Here you will find all approved Resolutions of the Ventura College Academic Senate that are readily available in electronic format. Kindly note that not all Senate resolutions are found here due to the itinerant nature of the Office of Academic Senate President and lack of electronic access to resolutions prior to 2008. Beginning with the Academic Year 2009-2010, all resolutions are listed in the following format:

                                    2009 - 1 (Resolution Title)

 First year of Academic Year - Resolution Number (Resolution Title)

Academic Year 2023-2024:

 (Recommendation for an MOU to Establish a Grace Period for Distance Education Faculty September 7)

(Resolution Open Collective Bargaining Negotiations September 7)

(Resolution: Career Education and Small Program Faculty Leadership Roles October 5)

(Resolution on Professional Development October 19)

Academic Year 2022-2023:

(Academic Senate Resolution on Chemical Hygiene Safety)


(Resolution to Honor Ventura College Student Health Center Coordinator Mary Jones)


(Resolution in Support of Equal Compensation for Lecture, Laboratory, and Activity Instruction)


(Ventura College Academic Senate Resolution to adopt the Military Articulation Platform)


(Resolution Requesting the Hiring of a Full-Time Accessibility Coordinator for the Ventura County Community College District and Specialists on Each Campus)


(Resolution Affirming Support of the Ventura College East Campus and the Processes for Selecting its Course and Program Offerings)


Academic Year 2021-2022:

(Academic Senate Resolution in support of the Ventura College LGBTQ+ community)


(Academic Senate Resolution in support of non-instructional faculty work modality flexibility)


(Authorizes remote teleconferencing meeting modality. Approved monthly from November 2021 through February 2023.)

Academic Year 2020-2021:

(Academic Senate Resolution in support of Black Lives Matter)


(Approve an American Ethnic Studies Task Force as a Workgroup of the Curriculum Committee)


(Recommend as a high priority the hire of four full-time tenure-track faculty in the American Ethnic Studies Department by 2024)


(Support the creation of a Multicultural/Ethnic Center)


Academic Year 2019-2020:

(Academic Senate Resolution on Priority enrollment) Resolution in support of limiting priority enrollment to statutorily required student groups


Academic Year 2012-2013:

Resolution 2012-1 (Reaffirmation of Sen Res 2009-1 on Program Discontinuance ONLY through Program Review)

Resolution 2012-2 (Reaffirmation of our Adoption of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Statement on Professional Ethics)

Resolution 2012-3 (Resolution on the Primacy of the Importance of Shared Governance)

Academic Year 2011-2012:

Resolution 2011-1 (Resolution on Following the VCCCD Participatory Governance Manual)

Resolution 2011-2 (Resolution on Establishing a Deadline for Documents that Require the Academic Senate President's Signature)

Resolution 2011-3 (Resolution on Defining Student Success)

Resolution 2011-4 (Resolution on Dropping Wait Listed Students for Non-Payment of Fees)

Resolution 2011-5 (Resolution on the Appropriate Use of Student Learning Outcomes and Institutional Effectiveness Metrics)

Academic Year 2010-2011:

Resolution 2010-1 (Reaffirmation of Sen Res 2009-1 on Program Discontinuance ONLY through Program Review)

Resolution 2010-2 (Resolution on the the Importance of Maintaining a Block Finals Week Schedule on the Instructional Calendar)

Resolution 2010-3 (Resolution on Enrollment Management)

Academic Year 2009-2010:

Resolution 2009-1 (Resolution on Program Discontinuance ONLY through Program Review)

Resolution 2009-2 (Resolution on the Pooling of Contractually-Obligated Professional Development Funds)

Resolution 2009-3 (Resolution on the Value and Importance of Sabbaticals)

Resolution 2009-4 (Resolution on the Importance of Faculty Presence During Faculty Presidential Interview)

Resolution 2009-5 (Resolution on Faculty Rights and Responsibilities of Textbook Adoption)

Academic Year 2008-2009:

Resolution 2008-1 (Resolution on Cuts Being Made to the Instructional Schedule Make Us Less than 'Core')

Resolutions Prior to 2008:

At a joint meeting of the Classified and Academic Senates of Ventura College it has been resolved to acknowledge the need for cancelation of classes for the 2003 4-week summer session in an effort to help balance the college budget, however, we will not accept any layoffs of classified staff during that same 4-week time period.

At a recent Academic Senate meeting it was proposed that Edith Conn be named Senator Emeritus at Ventura College with full voting rights in an effort to acknowledge her outstanding contributions and achievements at the State level.

VC Adopted Version of the AAUP Statement on Professional Ethics

May 15, 2002 - Commending John Tallman

December 6, 2001 - Due Process

Accepted Reports and Approved Documents:


Distance Education Handbook  (Approved Dec 3, 2009)

Toolkit for Assessment and Program Improvement (Approved Feb 15, 2011;  Link to Ventura College SLO webpage)

The Ventura College Program Review System Handbook (Approved May 5, 2011; Modified and Reaffirmed Sept 15, 2011)

The Ventura College Academic Senate Minority Report to the District's Response to District Recommendation #4 in Follow-Up Report in Support of Reaffirmation of Accreditation, Response to the Recommendations of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges  (Approved October 11, 2011)

[Note: The District's Follow-Up Report  in its entirety was not accepted by the VC Academic Senate (the District's Report begins on page 35 of this pdf). The VC Academic Senate DID accept and approve the college's Follow-Up report  (the College's Report is only pages 1-34 of this pdf).]

Results of Program Self-Assessment of Program Review Rubric for Academic and CTE Programs (Approved Jan 24, 2013)

Ventura College Standard Operating Procedures (Adopted March 7, 2013)

Revised Ventura College Instructional Program Vitality (i.e., Program Discontinuance) Rubrics (April 18, 2013)

(Approved April 16, 2020)


Ventura College Academic Survey on Faculty Professional Satisfaction - 2010 (Report Accepted April 29, 2010)

Ventura College Academic Survey on Faculty Professional Satisfaction - 2011 (Report Accepted May 5, 2011)

Ventura College Faculty Service on Committees Report (Report Accepted Dec 1, 2011; Appendix: Excel spreadsheet)

Ventura College Academic Survey on Faculty Professional Satisfaction - 2012 (Report Accepted May 3, 2012)

Ventura College Academic Survey on Faculty Professional Satisfaction - 2013 (Report Accepted May 2, 2013)

Other Documents:

Moorpark, Oxnard and Ventura College Academic Senate Presidents' PowerPoint Presentation on AP 4021 -- Program Discontinuance (Sept 11, 2012)