Student Learning


Board Policy

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and Minutes


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Agendas all on one page F2010 to present



May 28, 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 May 21, 2015 meeting   (2:30-2:35)  


II. Reports  


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


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


Basic Skills

Joel Pickering

Scott Moller


Adult Education Coordinator

Molly May, Extensive work with the consortium; MPC ESL Rep

Monika Bell, Extensive work with the consortium; MPC Postsecondary CTE rep

Paola Gilbert, Extensive work with consortium; was on 2014 hiring committee


Director of Student Success and Equity

John Cristobal

Alethea DeSoto

Eric Ogata

Larry Walker will probably chair; other non-faculty members to be named later


III. Old Business


A. Academic Renewal Policy Changes (2nd Reading) (2:45-2:55)

Explanatory Powerpoint


D. MPC Academic Senate Annual Report (2nd Reading) (2:55-3:10)

Draft Annual Report


IV. New Business


A. Distance Education Transition from Moodle to Canvas -- ICDE to decide? (3:10-3:20)

See notes


B. Report on the ASCCC CTE Leadership Institute (3:20-3:45)

Executive Summary of Regional Conversations and Town Halls -- includes key feedback points advocated by MPC CTE faculty

Presentation from MPC Faculty members to Academic Senate


C. Reviewing the MPC GE standards/descriptions (3:45-4:00)

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


D. Technology Update including Google Campus (4:00-4:15)

Steve Bruemmer

Document from Onix -- the firm that will oversee the transition to Google Campus

Summary of Google Campus from Steve Bruemmer


V. Future Agenda Item

A. Innovative Non-credit