Standing Committees, Advisory Committees and other Committees

The Academic Senate has two standing subcommittees:

Council on Curriculum and Instruction (CCI)

The Senate delegates CCI the responsibility to review proposed courses, course revisions, programs, certificates and degrees. The recommendations of this body are sent through the Senate to the Board of Trustees for implementation.

Institute for Professional Development (IPD)

The Senate delegates to the Institute for Professional Development the following responsibilities:

  • Recommend faculty requests for sabbatical leaves to the president and Board of Trustees,
  • Review and recommend faculty requests for salary advancement, alternative methods projects, academic rank, and emeritus status
  • Allocate travel/conference funds provided by the contract
  • Inform faculty of professional development opportunities, funding and deadlines
  • Coordinate campus and department workshops/retreats with Staff Development