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Working Groups

Working Groups are composed of campus, faculty, staff, students, and administrators from across the CSCU system, collaborating to design, implement, and evaluate academic & student affairs consolidation

Student First Academic and Student Affairs Consolidation Committee (SF ASA CC)

Group Charge

The Students First: Academic and Student Affairs Consolidation Committee is charged with the responsibility to work out the details associated with the one community college consolidation related to academic and student affairs on the twelve community colleges. Specifically, the committee will provide guidance on the alignment of academic programs (shared and differentiated), assessment, policies, procedures, institutional data, websites, catalogs and other relevant issues to campus constituents.

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Group Leads

  • Pat Bouffard (NWCC), Co-Chair
  • Michael Stefanowicz (ACC), Co-Chair

Membership List

General Education

The charge of the General Education workgroup will be to explore a common General Education for the Connecticut community colleges.

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Group Leads

  • Pat Bouffard (NWCC), Co-Chair
  • Michael Stefanowicz (ACC), Co-Chair

Membership List

Shared Governance

The Shared Governance Workgroup is charged with crafting a proposal on how to operationalize the concepts noted above [communication, collaboration, and mutual accountability between administration, faculty, staff, and students which advances excellence in the operation of CSCU institutions] and, ultimately, to provide to the One College its governance structure.

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Group Leads

  • Pat Bouffard (NWCC), Co-Chair
  • Michael Stefanowicz (ACC), Co-Chair

Membership List

Faculty Discipline/Program Workgroups and Schedule
Banner and Technology Transition Team (BATTT)

Group Charge

Make recommendations for academic and student affairs policy, business process, and work flow procedures that are required for the design, implementation, maintenance, and coordination of a consolidated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Student Information System for the one College. This includes, but is not limited to the Banner Student, Finance, Human Resource and Financial Aid Systems, Blackboard, the myCommNet portal, Degree Works, and software applications for the Guided Pathways initiative.

Determine resource, capacity needs and timelines for planning and implementing the Banner ERP system and associated technology in the one college, including but not limited to the constellation of software previously mentioned.

Determine resource and capacity needs for ongoing and routine maintenance support for all products.

Work closely with Students First Academic and Student Affairs Consolidation Committee, Guided Pathways Task Force and Transfer and Articulation Policy leads and with CSCU Business Information Systems, Student I Academic Information Services, Financial Aid Services, Finance Services, Human Resources Services, and related councils, partners and stakeholders.

View Signed Charge (pdf)