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Academic Senate

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Welcome to SMC Academic Senate Website

 
Office Location: 
Main Campus • HSS Building, Room #261
Phone:  (310) 434-4611
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 8am - 5pm
To book HSS 261 please email Paige Glaves, Administrative Secretary
 See Calendar for availability
 
 
What is Santa Monica College 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. 

2013-2014 Goals and Objectives

By Laws

Academic Senate Officers 2013-2014

 Eve Adler, President
Janet Harclerode, Past President
Dianne Berman, Treasurer
Andrew Nestler, Recording Secretary
Lucy Kluckhohn-Jones, Parlimentarian

Executive Committee

The Academic Senate Executive Committee consists of elected officers and the chairs of standing committees. The Executive Committee serves as a steering committee for the Senate by recommending senate objectives and setting the senate agendas.
Academic Senate Executive Committee Chairs 2013-2014
 
Joint Senate Committees
Senate Committees
Career Technical Education – Chris Fria
Adjunct Faculty  – Angelina Misaghi
Curriculum – Guido Davis Del Piccolo
Department Chairs – Jennifer Merlic
Distance Education – Sal Veas
Election and Rules – Melody Nightingale
Environmental Affairs – Alex Schwartz & Eric Oifer
Equity and Diversity – Tina Feiger
Global Citizenship – Eric Minzenberg
Fiscal Affairs – Diane Berman
Information Services – Jamie Cavanaugh
Legislative Action – Lesley Kawaguchi
Institutional Effectiveness – Christine Schultz
Professional Ethics and Responsibilities-
 Jim Stramel and Teri Bernstein
Personnel Policies – Janet Harclerode
Social Committee – Janie Jones
Professional Development – Patricia Burson &
                                                     Steve Hunt
 
Program Review – Jamey Anderson
 
Sabbaticals and Fellowships -  Mary Colavito
 
Student Affairs – Esau Tovar
 
Student Instructional Support – Jason Beardsley
 
 
Other Senate Responsibilities
Honor Council – Greg Brookins
Interdisciplinary Studies – Guido Davis Del Piccolo
Student Relief Fund – Peggy Kravitz
Student Success – Laura Campbell
 
2013-2014 Senators
 
 
 
Academic Senate Meeting Schedule 2013-2013
 
Executive Committee Meeting
Tuesday, 11:15 a.m. to 12:35 p.m.
HSS 261
Senate Meeting
Tuesday, 11:15 a.m. to 12:35 p.m.
B144 
August 20 - September 3, 17 – October 1, 15
August 27 – September 10, 24 – October 8, 22
November 12, 26 – February 7, 25 – March 11
November 5, 19 – December 3 – February 18
April 1, 22 – May 6, 20 – June 3
March 4, 25 – April 8, 29 – May 13, 27 – June 10
To Report Absences Contact Andrew Nestler
 
 
            
Upcoming Events
 
 Executive Retreat - February 7, 2014 - 9am to 2pm  - Executive Members please 
RSVP to Paige Glaves.
 
Academic Senate Archives

Agendas and Minutes: Goals and Objectives