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Academic Senate

Bylaws and ConstitutionThe Academic Senate is the voice of the faculty on the "10 + 1" Academic and Professional matters:

  1. Curriculum, including establishing prerequisites.
  2. Degree and certificate requirements.
  3. Grading policies.
  4. Educational program development.
  5. Standards or policies regarding student preparation and success.
  6. College governance structures, as related to faculty roles.
  7. Faculty roles and involvement in accreditation processes.
  8. Policies for faculty professional development activities.
  9. Processes for program review.
  10. Processes for institutional planning and budget development.
  11. Other academic and professional matters as mutually agreed upon.

Also, the Academic Senate

  • has a voice in developing hiring criteria;
  • is consulted by the faculty union before negotiations regarding evaluation procedures;
  • appoints faculty members to serve on college committees.

See the full list of the Academic Senate's responsibilities.


2014 Fall Semester
Academic Senate Meeting Schedule

All Meetings are held from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Library L109 (unless otherwise indicated)

  • August 25, 2014
  • September 8, 2014
  • September 22, 2014
  • October 6, 2014
  • October 20, 2014
  • November 17, 2014
  • December 8, 2014

Academic Senate Bylaws and Academic Senate Constitution


Academic senate bylaws Academic Senate Constitution