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Academic Senate Meeting Oct 15, 2015

  • Date: 10/15/2015 2:30 PM - 4:15 PM  

October 15, 2015

Academic Senate Membership

Alfred Hochstaedter (President) Jacque Evans Heather Craig
Kathleen Clark (Vice President) Merry Dennehy Eric Ogata
Paola Gilbert (ASCCC Delegate) Sandra Washington James Lawrence
Lynn Kragelund (Secretary) Robynn Smith Mark Clements
Sunny LeMoine Glenn Tozier Mike Torres
Dan Schrum (student Rep)


I. Opening Business

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

B. Approval of Draft Minutes from the Oct 1 meeting (2:35-2:40)

II. Reports

A. President's Report Notes (2:40-2:50)
MPC news and information as provided through venues such as AAAG, the College Council, the Board of Trustees, Accreditation, and other areas of interest.

B. COC (Action Item) (2:50-3:00)

Learning Assessment Committee
Jamie Dagdigian -- Graphic Arts
Ariana Kalinic -- Sociology
Rushia Turner -- Chemistry
A coach--Daniel Phillips or Blake Spiering, OR Jacque Evans -- Access Resource Center

MPC Foundation Board -- Terry Hallock (see notes)

C. ASCCC Delegate's Report (3:00-3:15)
Resolutions for discussion at Area B Meeting and then the Plenary on Nov 5-7
Scroll down and click "Resolutions"
Includes an interesting paper on Accreditation

III. Old Business

A. 3SP Plan Annual Update (Second Reading) (3:15-3:25)
Larry Walker and Lakisha Bradley
These have been updated as of 10-8-15:
Draft Credit Plan
Draft Non-Credit Plan
Explanatory Powerpoint

IV. New Business

A. Accreditation Self-Evaluation Review (3:25-3:50)
Please prioritize IB, IC, IIA, IVA and IIIA6 
Accreditation feedback form
Primary feedback questions are:
1. Did you find any factual inaccuracies in this section. If so, please indicate what information needs to be corrected.
2. Are the cited examples and evidence sufficient? Are there other examples we should consider for this standard?
3. Do you have any other suggestions or feedback to improve this section and help the College with the next steps of the draft process?

B. Academic Senate Goals for the 2015-2016 Academic Year (3:50-4:00)
2015-2016 goals

C. ICDE's draft evaluation plan for the Canvas LMS (Learning Management System) Discussion (4:00-4:15)
Evaluation Plan; Jon Knolle will join us.
ASCCC Resolution asserting faculty primacy on DE decisions like this

V. Future Agenda Items

A. MPC GE Area Review -- a report/recommendation -- Nov 5

B. Student Equity Plans -- November 19 and Dec 3

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