F81-84 SFSU Academic Senate Policy

Reference Number: F81-084
Senate Approval Date: Tuesday, September 01, 1981

THE URBAN COUNCIL

ACADEMIC SENATE POLICY F81-84

At its meeting of December 15, 1981, the Academic Senate approved the following

proposal for an Urban Council:

1. PURPOSE

The Urban Council shall be an all-University committee and shall have policy-recommending

responsibilities for all aspects of the San Francisco State University Urban

Mission Program, including resource allocations. The Urban Council shall solicit

advice, recommendations, and criticisms from all members of the University community

who want to become actively involved in the Urban Mission. The Urban Council

shall also work toward creating a network for consultation and planning with

Bay Area organizations and those individuals who are willing to participate

as partners in the Urban Mission.

2. MEMBERSHIP

The membership of the Urban Council shall consist of:

A. One member, appointed by the President of the University, to serve for

a three-year term

B. One member of the Academic Senate, appointed by the Senate Executive

Committee, to serve for one year

C. Three elected members

One candidate shall be nominated by the faculty of each school, the Library,

and Educational Support Services. The Academic Senate shall then elect three

from this list of nominees. Members shall have overlapping terms of three years,

with the first set of terms to be determined by the number of votes received

in the Senate election.

D. One student, selected by the Associated Students, to serve for one year

E. The Director of SFSU Urban Mission Activities, ex officio (non-voting)

3. CHAIR OF THE URBAN COUNCIL

The chair of the Urban Council shall be elected from among its voting members.

4. FREQUENCY OF MEETINGS

The Urban Council shall meet at least three times a semester. The Urban

Mission Director shall convene the first meeting of the academic year; subsequent

meetings shall be convened by the Chair of the Urban Council.

5. FINAL REPORT

At the end of each academic year, the Urban Council shall submit a final

report, including recommendations for policy consideration, to the Academic

Senate.

**APPROVED BY PRESIDENT ROMBERG, FEBRUARY 17, 1982**