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Academic Senate Meeting April 21, 2016

  • Date: 04/21/2016 2:30 PM - 4:15 PM  
  • Location: LTC 216

April 21, 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 April 7 meeting  (2:35-2:45)

II. Reports

A. President's Report Notes (2:45-2:50)
MPC news and information as provided through venues such as AAAG, the College Council, the Board of Trustees, Accreditation, and other areas of interest.

B. Flex Day Report (2:50-2:55)
April 28 (Optional) Schedule

C. COC (Action Item) (2:55-3:05)
Family Research Studies Discontinuance 
Academic Senate designee for the "OEI Implementation Team"
Academic Senate appointment to the CAC
Textbook Affordability Campus Coordinator
Flex Committee

III. Old Business

 A. GE Area Descriptions from the Curriculum Advisory Committee ACTION (3:05-3:20)
Draft Document for Review April 21, 2016
The document as it stands now
CAC and Academic Senate Personnel

B. ICDE recommendation on Canvas as MPC's Learning Management System 2nd Reading ACTION (3:20-3:40)
Jaye Luke and Steve Bruemmer will join us again (I assume)
Canvas LMS Evaluation Results and Recommendation

IV. New Business

A. "Meeting Time" in the schedule of classes (3:40-3:50)
Objective: share the idea, gauge interest, and perhaps direct senate representatives to bring the idea back to divisions for feedback.

B. Review recommendations from CBT on Institutional Decision-making Processes (3:50-4:15)
Resource Guide for Institutional Decision Making -- Draft
Explanatory Google Slides Document

V. Future Agenda Items

A. Director of Student Success 
How can we work together?

B. Update on the Plan to Establish Systematic Assessment of Course and Program Outcomes (May 5)

D. 2015-2016 Annual Report (May 5 and 19)

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