Program Review

Mission Statement

The charge of the Program Review Committee is to support the faculty in the regular review of academic programs. Our goals are:

  • to improve the program review process
  • to assist faculty in the development of their program reviews, including ensuring that training is provided
  • to manage the review of academic program reviews
  • to ensure that academic program reviews are incorporated into institutional planning, evaluation, and budgeting processes

Committee Members

Dr. Steven Reynolds, Chair, Faculty
Jude Baldwin, Faculty
Dave Clarke, Faculty
Patrice Thatcher-Stephens, Faculty
Dr. Todd Scott, Vice President Instruction
Bart Scott, Director Institutional Research
Cheryl Rosen, Secretary


Every other Thursday from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm in DLC 4 and Yreka Room 5.

Agendas, Minutes & Related Documents


Title 5 §53200(b) states that the Academic Senate is an organization whose primary function is to make recommendations with respect to academic and professional matters. Section ยง53200(c) states that "academic and professional matter" means the following policy development and implementation matters:

  1. Curriculum including establishing prerequisites and placing courses within disciplines
  2. Degree and certificate requirements
  3. Grading policies
  4. Educational program development
  5. Standards and policies regarding student preparation and success
  6. District and college governance structures, as related to faculty roles
  7. Faculty roles and involvement in accreditation processes, including self-study and annual reports
  8. Policies for faculty professional development activities
  9. Processes for program review
  10. Processes for institutional planning and budget development
  11. Other academic and professional matters as mutually agreed upon between the board and the academic senate.

Of these matters, 7, 9, and 10 relate to program review. The Program Review Committee is a sub-committee of the Academic Senate, who through the Program Review Process regularly reviews and evaluates instructional programs, assesses and analyzes student learning, participates in program planning and budgeting, and participates in institutional planning and budgeting.