Welcome to the Senate Rostrum! Below is the collection of articles, starting with the most recent.

Rostrum article deadlines for 2021-22:
January 3, 2022 and February 25, 2022

Editorial Guidelines for Rostrum submissions can be found via the link here.

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Latest Rostrum Articles

Titlesort descending Published Author
First Ever Teaching Institute

September 2006

  • Phillip Maynard
Fishing in the Academic Senate's McElligot Pool

March 2009

  • Karolyn Hanna
    Nursing Faculty
  • Laura Welby
    Chair Faculty Recognition Committee, Santa Barbara City College
Fixing" the California Community College System

March 2009

  • Michelle Pilati
    Futures Committee Member
Flexibility, Compromise, and Leadership in Decision—Making: AB705 Regulatory Process as a Case Study

February 2019

  • John Stanskas
    ASCCC President
Focus on Equity and Diversity (Interviews with Stanback-Stroud Diversity Award winner, Nicholas Arnold, and Regina Stanback-Stroud)

September 2010

  • David Clay
    Professor in English at Cañada College, Equity and Diversity Action Committee
Focus on Transfer: ADTs, UCTP Degrees, and Community College Bachelor’s Degree Programs

October 2017

  • John Stanskas
    ASCCC Vice President
Forging Alliances-Inside and Outside the College

December 2008

  • Jane Patton
    Vice President
  • Craig Flanery
    AAUP Senior Program Officer and liaison to the Academic Senate
Four Policy Issues: Fees, Textbooks, Degrees, and Corporatization

December 2004

  • Ian Walton
French Fries, Funding, and Student Success: Occasions for Unity

October 2002

  • Hoke Simpson
From the Ashes of CAN Rises C-ID

February 2006

  • Mark Wade Lieu
    Vice President
From the Executive Director

December 2003

  • Julie Adams
    Executive Director
From the President’s Desk: Governance in the New Normal

November 2021

  • Dolores Davison
    ASCCC President
Full time Faculty, Yet Again—Building the Noncredit Case

November 2011

  • Esther Matthew
    Basic Skills/Noncredit Committee
  • Wheeler North
    Basic Skills/Noncredit Committee
Future Directions for the Associate Degree

September 2006

  • Mark Wade Lieu
Getting to the Truth of It All: The Role and Impact of Critical Race Theory on Community Colleges

November 2021

  • Michelle Bean
    ASCCC Treasurer, Equity and Diversity Action Committee Chair
  • Hermelinda Rocha
    Equity and Diversity Action Committee Member
  • Manuel Vélez
    ASCCC South Representative, Noncredit, Pre-Transfer, & Continuing Education Committee Chair
Gitcho' Mind Right: Why Confronting Unconscious Bias Must Become an Actionable Item

July 2020

  • Katrina Taylor
    Los Angeles Southwest College
Good Questions Deserve Good - Answers: Screening to Increase Diversity

September 2010

  • Equity and Diversity Action Committee 2009 – 2010
Got Associate Degree Equivalency Guidelines?

April 2013

  • Joseph Bielanski
    Standards, Equity, Access, and Practices Committee
  • Michelle Grimes-Hillman
    Standards, Equity, Access, and Practices Committee
Government, Disciplines, and Accreditation

September 2006

  • Greg Gilbert
Grades are Valuable

May 2009

  • Michelle Grimes-Hillman
    with members of the Educational Policies Committee
Graduation Requirements in English and Mathematics with Apologies to Andrew Marvell

March 2005

  • Richard Mahon
Great Teachers Seminar

October 1998

  • Edith Conn
    Area C
Green Jobs to fit that Sustainability Curriculum

March 2011

  • Dan Crump
    American River College, Executive Committee member
Guaranteed Admission to the UC

February 2019

  • Craig Rutan
    ASCCC Secretary and member of UC Transfer Task Force
Guided Pathways and AB 705: What’s Noncredit Got to Do, Got To Do with It?

April 2018

  • Randy Beach
    South Representative, ASCCC Noncredit Committee
  • John Freitas
    ASCCC Noncredit Committee Chair