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April 9, 2015

2:30-4:15 in LTC 216

Agenda in printable form


Alfred Hochstaedter (President)

Kathleen Clark (VP)

Paola Gilbert (ASCCC delegate)

Catherine Webb 

Dawn Rea Davis

Merry Dennehy

Nancy Bingaman

Sandra Washington

Robynn Smith

Eric Ogata

Heather Craig

Alexis Copeland
Kevin Raskoff/

Andres Durstenfeld

Mike Torres

Mark Clements

Stephen Lambert


I.  Opening Business

A.  Public Comments

Any persons may have up to three minutes to address the Academic Senate on any subject not on the agenda today.


B. Approval of Draft Minutes from the March 19, 2015 meeting  (2:30-2:35)  


II. Reports  


A. President Report Notes (2:35-2:45)  


B. COC (Action) (2:45-2:50)


C. Flex Committee Report (2:50-3:00)


D. Accreditation Update (3:00-3:15)

Members of the Accreditation Steering Committee will provide an update of Accreditation Self-study findings.



III. Old Business


A. The Great Data Challenge...and a Possible Solution (2nd Reading -- motion on the table) (3:15-3:30)

The Challenge...and the Proposal

Dawn Rae Davis has motioned that the Academic Senate support moving forward with TracDat for using data at MPC; Nancy Bingaman seconded. The meeting adjourned before voting.


B. Plagiarism Report (Information) (3:30-3:45)

Merry Dennehy

MPC's Plagiarism policy is on page 22 of the current College Catalog

It is also reprinted for your convenience in the Notes


IV. New Business


A. Follow-up to Eduardo Ochoa -- CSUMB partnerships (Feedback) (3:45-4:00)

Should we do something? If so, what?


B. Shared Governance Processes  (Feedback) (4:000-4:15)

Are two readings for all reports/documents at *all* shared gov groups necessary to ensure shared governance input? Examples include the Basic Skills report, the Equity Plan and the 3SP Plan.


V. Future Agenda Items


A. Student Success and Student Equity Plans -- An Update

Larry Walker +/- team


B. Possible new positions in MPC management