Board Resource Collection

William Spangler Library

Academic year hours M-Th 8-9:30, Fri and Sat 8-3:30. Call to confirm hours during intersession, holidays and summer sessions.

The Board of Trustees Resource Collection is housed in the Board Resource room in the William Spangler Library, lower level.

The collection is continually updated, and at present includes the following:


Institutional Reserve Materials:

  • Annual Budget Messages
  • Annual Reports
  • College Catalogs
  • Environmental Scan Reports
  • Excellence and Accountability Report
  • Institutional Outcomes Reports
  • Strategic Plan
  • Program Reviews


Middle States Self-Study Document Collection:

  • Characteristics of Excellence in Higher Education
  • Handbook for Conducting and Hosting an Evaluation Visit
  • Standards for Accreditation and Requirements of Affiliation
  • Forging A Shared Vision: A Framework for Positive Transformation at Atlantic Cape (2006)
  • Self-Study for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education: Charting the Course for the Next 50 Years (2018)



  • Community College Trustees by Vaughn and Weisman
  • The Rogue Trustee, The Elephant in the Room by Terry O'Banion
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation: Presidential Guidelines Series Vol. 1-6 (available online)




News Sources: 


Online (Academic Search Premier, Ebscohost):

  • Change (1990+)
  • Community College Review (1990+)
  • Community College Week (1996+)


For further information please contact the William Spangler Library at (609) 343-4951 or email