Houston Community College Faculty Senate

This is the page for the Houston Community College Faculty Senate (FAC). All views expressed herein are solely those of the Faculty Senate.

The accomplishment of the goals of any educational institution depends on the successful interaction of the administration, the faculty and the students. It is the faculty which carries out the institution’s primary function, the education of students, and it is the proximity to both students and administration which puts the faculty in an advantageous position to assess student and institutional

Operating as usual

09/11/2023

With last Friday's election, the Executive Committee is now complete. Here they are:

President: DaeJan Grigsby
Vice-President: Stacey Higdon
President-elect: Nichole C. Boutte-Heiniluoma
Secretary: Katherine Fields
Treasurer: Nathan Smith
Immediate Past President: David White
Sergeant-at-Arms (appointed): Donald Parker

FAQs on Shared Governance 06/16/2023

FAQs on Shared Governance What is shared governance? Shared governance refers to the joint responsibility of faculty, administrations, and governing boards to govern colleges and universities. Differences in the weight of each group's voice on a particular issue should be determined by the extent of its responsibility for an...

FAQs on Shared Governance 06/16/2023

A reminder...

"Shared governance refers to the joint responsibility of faculty, administrations, and governing boards to govern colleges and universities. Differences in the weight of each group's voice on a particular issue should be determined by the extent of its responsibility for and expertise on that issue."

Who would like to provide a definition of "to govern?"

FAQs on Shared Governance What is shared governance? Shared governance refers to the joint responsibility of faculty, administrations, and governing boards to govern colleges and universities. Differences in the weight of each group's voice on a particular issue should be determined by the extent of its responsibility for an...

March 1 Vote of the Board of Trustees: An Explanation | HCCS Faculty Senate 03/01/2023

March 1 Vote of the Board of Trustees: An Explanation | HCCS Faculty Senate David! I heard the Board bought out the Chancellor’s contract! Incorrect. The Board failed to vote him an extension of his current contract, which expires August/September. But they voted to hire a search firm! Yes, they did. Searches take time, and search firms are VERY busy. Even if they c ...

Faculty Bill of Rights | HCCS Faculty Senate 10/10/2022

Did you remember that in March, the Senate adopted a Faculty Bill of Rights and presented it to the Administration? No?

Here it is again!!!

Faculty Bill of Rights | HCCS Faculty Senate Faculty Bill of Rights (adopted March 11, 2022) We, the Faculty of the Houston Community College System (HCCS), pronounce and establish that we have rights inherent to our positions as instructors, and that we shall exercise these rights without fear of censorship or punishment, and that these r ...

If you have not yet joined TCCTA, why not consider it? | HCCS Faculty Senate 09/24/2022

If you have not yet joined TCCTA, why not consider it? | HCCS Faculty Senate If you are not yet a member of the Texas Community College Teachers Association, you may wish to consider taking a few moments to visit their website and see all that they have to offer. TCCTA is the voice of all community college faculty across our state. They play a valuable role in championi ...

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