SFSU





ACADEMIC SENATE MEETING

MINUTES

Tuesday, April 17,
2007




ATTENDANCE:

Avani, Nathan

Gonzalez, Marty

Robertson, Bruce

Axler, Sheldon

Howard, Pamela

Saffold, Penny

Bartscher,
Patricia

Kohn, Jim

Shapiro, Jerald

Behrooz, Maziar

Kysh, Judith

Stowers, Genie

Bollapragada, Ramesh

Levy, Eileen

Trautman, Ray

Chattopadhyay, Sudip

Linder, Martin

Ulasewicz, Connie

Dariotis, Wei Ming

Luna, Debra

Van Dam, Mary Ann

Davis, Harvey (Skip)

McCracken, Bridget

Velez, Pauline

DuVal, Derethia

Meredith, David

Whalen, Shawn

Fehrman, Kenneth

Minami, Masahiko

Williams, Robert

Fung, Robert

Morishita, Leroy

Yee, Darlene




Absences: Boyle, Andrea (exc); Chao, David (abs);
Chelberg, Gene (exc); Corrigan, Robert

(exc); Gaglio, Connie
Marie (abs); Daley, Yvonne (abs); Danner, Don (abs); Gallagher, Brian

(abs); Gemello, John
(exc); Gonzales, Dan (exc); Jaimes-Guerrero, A.J.(abs); Jolivette, Andrew

(abs); Jones, Terry
(abs); Klingenberg, Larry (abs); Levine, Josh (exc); Li, Wen-Chao (abs);

Mercado, Claudia (abs);
Moody, Laura (exc); Rothman, Barry (abs); Saiyed, Zohra (abs);

Smith, Alastair (exc);
Steier, Saul (abs); Suzuki, Dean (abs); Todorov, Jassen (abs); Van Cleave,

Kendra (exc); Yang,
Nini (abs); Zwillinger, Lesley (abs).



Guests: Nancy Hayes; Robert Cherny; Gail Whitaker;
Pamela Vaughn; Jim Bryan; Minnie Graham; Sheila McClear; David Hamphill; Joel Kassiola; Amy Love;
Kirk Gaston; Falu Bakrania ; Chris Chekuri, Dawn Terrell



Announcements

Chair Meredith announced
that we will have further discussion of the university emergency preparedness
in a future meeting.


Call
to order

Due to the lack of a
quorum, the meeting was not officially called to order. However, Chief Gaston presented to the
Academic Senate to inform the academic community about the Department of Public
Safety’s capacity to respond to emergencies. This presentation was made in light of the tragic event that
occurred on the campus of Virginia Technical University.


Confidential Tip Line is
338-3030



AGENDA ITEM #1—Approval of the Agenda for April 17,
2007

Agenda was approved by
unanimous consent.


AGENDA ITEM #2—Approval of the Minutes from March 27,
2007

Minutes were approved by
unanimous consent.


Agenda Item
#3—Recommendation from the Executive Committee: Proposed Resolution in Support of the San Francisco State
University Master Plan, 2nd Reading.

This agenda item was
reintroduced by Chair Meredith.

This item was approved
unanimously.


Agenda Item #4—Recommendation
from the Academic Policies Committee:
Proposed Revisions to the Academic Calendar Policy, 1st Reading.

m/ Whalen

s/ Fehrman

Moved to Second Reading
by unanimous consent.

This item was approved
without opposition.


Agenda Item #5—Recommendation
from the Executive Committee:
Proposed Resolution in Support of Discounted Muni Fares for Young
Adults, 1st Reading.

m/ Fehrman

s/ McCracken

Moved to Second Reading
by unanimous consent.

This item was approved
with opposition.


Agenda Item #6—Recommendation
from the Faculty Affairs Committee:
Proposed Revisions to the Charge for the Center for Teaching and Faculty
Development Advisory Board, 1st Reading.

m/ Axler

s/ Ulasewicz

Moved to Second Reading
unanimous consent.

This item was approved
without opposition.


Agenda Item #7—Recommendation
from the Educational Policies Committee:
Proposed Discontinuance of Participation in the Joint Doctorate in
Educational Leadership Program, 1st Reading.

m/ Whalen

s/ Dariotis

This item will be in
Second Reading at the next meeting.


Agenda Item #8—Recommendation
from the Curriculum Review and Approval Committee and Graduate Council: Proposed Special Sessions Cohort
Offering of the Masters in Public Administration, 1st Reading.

m/ Levy

s/ van Dam

Moved to Second Reading
by unanimous consent.


This item was approved unanimously.


Meeting was adjourned due
to the lack of a quorum 3:40 p.m.