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The purpose of the College Council is to (1) promote and monitor the college’s strategic plan implementation; (2) serve as a forum for deliberation on issues of college-wide concern; (3) ensure adequate vetting and enhance interdivisional communication regarding areas such as administrative procedures, board policy and strategic considerations.

All meetings are held in room G07A at 10:30 a.m.  Meetings dates for the 2016-2017 academic year are:

Dates Agenda MInutes
September 21, 2017 Agenda MInutes
October 19, 2017 Agenda MInutes
November 16, 2017 Agenda MInutes
December 21, 2017 Agenda MInutes
January 18, 2018 Agenda MInutes
February 15, 2018 Agenda MInutes
March 15, 2018 Agenda MInutes
April 19, 2018 Agenda MInutes
May 19, 2018 Agenda MInutes
 

The College Council includes representatives from eight sub-councils.

Stem chart of the different college councils. More detailed information is below this image.

The roles of the sub-councils are as follows.

Business Services Council: To serve as a forum for deliberation and a mechanism for input regarding concerns of importance to Business Services.

Campus Operations Council: To serve as a forum for deliberation and a mechanism for input regarding concerns of importance to Campus Operations.

Academic Affairs Council: To assure quality in programs, curriculum and instruction. This may include faculty evaluation; learning assessment; students’ evaluation of the learning experience; program addition/change proposals; curriculum; program advisory committees; part-time faculty orientation; instructional technology; instructional/pedagogy assessment; course/faculty scheduling; and textbook adoption.

Dean’s Council: To serve as a liaison between the College Council and divisions to facilitate communication and encourage interdivisional collaboration.

Faculty Council: To serve as a forum for deliberation and a mechanism for input regarding concerns of importance to the faculty body, such as curriculum, faculty promotion, tenure and evaluation; student retention and readmission; assessment of student learning; international education; and faculty development.

President’s Council: To review administrative procedures; establish board agenda items and policy recommendations; prepare the college budget; address issues related to staffing; monitor trend data; and engage in planning.

Staff Council: To serve as a forum for deliberation and a mechanism for input regarding concerns of importance to staff, as defined in the bylaws of the Staff Council. Staff Council meets at 2:00PM in Room G07A.

Dates of Staff Council:

Date Agenda MInutes
July 27, 2016 Agenda MInutes
August 31, 2016 Agenda MInutes
September 28, 2016 Agenda MInutes
October 26, 2016 Agenda MInutes
November 30, 2016 Agenda MInutes
December Agenda MInutes
January 25, 2017 Agenda MInutes
February 22, 2017 Agenda MInutes
March 29, 2017 Agenda MInutes
April 26, 2017 Agenda MInutes
May 31, 2017 Agenda MInutes
June 28, 2017 Agenda MInutes

Student Services Council: To provide leadership and effectively establish strategic goals, evaluation measures and problem solving procedures related to the provision of services to students to ensure student access, success and retention. The Student Services Council addresses recruitment strategies; placement testing; registration and record maintenance; admissions processes; financial aid; student counseling and advising; student government, clubs and activities; disability support services; career planning and placement; and appropriate functions of the Beacon Project.