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Academic Senate Meeting Feb. 2, 2017 (agenda)

Academic Senate Membership

Heather Craig (President) Abeje Ambaw
Amber Kerschner
Glenn Tozier (Vice President) Mark Clements
James Lawrence
Sunny LeMoine (ASCCC Rep) Jacque Evans
Susanne Muszala
Lynn Kragelund (Secretary) Adria Gerard
Robynn Smith
Kathleen Clark (CTE Liaison)
Alfred Hochstaedter
Sandra Washington
Dan Schrum (ASMPC Rep)
Elias Kary
Merry Dennehy


Draft Academic Senate Meeting Agenda

February 2, 2017

Sam Karas Room, MPC



  1. Opening Business
    1. Public Comments/Welcome (2:30-2:35)
    2. Approval of Draft Minutes from December 1, 2016  (2:35-2:40)


  2. Reports
    1. President’s Report Notes (2:40-2:50)
    2. Committee on Committees (2:50-3:05)
    3. CTE Liason Report- Kathleen Clark (3:05-3:20)


  3. Old Business
    1. Revision of Bylaws (3:20-3:40) ACTION

      Draft bylaws

    2. Single Course Equivalency Procedure (3:40-4:00) ACTION

      Draft Equivalency Procedure

  4. New Business

    1. Instruction-Counseling Collaboration Update - Amber Kerchner and Susanne Muzala (4:00-4:10)
    2. California Guided Pathways Project Application - Beccie Michael, MPC Foundation & Academic Affairs (Emergency addition to agenda)
    3. Discussion of Future Agenda Item Prioritization (4:10-4:15)
  5. Future Agenda Items
    1. Student Equity Funds - La Kisha Bradley
    2. Review process of allocation of CTE Strong workforce funds – CTE committee
    3. Proactive Discussion Regarding Accreditation Standards - Catherine Webb
    4. Review of Process for Formation of New Campus-wide Committee and/or Sub-committee (CTE committee, instruction-counselor collaborative)
    5. Understanding the roles of CAC and Senate in curriculum decisions

2016 ASCCC Document on Ensuring Effective Curriculum Approval Processes

2016 ASCCC Primer on Effective Curriculum Processes

1987 ASCCC Document on Curriculum Committees and Local Senates

2009 MPC Curriculum Handbook

        6.  Review of Process for Deciding Maximum Class Size

ASCCC Document on Maximum Class Size


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