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.
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
2016-2017 Academic Senate Executive Board
2016-2017 Department Representatives