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Academic Senate Meeting October 18, 2018


 Academic Senate Meeting Agenda

Sam Karas Room

October 18, 2018



Academic Senate Membership


Heather Craig (President)

At Large

Abeje Ambaw/James Lawrence

Life Science

Paola Gilbert

At Large

Glenn Tozier (Vice President)


Bruce Barrie


Molly Jansen

At Large

Adria Gerard (ASCCC Liaison)


Mark Clements

Physical Education

Lynn Kragelund


Jacque Evans

Access Resource Center

Laura Cote

Creative Arts

Sunny LeMoine

At Large Adjunct

Elias Kary (COC Chair)

Social Science

John Cristobal

Physical Science

Suzanne Muszala (Guided Pathways Liaison)

Student Services

Arick McNiel/Sheila Morales ASMPC


Sandra Washington

College Readiness/TRiO




Opening Business

  1. Public Comments/Welcome (2:30-2:35)
  2. Approval of Draft Minutes from September 20th, 2018 and October 4, 2018 (2:35-2:40)

Reports (2:40-3:00)

  1. President’s Report Notes
  2. Committee on Committees
  3. CTE Liaison
  4. Flex Day Committee
  5. ASCCC Liaison
  6. Guided Pathways Liaison
  7. LGBTQIA + Diversity Committee
  8. Student’s First Committee
  9. Equivalency Committee
  10. LAC
  11. PRIE
  12. CAC

Old Business

  1. Senate Purpose, Purview, and Membership (3:00-3:15)

    review Academic Senate purpose and membership in resource guide to institutional decision making(see p15); receive nominations for next Senate President; discuss election of at large senator

  2. Curriculum Committee Administrative Procedure (3:15-3:25) ACTION

review and consider endorsement of draft AP to accompany the existing BP 4020 related to clarifying the relationship between student learning hours and units (documenting how units are calculated) in the context of our local curriculum approval authority. 

3. Accreditation Update Report (3:25-4:15) ACTION

review and consider endorsement of report on progress on recommendation 4: engagement in continuous, broad-based, systematic evaluation, and planning; integration of program review, planning, and resource prioritization and allocation into a comprehensive process that leads to accomplishment of its mission and improvement of institutional effectiveness and academic quality; linking of institutional planning to short-range and long- range needs based on assessment of student learning and student achievement data.

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