The Academic Affairs division of ICCB provides support and guidance to the colleges in developing and maintaining high demand, high quality and cost-effective academic programs. This division is responsible for the review and approval of instructional programs/courses, distribution and monitoring of federal/state grant funding that supports instructional programming, and providing leadership and technical assistance related to instructional programs and services to the colleges.
Academic Affairs includes the areas of Baccalaureate/Transfer Education, Career & Technical Education, International Education, Remedial Education, and Postsecondary Perkins. Staff in this division represents the Board through involvement in a variety of statewide initiatives and projects such as the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI), P-16, College & Career Readiness, Partnership for College & Career Success (PCCS), and the Gender Equity Advisory Committee, as well as working closely with other state agencies whenever possible to provide the community college system with a consistent and coordinated state-level approach to program development and funding.
ICCB Academic Affairs staff are charged with providing state-level leadership and technical assistance related to program/course approval and revision, program review, Perkins & PCCS grant plan development, programs of study development, dual credit, Recognition, and the ICCB Administrative Rules.