Cabrillo College Faculty Senate
Welcome to the Cabrillo College Faculty Senate
As the official voice of Cabrillo's faculty in academic and professional matters, the Faculty Senate is committed to equity, student learning and student success. Our goal is to empower faculty to engage in campus dialog and take action for continued improvement of teaching, learning, and faculty participation in campus governance.
Faculty Senate meetings are held on alternating Tuesdays, 3–5 PM. Agendas and past meeting minutes are available on BoardDocs. Everyone is invited to attend.
Upcoming Faculty Senate Meetings:
Tuesday, January 23, 3–5 PM Watsonville A150
Tuesday, February 6, 3–5 PM Aptos rm 1091
Tuesday, February 20, 3–5 PM Aptos rm 1091
Tuesday, March 5, 3–5 PM Aptos rm 1091
Tuesday, March 19, 3–5 PM Watsonville A150
Tuesday, April 2, 3–5 PM Aptos rm 1091
Tuesday, April 16, 3–5 PM Aptos rm 1091
Tuesday, April 30, 3–5 PM Aptos rm 1091
Tuesday, May 14, 3–5 PM Aptos rm 1091
Per Brown Act rules, Senators and anyone presenting or offering public comment are required to attend meetings in person in person. In addition, this creates and fosters a strong sense of community and connection. While we are providing a zoom link, the in-person meeting experience will be prioritized and all presenters should plan to attend in person.
To become a dues paying Faculty Senate member, please fill out this membership form and submit it to HR.
Faculty Senate is committed to the following academic and professional matters:
Title 5 § 53200 (b): Academic Senate means an organization whose primary function is to make recommendations with respect to academic and professional matters. In Sections 53200 (c), "Academic and professional matters" mean the following policy development and implementation matters
Curriculum including establishing prerequisites and placing courses within disciplines
Degree and certificate requirements
Educational program development
Standards or policies regarding student preparation and success
District and college governance structures, as related to faculty roles
Faculty roles and involvement in accreditation processes, including self-study and annual reports
Policies for faculty professional development activities
Processes for program review
Processes for institutional planning and budget development
Other academic and professional matters as are mutually agreed upon between the governing board and the academic senate.