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​Academic Senate Charge

The Academic Senate's primary responsibility is for making recommendations in the areas of curriculum and academic standards at the College.

The Academic Senate is the representative body for Southwest faculty consisting primarily of elected representatives.

As the official voice of the faculty in matters of campus-wide concern, Southwest's Academic Senate provides the means for faculty to participate in the shared governance of the college. It strives to further the academic mission and integrity of the college as a community of scholars and professionals dedicated to providing an environment for quality learning. The Senate acts as a whole, or in committees and task forces, to address a wide range of academic, professional and administrative issues. These include the primary concerns of representing the faculty of Southwest in all academic and professional matters and seeking to support the mission, vision, and values of Southwest.


2016-2017 Academic Senate Executive Board


OfficeName
Contact Information
PresidentNaja El-Khoury
elkhounr@lasc.edu
Vice-President
Dr. Tamura Howard
howardtd@lasc.edu
Secretary
Dr. Sabrena Turner-Odom
odomst@lasc.edu 
Treasurer
Joanna Ann Mrava
mravaja@lasc.edu
Parliamentarian
Katrina Taylor
taylorkl@lasc.edu
Chair of ChairsDr. Ralph Davis
davisrw@lasc.edu
Past PresidentDr. Allison Mooremooreap@lasc.edu
DAS RepresentativeLorna Thompson
Thompslj2@lasc.edu
​​Adjunct RepresentativeJessica Saint-Paul
saintpjd@lasc.edu


2016-2017​ Department Representatives


Name
Department
Katrina Taylor
Arts and Humanities
Maisha Jones
Behavioral & Social Sciences
Dr. James Hicks
Business
Dr. La Shawn Brinson
Child Development
Dr. Lisa Ford
Counseling
Dr. Jeff Bohn
English
Tim Ream
Library
Dr. Lernik Saakian
Mathematics
Heidi Tatum
Natural Sciences, Kinesiology, and Health
​Dr. Catherine Azubuike​Nursing