February 2, 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
December 1 and
A. President/SLO Committee Report Notes
B. COC (Possible ACTION item) (2:45-3:00)
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 (3:00-3:10)
III Old Business
A. Update on the SSTF (3:10-3:30)
Where does it stand now?
What kinds of issues and problems should faculty be thinking
about both short-term and long-term as MPC starts to implement some
of these new rules?
IV New Business
A. Adjunct Faculty Hiring Process First
Reading (ACTION) (3:30-3:50)
procedure Nov 18 Draft
ppt summarizing main points
Submitted by the Adjunct Faculty Hiring Process
This document has been approved by PVP
The decision (action) to make here is whether to
send this document on to other shared governance groups or back to
the committee for more work.
This document will come back here for a second
reading before being sent on to the College Council.
B. Plus/Minus Grading (3:50-4:00)
From Steve Albert
C. Repetition of non-repeatable classes (4:00-4:15)
Rosaleen Ryan will present research on the numbers of MPC students
who receive non-passing grades one or more times in a variety of MPC
courses. This is an effort to more fully understand how new CCC
regulations will impact MPC.
Data from Rosaleen.