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ERIC Number: ED510561
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 136
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Empowering Local Senates: Roles and Responsibilities of and Strategies for an Effective Senate
Academic Senate for California Community Colleges
This handbook is compiled as a resource for senate presidents. In this handbook, they will find information intended to supplement the wealth of data contained on the Website for the Academic Senate of California. Contained on the pages of this handbook, a senate president will find information about the legislation and regulations that affect academic senates (Part I); his unique responsibilities as a senate president (Part II); as well as suggestions for ensuring that his faculty can be most effective in meeting their academic and professional responsibilities (Part III). The appendices contain samples of materials one may duplicate or download and modify as needed. Appended are: (1) Sample Policy for Delegation of Authority; (2) Sample Governance Consultation Forms; (3) Sample Local Senate/Union Agreement; (4) Reports and Documents Calling for Local Senate President's Signature and/or Senate Approval, Review or Vigilance; (5) Sample Models of Governance; (6) Sample Goal Statements; (7) Sample Year-End Reports; (8) Some Relevant Portions of Law Appendix; (9) Sample Agenda; (10) Additional Information: Parliamentary Procedures; (11) Academic Senate Resolution Process; (12) Sample Resolution Form; (13) Sample Summary of Local Senate Resolutions; (14) Technical Assistance; (15) AAUP/Academic Senate Agreement; (16) Consultation Process; (17) Academic Senate Area Divisions (18) Senate Delegate Roles and Responsibilities; (19) Academic Senate Committees/Chancellor's Office Committees, Task Forces & Advisory Committees; and (20) Nomination/Application to Serve Form. (Contains 1 footnote.) [For the 2002 edition, "Empowering Local Senates: Roles and Responsibilities of and Strategies for an Effective Senate", see ED467173.]
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Academic Senate for California Community Colleges
Identifiers - Location: California