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ELECTIONS ARE COMMING - May 13th and 14th, 2019

Please find nominiation form and process here: Nomination Form
See our membebership page for positions - all are up for election. Terms are two years starting July 1, 2019. Questions about responibilities, see our Bylaws under Senate Documents.

Composed of an Executive Board including District Academic Senate representatives plus representatives elected from faculty units, the Mission College Academic Senate is the organization charged by Title 5 of the California Educational Code to represent the faculty on academic and professional matters.

Senate Roles and Responsibilities: The "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 AND
11. Other academic and professional matters as mutually agreed upon between the governing board and the Academic Senate.

General meetings usually take place on the first Thursday of the month at 12:30pm in room 5 of the CAI Arroyo Room. All faculty are invited to attend and participate in these meetings.

For information about this page please contact: 
Deborah Paulsen, LAMC Academic Senate President       

Committee Appointments

2018 Senate Appointments

Academic Senate Forms

1. Program Initiation Proposal Form
2. Advanced Course Policy, Process & Application Form
3. Procedure to Modify Instructional Departments

Professional Growth

Conference Attendance/Tuition Reimbursement 

Syllabus Redesign - Flex Day - Fall 2018

Syllabus Redesign PPT - by Bamdad Samii

The below examples are intended as visual and content ideas. Example content may not meet department, college or Board Rule Requirements. See your deaprtment chair for syllabus guidelines.

Example #1 History
Example #2 English
Example #3 Composition
Example #4 Biology
Example #5 Math
Example #6 Finance

Campus Resource Guide for Students and Faculty