Academic Senate

The Academic Senate represents the faculty of Cuyamaca College. The Senate expresses the view of the faculty through a vote of the Senate. At the Senate's discretion, the Senate may choose to delegate its responsibility to individual faculty members for limited duration and purpose.


The purpose of the Academic Senate is to:

  • Promote the development and maintenance of educational excellence within the framework of academic freedom, professional responsibility, and ethics.

  • Participate jointly with administration, Grossmont College, and the Governing Board and its designees in the formulation of college and district policies regarding professional and academic matters.

  • Promote communication with Grossmont College and other colleges within our region.

Academic Senate President Nominations 2022-2024:

Manuel Mancillas-Gomez


Related Resources:

Meeting Dates

Senate Constitution and Bylaws, approved October 30, 2019

2017-2019 Faculty Handbook

2019 Faculty Resource Guide

Joint Academic Senate and Classified Senate Resolution - Protecting Students, Faculty, and Staff During a Pandemic, approved September 23, 2021

2021-22 Academic Senate Calendar and Timeline, approved October 14, 2021