Academic Senate

The 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.


2020 FALL Semester

Academic Senate Meeting Schedule

All Meetings are held from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. via Zoom (meeting ID on agenda)

  • Mon - Aug 31, 2020
  • Mon - Sep 14, 2020
  • Mon - Sep 28, 2020
  • Mon - Oct 12, 2020
  • Mon - Oct 26, 2020
  • Mon - Nov 16, 2020
  • Mon - Nov 30, 2020

Academic Senate Bylaws Academic Senate Constitution