faculty and staff filling the VPAC for opening day ceremonies

The Basics

Governance is the ongoing and integrated process of planning and decision-making. Based on the assumption that the active participation of all constituent groups and consideration of diverse viewpoints are essential for effective college planning, governance at De Anza College includes faculty, staff, students, and administrators.

Any employee, student or community member may attend any governance committee meeting and is encouraged to participate as a committee member.

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Other Groups

De Anza College has two primary pathways for making decisions — organizational and governance.

After receiving recommendations and advice from these pathways, the president makes the final