1. Develops and makes recommendations regarding collegewide Instructional testing, assessment, advising, and placement policies and procedures. Academic policy recommendations will be submitted through the appropriate council.
  2. Seeks input from all areas of the college regarding effectiveness of assessment, advising and placement procedures.
  3. Provides for the improvement of assessment, advising, and placement affairs on a collegewide basis.
  4. Coordinates assessment, advising and placement functions with task forces and collegewide committees.
  5. Maintains liaison with the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) through the Executive Dean, Admissions, Enrollment and Completion to ensure compliance with TSI requirements.
  6. Initiates research in cooperation with the Office of Institutional Research and Analytics and evaluates assessment, advising and placement services on a collegewide basis.
  7. Encourages use of technology in assessment, advising and placement.
  8. Develops policies and procedures for use of Instructional Testing Centers.

Committee recommendations are forwarded to the Academic & Student Affairs Council.

Meeting Schedule and Frequency

September 30
October 28
February 24
March 31
April 28
June 30
July 28

Agendas and minutes (ACC only)

Questions? Contact Roxane Royalty at


Chair (appointed by the Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs): Roxane Royalty, Executive Dean, North Region, 512-223-0179,
Faculty Co-chair (elected by the committee members): TBD

PositionNameAppointed byCampusPhoneEmail
Executive Dean of Student Affairs, North RegionRoxane RoyaltyPosition (Chair)
Executive Dean, Admissions, Enrollment and CompletionLinda
TSI CoordinatorLeilani ‘Lani’
Director of Career & Academic AdvisingKathy
Director of TestingHolly
Executive Director of Adult EducationKatherine
Representatives of Job Functions or College Offices
(2-year terms)
Assessment Center CoordinatorGus RodriguezVC, Student
CounselorDaniella RodriguezVC, Student
Advising SupervisorJana McCarthyVC, Student
Advising SpecialistPatricia BeckVC, Student
Faculty, EnglishJeanne ChaltainDept. Chair
Faculty, Developmental ReadingUrsula ParkerDept. Chair
Integrated Reading and Writing
Faculty, Developmental MathematicsLindsay OrlandoDept. Chair
Faculty, English as a Second LanguageSusan DasESOL Dept.
Representatives of ACC Constituencies
(1-year terms)
Instructional DeanLorlie EllisVC,
Representatives of ACC Constituencies
(1-year terms)
Full-time Faculty Senate AssociationJackie BurnsAssociation
Full-time Faculty Senate AssociationKate PattonAssociation
Adjunct Faculty AssociationLisa Marie CoppolettaAssociation
Adjunct Faculty AssociationPing ChuAssociation
Association of Professional & Technical EmployeesDavid DeRouenAssociation
Classified Employees AssociationAntwan DawsonAssociation
Student Government AssociationKay TrentAssociation