Decisions regarding new program development
Approved Dec. 5, 2012
Note: Academic Senate is currently updating this process. More information can be found at the Academic Senate Website.
The process for developing new Fund 1 programs can be varied – it may be recommended by an individual within a department, a dean, a vice president or an outside mandate. The following is a “general” guide for how the process will work for creating new programs:
Step 1. The Idea
The idea for a new Fund 1 program is identified and a proposal is developed.
Step 2. Review by Dean/VP
The proposal for a new program is reviewed by the Dean, VPI or VPSS and feedback provided.
Step 3. Data and Financial Analysis
The Office of Planning. Research, and Institutional Effectiveness and the Business Office provides an analysis of the proposal presented.
Step 4. Review by Groups
The new program idea is reviewed by appropriate groups such as the Division, the Curriculum Committee, Academic Senate, and the relevant SSPC/IPC/APC.
Step 5. Review by Cabinet
The College Cabinet will review and discuss the proposed program.
Step 6. Review by PBC
The Planning & Budgeting Council will review the request for a new program and advise the President.
Step 7. Decision by the President
The President will review and make a decision about funding the new program.