Academic Senate is an organization whose primary function is to make recommendations with respect to academic and professional matters. The WVMCCD Board Of Trustees has agreed to rely primarily on the advice and judgment of the Academic Senate.
Curriculum, including establishing prerequisites.
Degree and certificate requirements.
Educational program development.
Standards or policies regarding student preparation and success.
College governance structures, as related to faculty roles.
Faculty roles and involvement in accreditation processes.
Policies for faculty professional development activities.
Processes for program review.
Processes for institutional planning and budget development.
Other academic and professional matters as mutually agreed upon.