NEASC INSTITUTIONAL SELF-STUDY
STANDARD ELEVEN: INTEGRITY
February 20, 2003
1. Status reports on distribution of Student and AFS Questionnaires
2. Possible Interviews
President (Tom Sepe)
Affirmative Action (John White)
the Faculty Union (Bill Hatfield)
Personnel (Carol Gold)
Information Technology (Richard Fontaine)
Vice-President for Business Affairs and Treasurer (Robert G. Henderson)
Advising and Counseling (Robert Cipolla)
Enrollment Services (Heather Smith)
3. Possible Questions
- What are the three (3)
basic values that guide your professional decision-making? How do
you determine professional priorities?
- Define the concept of
integrity as it relates to your department or area of
- Do you have any
statistical data or internal studies relating to integrity issues?
- Have you received any
complaints regarding the integrity of your staff or department?
- Do you have any positive
recommendations for improving integrity in your department?
- Is appropriate
professional privacy and confidentiality maintained in your
- Does your department,
and CCRI personnel generally, avoid professional conflicts of interests?
- To what extent are your
professional decisions and actions mandated by policies and procedures? To
what extent are they discretionary? What principles guide your
- Are you aware of any
serious violations of integrity at CCRI?
4. Denise Lazo’s questions:
A) President Sepe:
- What ideas do you have
that would raise the integrity of CCRI?
- Do you feel that the
integrity of CCRI's mission has been compromised by the recent budget
- What steps are you
taking to increase the voice of adjunct faculty?
- Would you say that all
promotions are non-discriminatory?
- What steps does CCRI
take to recruit minorities? (Have interviewer be aware of proposed
affiliation with URI and RIC to provide an opportunity to the urban campus
students to obtain a 4 yr. degree)
- What steps does the
college take to recruit women and minorities in hiring?
B) Director of Information Technology:
steps have been taken to protect the integrity of your department.
(Copyrights, security of computers, etc.)
currently any existing "holes" in the security that you are aware of?
integrity been compromised recently?
C) President of the Faculty Union:
administration respect the terms of the contract established by the
years have there been any union issues that could only be resolved by
appeal to the Commissioner of Higher Education?
D) Director of Affirmative Action:
currently in compliance with all Affirmative Action standards?
been any recent issues regarding affirmative action of concern?
How can we
improve our affirmative action program?
E) Director of Personnel:
been any recent complaints of sexual harassment and if so have they been
actively recruit women and minorities when hiring new staff? If so, please
describe the methods.