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Academic Senate Meeting Mar. 16, 2017

Academic Senate Meeting Agenda

Sam Karas Room

March 16, 2017




Academic Senate Membership

Heather Craig (President)

Abeje Ambaw

Elias Kary

Glenn Tozier (Vice President)

Mark Clements

Amber Kerchner

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


I. Opening Business

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

B. Approval of Minutes from March 2, 2017 (2:35-2:40)


II. Reports

President's Report (2:40-2:43)

Committee on Committees  (2:43-2:45)

Committees in need of faculty:

President’s Advisory Group (PAG)

Administrative Services Advisory Group (ASAG)


III. Old Business

  1. Accreditation- What can Senate contribute? Learning Assessment Committee Report and Discussion (2:45-3:15)


    ACCJC Recommendations Assignments:
    LAC is shifting focus to PLOs:


  3. Academic Affairs Board Policies (3:15-3:30) ACTION

Google doc of previously recommended Board Policies, now updated by Academic Affairs

BP4021 Program Discontinuance

BP4025 Philosophy and Criteria for Associate Degree & General Education

BP4040 Library Services

BP4100 Graduation Requirements for Degrees and Certificates

BP4220 Standards of Scholarship

BP4260 Pre-requisites and Co-requisites 


IV. New Business

  1. Leading from the Middle – Susanne Muszala, Rosaleen Ryan, and LaKisha Bradley (3:30-3:55)
  2. Announcement of New Senators for 2017-2018 and Voting for Cabinet Positions (3:55-4:15) ACTION


V. Future Agenda Items

  1. Further clarifying roles of Academic Senate and Faculty Bargaining Unit
  2. CAC procedures: max course size, reinstating courses, new course request procedure, new program request procedure, updating and review of courses
  3. HR procedures: faculty hiring, adjunct faculty hiring, faculty prioritization, evaluation
  4. New committees: procedure for institution of, CTE committee(s), instruction-counseling collaborative, campus climate, HR procedure review
  5. Categorical funding allocation process
  6. Calendar for review of MPC policies and procedures under 10+1
  7. Review of Resource Guide to Institutional Decision Making
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