Academic Success Committee

Contact Information

Donnie Tran

Chair Requirements

Chair:  Donnie Tran

Committee Membership

Administrators Classified Faculty Students
Nessa Julian, Associate Dean of Academic Success and Integrated Support Services Reylyn Cabrera, ILT Donnie Tran, ASC Coordinator Designee (vacancy)
Daniel Miramontez, Dean of PRIELT Classroom ILT or IA (vacancy) Alex Stiller-Shulman, BTCWI Designee (vacancy)
Francine McCorkell, ASC Supervisor Laura Sweeney, Liberal Arts
Xi Zhang, Student Services Melissa Wolfson, MBEPS
PRIELT Designee (vacancy)
Public Safety (vacancy)
Student Services Designee (vacancy)
Isabelle Martin, DSPS Counselor
Academic Senate Designee (vacancy)

Committee Purpose/Charge

The purpose of the Academic Success Committee is to support academic success at San Diego Miramar College by offering comprehensive academic support to students across all disciplines on campus; to support, facilitate, and develop services to faculty, classified professionals, administrators, and students; to provide a forum to receive and share new ideas about effective activities and practices; and to engage in evaluation and assessment of current practices, allowing the campus to address any immediate and future activities and needs.

Committee Responsibilities

  • Create clear and effective communication between all of the various academic support services available to students across campus (ASC, Math Lab, WELL, Science Center, etc.).
  • Ensure all avenues of securing vital resources for Academic Success are pursued.
  • Create a meaningful map of Academic services available to students and related Professional Development opportunities available to faculty, classified professionals, and administrators (e.g., workshops, seminars, and training sessions).
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of committee purpose, charge, and responsibilities regularly.
  • Perform work and provide evidence to ensure the college meets applicable areas of Accreditation Standard II.

Committee Procedures

  • Membership term lengths: Unless membership is designated by position, there is a two (2) year appointment with an option for an additional two-year service, and the possibility of 1 additional term if the position remains available.
  • Recommendations are made to Academic Senate.
  • Committee retains authority to form taskforces and workgroups related directly to committee charge.
  • Plans/Reports: Annual summary of goals and accomplishments to College Council.
  • Quorum: 50% +1 of membership.
  • Committee Approval Process: Vote.

Meeting Frequency

The Committee will meet once per month during the academic year.