MPC Academic Senate
February 1, 2007
I will not be here for our March 1 meeting. I will be out of town that day.
I hope our Vice President can run the meeting that day.
Election of new Academic Senate representatives
Need to get ready for election of new--or returning--Academic Senate representatives.
Needs to be accomplished by mid-March.
Prepare for Election of New--or Returning--Academic Senate Officers
Must occur during the second meeting in March.
This year, the second meeting in March will be March 15.
Abstaining from voting
At our December 7 meeting we had a vote that was 5 ayes, 1 no, and 8 abstentions.
Let's talk a bit about when it is appropriate to abstain from a vote.
If you could personally gain from a vote?
If the vote is about you specifically?
If you participated in the generation of policy that the Academic Senate is voting on?
If you don't understand the issue well enough when the issue comes to vote?
If you don't really care?
Chancellor Mark Drummond, Scott Lay
from CCLC, Dr. Larry Toy from the Foundation for
I propose forming a committee to work with the administration to plan this visit.
ASCCC Representative elect