Academic Senate


Student Learning


Board Policy

Basic Skills

Flex Day




and Minutes


Agendas all on one page F2006-S2010


Agendas all on one page F2010 to present



October 13, 2011

2:30-4:15 in the Sam Karas Room

Agenda in printable form


I.  Opening Business

A.  Call to order and roll call

Alfred Hochstaedter (President)

Kathleen Clark (VP)

Stephanie Tetter  (Secretary)

Mark Clements (COC Chair)

Anita Johnson

Kelly Fletes

Steve Albert

Mike Torres

Catherine Webb

Sue Hanna

Jamie Dagdigian/

Robynn Smith

Susan Joplin

Brian Brady

Chris Calima
Alexis Copeland
Kevin Raskoff/

Andres Durstenfeld


B. Approval of Draft Minutes from the Sept 8, 2011  and Sept 22, 2011 meetings (2:30-2:35)


II. Reports


A. President/SLO Committee Report Notes (2:35-2:45)


B. COC (Possible ACTION item) (2:45-2:50)


C. Flex Day Committee Report (2:50-3:00)

Ideas for Spring 2012

What is our position on funds for light morning coffee and donuts?


III Old Business

A1. Placeholder for Accreditation Response Plan on recommendations 1-3. (3:00-3:10) (if ready)


A2. Review of Bylaws and General Procedures (3:10-3:15)

This is mostly for our many new members.


B. Goals and Objectives for the 2011-2012 Academic Year (3:15-3:45)

Draft 2011-2012 Goals and Objectives

Some background material for the Technology conversation:

Technology Questions from AAAG

AAAG notes from 3-23-11, including answers from IT

AAAG notes from 4-27-11, including more answers from IT


C. Subcommittees or "Point People" (3:45--3:55)

I'd like to assign names and responsibilities to each of the goals

I believe we have the flex committee established.

We need a board policy "point person"

Mila MacBain and Susan Walter filled this role so admirably last year.

IV New Business


A. Chancellor's Office Task Force on Student Success (3:55-4:15)

Draft Recommendations released Sept 30, 2011 (at the very least, look at #3)

Background: Chancellor's Office Task Force on Student Success website

Past discussion in MPC Academic Senate about the politicalization of "student success":

Check the April 21, 2011 agenda and minutes,

which contain this "student success" presentation