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March 5, 2009

2:35-4:30 in the Sam Karas Room

Agenda in printable form


I.  Opening Business

A.  Call to order and roll call

Alfred Hochstaedter (President)

Heather Faust (Vice President)

Laura Loop  (Secretary)

Mark Clements (COC Chair)

Anita Johnson (ASCCC rep)

Alexis Copeland

Jamie Dagdigian

Alan Haffa

Debbie Anthony

Lauren Michel

Jean-Claude Prado


Susan Joplin

Jonathan Osburg

Marguerite Stark

Deborah Ruiz

Chris Calima


B. Approval of Draft Minutes from the Feb 19, 2009 meeting


II. Reports


A. President/SLO/CAC committee Report Notes (2:50-2:55)

Academic Senate at-large Elections

Classes starting on the hour -- thank you Mike Gilmartin


B. COC (Possible ACTION item) (2:55-3:00)


D. Flex Day Committee Report (3:00-3:05)

Please send flex day suggestions, including keynote ideas to the Flex Day Committee


III. Old Business


A. Faculty Screening Committee Composition (2nd Reading) (3:05-3:20)

"Faculty hiring screening committees shall have at least one faculty member from outside the division."


more background


B. Changing the Schedule -- a Few Possibilities (3:20-3:45)

Comparisons of Possible Schedules

Pros and Cons for Model A -- the current schedule

Pros and Cons for Model B -- an expanded early spring

Pros and Cons for Model C -- an eliminated early spring

Pros and Cons for Model D -- a quarter system



IV. New Business


A. Accreditation Standard I (3:45-4:30)

Looking forward to a report that contains a few things we do well, a few things we don't do so well, and a few things that are in development.

Standard IA -- progressing from an outline to prose

Standard IB -- progressing from an outline to prose


B. The Accreditation Visit -- What Might Happen (whatever time is left)