Academic Senate

​​​​​​​Overview

​​​​​​​​​​​​Established

Purpose

As part of the governance structure and decision making process of the college, the Academic Senate is an organization whose primary function is to make recommendations with respect to academic and professional matters. Specifically, these topics include (Ref. Title V, Sec. 53200 & District Policy 1520.2):

    • Curriculum, including establishing prerequisites, and placing courses within disciplines.
    • Degree and certificate requirements.
    • Grading policies.
    • Educational program development.
    • Standards or policies regarding student preparation and success.
    • District and college governance structures, as they relate to faculty roles.
    • Faculty roles and involvement in accreditation processes, including self-study and annual reports
    • Policies for faculty professional development activities.
    • Processes for program review.
    • Processes for institutional planning and budget development.
    • Other academic and professional matters as mutually agreed upon between the Governing Board and the Academic Senate.

Recommendations Forwarded To

Governing Board, College President, or College Council, as appropriate.

Membership​​

Note: If at any time the membership as stated differs from the Academic Senate Bylaws, the Bylaws will supersede this section

Executive Committee:

    • Academic Senate President, Vice President, Immediate Past President and Treasurer.

Division Senators :

    • Division tenured and tenure-track faculty members < 20 = one elected senator.
    • Division tenured and tenure-track faculty members >20 = two elected senators.

At-large Representatives:

    • 2 elected by and from the EVC tenured, contractual full time faculty and tenure-track faculty

Adjunct Representatives:

    • 2 elected by and from the EVC adjunct faculty.

Term

    • President – elected annually
    • Immediate Past President – serves until replaced by current President
    • Division Senators – 2 years
    • At-Large Representatives – 2 years
    • Adjunct Senators – 1 year

Chair

    • Academic Senate President elected by the faculty; 50% reassigned-time assignment

Meetings Schedule

    • 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 3:00 – 5:00 pm
    • The Senate President, as defined in Academic Senate Bylaws, may call special meetings.

Attendance

    • Open to any interested member of the college community.​

 

 

2013-14http://www.evc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/13-14_minutes.pdf2013-14Academic Senate Minutes
2012-13http://www.evc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/12-13_minutes.pdf2012-13Academic Senate Minutes
2011-12http://www.evc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/11-12_minutes.pdf2011-12Academic Senate Minutes
2010-11http://www.evc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/10-11_minutes.pdf2010-11Academic Senate Minutes
2009-10http://www.evc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/09-10_minutes.pdf2009-10Academic Senate Minutes
2008-09http://www.evc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/08-09_minutes.pdf2008-09Academic Senate Minutes
2007-08http://www.evc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/07-08_minutes.pdf2007-08Academic Senate Minutes
2006-07http://www.evc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/06-07_minutes.pdf2006-07Academic Senate Minutes
2005-06http://www.evc.edu/AcademicAffairs/Documents/05-06_minutes.pdf2005-06Academic Senate Minutes

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