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 ascending Published Author
Part-time Faculty: Where Are We Now?

December 2008

  • Richard Mahon
    Executive Committee Member
Paper Towels, Crony Capitalism, and For-Profit Higher Education

April 2012

  • Phil Smith
    Executive Committee Member
Paper on the Future of the Community College Adopted

February 1999

  • Hoke Simpson
Overuse and Undercompensation of Part-Time Faculty in the California Community Colleges

October 1998

  • Bill Scroggins
Outrage and the Moral Dimension

December 2003

  • Ian Walton
Our Obligation to Equitable Hiring Practices: A Partnership Approach to Ensuring an Equity-minded Selection and Recommendation Process

November 2020

  • Jenifer Taylor Mendoza
    Vice President of Instruction, Skyline College
  • Michelle Bean
    ASCCC At-large Representative
Our Government In Action

November 2005

  • Dan Crump
Optimizing Student Success

November 2020

  • Janet Fulks
    ASCCC Guided Pathways Task Force Co-Chair
  • Virginia "Ginni" May
    ASCCC Vice President, ASCCC Guided Pathways Task Force Co-Chair
Open Educational Resources and Z Pathways

March 2016

  • Cheryl Aschenbach
    North Representative
  • Dan Crump
    American River College
  • Dolores Davison
    Area B Representative
Open Educational Resources and the California Community Colleges

November 2015

  • Cheryl Aschenbach
    California Open Educational Resources Council Members
  • Dan Crump
    California Open Educational Resources Council Members
  • Dolores Davison
    California Open Educational Resources Council Members
Open Access and “Excess Units”

March 2011

  • Richard Mahon
    Riverside City College, Educational Policies Committee Chair
Online Teaching Program for Community College Instructors

October 1998

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back – Recent Actions on Institutions by ACCJC

October 2016

  • Craig Rutan
    Accreditation and Assessment Committee Chair
One Size Does Not Fit All

February 2006

  • Michelle Pilati
On the Other Hand. There Is No Other Hand

September 2009

  • Wheeler North
    Chair, Standards and Practices Committee 09-10
  • Beth Smith
    Former Chair, S & P Committee 08-09
On the Occasion of the Fortieth Anniversary of the Academic Senate

May 2009

  • Jane Patton
    Incoming President
On the Ledge with Lege

May 2005

  • Dan Crump
On Red Stars, White Guys, and Trailer Trash; Non-random Musings on Owning our Symbols

May 2005

  • Gary Holton
    Incoming Exec Member
Occupational Programs. Everybody's Business

December 2004

  • Jane Patton
    Chair, Occupational Education Committee
Occupational Education. Subcommittee of the Local Academic Senate

April 2001

  • Occupational Education Committee Members
Occupational Education Leadership Seminars

October 1998

  • Loretta Hernandez
    Representative North
Occupational Education Issues

October 2001

  • Ian Walton
Observing Online Classes

May 2005

  • Pat James Hanz
  • Frank Nigro
Nuts and Bolts II

February 1999

  • Carolyn Seefer
Now Is the Time for Systemwide Advanced Placement (AP) Policies and Procedures

February 2008

  • Dave DeGroot
    Allan Hancock College, Member Transfer and Articulation Ad Hoc Committee