Western Association of Schools & Colleges: Commission’s Process
To Revise its Standards of Accreditation and the
Policies and Procedures Outlined in their Handbook of Accreditation

AS-2443-99/FGA - March 11-12, 1999

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University commend the commission for its outreach to its many constituents and particularly to the faculty in its region; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate CSU encourage the Commission to continue to solicit the advice of faculty throughout the process of revision on all matters pertaining to Accreditation standards, policies and procedures; and be it further

RESOLVED: That a copy of this resolution be sent to the Executive Director of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

RATIONALE: The commission has embarked on a two-year process intended to revise its standards and policies by January 1, 2001. As part of its ongoing effort to include all voices, the commission held a conference with faculty representatives from public and private institutions in our region. Commissioners’ genuine solicitation of constructive criticism and open exchange of information with faculty was well received and should be acknowledged and encouraged to continue.


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