Academic Senate

The Academic Senate is the official representative body of the General Faculty, composed of the members of the Executive Committee of the Senate, the General faculty's representatives to the Statewide Academic Senate, an elected faculty representative from each academic department, the library, counseling unit, and one representative from the Emeritus and Retired Professors' Association, one lecturer representative, one coach representative, one staff representative, two students, the Provost/VPAA and the VP of Student Affairs. It is constituted to formulate and evaluate policy and procedures on academic, personnel and fiscal matters and make recommendations to the President. There are eight standing committees of the Academic Senate, four subcommittees and a varying number of ad hoc committees. The function of these committees is to consider all aspects of any matters referred by the Senate Executive Committee or Academic Senate and recommend action for the Academic Senate.

Faculty Governance Committees List


Meets alternate Tuesdays from 2-4 p.m. in the John Stuart Rogers Faculty Development Center (JSRFDC).

  • August 27, 2019
  • September 10, 2019
  • September 24, 2019
  • October 15, 2019
  • October 29, 2019
  • November 12, 2019
  • December 3, 2019
  • January 28, 2020
  • February 11, 2020
  • February 25, 2020
  • March 10, 2020
  • April 7, 2020
  • April 21, 2020
  • May 5, 2020



Academic Year 2019/2020 


Senate One Drive

Standing Rules of the Academic Senate

 Ethnic Studies requirement responses