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All meeting times are 11:00-12:20pm
(unless otherwise indicated)
Due to Covid- 19 we are currently meeting via Zoom

Meetings might be scheduled on campus once mandate has been lifted.

Zoom Meeting information can be found at the end of the Agenda.


If you would like to make a public comment at the next Academic Senate

please email no later than 10:59 am the day of the meeting.





Date Agenda Minutes Location
February 1, 2021 2-1-2021 2-1-2021 ZOOM
March 1, 2021 3-1-2021 3-1-2021 ZOOM
March 15, 2021 3-15-2021 3-15-2021    TBD
 April 5, 2021              4-5-2021  4-5-2021  TBD
 April 19, 2021  4-19-2021  4-19-2021  TBD
May 3, 2021 5-3-2021 5-3-2021 TBD
May 17, 2021 5-17-2021 5-17-2021 TBD


Fall 2020

Date Agenda  Minutes Location
August 24, 2020  8-24-2020 8-24-2020 ZOOM
August 31, 2020 8-31-2020 8-31-2020 ZOOM
September 21, 2020  9-21-2020 9-21-2020 ZOOM
October 5, 2020 10-05-2020 10-05-2020 ZOOM
October 19, 2020 10-19-2020 10-19-2020 ZOOM
November 2, 2020 11-02-2020 11-02-2020 ZOOM
November 16, 2020 11-16-2020 11-16-2020  ZOOM
November 30, 2020 11-30-2020 11-30-2020  ZOOM
December 7, 2020 12-07-2020 12-07-2020 ZOOM



 President Election Information 

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.

Constitution and Bylaws

New Part-Time Faculty Handbook


Denise Schulmeyer
Academic Senate President


  Jacqui Valdivia
Administrative Assistant I



Denise Schulmeyer 
Steve Davis
Vice President
Richard Unis
Part-Time Senate Officer at Large
Sébastien Cormier
Senate Officer at Large
Dee Aceves
Senate Officer at Large
Liz Barrow
Senate Officer at Large


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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