ACADEMIC
SENATE MEETING


MINUTES

TUESDAY,
MARCH 14, 2006

CALLED TO ORDER: 2:12
p.m.

Meeting Attendance:

Angelo, Albert

Fung, Robert

Smith, Alastair

Axler, Sheldon

Gemello, John

Steier, Saul

Bartscher, Patricia

Gonzales, Dan

Stowers, Genie

Bollapragada, Ramesh

Gonzalez, Marty 

Suzuki, Dean

Boyle, Andrea

Gregory, Jan

Todorov, Jassen

Chao, David

Heiman, Bruce

Ulasewicz, Connie

Chelberg, Gene

Kohn, Jim

Van Dam, Mary Ann

Colvin, Caran

Levine, Josh

Van Cleave, Kendra

Contreras, A. Reynaldo

Linder, Martin

Velez, Pauline

Daley, Yvonne

Liou, Shy-Shenq

Williams, Robert

Danner, Don

Meredith, David

Yang, Nini

Dariotis, Wei Ming

Minami, Masahiko

Yee, Darlene

Fehrman, Kenneth

Morishita, Leroy

Zwillinger, Lesley

Fielden, Ned

Nichols, Amy


Foreman, Kim

Ritter, Michael





Absences: Avani,
Nathan (abs); Corrigan, Robert (exc); Domingo, Jamie (abs) Fowler, Marie

 (abs); Li, Wen-Chao (abs); Levy, Eileen
(exc); Jackson, Christopher (abs); Klingenberg, Larry

(sabbatical); Whalen, Shawn
(exc); Kim, John (exc); Saffold, Penny (exc);


Guests:  Lee Blitch, Donna Blakemore,  Robert Cherny, Barry Rothman, Gail
Whitaker,

Marilyn Verhey, Nancy
Hayes, Jim Armstrong, Ann Hallum, Ellen Griffin


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Chair Colvin announced:

The Provost and Academic
Senate Chair have appointed members to the campus Ed.D.  Task Force.

The independent external
report on the October 25, 2005 incident is available on-line and a discussion
will be agendized for the Academic Senate meeting on March 28, 2006.

A working group has been
established to begin discussion on the revision of the APRC charge in order to align
it with the recently adopted guidelines and standards-criteria for the 6th
cycle of Academic Program Review.

The campus will be
hosting a Smoke Free informational event on March 20, 2006 from 10:00 a.m.  to 2:00 p.m.

SFSU has been selected
to be one of the first CSU campuses to offer an independent doctoral program in
audiology.

Senators Gregory and Yee
reported on the most recent meeting of the CSU Academic Senate.  Agenda items covered included: an
introduction to the new CSU Executive Vice Chancellor, remediation changes,
Ed.D.  implementation, the early adoption
of course texts to insure the provision of alternate media for students with
disabilities, and a first reading of a resolution concerning the use of
external security firms.  For more
information on CSU Academic Senate action, contact one of SFSU’s
representatives.

AGENDA ITEM
1-APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA FOR March 14th, 2006

The agenda was approved
unanimously.

AGENDA ITEM
2-APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE MEETING ON February 28th, 2006

The minutes were
approved unanimously.

AGENDA ITEM 3- REPORT
FROM DONNA BLAKEMORE, AVP, UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT: UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT
MISSION STATEMENT

Chair Colvin introduced AVP
Blakemore who reviewed the new mission statement and work plans for the Office
of University Development.

AGENDA ITEM 4-
RECOMMENDATION FROM THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: DISSOLUTION OF THE ATHLETIC
ADVISORY BOARD

1ST AND 2ND READINGS

Meredith, Yee m/s/p

AGENDA ITEM
5-RECOMMENDATION FROM THE CURRICULUM REVIEW and APPROVAL COMMITTEE: PRE-HEALTH
PROFESSIONS CERTIFICATE, 1ST and 2ND READINGS

Nichols, Steier m/s/p

CRAC Chair Nichols
introduced the item along with Professor Barry Rothman and 2 current students to
speak to the proposal.

AGENDA ITEM 6-
DISCUSSION ITEM FROM THE FACULTY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE: REVISING SFSU RETENTION,
TENURE, and PROMOTIONS POLICIES

FAC Chair Velez
facilitated further conversation on revisions to SFSU RTP policies.

AGENDA ITEM 7-ADJOURNED
4:23 p.m.


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