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Academic Senate

Academic Senate

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Tate Hurvitz
About the Academic Senate   

Constitution and Bylaws


What are the Senate's role and responsibilities?

The Academic Senate, representing the faculty of Grossmont College, consults collegially with both the college administration and the Governing Board (in line with AB1725) to reach mutual agreement on the development of policies and procedures related to academic and professional matters.

What are academic and professional matters?

  1. Curriculum, including established 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 the accreditation process, including the College's self-study and other annual reports;
  8. Policies for faculty professional development activities;
  9. Processes for program review;
  10. Processes for institutional planning and budget development; and
  11. Other academic and professional matters as mutually agreed upon between the Governing Board and Academic Senate.


Spring 2017 Meeting Calendar

All meeting times are 11:00-12:20pm unless otherwise indicated.

Date Location
Joint Senate, Thurs, January 26, 2017
Cuyamaca College, room S16-4050
10:00 AM -12:00PM              
February 6, 2017 Griffin Gate
March 6, 2017 Griffin Gate
March 20, 2017 Griffin Gate
April 3, 2017 Griffin Gate
April 17, 2017 Griffin Gate
May 1, 2017 Griffin Gate
May 15, 2017 Griffin Gate

Past Meeting Minutes & Agendas

12-05-16 12-05-16
11-21-16 11-21-16
11-07-16 11-07-16
10-17-16 10-17-16
10-03-16 10-03-16
09-19-16 09-19-16
08-29-16 08-29-16

Contact Us

Tate Hurvitz, PhD
Academic Senate President
Jacqui Valdivia
Administrative Assistant I

Senate Officers

Tate Hurvitz - President Jeff Lehman - Vice President
David Milroy - Part-Time Senate Officer at Large Beth Kelley - Senate Officer at Large
Pearl Lopez - Senate Officer at Large Cary Willard - Senate Officer at Large
Last Updated: 02/15/2017
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