Welcome to the Senate Rostrum! Below is the collection of articles, starting with the most recent.

Rostrum article deadlines for 2020-21:
September 25, 2020
January 4, 2021
March 8, 2021

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Latest Rostrum Articles

Titlesort descending Published Author
Transfer Degrees—Elephants in the Room, Lines in the Sand, Hills to Die on, and Dead Horses

November 2009

  • Michelle Pilati
    Vice President
Transfer Model Curricula: Preserving the Integrity of Transfer Associate Degrees

November 2011

  • David Morse
Transfer-From a New Perspective?

September 2005

  • Kate Clark
    Immediate Past President
Transfer: A Political Issue or A College Mission?

October 2001

  • Kate Clark
    Vice President
Transforming the Culture: Working Together to Benefit Students

March 2016

  • Julie Bruno
    ASCCC Vice President
  • Sylvia Dorsey-Robinson
    CSSO President Elect, West Hills College
  • Irene Malmgren
    CIO President, Mt. San Antonio College
  • Julius Sokenu
    CCCAOE President Elect, Moorpark College
  • John Stanskas
    ASCCC Secretary
Trojan Horse or Tremendous Godsend? Retooling Adult Education in a New Era

October 2014

  • Leigh Anne Shaw
    ASCCC Noncredit Committee
  • Candace Lynch-Thompson
    ASCCC Noncredit Committee
Trouble Continues at Former Saddleback District

September 1997

  • Kate Clark
    Irvine Valley College
Underage Students

December 2006

  • Beth Smith
    Educational Policies Committee
Understanding and Improving Student Access and Success

February 2020

  • Virginia "Ginni" May
    ASCCC Treasurer and Guided Pathways Task Force Chair
Understanding and Navigating the Equivalency Process: A CTE Faculty Perspective

February 2017

  • Chad Lewis
    Lassen College Automotive Instructor, ASCCC CTE Leadership Committee Member
Understanding Interdisciplinary Studies

September 2008

  • Beth Smith
    Standards and Practices Committee, Chair
  • Dan Crump
    Standards and Practices Committee, Past Chair
United we Succeed: Responding to Criticisms of the California Community Colleges

March 2011

  • Michelle Pilati
    Futures Committee Chair
Unraveling the Mystery of Statewide Appointments

February 2015

  • Julie Adams
    Executive Director
  • Craig Rutan
    South Representative
Untangling the Knots —Minimum Qualifications, Faculty Service Areas, Placing Courses within Disciplines and Other Fun Stuff

February 2018

  • John Freitas
    Treasurer, ASCCC Standards and Practices Committee Chair
Update on Implementing New Mathematics and English Requirements

December 2008

  • Jane Patton
    Chair, Educational Policies Committee
Update on Statewide Career Pathways Project

March 2007

  • Jane Patton
    Member of the Statewide Career Pathways Steering Committee
  • Sid Burks
    Member of the Statewide Career Pathways Steering Committee
Updates on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Efforts

April 2018

  • Dolores Davison
    ASCCC Secretary and Chair, Equity and Diversity Action Committee
Updating The Faculty Role in Planning and Budgeting Paper?

November 2009

  • Lesley Kawaguchi
    Chair, Accreditation and SLO Committee
Updating “Part-Time Faculty: A Principled Perspective”

February 2015

  • Dolores Davison
    Chair, Part-Time Paper Task Force
Valuing Diversity

October 2002

  • Hoke Simpson
Vendors’ Resources at Senate Events

November 2013

  • Julie Adams
    Executive Director
Ventura District Reviews Committee Structures, Develops Shared Governance Agreements

October 1998

  • Elton Hall
    Academic Senate President, Moorpark College
Viewing the Academic Senate Mission with Appreciative Inquiry

May 2005

  • Lynn Welch
    Standards and Practices Committee
Vigilance and Self-Defense: The Local Senate's Response to Crisis

October 2002

  • Kate Clark
    Vice President
Vocational Education Leadership Now!

December 2007

  • Paul Starer
    Chair, Occupational Education Committee