent/President in engaging the Board early on and at the policy level in the development of major college decisions and initiatives.
  • Support the development of a unifying college vision.
  • Participate, support and engage at the policy level with our Superintendent/President and the college to address major issues that will guide the college going forward including the college vision; scaling the size of the college and related housing issues; and fiscal stability.
  • Remain mindful of our policy role.

 5.     Accreditation

  • Support the College in the submission of the Follow-up Report to ACCJC due March 15, 2017, and the ongoing implementation of ACCJC recommendations and Actionable Improvement Plans.

 6.     Housing

  • Support efforts to explore the issue of student housing and workforce housing and learn about them.

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