To disseminate critically important information, to ensure open communication, to promote genuine involvement before and while decisions are made, and to provide for inclusive participation of all campus constituencies.
The CPC is responsible to:
- Oversee all aspects of the college planning and accreditation processes;
- Review and update progress annually on the implementation of the college’s Strategic Plan;
- Review and approve the college’s Accreditation Self-Study;
- Oversee the development and integration of the college’s Educational Master Plan, Facilities Master Plan, and Strategic Plan;
- Provide counsel to the President in matters of institutional operations, including but not limited to budgeting, planning, facilities, technology, diversity and external priorities.
Recommendations of the CPC will be in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, and shall not conflict with the Academic Senate’s rights and shared governance as provided by AB 1725 and/or District policy.
The College Planning Council (CPC) comprises:
- The College President (ex-officio, non-voting)
- College Planning Council (CPC) members:
- 5 Administrators (appointed by the President)
- 5 Faculty (4 appointed by Senate and 1 appointed by FA)
- 5 Classified Staff (appointed by CSEA)
- 5 Students (appointed by AS President with 1 an AS officer)
It is intended that the membership of the CPC will be reflective of and equally representative of the quadripartite structure of the college.
Additional ad hoc ex-officio members may be added as needed (e.g. during the accreditation process) in order to assure that required expertise is available to the CPC.
The Vice President of Academic Affairs serves as the Chair of the CPC. All appointed members are expected to represent their constituency groups. If there is an area lacking representation, a request shall go out to the constituency leadership.
When involved in institutional planning for San Jose City College, the CPC will be sure all aspects of the Mission Statement are being represented. Student equity, equal opportunity, and equal access for all students are implicit in the activities and programs related to the mission.