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Appendix A: Glossary of Acronyms

AAUP
American Association of University Professors GRACE Grand Rapids Area Council for Ecumenism
ABET
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology GRCS Grand Rapids Christian Schools
ABSL
Academically Based Service-Learning HERI Higher Education Research Institute
ACRL
Association of College and Research Libraries HH Hiemenga Hall
AER
Academic Evaluation Report HL Hekman Library
AHANA
Asian, Hispanic, African American, and Native American HLC Higher Learning Commission
AICUM
Association of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Michigan HPERDS Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance, and Sport
ALIVE
Advanced Learning in Virtual Environments HUD Housing and Urban Development
AMA
Academic Multicultural Affairs IAPCHE International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education
APR
Alumni and Public Relations ICM Inter-Campus Mail
ARIHE
Association of Reformed Institutions in Higher Education ICO Independent Colleges Office
AV Audio-Visual IPEDS Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
BB
Boer-Bennink (Residence Hall) IRB Institutional Review Board
BHT
Bolt-Heyns-Timmer (Residence Hall) IRC Instructional Resource Center
BOT
Board of Trustees IT Information Technology
BV
Beets-Veenstra (Residence Hall) ITC Information Technology Center
CAA
Calvin Alumni Association ITEC Instructional Technology Education Center
CALL
Calvin Academy for Lifelong Learning KE Knollcrest East
CAP
Calvin Accelerated Program KH Kalsbeek-Huizenga (Residence Hall)
CART
Calvin Anti-Racism Team KIDS Kindling Intellectual Desire in Students
CAS
Communication Arts and Sciences LEED Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
CCCS
Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship LOFT Living Our Faith Together
CCCU
Council for Christian Colleges and Universities MAC Multicultural Affairs Committee
CCE
Cross-Cultural Engagement MCF Michigan Colleges Foundation
CEAP
Calvin Environmental Assessment Program MIAA Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
CIC
Council of Independent Colleges MPAC Master Plan Advisory Committee
CICW
Calvin Institute of Christian Worship MSU Michigan State University
CIS
Calvin Information Services NAE National Association of Evangelicals
CIT
Calvin Information Technology NCA North Central Association
CLAE
Christian Liberal Arts Education NCAA National Collegiate Athletic Association
COG
Committee on Governance NCATE National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
COPC
Community Outreach Partnership Center NEH National Endowment for the Humanities
CORE
Calvin's Core Curriculum (General Education) NH North Hall
CP
Chapel NIH National Institutes of Health
CPC
Community Partnerships Coordinator NSF National Science Foundation
CPI
Consumer Price Index NSSE National Survey of Student Engagement
CPOL
Christian Perspectives on Learning NVW Noordewier-VanderWerp (Residence Hall)
CRC
Christian Reformed Church OCCE Office of Conferences and Campus Events
CRCNA
Christian Reformed Church in North America P2P Pathways to Possibilities
CRF
Calvin Research Fellowship PCC Prince Conference Center
CRWM
Christian Reformed World Missions PCD Partners for Christian Development
CRWRC
Christian Reformed World Relief Committee PDP Professional Development Plan
CSI
Christian Schools International PECLAC Professional Education and the Christian Liberal Arts College
CSR
Center for Social Research PPC Planning and Priorities Committee
CTC
Calvin Theatre Company PSC Professional Status Committee
CTS
Calvin Theological Seminary RA

Resident Assistant
CUR
Council on Undergraduate Research RD Resident Director
DC
DeVos Communication Center RIT Research and Information Technology
DCM
Developing a Christian Mind RVD Rooks-VanDellen (Residence Hall)
DH
DeVries Hall SAC Spiritual Activities Coordinator
EB
Engineering Building SAS Student Academic Services
EHOS
Environmental Health and Occupational Safety SB Science Building
EPC
Educational Policy Committee SBSL Student Based Service-Learning
ESC
Environmental Stewardship Coalition SC Spoelhof Center
ESM
An Expanded Statement of the Mission of Calvin College SE Schultze-Eldersveld (Residence Hall)
FAC
Fine Arts Center SLC Service-Learning Center
FEN
From Every Nation: Revised Comprehensive Plan for Racial Justice, Reconciliation, and Cross-Cultural Engagement at Calvin College STARS Student Technology Advisors
FIPSE
Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education STEP Striving Toward Educational Possibilities
FOSCO
Faculty Organization Study Committee SVS Student Volunteer Service
FTE
Full-Time Equivalent TEC Teacher Education Committee
FTIAC
First Time in Any College WAC-WM World Affairs Council of West Michigan
GAAP
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles WMRL West Michigan Regional Laboratory