Faculty Senate

Contact Faculty Senate

Pam Harrison


Southern & Dobson

Building: NU 6 - Room: 187
P: 480-461-7157

The purposes of the Mesa Community College Faculty Senate shall be to:

  • serve as the exclusive representative of the Mesa Community College faculty to the college administration in academic and professional matters and policy development;
  • advise the College President on matters of importance to the college and faculty; promote communication, collaboration, and education among the faculty and between the faculty and other groups;
  • maintain and promote the standards and ideals of the profession;
  • serve as the voice of the faculty in shared governance;
  • protect and preserve academic freedom;
  • provide an open forum for the free discussion of academic and professional issues.
  • Download Constitution here - updated 2017
  • Download By-Laws here - updated 2013

Faculty Senate meetings are held on the First and Third Thursdays of the month, from 3-5 PM in the CTL Conference Room (unless otherwise noted).

The Fall 2017 Senate meetings dates were:

  • August 17 (Week of Accountability)
  • September 7
  • September 21
  • October 5
  • October 19
  • November 2
  • November 16
  • December 7

The Spring 2018 Senate meeting dates are:

  • January 18
  • February 1
  • February 15
  • March 1
  • April 5
  • April 19
  • May 3

Other notable dates:

  • Faculty Executive Council meets on the Second and Fourth Tuesdays of the month.
  • MCCD Governing Board meetings are held on the Second and Fourth Tuesdays of the month.