Agenda for November 18, 2021

Voting Members

  • Voting members: 24
  • Simple majority: 13
  • Quorum (2/3): 16

Executive Officers

    • President: Lindsey Ayotte "votes in ties"
    • Vice President: Cassidy Ryan-White
    • Secretary: Kim Saccio
    • Treasurer: Rika Yonemura-Fabian
    • Past President: Kate Williams Browne "non-voting"

Senators

ASLT: 
    • Ame Maloney
BEPP:
    • Dick Claire
    • Filipp Gleyser
Counseling:
    • Jacqueline Escobar
    • Alberto Santellan
    • Jessica Truglio
GLPS:
    • TBD
Language Arts:
    • Rachel Bell
    • Jarrod Feiner
    • Danielle Powell
KAD:
    • Amber Steele
SMT
    • Younga Choi
    • Maryam Khan
    • Kolo Wamba
SSCA:
    • Amir Esfahani
    • Jennifer Merrill
    • Jude Navari
CTE Senator
    • Soledad McCarthy
Part-Time Faculty
    • Jessica Silver-Sharp
    • Timothy Rottenberg
    • Suji Venkataraman
Non-voting Members

Governance Committee Chairs

    • Curriculum: Jessica Hurless
    • Educational Policy: Jacqueline Escobar
    • Professional Personnel: Bianca Rowden-Quince

Advisory Members

    • AFT: Marianne Kaletzky
    • ASSC: Anthony Tran
    • Classified Senate: Marisa Thigpen, Kennya Ruiz
    • PD/CTTL: Bianca Rowden-Quince
    • SEEED: TBD
    • Guided Pathways: Ernesto Hernandez
    • OER: Ame Maloney
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1.0 Opening Procedures

1.1 Call to Order/Establish Quorum

Presenter: President Ayotte

Time: 1

Notes:

1.2 Senate Networking

Presenter: President Ayotte

Time: 10

Notes:

1.3 Adoption of Agenda

Presenter: President Ayotte

Time: 1

Notes: 

1.4 Adoption of Minutes

Presenter: President Ayotte

Time: 1

Notes: Approval of minutes from November 4, 2021 meeting

1.5 Adoption of Consent Agenda

Presenter: President Ayotte

Time: 1

Notes: 

  1. Computer Science Hiring Committee (failed search in SP 21)
    • Nick Langhoff, Chair, ENGR/COMP Faculty
    • Norm DelPrado, NETX Faculty
    • Denise Hum, MATH Faculty
    • Marco Wehrfritz, Fabrication Lab Coordinator
    • Jenny Le, STEM center counselor
  1. STEM Center Retention Specialist Hiring Committee (faculty serving)
    • Jenny Le, STEM center counselor
    • Tadaschi Tsuchida, MATH Faculty
  1. Anti-Asian Hate Task Force
    • Melanie Espinueva,  Counseling Faculty

1.6 Public Comment

Presenter: President Ayotte

Time: 5

Notes:

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2.0 New Senate Business

2.1 Professional Development Funds Update

Procedure     |     Information     |     Discussion     |     Action

Presenter: Rob Williams

Time:  15

Notes: Rob Williams will be presenting updates in regard to PD funds.

2.2 Honors Transfer Program

Procedure     |     Information     |     Discussion     |     Action

Presenter: Janice Sapigao

Time:  15

Notes: Janice Sapigao is seeking input regarding faculty compensation for the Honors Transfer Program.

2.3 VPI Hiring Committee

Procedure     |     Information     |     Discussion     |     Action

Presenter: President Ayotte

Time:  30

Notes: We will be taking nominations from the floor for folks interested in serving on the VPI hiring committee. For those interested in serving please prepared to share a short rationale for why you would be an ideal faculty candidate to serve.

2.4 Appointment of Secretary Position

Procedure     |     Information     |     Discussion     |     Action

Presenter: President Ayotte

Time:  5

Notes: A campus-wide call went out to all faculty members about the secretary position needing to be filled. Only one nomination was received. We will be voting to approve the replacement for the Secretary position. 

2.5 Division Updates from Senators

Procedure     |     Information     |     Discussion     |     Action

Presenter: President Ayotte

Time:  20

Notes: Senators will share about what is happening in their respective divisions.

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3.0 Standing Agenda Items

3.1 Committee Reports

Procedure     |     Information     |     Discussion     |     Action

Presenter(s): Standing Committee Chairs, ASSC President, FTEFAC Co-Chair, IEC Tri-Chair

Time: 10

Notes: 

3.2  President’s Report

Procedure     |     Information     |     Discussion     |     Action

Presenter: President Ayotte

Time: 5

Notes: 

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4.0 Announcement and Closing Procedures

4.1. Final Announcements

Presenter: President Ayotte

Time: 1

Notes:  

4.2. Motion to Adjourn

Presenter: President Ayotte

Time: 0

Notes:

The last meeting of the Fall 2021 semester will be Thursday, December 2, 2021. If you would like to request an item be put on the agenda (discussion, action or information) please submit your request for the next meeting by Tuesday, November 23, 2021 by 12:00pm. You can request an agenda item here.


Academic and Professional Matters, AB 1725 “10 + 1”

  1. Curriculum, including establishing prerequisites and placing courses within disciplines
  2. Degree and certificate requirements
  3. Grading policies
  4. Educational program development
  5. Standards or policies regarding student preparation and success
  6. District and college governance structures, as related to faculty roles
  7. Faculty roles and involvement in accreditation processes, including self-study and annual reports
  8. Policies for faculty professional development activities
  9. Processes for program review
  10. Processes for institutional planning and budget development
  11. Other academic and professional matters as are mutually agreed upon between the governing board and the academic senate