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Welcome to the Merritt College Academic Senate
“The Senate’s voice depends on faculty involvement. We encourage and welcome the faculty to contact the Senate with any ideas, feedback, and suggestions for to improve the college and create a greater connection with the faculty and the campus.”
Dr. Mario Rivas
Academic Senate President
What is the Academic Senate?
The Academic Senate is a governing body for a college or university made up of faculty from various units within the university. The organization’s primary function is to make recommendations with respect to academic and professional matters including:
The mission of Merritt College is to enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve by helping students to attain knowledge, master skills, and develop the appreciation, attitudes and values needed to succeed and participate responsibly in a democratic society and a global economy.