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Academic Senate Meeting Feb 18, 2016

  • Date: 02/18/2016 2:30 PM - 4:15 PM  
  • Location: LTC 216

February 18, 2016

Academic Senate Membership

Alfred Hochstaedter (President) Jacque Evans Heather Craig
Kathleen Clark (Vice President) Merry Dennehy Eric Ogata
Paola Gilbert (ASCCC Delegate) Sandra Washington James Lawrence
Lynn Kragelund (Secretary) Robynn Smith Mark Clements
Sunny LeMoine Glenn Tozier Mike Torres
Mary Johnson


I. Opening Business

A. Public Comments/Welcome (2:30-2:35)

B. Approval of Draft Minutes from the Feb 4 meeting (2:35-2:40)

II. Reports

A. President's Report Notes (2:40-2:50)
MPC news and information as provided through venues such as AAAG, the College Council, the Board of Trustees, Accreditation, and other areas of interest.
Will include review of Academic Senate voting procedures, as we always do at this time of year.

B. COC (Action Item) (2:50-3:00)
Institutional Committee on Distance Education (ICDE)

C. ASCCC Delegate Report Part 2 (3:00-3:15)
Paola went to the ASCCC Fall Plenary and will tell us about it.
Fall 2015 Resolutions

D. Flex Day Report (3:15-3:30)
Wrap-up from Spring 2016
Decision on how/what to plan for April 28

III. Old Business

A. Transition to Google Campus informational session (3:30-3:40)
Kristin Darken and Merry Dennehy

B. GE Area Descriptions from the Curriculum Advisory Committee ACTION (3:40-4:00)
Consider the following topics, time permitting
1. The Philosophy Statement; CAC would like the first three paragraphs in the following document.
2. The phrasing of the description of the "example" outcomes.
3. The wording of the "example" outcomes themselves
4. The title of MPC GE Area E
Old descriptions with CAC's "tracked changes"
Tracked suggestions--mostly Fred's
MPC Mission Statement -- as requested
MPC Definition of Life-long Learners (scroll down) -- as requested
Pertinent Title 5 Sections on General Education Requirements

IV. New Business

A. Academic Senate Recommendation to the MPCTA About Faculty Self-Evaluation Guidelines (4:00-4:15)
Memo to MPCTA and administration
All of the recommendations, proposed changes, rationale, and links to primary documents can be found in the memo sent from the SLO/Accreditation Committee to both the MPCTA and the administration.

V. Future Agenda Item

A. Director of Student Success 

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