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Academic Senate Meeting May 18, 2017

Academic Senate Meeting Agenda

Sam Karas Room

May 18, 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 May 4, 2017 (2:35-2:40)

II. Reports

  1. President’s Report (2:40-2:45)
  2. Committee on Committees  (2:45-2:55) ACTION
  3. Instruction- Counseling “Student’s First” Goal Group (2:55-3:05)

III. Old Business

  1. Discussion of division restructure (3:05-3:25) ACTION


IV. New Business

  1. Review Board Policies from Student Services (3:25-3:35) ACTION

    Comparison of CCLC and Draft BPs

    BP4230 Grading Academic Record Symbols

    BP4231 Grade Changes

    BP4235 Credit By Examination

    BP4240 Academic Renewal


  2. PRIE Committee Report (3:35-3:50)
  3. Annual Report - 1st read (3:50-3:55)
  4. Discussion of Curriculum Advisory Committee Procedures and (3:55-4:05)
  5. Discussion of Senate-MPCTA MOU (4:50-4:15)


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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