GROSSMONT COLLEGE ACADEMIC SENATE
Criteria for Committee Appointments
Appointment will balance
representation within instruction (librarians
included) and students services when appropriate.
Appointment will expand
diversity, equity and inclusions on committee
Appointment will increase the
total number of different faculty serving on
Appointment to a committee with a
new faculty member will take precedence over
reappointing the same faculty member for a second
Appointment will take into
consideration specific expertise needed for a
committee appointment and whenever possible appoint
a faculty member with that expertise.
Committee needs continuity and
"institutional memory" within membership.
When recruitment is necessary,
candidates will be sought after who fulfill criteria
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ACADEMIC PROGRAM REVIEW COMMITTEE: The academic program
review process is an effective vehicle that is utilized to provide
program and department accountability and ongoing program
improvement by colleagues cooperatively sharing ideas to strengthen
the college’s academic program. All academic departments/programs
are reviewed once every six years as part of the program review
cycle using a three step process.
ACADEMIC RANK COMMITTEE: This committee reviews
applications for academic rank and emeritus status and forwards them
as recommendations to the Senate.
ACADEMIC SENATE PART-TIME FACULTY COMMITTEE:
ensures that academic and professional issues affecting part-time
faculty and their contribution to Grossmont College are brought to
the attentions of the Academic Senate and the administration of
COLLEGIAL MEDIATION COMMITTEE: This committee mediates
personal difficulties of a professional nature not covered by
contract grievance procedures. it assists individuals and groups of
Grossmont College employees improve mutual understanding, enhance
communications, and achieve solutions to mutually agreed upon
problems, thus serving the goal of improved worker relationships
and, ultimately, the quality of the College's environment.
FACULTY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE: This
Academic Senate appointed committee addresses all issues concerning
faculty professional development.
Technology for Teaching and Learning Committee:
This committee makes recommendations to the Planning and Resources
Council and the Academic Senate regarding: the use of appropriate
educational technology for a more effective training and learning
environment at GC; and the development and implementation of the
college educational technology plan, including priorities for
maintenance and purchase of instructional equipment and software.
CURRICULUM COMMITTEE: The Curriculum Committee ensures
a curriculum that not only meets
Title V Regulations, but also one that reflects
the mission of
Grossmont College and is academically sound, comprehensive, and
responsive to the evolving needs of the community.