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Academic Senate Meeting Apr. 20, 2017

Academic Senate Meeting Agenda

Sam Karas Room

April 20, 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

Armando Dimas (ASMPC Rep)

Alfred Hochstaedter

Sandra Washington


I. Opening Business

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

B. Approval of Minutes from April 6, 2017 (2:35-2:40)

II. Reports

  1. President’s Report (2:40-2:45)
  2. Committee on Committees  (2:45-2:50) ACTION
  3. Flex Day Committee (2:50-3:00) ACTION
  4. Learning Assessment Committee (3:00-3:10)
  5. Instruction- Counseling “Student’s First” Goal Group (3:10-3:15)

III. Old Business

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

BP4021 Program Discontinuance 

BP4025 Philosophy and Criteria for Associate Degree and General Education 

BP4040 Library Services

BP4100 Graduation Requirements for Degrees and Certificates

BP4220 Standards of Scholarship 

BP4260 Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Two additional BPs for first read and possible action: 


IV. New Business

  1. Discussion of division restructure (3:30-4:00)
  2. Title V grant submission- collaborative grant with CSUMB - Beccie Michael (4:00-4:05) ACTION
  3. Review Board Policies from Student Services (4:05-4:15) 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, 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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