Statement of Purpose
The Triton College 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 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, and Student Development.
Academic Senate Members
|Social Science||Patricia Knolfirstname.lastname@example.org||3302|
|Behavioral Science||Ruth Hallongrenemail@example.com||3995|
|CIS, Architecture, COT, & REN||Lenier Andersonfirstname.lastname@example.org||3968|
|P.E. and Education||Julianne Murphyemail@example.com||3087|
|Tech East||Jacqueline Mullanyfirstname.lastname@example.org||3504|
|Tech East||Robert Jaimesemail@example.com||3073|
|Tech West||Christopher Clemfirstname.lastname@example.org||3625|
|Allied Health||Debra Krukowskiemail@example.com||3780|
|Allied Health||Krysti Reecefirstname.lastname@example.org||3451|
|Adjunct Faculty||Edward Konstatntyemail@example.com|
|EX - OFFICIO|
|VP/ Academic Affairs||Dr. Susan Camposfirstname.lastname@example.org||3630|
|AVP Academic Innovation and Workforce Education||Paul Jensenemail@example.com||3674|
|AVP Human Resources||Joe Klingerfirstname.lastname@example.org||3743|
|Dean Representative||Kevin Liemail@example.com||3508|
|Dean Representative||Jennifer Davidsonfirstname.lastname@example.org||3395|
|TCSA President||Megan Srokaemail@example.com|
|Operational Assembly||Michael Garrityfirstname.lastname@example.org||3684|
|Classified Employees||Katrina Mooneyemail@example.com||3285|
Triton College Academic Senate Meeting Schedules
Triton College Academic Senate Meeting Schedule - AY 2020-2021
All meetings will be held virtually in a Blackboard Collaborate Sessions and will be held on Tuesday at 2:30pm. Please see the meeting dates/minutes below.
September 8, 2020
October 20, 2020
November 10, 2020
December 8, 2020
February 9, 2021
March 9, 2021
April 13, 2021
May 11, 2021
Triton College Academic Senate Meeting Schedule - AY 2019-2020
Triton College Academic Senate Meeting Schedule - AY 2018-2019
All meetings will be held in Rooms B204/210 and begin at 2:30pm. Please see the meeting dates/minutes below.
September 11, 2018
October 16, 2018
November 13, 2018
December 11, 2018
February 12, 2019
March 12, 2019
April 9, 2019
May 14, 2019
Triton College Academic Senate Meeting Schedule - AY 2017-2018
The Academic Assessment Committee, a standing committee of the Academic Senate, is responsible for the development, execution, and support of the college’s student learning assessment activities.
Committee Membership (updated Fall 2016):
- Nine (9) Full-Time Faculty Members from the following areas:
- Four (4) from Arts and Sciences
- Two (2) from Business and Technology
- One (1) from Health Careers and Public Services Programs
- One (1) from Counseling
- One (1) from the Library.
- Two (2) Adjunct Faculty Members
- One (1) representative from Research and Institutional Effectiveness
- One (1) Academic Dean
- One (1) representative from Adult Education
- One (1) representative from Continuing Education
For questions regarding assessment, please contact Krysti Reece, Academic Assessment Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (708) 456-0300 Ext. 3451.
The Academic and Scholastic Standards Committee is a standing committee of the Academic Senate specifically responsible for reviewing and recommending revisions for academic and collegiate standards. Responsibilities include such functions as reviewing and recommending student academic standards, or policies (e.g. withdrawal requirements, probation and dismissal, academic honesty, "I" grades, credit by exam, etc), or academic and scholastic issues which, in the spirit of shared governance, are appropriate for input from this committee.
The committee will consist of 10 - 16 members representing the following areas:
- Chair: Co-chairs: One of whom is a member of the Academic Senate
- 5 - 10 other faculty representatives selected from the following areas:
- 2 from School of Arts and Sciences
- 2 from Career Education
- 1 Counselor
- 1-2 Student representatives from Phi Theta Kappa and/or the Scholars' Program
- Administrative representative from School of Arts and Sciences
- Administrative representative from Business and Technology or Health Careers and Public Service Programs
Representative from Student Services
Representative from Financial Aid
Representative from Admissions
Representative from Records
Representative from Advising
Meeting time to be established by the chair, in consultation with the members of the committee.
Disposition of items acted on by the Committee:
All recommendations of the Academic and Scholastic Standards Committee will be forwarded to the TCFA and the Academic Senate.
The internal operation of the Academic and Scholastic Standards Committee will be conducted within the framework of the following statements:
A. The Committee will establish regular meeting days and times.
B. The agenda will be submitted to all members at least one week in advance of the meeting.
C. All meetings will begin promptly and adjourn at the predetermined time.
D. If any member of the Committee is unable to attend, he/she will notify the Chair's office in advance of the meeting.
E. All meetings are open to the college community at large.
II. Action by the Committee
A. A quorum will consist of a majority of the members of the Committee.
B. Only items on the published agenda will be formally acted on by the Committee.
|Beth Dunn||Faculty, Math and Chair of ASSC (V)|
|Frank Alvino||Faculty, Business (V)|
|David L. Anderson||Faculty, Computer (V)|
|David Bowen||Faculty, Math (V)|
|Sandra Bowling||Faculty, Nursing Assistant (V)|
|Renee Cuevas||Student, Scholar (V)|
|Jennifer Davidson||Dean, Business and Technology (V)|
|Joyce Fritz||Faculty, Nursing (V)|
|Nancy Guzman||Resource, TBD (R)|
|Pamela Harmon||Dean, Health Careers and Public Service Programs (V)|
|Denise Jones||Dean, Retention and Student Engagement (V)|
|Kevin Li||Resource, Dean, Arts and Science (R)|
|Jennifer Linderman||Resource, Financial Aid (R)|
|Victor McCullum||Faculty, Sociology (V)|
|Kent Randall||Faculty, Speech (V)|
|Ric Segovia||Associate Dean, College Readiness (V)|
|Ken Smith||Resource, Director, Admissions (R)|
|Paulina Sobieralski||Student, Scholar (V)|
|Linda Wilkins||Resource, Records (R)|
|Tracy Wright||Faculty, Counseling (V)|
(V) = Voting member
(R) = Resource member
A&SS Meeting Schedule - 2020
- Wednesday, February 05, 2020 - 2 PM, Location: E-216
- Wednesday, March 04, 2020 - 2 PM, Location: E-216
- Wednesday, April 01, 2020 - 2 PM, Location: E-216
- Wednesday, May 06, 2020 - 2 PM, Location: E-216
A&SS Meeting Schedule - 2019
- Thursday, February 07, 2019 - 2 PM, Location: E-216
- Monday, March 11, 2019 - 2 PM, Location: E-216
- Thursday, April 04, 2019 - 2 PM, Location: E-216
- Thursday, May 02, 2019 - 2 PM, Location: E-216
- Wednesday, September 04, 2019 - 2 PM, Location: E-216
- Wednesday, October 02, 2019 - 2 PM , Location: E-216
- Wednesday, November 06, 2019 - 2 PM, Location: E-216
- Wednesday, December 04, 2019 - 2 PM, Location: E-216
The Academic Support Committee is a standing committee of the Academic Senate specifically responsible for reviewing and recommending means for improving and enhancing the effectiveness of the academic support services of Triton College.
- To study and recommend changes needed in programs, services or policies of academic support programs
- To study and recommend changes needed in programs, services or policies in the Library/Learning Resource Center and Academic Success Center
- To study and recommend changes needed in programs, services, or policies in counseling and advising relating to academic support
The committee will consist of members representing the following areas:
- Chair: The chair of the Academic Support Committee will be a member of Academic Senate, appointed to the chair position by the chair of the Academic Senate
- Faculty: 7 faculty representatives recommended by the President of the TCFA from the following areas
- 2 faculty members from Arts & Sciences
- 1 faculty member from Business & Technology
- 1 faculty member from Health Career/Public Service Programs
- 1 librarian
- 1 counselor
Note: At least one faculty member should be an adjunct.
Representative of the Dean of Academic Success
Representative of the Dean of Student Services
Representative of one additional Dean
Christopher Clem (email@example.com)
Vice President, Academic Affairs
Vice President, Student Affairs
Member of Information Systems
The College Curriculum Committee (CCC) is a standing committee of the Academic Senate specifically responsible for course/program review. These responsibilities include:
- Evaluation of credit course offerings and curricula to insure that they:
- Meet the College’s vision, mission core values and objectives and conform to state, accrediting, and licensing body mandates.
- Conform to state, accrediting and licensing body mandates
- Evaluation of proposals for new/revised/withdrawn courses or new/revised/inactive/reactivated/withdrawn curricula
- Planning, developing and projecting degree and certificate programs on a long-term basis
The committee consists of 17 voting members representing the following areas:
- Chair (a member of the Academic Senate)
- 10 other full-time faculty representatives from the following areas: 4 from the School of Arts and Sciences, 4 from Career Education representing diverse constituencies, 2 non-teaching faculty (1 Librarian and 1 Counselor)
- 1 adjunct faculty member
- 3 academic deans (Arts & Sciences, Business & Technology, Health Careers & Public Service Programs)
- Dean of Enrollment Services
- A representative for the Vice President of Academic Affairs
The committee also consists of 2 non-voting, resource members representing the following areas:
- A representative from Curriculum & Assessment
- Recording Secretary
The committee meets once per month during the academic year, typically on the first Thursday.
(1) Spring 2020 College Curriculum Committee Deadlines
Disposition of Items Acted on by the Committee
A copy of all recommendations of the Curriculum Committee are submitted for review to the Academic Senate and to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. The recommendations of the Academic Senate, the Vice President for Academic Affairs are submitted to the TCFA as information and to the Board of Trustees for action.
College Curriculum Committee Resources
For a current, approved Course Outline, contact Susan Maratto, Curriculum & Assessment Assistant 708-456-0300 at Ext. 3823 or firstname.lastname@example.org or they can be accessed in the portal at .
College Curriculum Committee Minutes
- Minutes: 02-06-20
- Minutes: 03-05-20
- Minutes: 04-02-20
- Minutes: 05-07-20
College Curriculum Committee Contact Information
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3487
Curriculum & Assessment Assistant
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3823
The Campus Quality is a standing committee of the Academic Senate specifically responsible for reviewing quality of life concerns of Triton students, faculty and staff and recommending solutions that will enhance the quality of life for students, faculty and other Triton employees.
The mission of the Campus Quality Committee is to make recommendations in those areas where a consensus exists on ways to improve the academic, social and physical character of campus life. Campus Quality Committee identifies, analyzes and provides suggested solutions for the challenges and opportunities concerning the quality of campus life for students, faculty and staff. The Campus Quality Committee reports to the Academic Senate.
- To study the need for new physical facilities and for physical plan modifications
- To consider other aspects that affect the ability of Triton faculty and staff to be productive
Committee is comprised of 12 voting members that include the following
- Chair: Faculty member of Academic Senate
- 5 Faculty
- Arts & Sciences
- Business & Technology
- Health Career/Public Service
- 1 Representative Adjunct Faculty
- 1 Representative from Facilities
- 1 Representative from Information Services/Systems
- 1 Representative from Student Affairs/Academic Affairs
- 1 Representative from Police
- 1 Student Representative
For questions regarding Campus Quality, please contact Jaqueline Mullany, Campus Quality Committee Chair, at email@example.com.
Jacqueline Mullany (Chair)
Upcoming 2019-2020 Campus Quality Committee meetings will be held at 2:30pm, Thursdays in G-209 on the following dates:
- No meetings scheduled at this time
The Professional Development Committee is a standing committee of the Academic Senate specifically responsible for reviewing and recommending criteria for selection of faculty (criteria currently outlined in the Faculty Recruitment Action Plan, or FRAP) consistent with the purposes of the college and departmental practice, for assisting in the planning of professional development, and for contributing to the establishment of the sabbatical committees and to be a resource for research and development projects.
- Assisting in the design and planning of in-service educational programs for the faculty and professional staff
- Promoting faculty community building, and
- Recognizing outstanding professional achievements by faculty
Online attendance to our monthly meetings is available. The link to join the meetings online will be shared per request. The meeting will be recorded and shared with PDC members per request.
All meetings are at 2:00pm and last approximately one hour.
Dates and Times:
- No Meetings scheduled at this time
The committee will consist of no less than 11 members representing the following areas:
Chair: The chair of the Professional Development Committee will be a member of Academic Senate, appointed to the chair position by the chair of the Academic Senate.
Faculty: 8 faculty representatives recommended by the President of the TCFA from the following areas
- 2 faculty members from Arts & Sciences
- 2 faculty members from Career Education
- 3 from either area
- 1 mid-manager or classified employee
- 1 non-teaching faculty (counselors, enrollment facilitators, or librarians)
- 1 adjunct faculty member
Andrea Blaylock (Faculty)
Dr. Richard Chan (Faculty and Director of Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award Selection Sub Committee)
Jean M. Dugo (Mid-Manager)
Jennifer Giangrego (Faculty and Director of Outstanding Full-Time Faculty Award Selection Sub Committee)
Rudy Gostowski (Faculty)
Joseph Klein (Faculty)
Debra Krukowski (Faculty)
Tina Mote (Faculty)
Krysti G. Reece (Faculty)
Sylvia Sztark (Counselor)
A standing committee of the Academic Senate will be appointed for the purpose of developing the campus environment as a means of increasing student success.
The Student Development Committee (SDC) is based upon the premise that the more time and effort students invest in the learning process, the greater will be their growth and achievement, their satisfaction with their education experiences, and their persistence in reaching personal, academic, and career goals.
The committee through a consensus-building process, will work toward the development of a campus environment that promotes frequent faculty and student peer interactions, optimal use and awareness of campus resources and facilities, and opportunities for involvement in student clubs and organizations.
The committee will review educational policy and practices, which impact student involvement in learning, and assess academic support services and co-curricular activities to determine the quality of student involvement. The Student Development Committee (SDC) will present its recommendations to the Academic Senate for final action.
The committee will consist of 11 members representing the following areas
- Chair: A member of the Academic Senate
- 5 full-time Faculty members
- 2 Adjunct Faculty members (one representing Adult Education)
- 2 Student representatives
- 1 Representative from Enrollment Services (Dean or designee)
- 1 Representative from Student Services (Dean or designee)
|Chair (Faculty)||Mary Casey-Incardonefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Faculty Member||Alpha McMathemail@example.com|
|Faculty Member||Gail Krahenbuhlfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Faculty Member||Gregory Catenaemail@example.com|
|Faculty Member||Cheryl Davisfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Faculty Member||Sandra Berryhillemail@example.com|
|Faculty Member||Joseph Kleinfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Adjunct Faculty||Samira Sarkesemail@example.com|
|Adjunct Faculty||William Justizfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Adult Education Adjunct Faculty|
Contact us via e-mail: email@example.com