MPC Academic Senate

March 29, 2007


Agenda in printable form




2:30-4:30 pm, Sam Karas Room


I.  Opening Business

A.  Call to order and roll call

Alfred Hochstaedter (President)

Mark Clements (Vice President)

Stephanie Tetter  (Secretary)

Debbie Anthony (COC Chair)

Terria Odom-Wolfer

Jamie Dagdigian

Heather Faust

Alan Haffa

LaRon Johnson

John Mikkelsen

Susan Joplin

Laura Loop

Jonathan Osburg

Marguerite Stark

Laurie Buchholz

Marlene Martin (ASCCC rep and Past-President)

Eleanor Morrice (ASMPC)  


B. Acknowledgement of Visitors

C. Comments from Visitors

D. Approval of DRAFT minutes from the March 15 and the March 22 meetings.


II. Reports

A.  Welcome and Presidentís report (Notes; includes a note from John Anderson)

Although the agenda is presented here in the traditional order, I propose we discuss the remaining agenda items in the following order:

First: Faculty Hiring Priorities

Second: COC Report and associated possible action

Third: Academic Senate Bylaws revision

Fourth: Goals and Objectives if time allows


B. COC Report (possible ACTION item)

Hiring committees for three English positions

We will probably defer this item until after discussion of hiring prioritization below

Notes on Process


III. Old Business


A. Academic Senate Bylaws Revision (possible ACTION item)

Second reading of revised Academic Senate Bylaws


IV. New Business


A.     Faculty Hiring Priorities


B. Goals and Objectives for the Academic Senate (if time allows)

MPC Mission Statement

Long-Term MPC Goals 2004-2010

The college would like to switch from 6-year goals to 3-year goals.