ACADEMIC SENATE MEETING

MINUTES

TUESDAY, October 5,
2010

SEVEN HILLS
CONFERENCE CENTER, NOB HILL ROOM

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

ATTENDANCE:



Alameida,
Marshall

Hanley, Lawrence

Pong, Wenshen
“Chris”

Arnoldy, Tod

Hellman, David

Runquist, Beth

Avani, Nathan

Henderson,
Barbara

Rosegard, Erik

Azadpur, Mohammad

Holzman, Barbara

Rosser, Sue V.

Bartscher,
Patricia

Hood, Pamela

Rothman, Barry

Beatty, Brian

Hussain, Mahmood

Rourke, David

Boyle, Andrea

Hyun, Helen

Runquist, Beth

Bugayong, Arlene

Flores, Oscar

Salama, Mohammad

Burke, Adam

Jeung, Russell

Sinha, Dipendra

Chen, Yu-Charn

Jin, Leigh

Sherwin, Paul

Collins, Robert

Lau, Jenny

Steier, Saul

Corrigan, Robert

Levy, Eileen

Stowers, Genie

Dariotis, Wei
Ming

Li, Wen-Chao
“Chris”

Taylor, Don

Davis, Harvey “Skip”

Linder, Martin

Trautman, Ray

Getz, Trevor

Lopez, Eurania

Vaughn, Pamela

Ginwala, Cyrus

McCracken,
Bridget

Wagner, Venise

Goen-Salter,
Sugie

Moody, Laura

Whalen, Shawn

Gubeladze, Joseph

Morishita, Leroy

Yee, Darlene


Absences: Cheung, Yitwah (on leave); Danner, Don
(abs); Flatt, Sylvia (exc); Girouard, Shirley (exc); Nguyen, Flora (exc);
Ozluk, Ozgur (abs);


Guests: Raul Amaya, Travis Northup, Wendy Dereka, R
Linda Buckley, Robert Nava, Genes Chelberg, Lori Gentles, Nathan Lee, Jeannie
Cheung, Alex Katz, Caran Colvin, Helen Goldsmith, Gail Evans. Meg Gorzycki,
Ramon Castellblanch, Wanda Lee, Hames Nye, Robert Strong



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: 2:10 p.m.

Chair Whalen called
the meeting to order.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Chair Whalen announced that President
Corrigan has signed the new Bachelorette Degree Policy.

AGENDA ITEM #1—Approval of the Minutes for September 21, 2010

Minutes were approved without
objection.

AGENDA ITEM #2—Approval of the Agenda for October 5, 2010

Senator Trautman moved that
Agenda Items 7 & 8 be changed in title. The motion carried without
objection. The Agenda was approved
without objection.

AGENDA ITEM #3—Report from Sue Rosser, University Provost

The Provost gave a report
addressing the SF State budget crisis.

AGENDA ITEM #4—Introduction: Robert Nava, Vice President of
University Advancement

The Academic Senate was
introduced to Vice President Nava.

AGENDA ITEM #5—Report from Rob Strong, Manager, SF State
Bookstore, CSU Initiative: Digital Market Place and Affordable Learning
Solutions, and presentation from CSU Consultant

Mr. Strong and the CSU
Consultant gave a report on the CSU Initiative pilot and encouraged senators to
share the information with their colleagues. This new initiative will address
affordability, choice, and accessibility in text books purchases. The current
pilot has generated substantial savings for students. For more information, please
contact Mr. Strong at rstrong@sfsu.edu.

AGENDA ITEM #6—Report from the office of Faculty Affairs,
Wanda Lee, Dean

Dean Lee gave a report on
RTP and CTFD. The questions raised by senators were as follows: What
initiatives are in place for faculty and staff development? What does the
future look like for CTFD? Is it possible to make CTFD a priority?

AGENDA ITEM #10— Recommendation from the Student Affairs Committee:
Proposed Resolution in Support of the SF State Voter Registration Campaign, 1st
Reading

Senator Trautman motioned that
the rules be suspended and this item taken out of order. Motion carried without
objection. Senator McCracken explained the Resolution. Senator Vaughn motioned
to move the item to Second Reading. Item moved to Second Reading. Chair Whalen
motioned to adopt the Resolution. The Resolution was unanimously adopted by the
Academic Senate.

AGENDA ITEM #7—Recommendation
from the Curriculum Review & Approval Committee: Proposed Title Change to the MSBA with a concentration in Accounting to MS in Accountancy (MSA)
, 1st Reading

Senator Stowers moved and
explained the Recommendation. Senator Holzman motioned to move the item to
Second Reading. The motion carried. Chair Whalen called the vote. The motion
carried without objection.

AGENDA ITEM #8— Recommendation
from the Curriculum Review and Approval Committee: Proposed Revisions to the Physics and Astronomy Department BS in Physics,
Concentration in Astrophysics
, 1st Reading

Senator Stowers moved and
explained the Recommendation. Senator Steier motioned to move the item to
Second Reading. The motion carried. Chair Whalen called the vote. The motion
carried without objection.

AGENDA ITEM #9—Recommendation from the Academic Policy
Committee: Proposed Policy on
Declaration of Major, 1st Reading

Senator Getz moved and
explained the Recommendation. This item will return to committee with suggestions
from the Academic Senate.

AGENDA ITEM #11— Recommendation from the Student Affairs Committee:
Proposal to Rescind Academic Senate Policy S75-R-8
Family Housing at SFSU
, 1st Reading

Senator McCracken moved
and explained the Recommendation. Senator Rourke motioned to move the item to
Second Reading. Chair Whalen called the vote. The motion carried without
objection.

AGENDA ITEM #12—Recommendation from the Student Affairs Committee:
Proposal to Rescind Academic Senate Policy S79-45,
Proposed Plan For
The Admission
of Post Baccalaureate Unclassified Applicants
, 1st Reading

Senator McCracken moved
and explained Recommendation. Senator Steier motioned to move the item to
Second Reading. Chair Whalen called the vote. The motion carried without
objection.

AGENDA ITEM #13—Adjournment—no later than 5:00p.m.

Academic Senate Adjourned
- 4:13pm.