The Crafton Council serves as the shared governance body of the campus. Its charge is to oversee issues related to accreditation; to integrate college plans and to serve as the advisory body to the President on issues of planning and program review and the relationship to resource allocation. The Crafton Council meets bi-monthly.


The Crafton Council is the central deliberative collegial body at Crafton Hills College.  The primary shared governance committees report to Crafton Council.  The fundamental purpose is to provide information and facilitate communication and governance.  The Crafton Council:

  1. Functions as a clearing house for potential or actual shared governance issues.
  2. Provides information to and models best practices for shared governance committees.
  3. Assumes oversight and maintenance of the CHC Organizational Handbook.
  4. Monitors Policies and Administrative Regulations related to shared governance, and recommends modifications thereof, or new Policies or Administrative Regulations, as needed.
  5. Coordinates the systematic evaluation of governance and administrative structures, processes, and services.
  6. Recommends resolutions of or guidelines on larger shared governance questions at CHC.
  7. Coordinates campus training in shared governance principles and practice.
  8. Promotes plan integration and alignment and recommends corrective action as necessary.
  9. Relies on research, evidence and learning assessment results to inform planning and decision-making.
  10. Forwards revisions of the college Mission, Vision and Values to the Board of Trustees for review and approval, and determines an appropriate implementation date.


  • President
  • Vice President of Instruction
  • Vice President of Student Services
  • Vice President of Administrative Services
  • President, Academic Senate
  • Vice President, Academic Senate
  • President Elect/Past President, Academic Senate
  • President, Classified Senate
  • CSEA representative
  • CTA representative
  • President, Student Senate
  • The Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, Research & Planning serves as a resource person as needed.

Term:  Assignments are made by institutional role, hence there is no specific term.