Student Learning


Board Policy

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and Minutes


Agendas all on one page F2006-S2010


Agendas all on one page F2010 to present



May 21, 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 Rae 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 April 23, 2015 meeting   (2:30-2:35)  


II. Reports  


A. President Report Notes (2:35-2:40)  


B. COC (Action) (2:40-2:45)

Screening Committee for VP of Administrative Services

Jon Mikkelsen

Steve Albert

Chris Calima


Basic Skills Committee

Joel Pickering, replacing Tracie Catania

Scott Moller, replacing Kim Shirley


Institutional Committee for Distance Education

Andy Washburn, replacing Joel Pickering


C. Flex Committee Report (2:45-3:00)

Draft Schedule


III. Old Business


A.  Plagiarism Continued (Information) (3:00-3:20)

Use of the BART System to report plagiarism

See Notes for supporting communications


IV. New Business


A. Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative (Feedback) (3:20-3:40)

Background and MPC Response



B. Academic Renewal Policy Changes (1st Reading) (3:40-4:00)

Explanatory Powerpoint


C. MPC Academic Senate Annual Report (1st Reading) (4:00-4:15)

Draft Annual Report


V. Future Agenda Items For May 28


A. Reviewing the MPC GE standards/descriptions

-These are the descriptions that are used to determine placement of courses into MPC GE areas.


B. Should MPC Online transition from Moodle to Canvas (if necessary)?


C. CTE Leadership Institute Report

Report from those who attended the CTE Leadership Institute.


D. Technology Update including Google Campus

Mike Midkiff