NICC College Senate


The purpose of the College Senate is to promote open communication and to facilitate the participation of all members of the College community in a collaborative process for governance of the institution to achieve our College vision and mission.


The function of the College Senate shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

  1. Provide a forum for discussion of the College mission and strategic plan, including but not limited to, academic and student matters, instructional issues, facilities, and organizational culture.
  2. Collaborate with the committees of the College.
  3. Support the advancement of the College.
  4. Serve as a formal communication channel among employees, students, and the President’s Cabinet.


All formal actions taken by the Senate will be reviewed by the President’s Cabinet.