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Welcome to Imperial Valley College!

Where we foster excellence in education that challenges students of every background to develop their intellect, character, and abilities; to assist students in achieving their educational and career goals; and to be responsive to the greater community.

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The purpose of the Academic Senate for Imperial Valley College is to:

  • Represent the faculty of Imperial Valley College to ensure a formal and effective procedure for participating in the formation of policies and procedures on Academic and Professional matters.
  • Promote and preserve the integrity of the educational program.
  • Facilitate communication between the faculty, the Board of Trustees, and the administration.
  • Develop policies and procedures related to Academic and Professional matters and to promote their implementation.
  • Assist the members of the faculty of Imperial Valley College in exercising their voice on Academic and Professional matters.
  • Develop, communicate, and encourage ethical and professional conduct.
  • Advise the Board of Trustees and administration on Academic and Professional matters.
  • Represent Imperial Valley College to other faculties and to the Academic Senate of California Community Colleges.
  • Reach mutual agreement with the College President on matters relating to equivalency, hiring procedures, administrative retreat rights, and Academic and Professional matters pursuant to the provisions of the Education Code.