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Welcome to the Adjunct Committee.

Scope & Functions


Under the direction of the Academic Senate President and the Committee of the Whole, the committee addresses issues relevant to the professional and academic responsibilities of the adjunct faculty.



Michael Strathearn, Physical Sciences Department Associate Faculty:

Joelle Adams, English Department Adjunct Faculty Member:


Diane Arieff, Juan Roberto Rodriguez, Delland Bartlett, Jaqueline Scott, Joseph Ferrerosa, Cathy Matheson, Tom Paccioretti, Susan Caggiano


Time: Last Wednesday of the month in the fall, 2:30 to 3:45 pm

Location: HSS 261

Fall 2016 

  • September 28, 2016: Agenda                

  • October 26, 2016 Minutes

  • November 23, 2016 Agenda​

  • *December - only if necessary, to be determined

Fall 2015

  • September 28, 2015: AgendaMinutes

  • October 26, 2015: Agenda 

  • November 23, 2015 


Resources for Adjunct Faculty

In response to the feedback received in the 2014 adjunct survey, information based on the most common questions asked:

Academic Senate
The SMC's Academic Senate is an organization whose primary function is to make recommendations to the administration of the college and to the governing board with respect to academic and professional matters. 




Professional Development



Faculty Association
The Santa Monica College Faculty Association is the union and advocacy group for all SMC faculty. Contact the FA for any questions about the contract, Associate Faculty status, unemployment, etc.  



Human Resources
Contact Human Resources for questions about your benefits and paycheck.



Faculty Perks