• Institutional Committees

     Institutional Committees: FY 2018  Institutional Committees: FY 2018

    Academic & Scholastic Standards
    Chair: Beth Dunn
    Purpose: The A&SS Committee is responsible for reviewing and recommending revisions for academic and collegiate standards, including functions such as reviewing and recommending student academic standards or policies (e.g. withdrawal requirements, probation and dismissal, academic honesty, I grades, etc.) It also addresses academic issues which, in the spirit of shared governance are appropriate for input from this committee.

    Academic Affairs & Student Services Board Committee
    Chair: Trustee Diane Viverito
    Purpose: The Academic Affairs & Student Services Board Committee is advisory, and makes reports and recommendations to the Board of Trustees regarding academic and student matters.

    Academic Senate
    Chair: Dr. Michael Flaherty
    Purpose: The Triton College Academic Senate is a collegial body established by the Faculty Association, and the Board as the academic committee system of the faculty Association. The Senate is concerned with building consensus on those issues which relate to teaching, learning, and professional activities at the College.

    Academic Support
    Chair: Replacement Pending
    Purpose: To review and recommend enhancements of the effectiveness of academic support services.

    Assessment Committee
    Chair: Larry Manno
    Purpose: Serve as resources to faculty and consulting body to the curriculum and assessment in the development and engagement of academic assessment programs. Support faculty in academic assessment efforts. Review and approve institutional academic assessment tools and procedures. Collaborate with the curriculum and assessment in the promotion of a culture of assessment.

    Campus Quality*
    Chair: Christina Brophy
    Purpose: The Campus Quality Committee meets monthly during the academic year to review issues concerning the Quality of Campus Life of Triton students, faculty and staff. We look at the need for new/modified physical plant facilities and other aspects of the campus/college that may affect the ability of Triton students, faculty and staff to be productive and efficient. The Quality of Life Committee meets monthly during the academic year to review issues concerning the Quality of Campus Life of Triton students, faculty and staff. We look at the need for new/modified physical plant facilities and other aspects of the campus/college that may affect the ability of Triton students, faculty and staff to be productive and efficient.

    College Council
    Chair: Mary-Rita Moore
    Purpose: The College Council function as Triton College's chief institutional planning body and as a primary advisor to the President.

    Curriculum Committee
    Chair: Replacement Pending
    Purpose: The College Curriculum Committee has not formally developed a mission statement. The purpose for the committee is to evaluate credit course offerings and curricula to insure that they meet the college's vision, mission, core values, and objectives; evaluation of proposals for new and revised courses and curricula; planning, developing, and projecting degree and certificate offerings on a long-term basis.

    Crisis Management Committee
    Chairs: Corey Williams
    Purpose: The purpose of the Crisis Management Team (CMT) is to educate the campus community on proactive measures to mitigate the probability of a crisis. The team will forecast, evaluate, recommend and implement comprehensive strategies that identify safety and security concerns that meet the needs of the campus community.

    Diversity Committee*
    Chair: Replacement Pending
    Purpose: Provide consultation to the President on diversity affairs. Develop strategies to attract and better serve diverse students, staff, and community constituencies, provide insight and feedback on development of curriculum, support services, and resources that are sensitive to diversity; and to support the continued implementation of the college's Diversity Plan.

    Finance/Maintenance & Operations Board Committee
    Chair: Trustee Donna Peluso
    Purpose: The Finance / Maintenance & Operations Board Committee is advisory, and makes reports and recommendations to the Board of Trustees regarding financial and operations matters.

    Greening Committee*
    Chair: Beth Cliffel / Joe Beuchel
    Purpose: Plans for campus sustainability - going green. This committee is a subcommittee of Campus Quality.

    Human Resources Committee*
    Chair: Joe Klinger
    Purpose: Provides information on the institution's human capital, recommends plans for developing current staff, and provides strategic plans for anticipated staffing needs. Reviews and recommends policies, practices, and procedures designed to help the College attract quality staff.

    Library Collection Development Committee
    Chair: Dr. Dubravka Juraga
    Purpose: The purpose of the Library's Collection Development Committee is to foster communication between the academic departments and the library. The committee includes representatives from the library and various academic departments and programs to help insure the library's collections and services meet the needs of the students and the college community.

    Online Peer Review Committee
    Chair: Cheryl Antonich
    Purpose: Responsible for the review of all online courses developed under the language of the Faculty Negotiated Agreement.

    Peer Mentoring Collaborative Advisory Committee
    Chair: Tina Mote (Replacement Pending)
    Purpose: The Peer Mentoring Collaborative Advisory Committee (PMCAC) maintains the purpose of assessing and planning PMC programming moving forward including making recommendations for program expansion and improvement. The PMCAC will meet monthly to asses the progress of the PMC program, recommend course sections to link to PMC in the next semester, provide guidance for enhancing program components and faculty/staff training.

    Professional Development
    Chair: Serpil Caputlu
    Purpose: The mission and purpose of committee is to contribute to the planning and selection of professional development events (mini-course ideas, faculty workshop, etc.), promote these events, strengthen collegial relationships through learning communities, participate in recognition of excellence in faculty (outstanding adjunct and full-time faculty award subcommittees).

    R&D Committee
    Chair: Glenn Jablonski
    Purpose: The purpose of this committee is to review and approve full-time faculty requests for R&D grant funding projects. The college sets a side a pool of $20,000 in R&D funding for this purpose. Committee takes the faculty requests, reviews and ranks them, then interviews the faculty members about their project. The committee then decides which projects are to be forwarded to the administration for final approval.

    Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM)*
    Chair: Dr. Doug Olson / Debra Krukowski
    Purpose: The purpose of the Strategic Enrollment Management committee is to establish and oversee an enrollment management plan and provide support to associated activities and initiatives.

    Student Development Committee
    Chair: Sandra Berryhill
    Purpose: To develop, maintain, and enhance a campus environment that fosters student involvement in formal and informal learning.

    Student Life Committee
    Chair: Vacant
    Purpose: Reviews student disciplinary cases.

    Technical Advisory and Distance Education Committee*
    Chair: Pam Harmon
    Purpose: The Technology Advisory Distance Education Committee (TADEC) is a standing committee of the Academic Senate and engages in discussions and decisions related to the acquisition, maintenance and use of current and future technology for teaching and learning. In addition TADEC will advise, evaluate, review, and develop guidelines for the Triton College Technology Plan and Distance Learning Education Strategic Plan. TADEC makes recommendations on policy that are strategic in nature to promote distance education and support institutional and academic efforts of the College related to the appropriate use of technology.

    Technical Review Committee (TRC)
    Chair: Replacement Pending
    Purpose: The Technical Review Committee (TRC) serves as a subcommittee of the College Curriculum Committee and consists of full-time faculty who serve as peer reviewers for all curriculum submissions prior to moving them forward to the CCC’s Agenda Planning Committee. The TRC reviews the submissions for proper technical content(i.e., accuracy of current course information, number and scope of topical contact hours that coincide with the lecture or lab credits, fully expressed learning objectives, and proper spelling and grammar), as well as ensuring the rigor of a course is consistent with its course level and credit hour allocation.

    * = Revised Committee due to Shared Governance Structure.

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