Academic Senate

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.


Constitution and Bylaws


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.


Meeting Information

Due to the closure of the Griffin Gate, all remaining meetings will be held from 11:00 am -12:20pm in Building 100, Room 121A.  All meetings will be IN-PERSON ONLY due to lack of HyFlex access. 


All teleconferencing requests will be postponed until further notice.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  



Public Comment Information

If you would like to make a public comment at the next Academic Senate please email GC Academic Senate no later than 9:00 am the day of the meeting. 



Meeting Schedule


January 25 - Flex Week Joint Senate Retreat 

January 29

February 5

March 4 (Room 100-121A)

March 18

April 1 (Room 100-121A)

April 15 (Room 100-121A)

April 29 (Room 100-121A)

May 6 (Room 100-121A)

May 20 (Room 100-121A)



Part-Time Faculty Handbook


Perla Lopez, Ed.D.
Academic Senate President



President Elect

Steve Davis
Vice President
Richard Unis
Part-Time Senate Officer at Large
Sharon Sampson
Senate Officer at Large
June Yang
Senate Officer at Large
Natalie Ray
Senate Officer at Large


Tania Mora

Academic Senate Administrative Assistant

(619) 644-7663


Related Resources

Senate Officers Election Information

Apply for Academic Rank

Apply for Sabbatical

Distinguished Faculty Award Information

Distinguished Faculty Nomination Packet

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