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College of the Redwoods
Program Review Committee
Executive Summary
Adopted November 6, 2009
Mission Statement The College of the Redwoods’ Program Review Committee leads and facilitates authentic
assessment as it relates to student success and planning at the institution for all subject and service areas.
The committee reviews Annual and Comprehensive Program Reviews that provide the strong foundation
upon which College of the Redwoods develops, identifies, states and documents quality improvement plans
and goals including providing the direction of prioritization of funding, and support needs as organized under
the strategic planning objectives.
Objective: To provide an evaluative Executive Summary of this program’s review for authors, the
Integrated Planning Committees, and the District.
Program Review Subject/Service Area: __Admissions & Records______________________
Program Review Authors: __Kathy Goodlive_________________________________
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Summary and Recommendations:
1. Program strengths:
Online Registration saves personnel time;
Persistence and student success supports the education
master plan in coming years.
Additional Comments:
2. Program challenges/obstacles:
Admissions & Records can’t keep pace with increased student
enrollments with current technology.
3. Commendations:
A & R handled a 30% enrollment increase with fewer
personnel; A & R has stepped up in the last years to achieve
goals, but technology and back-up is necessary to continue to
both sustainability and compliance.
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Impressive presentations made by A & R in light of heavy
work load
4. Program Budget/Funding Sources:
Funding for hardware, software and personnel;
5. Program Goals/Plans:
Get the imaging system; goals are aggressive and show that
Admissions & Records has stepped up in the last years to
achieve goals, but the technology and back-up is necessary to
continue both sustainability and compliance.
6. Program Outcomes Assessment (PLOs/SLOs):
N/A
Recommendations:
**Get the imaging system and additional personnel
and training;
Establish the costs for this system.
Really no choice; record retention is required; lack of
proper technology affects all departments – financial
aid, counseling, advising, EOPS, DSPS, branch
campuses and instructional sites, etc.
Link PLOs/SLOs to program assessment;
Exit survey of students and why they are not
returning to CR.
Process:
PRC will forward completed Executive Summaries to program review authors.
Authors will have two weeks to provide feedback and corrections on errors of fact and/interpretation
PRC will forward Executive Summaries and authors response (if available) to the appropriate integrated
planning committee and the CPC.
7. Student Success/Achievement Basic Skills
obstacles/challenges:
N/A
**Records storage: procuring a document imaging system and transcript evaluator is imperative to remaining
compliant with accreditation standards; we have to complete these processes areas of assessment, student success,
and retention and need the tools to be able to effectively do so.
Process:
PRC will forward completed Executive Summaries to program review authors.
Authors will have two weeks to provide feedback and corrections on errors of fact and/interpretation
PRC will forward Executive Summaries and authors response (if available) to the appropriate integrated
planning committee and the CPC.
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