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2015-16 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 27, 2015

Student Success
Provide leadership to support the educational goals of our students by:

  1. promoting the college's access, success; and equity initiatives;
  2. promoting effective academic, student support, and co-curricular programs and practices which contribute to student success outcomes, are integrated into a cohesive whole, and are aligned with the state's Student Success and Support Program and the college's Student Equity Plan; and
  3. supporting efforts to scale effective and viable practices to strengthen student success and goal attainment.

Ensure that long-term facilities improvement and modernization needs are addressed by providing leadership and support to the Facilities Master Plan initiative.

Provide leadership in support of the college's efforts to promote institutional effectiveness, quality, and continuous improvement by:

  1. appropriately engaging in the accreditation site visit in Fall 2015;
  2. supporting the college's efforts to respond in a timely and effective manner to ACCJC recommendations emanating from the Fall 2015 site visit; and
  3. supporting the college's efforts to address the actionable improvement plans delineated in the 2015 Institutional Self Evaluation Report.

Board Engagement
Provide Board perspective by ensuring the Board is engaged appropriately in institutional planning, long-range budgeting, facility master planning, and similar board-level policy issues.

Provide leadership as the college engages with the community to address issues, challenges, and opportunities of mutual interest and concern by:

  1. strengthening the Board's relationship with and connection to the external community;
  2. strengthening the Board's advocacy role to fulfill the college's mission;
  3. strengthening the Board's outreach to the external community; and
  4. developing opportunities to engage with the external community in a structured manner. 



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