Faculty Senate

See also supplemental Faculty Senate website (managed by Jeff O'Connell) and the Faculty Senate Blog.

About the Faculty Senate

In accordance with Title V of the California Education Code, the Faculty Senate shall make recommendations to the College Administrators and/or District Board of Trustees on matters of educational and professional significance pertinent to the College and/or the District.  These matters include:

  1. Curriculum, including establishing prerequisites and placing courses within disciplines (rely primarily).
  2. Degree and certificate requirements (mutually agree).
  3. Grading policies (rely primarily).
  4. Educational program development (mutually agree).
  5. Standards or policies regarding student preparation and success (mutually agree).
  6. District and college governance structures, as related to faculty roles (mutually agree).
  7. Faculty roles and involvement in accreditation activities (mutually agree).
  8. Policies for faculty professional development activities (mutually agree).
  9. Process for program review (mutually agree).
  10. Processes for institutional planning and budget development (mutually agree).
  11. Other academic and professional matters as mutually agreed upon between the governing board and the academic senate (mutually agree).

Note: “Rely primarily” means that the Board will rely primarily upon the advice and judgment of the academic senate. “Mutually agree” means that the district governing board and the representatives of the academic senate will have the obligation to reach mutual agreement by written resolution, regulation of policy.

2014-2015 Meeting Schedule, Agendas, Minutes

Regular meetings of the Faculty Senate are held on the first and third Wednesday of each month during the Fall and Spring semesters.

2014-2015 Faculty Senate Meeting Schedule
Date Time Location Agenda (PDF), Minutes (PDF)
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm Room 7101, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus Agenda, Draft Minutes
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm Room 7101, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus Agenda, Draft Minutes
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm Room 7101, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus Agenda
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm Room 7101, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus  
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm Room 7101, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus  
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm Room 7101, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus  
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm Room 7101, Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus  
Schedule for Spring and Summer to be announced      

See the Faculty Senate Meetings Archive for agendas and minutes for prior years.

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