Academic Senate

Mission Statement

The Southwestern College Academic Senate is committed to ensuring the academic integrity of the institution and enhancing the role of the faculty in academic and professional matters.

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Recent Meeting

Academic Senate Executive Committee Meeting--On Zoom
Monday, June 20, 2022

Date: Monday, August 9, 2022
Time: 12:00-2:00 pm

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During COVID-19, we will be meeting on zoom. While the Brown Act has been relaxed by the Governor's orders, we will be attempting to comply under the circumstances. Thank you for your understanding.

Facilitator: Jessica "Jetta" Posey, Ed.D., President of Academic Senate
Note Taker: Caree Lesh, Academic Senate Communications and Research Officer/State Delegate

Please make sure to read the attached agenda items.

The Parliamentarian monitors and facilitates speakers by:
1. Maintaining list and order of speakers
2. Providing courtesy timer for speakers:
- 1 min. warning for items of 5-10 mins.
- 5 min. warning for items of 10 min. or more
- 1 min. warning at end
3. Assuring speakers are on topic of agenda item
4. Allowing first time speakers to speak prior to those speaking a second time

In order to comply with The Brown Act (Open Meetings for Local Legislative Bodies), prior to conducting Senate business at every regular meeting, the Senate will honor three minutes of public comment on any item not on the day's agenda but within the jurisdiction of the Academic Senate. Debate on an item is not allowed during Public Comment. Persons wishing to speak during Public Comment must give their names and subject matter to the Academic Senate Parliamentarian at the beginning of each meeting. The chair respectively asks speakers to limit their comments to one minute.

Persons with disabilities who require this agenda and other meeting materials in an alternate format/media can make a request by email to or TTY (619) 482-6470 or Voice (619) 482-6436.

Southwestern College Academic Senate Executive Committee Mission Statement

"The mission of the Executive Committee of the Senate is to act as an advisory body to the Senate President."

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