The Moreno Valley College Academic Senate (MVCAS), composed of elected faculty representatives, makes recommendations to the College administration and to the Board of Trustees regarding academic and professional matters (defined by AB1725, Section 53200) and facilitates communication among faculty, students, administration, and the Board of Trustees in all matters related to community college education.

Meetings  Agendas and Minutes  Support Documentation

Purpose

The MVC Academic Senate's purpose includes:

  • initiate studies relating to and participate in the formation of policies and procedures on academic and professional matters;
  • consult collegially in the construction of, as well as, monitor, assess and evaluate the College’s strategic planning and operations structure;
  • provide and maintain channels of communication between students, faculty, other Colleges in the RCCD, administration, and the BOT;
  • hear, investigate, deliberate, negotiate, recommend or refer any matters brought to its attention by a member of the faculty, and shall be the representative body in all academic and professional matters;
  • participate with BOT representatives in the joint development of institutional policies pertaining to the 10+1 items in the Senate purview such as minimum qualifications, equivalencies, and hiring procedures; and, with the bargaining agent, in the development of personnel policies (e.g., tenure review, evaluation procedures, and faculty service areas). 

Constitution   Bylaws (pdf)

Meetings

The Academic Senate follows the most recent Governance Committee Meeting Calendar as approved by Moreno Valley College's Strategic Planning Council and Academic Senate. Meetings occur on the first and third Mondays of each month during the academic year, and all faculty are invited to attend. Faculty are also encouraged to express their views and concerns on a regular basis to their elected Senate representatives.

2022

DATE TIME LOCATION

August 29

3:50 - 5:50 pm

Zoom

September 19

3:50 - 5:50 pm

Zoom

October 3

3:50 - 5:50 pm

Zoom

October 17

3:50 - 5:50 pm

Zoom

November 7

3:50 - 5:50 pm

Zoom

November 14

3:50 - 5:50 pm

Zoom

December 5

3:50 - 5:50 pm

Zoom

2023

DATE TIME LOCATION

March 6

3:50 - 5:50 pm

Zoom

March 20

3:50 - 5:50 pm

Zoom

April 3

3:50 - 5:50 pm

Zoom

April 17

3:50 - 5:50 pm

Zoom

May 1

3:50 - 5:50 pm

Zoom

May 15

3:50 - 5:50 pm

Zoom

 

Members

The MVCAS represents all full-time and associate faculty employed by the District who teach at MVC and who do not perform any services for the District or College that are identified in the District or College structure as administrative or supervisory.
  • Department of Natural Sciences
    • Jeffrey Julius
  • Department of Business
    • Laura Dunphy
  • Department of Communication, English, and World Languages
    • Emma Pacheco
    • Michael Wilson
  • Department of Health and Human Services
    • Lisa Hausladen
  • Department of Humanities, Education, Social Sciences, and Behavioral Sciences
    • Deanna Murrell
    • Ann Pfeifle
    • Adviye Tolunay
    • Silvia Trejo
  • Department of Mathematics and Computer Information Systems
    • Rosalia Cueto
    • Esteban (Adam) Navas
  • Department of Public Safety
    • Bob Fontaine
  • Department of Visual and Performing Arts
    • Lauren Johnson
  • Part-Time Representative
    • Angela Thomas
  • Student Representative
    • Vacant

 

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