February 16, 2012
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)
B. Approval of Draft Minutes from the
A. President/SLO Committee Report Notes
B. COC (Possible ACTION item) (2:45-2:55)
Is the ability of the Academic Senate to appoint
faculty members eroding?
If so, is it a problem?
Example: Community Education Task Force; who
should appoint faculty members to this?
C. Flex Day Committee Report (2:55-3:10)
D. Report from our committee to improve
collaboration between instruction, student services, and
administrative services (3:10-3:30)
III Old Business
IV New Business
A. Ideas for Deficit Reduction (3:30 -
Should the institution examine the efficiency of
the Early Spring Semester?
Early Spring 2012 Schedule
B. Technology Dean Replacement
What are our ideas on structural changes or
qualities to seek
C. Repetition of repeatable classes (3:50-4:05)
Rosaleen Ryan will present research on how MPC may be impacted by
reductions of repeatability of repeatable classes.
Data from Rosaleen.
D. Accreditation Report on the three SLO recommendations
An early peak so there are no surprises later on
2010 reports from
The Commission and
The Visiting Team
Draft response to the three SLO recommendations
Response Plan -- approved by Academic Senate Dec 1, 2011
Documents that have been revised to more directly incorporate
student learning and/or the Program Reflections process (changes
highlighted with red circles):
Preceding five forms all in
one pdf document (please excuse the formatting issues)
V Future Agenda Items
A Report from out committee on the faculty
evaluation and mentoring process