Monday, June 26, 2017

College accreditation news


     Earlier today, college personnel received an email from Melanie Buettner, Assistant Director of Marketing and Creative Services, on behalf of IVC President Roquemore, with this brief message:
Colleagues:
     I am pleased to announce that IVC has received a letter from the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges reaffirming accreditation for seven years. In their meeting, held June 7-9, the commission acted to reaffirm IVC’s accreditation with the requirement of a Follow-Up Report in 18 months on the issues identified in the team’s findings of non-compliance.
     The news delivered by the commission is testament to the remarkable efforts of all who assisted in making our accreditation process a success. This has been IVC’s most glowing accreditation process to date, and an accomplishment our college should truly be proud of.
     I am pleased to share the official letter from the Accrediting Commission with you. http://accreditation.ivc.edu/2017
—Signed, Glenn R. Roquemore, Ph.D., President, Irvine Valley College

Here’s the relevant section of the aforementioned letter:


     Hot diggity.
     Note: Recently, David Bugay, Vice Chancellor, Human Resources & Employer/Employee Relations, was fired. (See.)

     Here's the corresponding letter sent to Saddleback College. They suffered a similar fate:


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