(Academic Senate Constitution – amended and ratified on 10/7/10)
The College of Alameda Academic Senate represents all College of Alameda faculty (tenure, tenure-track and adjunct) on academic and professional matters. According to Title 5, Section 53200, Academic Senate means an organization whose primary function is to make recommendations with respect to academic and professional matters. Academic and Professional matters mean the following policy development matters:
- Curriculum, including establishing prerequisites.
- Degree and certificate requirements.
- Grading policies.
- Educational program development.
- Standards or policies regarding student preparation and success.
- College governance structures, as related to faculty roles.
- Faculty roles and involvement in accreditation processes.
- Policies for faculty professional development activities.
- Processes for program review.
- Processes for institutional planning and budget development.
- Other academic and professional matters
The Academic Senate promotes faculty primacy in academic and professional matters as established in statute and regulation. The Senate is the official voice of the California community college faculty in statewide consultation and decision making and, through leadership and empowerment, endeavors to make each local senate the voice of the faculty in college and district consultation and decision making.
Committee Appointments: All faculty appointments to any college body or district body dealing with academic and pr0fessinal matters as defined in Title 5 are to be made by the academic senate. Appointments to non-senate committees are made by the academic senate after consultation between the local senate president and the college president.
Active subcommittees of the Academic Senate:
- Curriculum Committee
- Staff Development Committee
- Distance Education Committee
Senators for Academic Year 2018-2019
|Rochelle Olive, Presidentfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Maurice Jones, Vice Presidentemail@example.com|
|Carla Pegues, Treasurerfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Carolyn Johnson, Secretaryemail@example.com|
|Andrew Park, DAS Rep.||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Maurice Jones||Faculty At-Largeemail@example.com|
|Carolyn Johnson||Faculty At-Largefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Susanne Altenbauch||Faculty At-Large Adjunctemail@example.com|
|Phyllis Tappe||Student Servicesfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Nila Adina||Student Servicesemail@example.com|
|Gary Perkins||Division 1- Adjunctfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Andrew Park||Division email@example.com|
|Robert Pettyjohn||Division firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Carla Pegues||Division email@example.com|
|Rochelle Olive||Division firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Maria Guzman||Division 2- Adjunctemail@example.com|
|Jennifer Fowler||Division firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Matthew Goldstein||Division email@example.com|
|Jody Campbell||Division firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jeffrey Sanceri||Division email@example.com|
**Please note, if you are requesting an item to be added to the Senate agenda, it must be received by Wednesday, one week prior to scheduled Senate meetings.