Annual Academic Senate Goals

Download as PDF


Academic Senate Goals for 2017-2018

Goal

Votes Received

Assertion of Faculty/Senate Purview in Curriculum regarding the usurpation of discipline and department functions both by non-credit programs like Adult Education and for-profit vendors to whom we rent facilities, like ELS.

21

Full-time Faculty Hiring Towards 75/25: The AS will continue to advocate for full-time hires, the senate will vigilantly remind the institution of 75/25 goal. 

20

Waitlist/Class Size Task Forces: The AS will carefully shepherd these projects so that the outcome is imbued with the best pedagogical approach.

20

Faculty Hiring Process: The AS will advocate that the procedure for hiring faculty be made more transparent.

20

Assert Faculty/Senate Primacy in Distance Education

19

Enrollment Management: The AS will advise that the institution's approaches to enrollment management - scheduling, recruitment, and retention - be informed by faculty expertise.

18

Budget Awareness and Transparency: The AS will undertake to educate itself and the faculty about the district's budget, and lend its voice firmly from an informed standpoint.

17

Relationship Between the Senate and Board: establish a direct relationship and renegotiate areas of senate primacy.

16

Professional Development: The AS will continue to exercise its purview in guiding policies for PD activities.

15

AFA/Senate Relations: The AS will converse regularly with AFA to solve problems of common interest and effectively collaborate on issue of overlapping purview.

15

Repeatability Restrictions: The AS will advocate for the repeal of repeatability restrictions to the administration and the state senate (ASCCC) leadership.

14

Facilities Master Plan: The AS will endeavor to imbue the FMP process with faculty perspective.

13

Faculty Safety: lack of police presence in Petaluma.

9

Student Equity Planning: The AS will work to ensure that faculty participation is effective and ongoing in the forming and implementation of SSSP and SE plans.

8

Assert Faculty Purview in the Decision About SIS.

8