MPC Academic Senate
April 5, 2007
Promote the teaching of critical thinking across all fields and disciplines.
Build MPC into an
economic driving force for the
Obtain teaching and classroom equipment so that students use and experience the most up-to-date and appropriate materials and technology and attend classes in a safe and comfortable environment.
Promote the effective use of student services and programs by the teaching faculty.
Basic skills/student success
Create a collaborative environment within MPC that fosters recruitment and retention of a wide and diverse population of under-prepared students.
Promote success by offering enhanced support for all students.
Identify diverse student groups and develop strategies for the delivery of academic support they need in order to reach their potential.
Develop strategies to enhance faculty diversity, including partnerships, faculty exchange programs, and intra-institutional collaborations.
One from Jon
Communication and relationship building, internal and external
Examples of activities to achieve that goal (aka strategies)
Partner with business
Develop internship program
Interdepartmental collaboration on program/course development
Share our news with the community
Honor roll, alumni hero recognition
Gather input from the community
Partner with student feeder sources
Partner with student destinations
Refine/develop student placement services