Month End

November 1, 2014


Prepared by:  Cindy Pollack

The following information is a summary of the activities of the task forces under Senate

Jurisdiction this past month:


1. Probation/Dismissal/Reinstatement

      Date formed:  3-18-10

Members:  Richard Cortes (Chair), John Aque, Cindy Daniels, Christine Kourinian, Denise Leong, Ellen Oppenberg, Greg Perkins, Roxanne Raffi, Valerie Rhaney.

      Mission:   The Senate establishes a task force on student services support for

     students on probation or returning from dismissal(Motion 2010-06).

 Status: This TF is on hiatus until they obtain the extra funding to support the online probation workshop.


2. Student Success

   Date Formed: March 15, 2012

Members:  Kathy Flynn (Chair), Richard Cortes, Megan Ernst, Denise Ezell, Ed Karpp, Beth Kronbeck, Paul Mayer, Ellen Oppenberg, Greg Perkins, John Queen, Peggy Renner, Rosemarie Shamieh, Ramona Barrio-Sotillo, Andra Verstraete, Andy Young.

Mission:  The Senate creates a task force to respond to the Student Success task force      

    recommendations (Motion 2011-36)

    Status:  Task force will continue to meet during the fall semester of 2014. Currently

     this TF is re-working a survey after sending out a pilot this past June.

3. Bachelor’s Degrees (SB 850)

Date Formed: October 16, 2014

Members:  Kathy Bakhit( resource), Marilyn Getz, David Glover, Sarah McLemore (resource), Levin Messick, Kevin Meza, Poorna Pal, Sonali Perera Mike Petros.

Mission: The Senate creates a task force to investigate:

1) whether GCC is eligible to participate in the state pilot program established by SB 850 allowing CCC’s to grant (restricted) bachelor’s degrees,

2) which local programs might be eligible and appropriate for such a pilot, and

3) the pro’s and cons of participating in such a pilot program (Motion 2014-38).

Status: The task force met on Friday October 31, 2014 and will continue to meet in the next few weeks in order to report back to the Senate by November 12, 2014.








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