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Academic Senate Meeting May 5, 2016

  • Date: 05/05/2016 2:30 PM - 4:15 PM  
  • Location: Sam Karas Room
This meeting in the Sam Karas Room

May 5, 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 21 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 (2:50-3:00)
April 28 Wrapup
Fall 2016 Draft Schedule

C. ASCCC Report (3:00-3:15)
Spring Plenary Resolutions

III. Old Business

A. Review recommendations from CBT on Institutional Decision-making Processes ACTION (3:15-3:30)
10+1 #6: District and college governance structures as related to faculty roles
Resource Guide for Institutional Decision Making -- Draft
Explanatory Google Slides Document

B. Update on the Scheduling/Enrollment Management efforts of the CBT Working Group (3:30-3:45)
Presentation to AAAG, April 29, 2016
Proposed Block Schedule
Schedule Building Timeline

C. "Meeting Time" in the schedule of classes (3:45-3:50)
Feedback from divisions, further thoughts

IV. New Business

A. MPC Policy on visits from non-campus groups like Project Truth (3:50-4:10)
MPC Board Policy 2215: Time, Place, and Manner
MPC Administrative Procedure 6700: Civic Center and Other Facilities Use
Brochure about free speech on the Santa Rosa Junior College campus

B. 2015-2016 Annual Report (4:10-4:15)
Draft annual report

V. Future Agenda Items

A. Equivalency Processes
Academic Senate Equivalency Page
MPC's Process for Determining Equivalency, 2010
MPC full-time Faculty Hiring Process (includes equivalency)
Equivalency Form

B. Update on the Plan to Establish Systematic Assessment of Course and Program Outcomes 

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