Student Equity and Success Committee

Purpose

The Student Equity and Success Committee (SES) advances the vision and goals of the 2018-23 Educational Master Plan (EMP) and the newly adopted 2018 Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs). Moreover, the SES Committee integrates objectives and efforts of college plans that influence the conditions for equity and student success. Integrating plans helps to ensure goals are shared and that the activities of the college are regularly evaluated and focused on achieving those goals. It is for these reasons the SES Committee exists in conjunction with the college wide governance committees; Budget Committee, Research, Planning and Evaluation Committee, and Program Review Committee. The SES Committee work in collaboration with the Academic Senate on all academic and professional matters. 

Charge and Function

The Student Equity and Success Committee monitors, evaluates and advances the institutional level progress on achieving the Educational Master Plan outcomes for equitable student success.  The committee supports the college’s efforts to improve equitable student success.  It also makes recommendations on how to improve the student experience, college-wide and community outcomes, providing a holistic framework to understand and improve the conditions impacting student success.     

  • SES Committee facilitates institutional progress in reducing the equity gap by promoting inclusion, engagement and student success.
  • SES Committee, aligns college initiatives that promote increasing student success.
  • SES Committee facilitates institutional collaboration and alignment in the implementation of the DVC Guided Pathways Plan.
  • SES Committee develops the DVC Student Equity Plan per California Title 5 ( 54220) for the college.
  • SES Committee facilitates department collaboration in the implementation Educational Code, Section 78222, Student Equity and Achievement Program at DVC.
  • SES Committee develops in conjunction with the College Council, Program Review Committee and Research, Planning and Evaluation Committee, and Academic Senate, the goals and metrics of Student Equity and Achievement Program on student equity and success.
  • SES Committee recommends to College Council the goals and metrics on student equity and success for the Student Equity and Achievement Program. (College Council makes the final recommendation on all college goals.)
  • SES Committee, in partnership with the Budget Committee, provides budget oversight of Student Equity and Achievement Program funds.
  • SES Committee reports to College Council the application process for college wide distribution of funds within approved categories and the ongoing distribution of those funds as approved in the Integrated Plan.
  • SES Committee works collaboratively in conjunction with the Academic Senate on all academic and professional matters.

Membership

Co-Chairs from Membership Appointments

1 appointed by Academic Senate

1 appointed by Classified Senate

1 appointed by Management

 Committee Membership:  Expertise of membership listed below. 

 Classified:

4 Classified from the following service areas:  Student Life, Math, English, Career Education, Outreach, Research

 Faculty:

                1 Faculty from English, Current Lead of Developmental Education

                1 Faculty from Math, Current Lead of Developmental Education

                1 Faculty, Current Lead of Equity  

                1 Faculty from Counseling

Managers:

                1 Manager from Matriculation, 3SP         

                1 Vice President of Student Services

                1 Manager from Current Learning Community/Equity

                1 Dean from Instruction

 Students:

                1 ASDVC Student President or Designee (voting member)

                1 Guided Pathways Student Advisory Representative

                1 Student Body Representative at Large

 One position filled by an SRC representative.

Meeting times/day: Once per month ( more frequently as needed)

Reporting Structure

                Reports to College Council

Agendas and Minutes

  • 2019