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Academic Council


The Academic Council assists the Dean of Academic Programs and Services on all matters related to instructional programs and academic regulations. It reviews and offers advice on the quality of and continued need for various instructional programs, and, as appropriate, offers advice on the deletion of academic programs. It facilitates assessment of Student Learning Outcomes at the course level, and works closely with PROAC on all assessment and program review activities.

Academic Council Members:

Voting Members

  • Ms. Barbara Merfalen, Academic Council Chair
    Dean of Academic Programs and Services
  • Vacant, Academic Council Vice Chair
  • Dr. Alfredo De Torres
    Department Chair, Sciences, Mathematics, Health and Athletics
  • Ms. Chavel Green
    Department Chair, Business
  • Ms. Charlotte Cepeda
    Acting Director, School of Education
  • Mr. Thomas Sharts
    Department Chair, Social Sciences and Fine Arts
  • Acting Department Chair, Languages and Humanities
  • Ms. Rosa Tudela
    Department Chair, Nursing
  • Mr. Timothy Baker
    Director, Counseling Programs and Services

Non-Voting Members

  • Mr. Leo Pangelinan
    Dean of Student Services and Acting Director, Office of Admissions and Records
  • Ms. Jolly Ann Cruz
    Student Representative, Associated Students of NMC (ASNMC)
  • Ms. Jacqueline Che
    Director, Office of Institutional Effectiveness
  • Ms. Maria Aguon
    Program Coordinator, Tinian Instructional Site

Minutes from Previous Meetings

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