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Instructional and Student Services Committee

The Instructional and Student Services Committee (ISSC) receives proposals from the College Senate, Campus Councils, Working Groups, and College community and makes recommendations pertaining to the quality of education in the College, student life and the welfare of the student body of the College. The committee studies, gathers information, conducts discussions and surveys the intellectual and/or student environment, academic standards and teaching-learning conditions in the College.

Membership

  • Twelve teaching faculty -- at least two to three from each campus and two counselors
  • Six administrative faculty -- at least one per campus, including one provost and one dean of Student Development
  • Three classified staff not from the same campus, including two teaching assistants
  • Five students -- one per campus
  • One member from a Learning Resource Center and at least one member from ELI

Current Members:

Breana Bayraktar TF (WO)
Joan Blankman TF (AL)
Alton Carroll TF (LO)
William Preston Davis AF (ELI)
Marilyn Deppe PF (AN)
Stephanie Harm TF (WO)
Nelson Kofie TF (LO)
Charles Korn TF (MA)

Molly Lynch (MA)
Maria Nieto-Shahsavariar CL (MEC)
Patty Ottavio TF (MEC)
Linda Rodriguez CL (AL)
Barbara Saperstone Provost (AN)
William Schran TF (AL)
Mel Schiavelli (CS)

Elizabeth Sears PF (MA)
Kevin Sheehan CL (AN)
Tonda Shine (MEC)
Erica Smith TF (AN)
Alison Thimblin AF (WO)
Kelly Usher TF (MA)
Frances Villagran-Glover AF (AL)

Meeting Schedule

DateTimeLocation
Friday, September 19, 2014 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Large Board Room #121 in Fairfax 2, Suite 150 (3926 Pender Dr.)
Friday, October 17, 2014 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Large Board Room #121 in Fairfax 2, Suite 150 (3926 Pender Dr.)
Friday, November 21, 2014 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Large Board Room #121 in Fairfax 2, Suite 150 (3926 Pender Dr.)
Friday, January 16, 2015 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Large Board Room #121 in Fairfax 2, Suite 150 (3926 Pender Dr.)
Friday, February 20, 2015 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Large Board Room #121 in Fairfax 2, Suite 150 (3926 Pender Dr.)
Friday, March 20, 2015 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Large Board Room #121 in Fairfax 2, Suite 150 (3926 Pender Dr.)
Friday, April 17, 2015 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Large Board Room #121 in Fairfax 2, Suite 150 (3926 Pender Dr.)