Spring 2020 Update: Meetings are open to the public and take place on 2nd and 4th Mondays at 2 pm, in Conference Room 307 of Condor Hall (CH-307).  We do not meet on college holidays.  Meetings will be held online using Conferzoom until further notice (Mar. 23, 2020) 

The Senate’s primary responsibilities are to make recommendations for policies in the following areas ["10 + 1"], as defined by California Education Code Section 53200:

  1. Curriculum, including establishing prerequisites
  2. Degree and certificate requirements
  3. Grading policies
  4. Educational program development
  5. Standards or policies regarding student preparation and success
  6. College governance structures, as related to faculty roles
  7. Faculty roles and involvement in accreditation processes
  8. Policies for faculty professional development activities
  9. Processes for program review
  10. Processes for institutional planning and budget development
  11. Other academic and professional matters as mutually agreed upon.

The Academic Senate reaffirmed its commitments to academic freedom at its meeting of Nov. 23, 2015.  We fully support the Statement on Professional Ethics of the American Association of University Professors.

For Academic Senate background, training, or other miscellaneous state and regional information, please visit:  https://www.asccc.org/

ASCCC COVID-19 Faculty Resources 



Documents Under Senate Review 

Participatory Governance Manual w/ Diagram (Draft) (Mar. 2020 review)

AS President Report to Board of Trustees, Mar. 2020  (Mar. 2020 review)

AS President Report to Board of Trustees, Feb. 2020  (Mar. 2020 review)

AS President Report to Board of Trustees, Jan. 2020  (Mar. 2020 review)

VCCCD Combined Registration Analysis (Mar. 2020 review)

Faculty [Resource] Ranking Sheet (Mar. 2020 review)

Faculty Resource Requests Spr20 Final (Mar. 2020 review)

Midterm Accreditation Report Draft (Feb. 2020 review)

Guided Pathways Essential Practices (Jan. 2020 review)

Guided Pathways Timeline (Jan. 2020 review)

Child Development Center Taskforce Final Report (Jan. 2020 review)

Impact of AB 705--Summary   (November 25 review)

Impact of AB 705--Full Paper  (November 25 review)

PEPC Work Product on Participatory Governance Manual: Meet the Program Review Committee (November 25 review)

OC Crisis Communication Plan Draft (October 28 review)

Program Review Committee Draft Document (October 14 review)

ACHA-NCHA Student Health Survey (September 23 review)

Draft BP/AP 3721 Information Security Standard  (September 9 review)

NOVA: Student Equity Plan 2019-2022 Oxnard College (August 26 review)

Registrar Updates (August 26 review)

2019-21 Academic Senate Executive Board


Amy Edwards, Ed.D. Communication Studies, President



Kevin Corse
Kevin Corse, Automotive Technology, Vice President



 Linda Kama'ila, Ph.D. Anthropology, Secretary



 Lois Zsarnay, LMFT, CEDS, BCPC, RD, Addictive Disorders Studies,Treasurer

Senate Constitution, Bylaws, Forms & Documents

Meeting Calendar   

Meeting Archive (Past Agendas and Minutes)

All meetings are ADA accessible and compliant.  All agendas are posted per the Brown Act on kiosks around campus.  If any member of the public needs accommodations to speak at public comment (the room is accessible), please contact Amy Edwards: aedwards@vcccd.edu