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Appendix A: College Councils
Councils Standing Committees Advisory Committees Task Forces
President's Leadership Council Enrollment Management Committee Professional Development Advisory Committee Commencement Task Force
Administrative Council Computing and Information Technology Planning Committee Teaching and Learning Center Advisory Committee Financial Aid Appeals Task Force
Faculty Council Adjunct Instructor Advisory Committee Student Residency Appeals Task Force
Management Council Grievance Pool Center for the Global Learner Advisory Committee Student Grievance Task Force
Orange County Campus Administrative Council Academic Standards, Policies, and Curriculum Committee Health and Safety Advisory Committee Excellence in Support Services Task Force
Student Support Services Council Corporate and Continuing Education Advisory Committee Excellence in Teaching Task Force
Institutional Advancement Council Learning Management System Committee Curriculum Program Advisory Committee Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration Task Force
Continuing Education Council Scholarship Selection Committee    
Planning Council Effective Innovation Committee    
Student Development and Support Council Vive/Viva the Arts Committee    
Student Senate Quality Enhancement Plan Committee    

Enrollment Management Committee
Purpose:

To review and recommend to the appropriate division heads policies, procedures, and practices that affect the recruitment, admission, enrollment, and retention of students enrolled in the college's educational programs.

Membership:

Comprised of 13 Persons, Each Serving a Two-Year Term:
Vice President, Student Learning, Development, and Support or Designee (Chair)
Five Representatives from the Faculty and Staff in the Student Learning, Development, and Support Division, including at Least One Representative from the Adult Education and Basic Skills Department, appointed by the Vice President, Student Learning, Development, and Support
Three Representatives from Student Development and Support, appointed by the Vice President, Student Learning, Development, and Support
Two Representatives from the Institutional Advancement Division, appointed by the Senior Vice President, Institutional Advancement
Two Representatives from the Corporate and Continuing Education Division, appointed by the Vice President, Corporate and Continuing Education.

Ex Officio:

Division Heads or Their Designees

Reports to:

President’s Council

 

Computing and Information Technology Planning Committee
Purpose:

To recommend to the college leadership those institutional policies and procedures related to computing and information technology, allocation and appropriate use of information technology resources, and security. Specifically, the committee is responsible for monitoring the implementation of administrative systems, computing and technology hardware purchasing, new and improved services for faculty and staff using current and emerging computing and information technologies, and other issues as assigned by the President.

Membership:

Vice President, Student Learning, Development, and Support Services (chair)
Executive Director, Information Technology Services Department
Business Manager/Chief Financial Officer
Executive Dean, Student Development and Support
Assistant Dean, Instructional Technologies and Media Services

At-Large Representatives Serving Rotating Terms of Three Years:
Five Faculty Representatives
One Student Development and Support Representative
One Adult Education and Basic Skills Representative
One Corporate and Continuing Education Representative
One Information Technology Services Department Networking Representative

Reports to: President

 

Grievance Pool
Purpose:

To provide an "on-call" pool of faculty and staff members to populate ad hoc task forces for academic grievances, student grievances, employee grievances such as parking tickets, and financial aid appeals. The ad hoc task forces will ensure due process is provided to students and employees who question decisions of college faculty and staff.

Membership:

Twelve Curriculum Faculty Representatives
Two Adult Education and Basic Skills Faculty Representatives
Two Institutional Advancement Staff Representatives
Three Student Development and Support Staff Representatives
Two Corporate and Continuing Education Representatives

Reports to: President

 

Academic Standards, Policies and Curriculum Committee
Purpose:

To review and recommend to the Chief Instructional Officer standards, policies, and procedures that affect the academic standing and progress of students enrolled in credit courses or programs as well as to reviews and make recommendations to the Chief Instructional Officer any material included under the Academic Information section of the college Catalog.  The committee is also responsible for assisting in the development and review of new or existing curriculum programs as requested by the Chief Instructional Officer.

Membership:

Comprised of 17 Persons Appointed by the Vice President, Student Learning, Development ,and Support/Chief Instructional Officer, Each Serving a Two-Year Term:
One Faculty Representative from Each of the Disciplines: Arts, Sciences, and University Transfer Department (English/Communications, Foreign Languages, Mathematics, Sciences, and Social Sciences/Humanities)
Two Faculty Representatives from the Developmental Education/Student Engagement and Transitions Department
Two Faculty Representatives from Each of the Departments that offer Career and Technical Programs (Business and Public Services, Health Technologies, Information Systems Technologies, and Industrial and Engineering Technologies)
One Faculty Representative from the Adult Education and Basic Skills Department
One Staff Representative from the Student Development and Support (appointed by the Vice President, Student Learning, Development and Support)

Appointments are staggered with nine individuals appointed during odd-numbered years and eight appointed during even-numbered years. The chair is selected from and by the membership of the committee. A member of the incoming cohort of committee members is elected by the committee to serve as vice chair. Upon completion of a one-year term, the vice chair becomes the chair of the committee

Ex Officio:

Vice President, Student Learning, Development, and Support or Designee
Reports to:

Chief Instructional Officer

 

Learning Management System Committee
Purpose:

To provide input, advise, and make recommendations regarding the college’s learning management system. Responsibilities include researching issues and options, recommending improvements, monitoring changes, helping to keep stakeholders informed, and promoting effective use of the learning management system and related resources.

Membership:

Assistant Dean, Instructional Technologies and Media Services (Chair)
Minimum of Five Faculty Representatives from a Variety of Curriculum Departments
Representative from Adult Education and Basic Skills
Program Director, Online Continuing Education/BlackBoard
Representative from Information Technology Services Department
Faculty Council Representative
Executive Dean, Student Learning and Assessment
Ex Officio: Instructional Web Server Administrator
Ex Officio: Coordinator, Learning Technologies and Training

Reports to:

Vice President, Student Learning, Development, and Support

 

Scholarship Selection Committee
Purpose:

To review the applications of students who have applied for private scholarships and vote on recipients. Works with the Coordinator, Scholarship Program and Executive Director, DTCC Foundation to constantly improve and promote the Scholarship Program. Convenes a minimum of twice a year

Membership:

Coordinator, Scholarship Program (Chair)
Executive Director, DTCC Foundation
One Financial Aid Representative
Director, Single Parent Program
Minimum of Three Faculty Representatives

Reports to: Senior Vice President, Institutional Advancement

 

Effective Innovation Committee
Purpose:

To recommend cash awards for employees who have generated new and creative ways to serve students more fully, support instruction more effectively, and reach the community more extensively.

Membership:

Director, Development/Executive Director, DTCC Foundation
Research, Evaluation, Assessment, and Planning Representative
For Instructional Submissions: Three Staff Representatives and One Faculty Advisor
For Administrative Submissions: Three Faculty Representatives and One Staff Advisor

Reports to: Senior Vice President, Institutional Advancement

 

Vive/Viva the Arts Committee
Purpose:

To serve in an advisory capacity for activities which expand the interests and knowledge of students and area residents through celebrating diversity, sharing the arts and varied cultures, and increasing community awareness.

Membership:

Chair Appointed by the president
Public Information Officer
Minimum of Six Faculty and Staff Representatives, including a DTCC Foundation Representative
One Student Senate Representative

Reports to: Senior Vice President, Institutional Advancement

 

Quality Enhancement Plan Committee
Purpose:

To develop a plan which describes a course of action for institutional improvement that focuses on enhancing educational quality and is directly related to student learning. To that end, the QEP Committee should ensure broad-based institutional participation; conduct a review of best practices; develop implementation strategies that include a clear timeline and assignment of responsibilities; and develop a comprehensive evaluation plan clearly related to the QEP goals.

Membership:

Chair, Appointed by the President
Executive Dean, Student Learning and Assessment
Minimum of Three Discipline Chairs/Directors from a Variety of Curriculum Programs, including One Representative from Student Engagement and Transitions
Assistant Dean, Curriculum Development
Minimum of Three Faculty Members
Minimum of One Representative from the Library
Representative from Faculty Council

Reports to: Vice President, Student Learning, Development, and Support

 

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