Goal 6 - Grossmont College will identify and meet internal standards of accountability and will promote external accountability.

  • Completed comprehensive academic discipline and program reviews for Art, Communication, Dance, Music, Theater Arts, American Sign Language, Economics, Media Communication, and Political Science.
  • Completed comprehensive student service program reviews in Counseling, Assessment, Articulation, Puente, and Transfer Center.
  • Developed enrollment recommendations though the Enrollment Strategies Committee to respond to District/College enrollment goals.
  • Continued to seek college-wide input regarding budget issues through the College Cost Savings Task Force.
  • Strengthened the Educational Master Plan to include specific information on staffing, equipment and program/department outcomes, and posted online.
  • Created extensive budgetary reports, budget models to analyze campus budget and to improve budget preparation processes.
  • Participated in a Commission on Athletics compliance review of our Athletic Department and received high marks for its collaboration between Exercise Science and Athletics.
  • Expanded articulation/liaison with licensing agencies and postsecondary education groups that support the AOJ program.
  • Participated in a scheduled Contract Monitoring Review by the California State Department of Education that recognized the center for the quality of its organization and program.
  • Instituted monthly Bookstore meetings for purposes of improving communication among staff, creating a team-oriented department, identifying problems and solutions and improving efficiency.
  • Increased Barnes &Noble participation and communication with campus through Bookstore Advisory Committee.
  • Participated in a site visit and audit conducted by INS/SEVIS and received recertification to assist F-1 Visa international students
  • Made necessary adjustments to the operating budget based on the State’s restrictions of the general fund budget which included freezing some replacement positions.
  • Refined and updated the college’s current planning model that outlines the role of each constituent group and committee or council in shaping recommendations that lead to planning and budgeting decisions, embodied in the Organizational and Governance Structures document.
  • Utilized the college’s existing planning processes to develop a new college Strategic Plan for the six-year period of 2004-2010.
  • Supported and managed over 15 department restricted funds on campus with assistance in fundraising, financial management, and legal issues.
  • Established a process which was developed by the Faculty Staffing Committee, endorsed by the Planning and Budget Council and approved by the President, to address the temporary hiring freezes of faculty positions.