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Academic Senate Meeting Feb. 16, 2017 (agenda)

Academic Senate Membership

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


Academic Senate Meeting Agenda

February 16, 2017   2:30-4:15pm

Sam Karas Room, MPC


 Opening Business

  1. Public Comments/Welcome (2:30-2:35)
  2. Approval of Minutes from February 2nd, 2017 (2:35-2:40) 


  1. President’s Report Notes (2:40-2:45)
  2. Committee on Committees (2:45-3:00)
  3. Flex Day Committee Report- Anthony Villarreal (3:00-3:10)

 Old Business

    1. Single Course Equivalency Procedure (3:10-3:20) ACTION

      Draft Equivalency Procedure

    2. California Guided Pathways Project Application - Beccie Michael  ACTION (3:20-3:30)

California Guided Pathways Project Website Homepage

(Application, model description, and participation agreement can be downloaded from links on this website home page.)

 New Business

  1. Accreditation External Evaluation Report- Catherine Webb, Rosaleen Ryan and Kiran Kamath (3:30-4:00)

         External Evaluation Report

         Action Letter

  2. Learning Assessment Committee Update and Request for Survey Participation- Fred Hochestaedter (4:00-4:15)

The original plan (just as a reminder):
Assessment Toolbox:
This toolbox includes a new FAQ and a new Assessment Techniques document.


 Future Agenda Items

    1. Revision of Bylaws (pending revision by executive committee)
    2. Instruction-Counseling Collaboration Update - Amber Kerchner and Susanne Muzala 
    3. Student Equity Funds - La Kisha Bradley
    4. Review process of allocation of CTE Strong workforce funds – CTE committee
    5. Review of Process for Formation of New Campus-wide Committee and/or Sub-committee (CTE committee, instruction-counselor collaborative)
    6. 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

7.  Review of Process for Deciding Maximum Class Size

ASCCC Document on Maximum Class Size

8. Calendar for review and evaluation of policies, procedures and processes related to 10+1

Review of Proposed Academic Affairs Board Policies

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