Bakersfield College

Accreditation: 2018 Self-Evaluation Report

Standard I

Standard I: Mission, Academic Quality and Institutional Effectiveness, and Integrity

The institution demonstrates strong commitment to a mission that emphasizes student learning and student achievement. Using analysis of quantitative and qualitative data, the institution continuously and systematically evaluates, plans, implements, and improves the quality of its educational programs and services. The institution demonstrates integrity in all policies, actions, and communication. The administration, faculty, staff, and governing board members act honestly, ethically, and fairly in the performance of their duties.

Standard I.A: Mission

Team Resources

  • Standard IA Table
  • 2018 Self-Evaluation: Standard I
  • Eligibility Requirements Document

Status Reports

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Final Report

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Standard I.B: Academic Quality & Institutional Effectiveness

Team Resources

  • Standard IB Table
  • 2018 Self-Evaluation: Standard I
  • Follow-Up: College Recommendation 1
  • Eligibility Requirements Document
  • Actionable Improvement Plan 1

Status Reports

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Final Report

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Standard I.C: Institutional Integrity

Team Resources

  • Standard IC Table
  • 2018 Self-Evaluation: Standard I
  • Policy on Institutional Advertising, Student Recruitment, and Representation of Accredited Status
  • Eligibility Requirements Document

Status Reports

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Final Report

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Standard II

Standard II: Student Learning Programs & Support Services

The institution offers instructional programs, library and learning support services, and student support services aligned with its mission. The institution’s programs are conducted at levels of quality and rigor appropriate for higher education. The institution assesses its educational quality through methods accepted in higher education, makes the results of its assessments available to the public, and uses the results to improve educational quality and institutional effectiveness. The institution defines and incorporates into all of its degree programs a substantial component of general education designed to ensure breadth of knowledge and to promote intellectual inquiry. The provisions of this standard are broadly applicable to all instructional programs and student and learning support services offered in the name of the institution.

Standard II.A: Instructional Programs

Team Resources

  • Standard IIA Table
  • 2018 Self-Evaluation: Standard II
  • Follow-Up: College Recommendation 2
  • ACCJC Policy on Distance Education
  • Eligibility Requirements Document
  • Actionable Improvement Plan 2

Status Reports

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Final Report

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Standard II.B: Library and Learning Support Services

Team Resources

  • Standard IIB Table
  • 2018 Self-Evaluation: Standard II
  • Eligibility Requirements Document
  • Actionable Improvement Plan 3

Status Reports

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Final Report

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Standard II.C: Student Support Services

Team Resources

Status Reports

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Final Report

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Standard III

Standard III: Resources

The institution effectively uses its human, physical, technology, and financial resources to achieve its mission and to improve academic quality and institutional effectiveness. Accredited colleges in multi-college systems may be organized so that responsibility for resources, allocation of resources, and planning rests with the district/system. In such cases, the district/system is responsible for meeting the Standards, and an evaluation of its performance is reflected in the accredited status of the institution(s).

Standard III.A: Human Resources

Team Resources

  • Standard IIIA Table
  • 2018 Self-Evaluation: Standard III
  • Follow-Up: College Recommendation 3
  • Follow-Up: College Recommendation 4
  • 2013 Follow-Up: College Recommendation 5
  • Eligibility Requirements Document
  • Actionable Improvement Plan 4

Status Reports

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Final Report

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Standard III.B: Physical Resources

Team Resources

  • Standard IIIB Table
  • 2018 Self-Evaluation: Standard III
  • Follow-Up: College Recommendation 6
  • Eligibility Requirements Document
  • Actionable Improvement Plan 5

Status Reports

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Final Report

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Standard III.C: Technology Resources

Team Resources

  • Standard IIIC Table
  • 2018 Self-Evaluation: Standard III
  • Follow-Up: College Recommendation 7
  • Eligibility Requirements Document

Status Reports

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Final Report

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Standard III.D: Financial Resources

Team Resources

The following resources are taken from ACCJC presentations and workshops and cover Institutional Financial Review and Resources. You will want to download all documents:

Status Reports

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Final Report

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Standard IV

Standard IV: Leadership and Governance

The institution recognizes and uses the contributions of leadership throughout the organization for promoting student success, sustaining academic quality, integrity, fiscal stability, and continuous improvement of the institution. Governance roles are defined in policy and are designed to facilitate decisions that support student learning programs and services and improve institutional effectiveness, while acknowledging the designated responsibilities of the governing board and the chief executive officer. Through established governance structures, processes, and practices, the governing board, administrators, faculty, staff, and students work together for the good of the institution. In multi-college districts or systems, the roles within the district/system are clearly delineated. The multi-college district or system has policies for allocation of resources to adequately support and sustain the colleges.

Standard IV.A: Decision-Making Roles & Processes

Team Resources

  • Standard IVA Table
  • 2018 Self-Evaluation: Standard IV
  • Eligibility Requirements Document

Status Reports

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Final Report

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Standard IV.B: Chief Executive Officer

Team Resources

  • Standard IVB Table
  • 2018 Self-Evaluation: Standard IV
  • Follow-Up: College Recommendation 8
  • Eligibility Requirements Document

Status Reports

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Final Report

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Standard IV.C: Governing Board

Team Resources

  • Standard IVC Table
  • 2018 Self-Evaluation: Standard IV
  • Follow-Up: District Recommendation 1
  • Follow-Up: District Recommendation 2
  • Follow-Up: District Recommendation 3
  • Eligibility Requirements Document

Status Reports

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Final Report

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Standard IV.D: Multi-College Districts or Systems

Team Resources

  • Standard IVD Table
  • 2018 Self-Evaluation: Standard IV
  • Follow-Up: College Recommendation 1
  • Follow-Up: College Recommendation 5
  • Follow-Up: District Recommendation 4
  • Eligibility Requirements Document
  • HR Survey
  • Accreditation Survey

Status Reports

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Final Report

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