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Academic Senate

Golden West College Academic Senate

Welcome to Academic Senate

Mission: The Academic Senate is an organization whose primary function is to make recommendations with respect to the following academic and professional matters: curriculum, including establishing prerequisites and placing courses within disciplines; degree & certificate requirements; grading policies; educational program development; standards & policies regarding student preparation & success; district & college governance structures as related to faculty roles; faculty roles in accreditation, including self-study & annual reports; policies for professional development activities; processes for program review; processes for institutional planning and budget development; and other academic & professional matters as mutually agreed upon between the governing board and the academic senate. (Title 5: Section 53200)

Meetings are on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Fall 2020: September 8 & 22, October 13 & 27, November 10 & 24, December 8

Spring 2021: February 9 & 23, March 9 & 23, April 13 & 27, May 11 & 18

Governance – The 10+1
Faculty Resources
Important Documents
Faculty Professional Development
Student Award Recognition
Incident Reporting
Canvas
Vision Resource Center
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