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Academic Senate

The Academic Senate is responsible for making recommendations to the administration and for communicating with the Board of Trustees on policy development and implementation with respect to academic and professional issues.

The Board of Trustees primarily relies on the Academic Senate for:

  • Curriculum, including establishing prerequisites and placing courses within disciplines
  • Degree Requirements
  • Grading Policies
  • Educational Program Development
  • Standards and polices for Student Preparation and Success
  • Policies for Faculty Professional Development

The Academic Senate and the College President/CEO reach mutual agreement for district and governance structures as related to faculty roles, processes for program review, processes for institutional planning and budget development, and other issues recognized as academic and professional in nature stipulated in Title 5 Subchapter 2, Academic Senates, Sections 53200-53204.

Questions regarding this site should be directed to the Academic Senate Secretary, Bruce Nixon, (909) 274-5433.