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I. Title of Policy

Accountability for the Effectiveness of Educational Programs

II. Objective of Policy

Consistent with its philosophy, Brookdale Community College will provide educational opportunities to meet diverse interests and needs ranging from short-term course work for upgrading or acquiring new skills to full degree programs in career and transfer programs.  Brookdale Community College subscribes to the concept that it is accountable for the defined outcomes of the educational experiences it offers.

III.  Authority

Brookdale’s Mission and Philosophy

IV. Policy Statement

The President shall implement periodic evaluation of the instructional program, and shall report the findings to the Board of Trustees on an annual basis to include outcomes and measures of student success in compliance with performance based criteria, such as student performance and student learning, including acquisition of general education knowledge and skills, and workforce preparation and student satisfaction.  The goal of all evaluations is to increase recognition of the accomplishments of the college while providing specific areas of focus for improvement.

V. Responsibility for Implementation


Approved:  Sept 1970
Revised: July 2001
Revised:  Feb 2016
Lodged:  Feb 2016
Approved: March 2016