Academic Senate


Student Learning


Board Policy

Basic Skills

Flex Day




and Minutes


Agendas all on one page F2006-S2010


Agendas all on one page F2010 to present



Sept 19, 2013

2:30-4:15 in the Sam Karas Room

Agenda in printable form


I.  Opening Business

A.  Call to order and roll call

Alfred Hochstaedter (President)

Kathleen Clark (VP)

Catherine Webb  (Secretary)

Mark Clements

Paola Gilbert

Eric Ogata

Lauren Handley

Merry Dennehy

Sue Hanna

Sandra Washington/ Janine Wilson

Robynn Smith

Elias Kary

Brian Brady

Alexis Copeland
Kevin Raskoff/

Andres Durstenfeld

Mike Torres


B. Approval of Draft Minutes from the Sept 5, 2013 meeting (2:30-2:35)  


II. Reports  


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


B. COC (ACTION item) (2:45-2:50)


Associate Dean of Human Resources Search Committee:

Heather Faust instead of Tracie Catania


College Council:

Lyndon Schutzler has stepped down from the committee to allow Diane to join. This will actually happen next week.


Vice President of Administrative Services

Both interim and permanent

Andres Durstenfeld, Steve Albert, Sandra Washington, Jon Mikkelsen, Deborah Ruiz


Public Safety Training Center Director

Rod Oka is added (Tom Logan and Monika Bell appointed last time)


Equivalency Committee

Janine Wilson is leaving


Flex Planning Committee

Needs a representative from the Academic Senate (replacing Kelly Fletes)


BSI Co-Chair Desperately needed. Your thoughts?

Thinking of writing up an internal announcement emphasizing that the co-chair duties can be split. Most desirable would be one person from instruction and one from student services.


C. Technology Committee Report (2:50-2:55)

Kevin Raskoff and Alexis Copeland


III Old Business


A. Basic Skills Annual Report (Second Reading; Action Item) (2:55-3:05)

Report from AAAG website


IV. New Business


A. Website RFP (3:05-3:15)



B. Responding to questions posed by College Council (3:15-3:40)

Board Budget Study Session Feb 22, 2012

Questions and Answers about the 2013-2014 budget

Contingency Plan from 2012-2013


C. Goals for the 2013-2014 Academic Year (3:40-4:00)

Possible Draft Goals:

1. Participate in preparations to research and write the next accreditation self-evaluation

2. Research what data might be used to demonstrate the ways that non-instructional programs contribute to FTES generation

3. Continue efforts to increase the collaboration between instructional and student services faculty and educate MPC personnel about curricular changes and requirements.

4. Articulate the meaning of quality Distance Education for the MPC community and its stakeholders.

5. Participate in College Council's efforts to eliminate deficit.

6. Continue to organize flex day events that are perceived as engaging and useful by MPC personnel.


D. MPC Distance Education demographics (4:00-4:15)

Demographics Spreadsheet

Powerpoint presentation from Jon and Rosaleen