ERIC Number: ED433872
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Southwest Virginia Community College Self-Study Report, 1993-1995.
Southwest Virginia Community Coll., Richlands, VA.
Southwest Virginia Community College (SVCC) developed this report in order to improve its effectiveness as an institution and to reaffirmation its accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. To achieve these goals the college attempted to (1) develop greater consensus in the college community about the future of the college; (2) evaluate every aspect of the college's operations; (3) investigate progress on planning priorities; (4) identify strengths and weaknesses of the institution; and (5) produce a report that is useful to the Reaffirmation Committee. The report is divided into the following sections: principles and philosophy of accreditation, institutional purpose, institutional effectiveness, instructional program, educational support services, and administrative resources. The educational program section includes categories on faculty and instruction. The educational support services section includes categories on learning resources, educational support services, and student development services. The administrative resources section includes categories on administrative processed, financial resources and physical resources. A conclusion and a set of recommendations, suggestions and proposals follow each major section. The report summarizes the findings of 2 years of data acquisition and analysis and presents action plans for future success. Contains 30 tables and 18 figures. (RDG)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Atlanta, GA. Commission on Colleges.
Authoring Institution: Southwest Virginia Community Coll., Richlands, VA.