Academic Senate

About the Committee

Academic and Professional matters means the following policy development matters.

  1. Curriculum, including establishing prerequisites
  2.  Degree and certificate requirements.
  3. Grading policies.
  4. Educational program development.
  5. Standards or policies regarding student preparation and success.
  6. College governance structures, as related to faculty roles.
  7. Faculty roles and involvement in accreditation processes.
  8. Policies for faculty professional development activities.
  9. Processes for program review.
  10. Processes for institutional planning and budget development.
  11. Other academic and professional matters as mutually agreed upon

 

Members

 

 The Academic Senate legislative body consists of the Academic Senate President, President-Elect, Immediate Past-President, Secretary, and representatives of 9 divisions. Non-voting members include Curriculum Chair, Basic Skills Initiative Chair, Distance Education Committee Chair, PC Foundation Faculty Representative, and CCA Representative.
 

Officers

Position Member
President Robert Simpkins
Vice-President Sarah Rector
President-Elect vacant
Immediate Past-President Miles Vega
Secretary/Treasurer Matthew Flummer

Representatives

Division Member
Adjunct Faculty Representative Ben Makino
Career and Technical Education Stephanie Cortez
Fine and Applied Arts Sarah Rector
Health Careers Lupe Guillen
Language Arts Elizabeth Buchannan
Natural Sciences Rickelle Syrdahl
Mathematics Miguel Ruelas
Kinesiology Bret Davis
Social Sciences Matthew Flummer
Student Services Patty Serrato
ASPC (non-voting)  

Committee Chairs (Ex-Officio, non-voting)

Committee/Area Member
Curriculum Dustin Acres
Outcomes Melissa Long
Distance Education Karen Bishop
PC Foundation Joel Wiens
CCA Rebecca Baird

 

 The Academic Senate legislative body consists of the Academic Senate President, President-Elect, Immediate Past-President, Secretary, and representatives of 9 divisions. Non-voting members include Curriculum Chair, Basic Skills Initiative Chair, Distance Education Committee Chair, PC Foundation Faculty Representative, and CCA Representative.

Past Senate Presidents

Year Senate President
1996-97 Young Kim
1997-98 Mike Rost
1998-99 Jacinto Gardea
1999-00 Valerie Lombardi
2000-01 Ann Marie Wagstaff
2001-02 Ron Glahn
2003-04 Susan Regier
2004-05 Stewart Hathaway
2005-06 David Bezayiff
2006-07 Bill Henry
2007-08 Craig Britton
2008-09 Susan Regier
2009-10 Jeff Keele
2010-11 David Bezayiff
2011-12 Stewart Hathaway
2012-13 Joel Wiens
2013-14 Buzz Piersol
2014-15 Buzz Piersol
2015-16 Stewart Hathaway
2016-17 Stewart Hathaway
2017-18 Jeff Keele
2018-2019

Jeff Keele

2019-2020

Miles Vega

2020-2021 Miles Vega

 

Meeting Times

Fridays twice per month from 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Last Meeting

Academic Senate Meeting - September 10th, 2021