Curriculum & Programs Committee

  1. Review and monitor all courses and programs developed by Austin Community College.
  2. Reviews and monitors all courses and programs offered by Austin Community College to ensure compliance with rules, policies, procedures and requirements of all regulatory bodies.
  3. Reviews requests and make appropriate recommendations regarding:
    1. New courses, programs, certificates and/or degrees.
    2. Modifications to existing courses, programs, certificates and/or degrees.
    3. ACCTech agreement courses, programs, certificates and/or degrees.
    4. Articulation agreements, courses, programs and/or degrees.
    5. Deletions of courses, programs, certificates and/or degrees.
  4. Serve as a resource for the development, implementation and evaluation of courses, programs, certificates and degrees offered by Austin Community College:
    1. Consultation
    2. Referrals to appropriate resources.

Recommendations: Forwarded to the Academic and Student Affairs Council.

FY18 Meetings: Meetings will be held at HBC, Room 201, Fridays from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted, on the following dates: September 15, October 20 (Room 411), November 17, January 19, February 16, March 23 (Room 214/HBC), April 20, and June 15 (Room 214/HBC).

Proposal packages are due to Instructional Support Services/HBC one week (five working days) prior to the actual meeting date.

Meeting agendas and minutes. 

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PositionNameAppointed byCampusPhoneEmail
VP, Instruction Mike Midgley Position HBC 3-7579
Executive Dean, Continuing Education Hector Aguilar Position HBC 3-7663
Executive Director, School Relations Shasta Buchanan Position HBC 3-7801
Director, Distance Learning Erasmus Addae Position PIN 3-8032
Asst. Dean, Academic Assessment  Ron Johns  Position RVS 3-6002
Representatives of Job Functions or College Offices 
(1-year terms)
Dean, Workforce Brandon Whatley VP, Instruction RVS 3-6076
Dean, Workforce Lorlie Ellis VP, Instruction TBA TBA
Dean, Academic Samuel Echevarria-Cruz VP, Instruction RGC 3-3770
Dean, Academic Matthew Daude VP, Instruction RGC 3-3352
Library Services Jonathan Buckstead Dean, Library Services CYP 3-2132
Student Services Jorge Lynch Dean, Student Services RGC 3-3130
Representatives of ACC Constituencies
(1-year terms)
Full-Time Faculty Senate James Friedrichsen Association Pres. RVS 3-6298
Full-Time Faculty Senate Patricia Collier Association Pres. EVC 3-5740
Full-Time Faculty Senate Jack O'Grady Association Pres. RRC 3-0237
Full-Time Faculty Senate Kelly Stockstad Association Pres. CYP 3-2086
Full-Time Faculty Senate Michael Miller Association Pres. NRG 3-4352
Full-Time Faculty Senate Cathy Angell Association Pres. NRG 3-4034
Full-Time Faculty Senate Regina Swearengin Association Pres. EVC 3-5944
Full-Time Faculty Senate Mary Kohls Association Pres. HLC 3-3185
Adjunct Faculty Association Valerie Fulton Association Pres. HLC TBA
Adjunct Faculty Association Jill Bosche/
Shih-Ting Lee
Association Pres. DSP/
Professional/Technical Association Tomi Welch Association Pres. HLC 3-7018
Classified Association Marie Fofi Association Pres. HLC 3-7303
Student Government Association Alejandro Oliveros Association Pres. N/A TBA TBA
Non-Voting Members
(serve by virtue of the position held)
Associate Vice President, Academic Transfer Gaye Lynn Scott Position HBC 3-7841
Associate Vice President, Workforce Education Gretchen Riehl Position HBC 3-7746
Executive Director, Admissions & Records Linda Kluck Position HBC 3-7503
Executive Director, Student Assistance & Veterans Affairs Teresita Bazan Position HBC 3-7590
Associate Director, Financial Aid and Compliance Jason Briseño Position HBC 3-7221
Coordinator, Environmental Health Risk & Insurance Robert Rogers Position SVC 3-1021
Officer, Accreditation, Office of Accreditation & Compliance Misty Rasmussen Position HBC 3-7893