The College Council is an advisory body to the College President that provides multiple viewpoints on college-wide initiatives, including strategic planning, accreditation, and student success. As the College's central shared governance committee, Council members facilitate communication on institutional matters across its represented employee groups.
College Council Goals for FY 2024
1. Council will engage in the campus-wide preparation for the HLC Reaffirmation of Accreditation visit.
2. Council will provide feedback on the progress of Strategic Plan goals.
3. Council will provide feedback on improving the student experience on campus.
Shared Governance Structure
PURPOSE OF GOVERNANCE BODIES
The Operational Assembly is a collegial body concerned with building consensus on issues related to campus operations, facilities, and student services. The Assembly provides guidance to committees within the Business Services division, campus community and student support working groups. The Assembly also assists with the coordination of committee efforts by ensuring cross communication at monthly meetings.
The Academic Senate is a collegial and professional body established by the Faculty Association, the administration, and the Board as the academic committee system of the Faculty Association. It also encompasses other elements of the college in order to promote widespread input into academic decisions. It is concerned with building consensus on those issues which relate to teaching and learning. The Senate reports directly to the College President, and, when appropriate, the Vice Presidents. The Senate committees include Academic and Scholastic Standards, Academic Support, Assessment, Campus Quality, Curriculum, Professional Development, Student Development, and Technology Advisory and Distance Education.
Adjunct Faculty Rep.
Faculty/Acad. Senate Chair
Human Resources Rep.
Operational Assembly Chair
Student Affairs Rep.
Bus Services/Tech Rep.
Institutional Advancement Rep
Student Success Rep.
All regular College Council meetings for FY 24 will take place on Mondays, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., in rooms B-204/210 unless noted otherwise on the agenda.
College Council Meeting Schedule, FY 24
College Council Meeting Schedule, FY 23
College Council Meeting Schedule, FY 22
The purpose of the Business Services Functional Committee is to serve as the primary source of information and expertise about the areas under Business Services. Areas under Business Services include: Finance, Operations and Maintenance, Information Systems, Shipping and Receiving, Police, Foundation, Cernan Space Center, Liaison to Bookstore and Food Service. The Business Services Functional Committee will support the College Council in institutional planning and presidential advising.