Academic Senate Meeting
Minutes for May 12, 1998, Part II
The Academic Senate was called to order by Chair Mark Phillips at 3:30 p.m.
Senate Members Present:
La Belle, Thomas
Warren, Mary Ann
Senate Members Absent: Goldsmith, Helen(exc.); Zoloth-Dorfman,
Laurie; Moss, Joanna(exc.); Choo, Freddie; Blank, Mark; Corrigan, Robert(exc.);
Agenda Item #11- Seating of New Senate Members and Election of Senate Officers
Phillips recognized departing Senators Mario Rivas, George Woo, Newby
Schweitzer, Bonnie Homan, Yim Yu Wong, Rick Houlberg, Nina Jo Smith, David Leitao,
Lois Lyles, Paul Chang, Marie Mallare, Wanda Lee, and Helen Gillotte.
Senators leaving for the Fall semester but returning in the Spring included
Darlene Yee, Susan Fox-Wolfgramm, and Mary Ann Haw. Dawn Terrell
was welcomed back from sabbatical.
New senators seated were Vijay Ganji, CFS/D; Ned Fielden, Library; Vinay
Shrivastava, BECA; Rey Contreras, DAIS; Rob Strong, Marketing; Scott Jerris,
Accounting; Roberto Haro, La Raza Studies; Susan Zieff, Kinesiology; John Elia,
Health Education; Jerald Shapiro, Social Work; Pamela Vaughn, Classics; Joanna
Moss, Economics; Lee Jenkins, Speech; and Ricardo Montenegro, Associated
Mark Phillips was the only person accepting nomination for Senate
M/S/P (Hammerstrom, Houlberg) to close debate.
M/S/P (Houlberg, Hammerstrom) to re-elect Phillips by acclamation.
Dawn Terrell was the only person accepting nomination for Vice-Chair
of the Senate.
M/S/P (P. Warren, Houlberg) to elect Terrell by acclamation.
Dane Johnson was the only person accepting nomination for Secretary
to the Faculty.
M/S/P (Vaughn, M.A. Warren) to close nominations.
M/S/P (Aaron, Vaughn) to elect Johnson by acclamation.
Nominees for first At-Large member of the Executive Committee
were Penny Warren and Pamela Vaughn. The vote was taken and Penny
Warren was elected.
Nominees for second At-Large member of the Executive Committee were
Pamela Vaughn and Charlotte Ferretti. The vote was taken and Pamela
Vaughn was elected.
Phillips reminded the Senate that there would be a meeting on May 19 to elect
Agenda Item #12 - Provision for a Summer Senate
Phillips stated that a Summer Senate has rarely met but there is always
a possibility that issues may arise which necessitate an emergency meeting.
The Executive Committee does meet throughout the summer.
Swanson asked that if something were to come up during the summer, would
senators be notified by e-mail? Phillips responded that senators would be notified
in every way possible, including e-mail.
M/S/P (Hom, Vaughn) to accept the resolution.
Phillips thanked the Senate for a very good year and welcomed the new senators.
He reminded the
Senate about the party to honor Lana Thomson.
The Senate was adjourned at 4:00 p.m.
Secretary to the Faculty