ACADEMIC SENATE MEETING

MINUTES

 

TUESDAY, September 29, 2009

SEVEN HILLS CONFERENCE CENTER, NOB HILL ROOM

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

ATTENDANCE:

 

Ginwala, Cyrus

 

Pong, Wenshen 'Chris'

 

 

Arnoldy, Tod

 

Goen-Salter, Sugie

 

Rehling, Lu

 

 

Avani, Nathan

 

Gomes, Ricardo

 

Rosegard, Erik

 

 

Bartscher, Patricia

 

Hellenga, Kate

 

Rosser, Sue V.

 

 

Boyle, Andrea

 

Hellman, David

 

Rothman, Barry

 

 

Burke, Adam

 

Holzman, Barbara

 

Shapiro, Jerald

 

 

Bugayong, Arlene

 

Hussain, Mahmood

 

Sherwin, Paul

 

 

Chen, Yu-Charn

 

Jeung, Russell

 

Shrivastava, Vinay

 

 

Cheung, Yitwah

 

Jin, Leigh

 

Moody, Laura

 

 

Chou, Fang-yu

 

Landry, Lynette

 

Steier, Saul

 

 

Collins, Robert

 

LePage, Pamela

 

Taylor, Don

 

 

Corrigan, Robert

 

Levy, Eileen

 

Trautman, Ray

 

 

Dariotis, Wei Ming

 

Li, Wen-Chao “Chris”

 

Vaquilar, Julie

 

 

Davila, Brigitte

 

McCarthy, Chris

 

Wagner, Venise

 

 

Flatt, Sylvia

 

McCracken, Bridget

 

Whalen, Shawn

 

 

Getz, Trevor

 

Minami, Masahiko

 

Yee, Darlene

 

 

 

 

Ozluk, Ozgur

 

Stowers, Genie

 

 

 

Absences: Girouard, Shirley (abs); Gubeladze, Joseph (leave F09); Lau, Jenny (abs); Mahan, Dianne (exc); Modirzadeh, Hafez (exc); Morishita, Leroy (exc); Neely, Francis (abs); Salama, Mohammad (leave 09 10); Sinha, Dipendra (exc)

 

 

 

Guests: Mark Ciotola, Nancy Hayes, Wanda Lee, Alex Katz, Machi Sakata

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

OPEN FLOOR PERIOD: 2:00 - 2:10 p.m.

 

The Open Floor Period provides an informal opportunity for faculty members to raise questions or make comments directed to Senate officers or to university administrators. Please arrive promptly at 2:00 p.m.

 

CALL TO ORDER: 2:16 p.m.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

From Chair Whalen

 

· The nomination phase for entry into the Administrative Search Pool will begin this week. One can only serve on an Administrative Search Committee if one is in the pool. One remains in the pool for three years and there is no term limit. After the nomination phase is complete, an election will be held.

 

· An election will also be held for replacements to the UTPC.

 

· CFA, CSUEU, and allied unions will be presenting on-campus educational activities/activism around the budget issue on Oct. 14th, 2009, to be followed by related events at Civic Center on Oct. 15th, 2009.

 

· The Withdrawal from Courses Policy #S09-196 has resulted in an enrollment increase of over 600 students, which is a significant increase.

 

· President Corrigan’s email dated Sept. 28, 2009 mentions the Strategic Planning Process.

 

AGENDA ITEM#1—Approval of the Minutes for the September 15, 2009—approved.

 

AGENDA ITEM #2—Approval of the Agenda for September 29, 2009—approved.

 

AGENDA ITEM#3—Statewide Senate Report: CSU Senators Andrea Boyle, Jerry Shapiro, and Darlene Yee. The CSU Statewide Senate representatives presented a report on the Statewide Senate. The report is available on the Senate website.

 

AGENDA ITEM#4—Recommendation from the Curriculum Review and Approval Committee: Proposed Name Change to the Minor, BA, & MA in Women Studies, 1st Reading, proposal heard 2:40 p.m. On behalf of the Curriculum Review and Approval Committee, Senator Shrivastava introduced the proposal. Prof. Nan Boyd, Chair of the Department of Women and Gender Studies, presented the proposal. Discussion included a recognition that the self-declared interdisciplinary programs might want to come before the UIC for review or present as an information item to UIC. Senator Goen-Salter moved the item to second reading. The motion was approved. The item was then before the Senate in 2nd Reading and was approved.

 

AGENDA ITEM#5—Recommendation from the Academic Policies Committee: Proposed Revision to the Administrative Search Policy, #S09-180. On behalf of the Academic Policies Committee, Senator Hellman presented the proposed revision. Senator Holzman moved this item to 2nd Reading and was approved.

 

AGENDA ITEM#6—Recommendation from the Strategic Issues Committee: Proposed Policy on Intellectual Property, 1st Reading. On behalf of the Strategic Issues Committee, Senator Rothman introduced the proposed policy. AVP Turkkan presented the proposed policy. Discussion included a review of the policy as proposed in Spring, 2009, as well as the scope and depth of the proposed policy.

 

AGENDA ITEM #7—Adjournment—The meeting was adjourned at 3:18 p.m.