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Current Issues


Welcome to the Current Issues Page.

Below, you will find a series of issues that the Academic Senate has chosen to deliberate over as well as relevant links to these issues. If you have additional information about these or other topics of Senate concern, please email either of the Senate Co-Vice Presidents, 
Lina Soto or Serena Ott

 

19-03
Resolution 19-03 Opposing the Community College Chancellor's Office's Proposed Changes to the Implementing Guidelines for EOPS Programs

This week, the Senate Executive Board gathered to discuss propositions from the Community College Chancellor's Office regarding guidelines for EOPS Programs. Acting on behalf of the Full Senate, the Senate Executive Board passed Resolution 19-03 Opposing the Community College Chancellor's Office's Proposed Changes to the Implementing Guidelines for EOPS Programs. The Resolution was passed in support of several Mt. SAC students and administrators joining students and administrators of other institutions next week in Sacramento to advocate for more representative EOPS Program guidelines from the Community College Chancellor's Office, and more transparency in the decision making process.

To read more on Resoution 19-03, please visit this link.

19-02
 
 
 
Resolution 19-02 In Support for Actions to Ensure Implementation of the Climate Action Plan

With gaining concerns about the ways in which the Mt. San Antonio College commits to having a smaller environmental footprint and contributes to a more environmentally friendly campus, the Academic Senate approved Resolution 19-02 In Support for Actions to Ensure Implementation of the Climate Action Plan. The Senate recognizes the urgent need to implement standards already set in the Climate Action Plan, and urges that these standards come into effect.

To read more on Resolution 19-02, please visit this link.
To read more on the Climate Action Plan, please visit this link.


Academic Senate Textbook Task Force

Amendments accepted at the last Academic Senate meeting were incorporated into various Textbook Task Force documents. See them below: 

 

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Resolution 18-11: In Support of Our Transgender Students

Provided to the Mt. SAC Board of Trustees just yesterday, December 12, 2018, Resolution 18-11 In Support of Our Transgender Students highlights the Academic Senate's recommendation to support the safety and inclusivity that the Mt. SAC Pride Center gives to LGBTQ+ students each day, despite recently proposed changes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to change the already-accepted definition of gender in federal programs.

To read this resolution, please visit the following link.

Mt SAC Dual Enrollment Flyer

Dual Enrollment Resurfaces
(Spring 2018)

The Academic Senate shares the following articles in trying to assess DUAL ENROLLMENT practices by Mt. SAC.