ACADEMIC SENATE MEETING

Minutes

TUESDAY, October 19,
2010

SEVEN HILLS
CONFERENCE CENTER, NOB HILL ROOM

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

ATTENDANCE:



Arnoldy, Tod

Goen-Salter,
Sugie

Runquist, Beth

Avani, Nathan

Gubeladze, Joseph

Rosegard, Erik

Azadpur, Mohammad

Hellman, David

Rosser, Sue V.

Bartscher,
Patricia

Henderson,
Barbara

Rothman, Barry

Beatty, Brian

Hood, Pamela

Rourke, David

Bugayong, Arlene

Hussain, Mahmood

Runquist, Beth

Burke, Adam

Jin, Leigh

Salama, Mohammad

Chen, Yu-Charn

Levy, Eileen

Sherwin, Paul

Collins, Robert

Li, Wen-Chao
“Chris”

Steier, Saul

Danner, Don

Linder, Martin

Taylor, Don

Dariotis, Wei
Ming

Lopez, Eurania

Trautman, Ray

Davis, Harvey “Skip”

McCracken,
Bridget

Vaughn, Pamela

Getz, Trevor

Moody, Laura

Whalen, Shawn

Ginwala, Cyrus

Ozluk, Ozgur

Yee, Darlene


Absences: Alameida, Marshall (exc); Boyle, Andrea (exc);
Cheung, Yitwah (on leave); Corrigan, Robert (exc); Flatt, Sylvia (exc); Flores,
Oscar (abs); Girouard, Shirley (exc); Hanley, Lawrence (abs); Holzman,
Barbara (abs); Hyun, Helen (abs); Jeung, Russell (exc); Lau, Jenny (exc); Nguyen,
Flora (abs); Morishita, Leroy (exc); Sinha, Dipendra (exc); Stowers, Genie (exc);
Wagner, Venise (exc)


Guests: Jeannie Cheng, Kendra Van Cleave, Linda
Buckley, Helen Goldsmith, Gail Evans, Caran Colvin, Wanda Lee, Ann Hallum



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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

AGENDA ITEM #1—Approval of the Minutes for October 5, 2010

The Minutes were approved as
amended.

AGENDA ITEM #2—Approval of the Agenda for October 19, 2010

The Agenda was approved.

AGENDA ITEM #3—Report from Gayle Orr-Smith, Emergency
Preparedness Coordinator: Campus Safety
Awareness Week October 19 - 21, 2010

Ms. Orr-Smith gave a
report to the Academic Senate.

AGENDA ITEM #4—Recommendation from the Academic Policy
Committee: Proposed Policy on
Declaration of Major, 2nd Reading

Senator Getz moved and
explained the Recommendation in Second Reading. The vote was called. The motion
carried.

AGENDA ITEM #5—Recommendation from the Academic Policy
Committee: Proposed Course
Syllabus Policy, 1st Reading

Senator Getz moved and
explained the Recommendation in First Reading. The motion carried. The item was
returned to APC with suggestions for revision.

AGENDA ITEM #6—Recommendation from the Academic Policy Committee: Proposed Revisions to the Written
English Proficiency Policy, 1st Reading

Senator Getz moved and
explained the Recommendation in First Reading. The motion carried. The item was
returned to the Academic Policy Committee with suggestions for revision.

AGENDA ITEM #7—Recommendation from the Executive
Committee—Proposed Resolution on Mandatory Early Start, 1st
Reading

Senator Goen-Salter moved
and explained the Recommendation. The motion carried. Senator Vaughn motioned
to move the item to Second Reading. The motion carried. The Resolution was
unanimously adopted by the Academic Senate.

AGENDA ITEM #8—Adjournment—4:30p.m.