COLLEGE OF MARIN

Academic Senate Meeting Minutes

Thursday, October 5, 2006

12:45 -2:00 pm

Student Service Building,

Conference Rooms A & B

 

Senators Present: Yolanda Bellisimo, Barbara Bonander, Hank Fearnley, Theo Fung, Ron Gaiz, Deborah Graham, Erika Harkins, Patrick Kelly, Arthur Lutz, Radicia Portello, David Rollison, Sheri Rollison, Ingrid Schreck, Blaze Woodlief, John Sutherland

 

Guests: Bernie Blackman, Michael Brailoff, Peggy Dodge, Hoa Long Tam, V-Anne Chernock

 

Agenda

 

Call to Order 12:45 PM

 

  I.      Approval and Adoption of Agenda

II.      Reading & Approval of Minutes

III.      President’s Report

   Update on the Special Election

IV.      Discussion of senate goals and issues for 2006/2007. The senate will suspend regular business to address senate goals and issues fo the 2006/2007 school year.

V.      Proposed Agenda Items for Future Meetings

a.   Academic Standards

b    Committee Nominations/Assignments

c.   President’s Evaluation

d.   Advance Placement Equivalencies

e.   Retreat Rights Policy Task Force Update

f.        Communicating with the Press (Cathy Summa-Wolfe)

g.       Online Application Project (Linda Beam)

h.       Library

i.         EMP and Program Review

j.        WASC Report

 

VI.  Requests to Address the Senate on Non-Agenda Items

VII. Adjournment

 

Approval and Adoption of Agenda & Minutes

 

Kelly: yes; Harkin:  yes;  Fearnly: yes; Sutherland:  yes; Rollison, D:  yes; Rollison, S:  yes; Graham: yes; Gaiz: yes; Woodlief: yes; Bonander: yes; Lutz: yes; Fung: yes; Portollo: yes; Schreck: no; Bellisimo: no

 

Lutz motioned to change the order of the agenda to take up unfinished business. Pending motion: Until this is decided by a vote of the faculty of the whole the previous vote is null and void and all the people who were appointed by the previous senate remain to complete their terms.

 

Kelly: no; Harkin:  no;  Fearnly: yes; Sutherland:  yes; Rollison, D:  yes; Rollison, S:  yes; Graham: yes; Gaiz: no; Woodlief: no; Bonander: yes; Lutz: yes; Fung: yes; Portollo: yes; Schreck: no; Bellisimo: no

 

 

 

 

Kelly: yes; Harkin:  yes;  Fearnly: yes; Sutherland:  yes;  Rollison, D:  abstention; Rollison, S:  abstention; Graham: abstention;  Gaiz: yes; Woodlief: yes; Bonander: yes; Lutz: no; Fung: yes; Portola: yes; Schreck: yes; Bellisimo: yes


Agenda items for next week:

·        Academic Standards

·        Retreat Rights

·        President’s Evaluation

·        WASC Visit

·        Timeline for ballot measure & referendum.

o       An election committee was formed with the following senators: Senators Schreck, Graham, Bonander & Harkin


Meeting adjourned at 1:58

Minutes submitted by Schreck