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Based on college data and input from shared governance constituencies recommended periodic and annual institutional priorities to strengthen program practices in order to maintain quality instruction and services and improve student achievement and learning.

The College Educational Master Planning Committee

MEMBERSHIP (from By-Laws)

  1. Two (2) Administrators appointed by the College President, one from Instruction and one from Student Services
  2. Three (3) Faculty appointed by the Merritt College Academic Senate
  3. Two (2) Classified Members: one appointed by the Merritt College Classified Senate & one of whom must be the College Research & Planning Officer
  4. One (1) Student appointed by the ASMC

Decisions will be made by consensus. From the membership, the Chair will be appointed by the College President.


Administrators: one 2 year term; one 3 year term

Faculty: 2 and 3 year staggered terms

Classified: one 2 year term; College Research & Planning Officer is permanent member

Student: one year term

Members can be reappointed.

Charge: The College Educational Master Planning Committee (CEMPC), a subcommittee of the College Council, serves as the planning body that identifies the strategies and processes the College will use to fulfill its mission AND that facilitates the integration of institutional planning and budgeting. The role of CEMPC is to conduct a situational analysis every five years, with annual updates as needed; recommend long term strategic