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Academic Senate considers ways to help former foster youth at De Anza

Academic Senate considers ways to help former foster youth at De Anza
January 14, 2021
The Academic Senate discussed creating a task force to help former foster youth after a group of speakers discussed problems that the students experience.

Academic Senate broadens credit definition to include prior learning

De Anza College Academic Senate votes to broaden credit opportunities for students' prior experiences.
December 3, 2020

The updated De Anza Academic Senate board policy for prior learning has been adapted in order to allow for students with other experiences outside of AP classes and exams to receive credit for their work. The...

DASB priority enrollment approved by Academic Senate

Inside Registration and Student Services Building
March 10, 2020

Priority enrollment for DASB senators has been approved by Academic Senate, following a request from De Anza Student Body senate representatives for senators to be placed in priority registration group...

Academic Senate task forces target enrollment, guided pathways form meta majors groupings

March 3, 2020

De Anza Academic Senate is implementing task forces to tackle issues around campus like course scheduling and enrollment. Ishmael Tarikh, task force co-chair and political science instructor, is a member...

Academic Senate addresses corona virus concerns, attendance

March 3, 2020

Academic Senate addressed fears that students and staff may have about the coronavirus, which may have an effect on international students who were recently in China. Stephanie Serna, member of De Anza...

Academic Senate discusses new faculty, revised mandates on child abuse reporting

February 10, 2020

The Academic Senate discussed a plan put together by the College Council for new hiring for the upcoming year, which ranks departments in need of new faculty members. The list posted has eight new available...

Students, professors seek answers to registration issues

January 23, 2020

Registration issues affected several students and professors at the beginning of winter quarter 2020. Ilan Glasman, music instructor and chairman of the department of music, had five of his classes...

Diversity needed in De Anza hiring process

December 3, 2019

Social sciences and humanities division faculty members selected volunteers to create a dean’s hiring committee for reviewing the application and statements of the applicants that are applying to be...

Bookstore to undergo changes due to falling sales

De Anza Bookstore
December 3, 2019

Academic Senate President Karen Chow announced the De Anza College bookstore faced a net loss of $230,000 with an overall $800,000 down in sales at the Academic Senate meeting on Nov. 18. Chow said...

De Anza Academic Senate concerned with non-diverse hiring practice

November 22, 2019

Faculty members and staff argued about outdated and inefficient hiring practices during the De Anza College Academic Senate meeting on Nov. 18. During the meeting, Academic Senate Vice President Mary...

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