ACADEMIC SENATE
MEETING

Minutes

TUESDAY,
November 10, 2009

SEVEN
HILLS CONFERENCE CENTER, NOB HILL ROOM

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

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.

ATTENDANCE:

Avani, Nathan

Gomes, Ricardo

Ozluk, Ozgur

Bartscher, Patricia

Hellenga, Kate

Pong, Wenshen

Boyle, Andrea

Hellman, David

Rehling, Lu

Bugayong, Arlene

Jeung, Russell

Rosegard, Erik

Chen, Yu-Charn

Jin, Leigh

Rothman, Barry

Cheung, Yitwah

Landry, Lynette

Shapiro, Jerald

Chou, Fang-yu

Lau, Jenny

Shrivastava, Vinay

Collins, Robert

LePage, Pamela

Sinha, Dipendra

Corrigan, Robert

Levy, Eileen

Steier, Saul

Dariotis, Wei Ming

Li, Wen-Chao “Chris”

Stowers, Genie

Davila, Brigitte

McCarthy, Chris

Taylor, Don

Flatt, Sylvia

McCracken, Bridget

Trautman, Ray

Getz, Trevor

Minami, Masahiko

Vaquilar, Julie

Ginwala, Cyrus

Modirzadeh, Hafez

Wagner, Venise

Girouard, Shirley

Moody, Laura

Whalen, Shawn

Goen-Salter, Sugie

Neely, Francis

Yee, Darlene


Absences: Arnoldy,
Tod (exc); Burke, Adam (exc); Danner, Don (exc); Gubeladze, Joseph (leave
F09); Holzman, Barbara (exc); Hussain, Mahmood (exc); Mahan, Dianne (exc);
Morishita, Leroy; (exc); Rosser, Sue V. (exc); Salama, Mohammad (leave 09
10); Sherwin, Paul (exc).


Guests: Brian
Beatty, Lee Blitch, Caran Colvin, Linda Buckley, Gail Evans, Alan Jung,
Oswaldo Garcia, Helen Goldsmith, Ann Hallum, Alex Katz, Wanda Lee, Jason
Porth, Susan Shimanoff, Jaylan Turkkan, Pamela Vaughn, Robert Williams, Elise
Wormuth,

CALL
TO ORDER: 2:14 p.m.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

AGENDA ITEM#1—Approval of the Minutes for the October 27,
2009—minutes approved.

AGENDA ITEM #2—Approval of the Agenda for November 10,
2009—
Senator Boyle proposed to amend the
agenda to include new Agenda Item # 8, a report from Statewide Academic
Senators. The motion carried. The agenda, as amended, was approved.

AGENDA ITEM#3—Report from Academic Program Review Committee
Chair, Brian Beatty, Coordinator of Program Review, Oswaldo Garcia, and
Associate Vice President of Academic Planning and Educational Effectiveness
Linda Buckley regarding the 6th Cycle of Program Review—
Chair Beatty, Coordinator Garcia, and AVP Buckley
presented a report on the 6th Cycle of Program Review.

AGENDA ITEM#4—Report from President Robert Corrigan
regarding the status of University Planning Efforts—
President Corrigan presented a report on the status of University
Planning Efforts for program review and budget planning.

AGENDA ITEM#5—Recommendation from the Curriculum Review and
Approval Committee: Proposed Revisions to the MA Degree in English,
Concentration in Composition, 1st Reading, proposal to be hear no
later than 3:00 p.m.
—At 3:17 pm, CRAC
Chair Vinay Shrivastava brought the Proposed Revisions to the MA Degree in
English, Concentration in Composition, into first reading. Beverly Voloshin,
Chair of English Literature and Composition, and Jennifer Trainor, the
Coordinator of the MA Program in Composition, presented the proposed revisions.
Senator Rosegard motioned to move the item to second reading. The motion was
seconded and passed. The proposed revisions were passed.

AGENDA ITEM#6—Recommendation from the Curriculum Review and
Approval Committee: Proposed Revisions to the Graduate English Certificate in
Teaching Composition, 1st Reading, proposal to be hear no later than
3:15 p.m.
-At 3:26 pm, CRAC Chair Vinay
Shrivastava brought the Proposed Revisions to the Graduate English Certificate
in Teaching Composition into 1st Reading.
Beverly Voloshin, Chair of English Literature and
Composition, and Jennifer Trainor, the Coordinator of the MA Program in
Composition, presented the proposed revisions. Senator Goen-Salter motioned to
move the item to second reading. The motion was seconded and passed. The
proposed revisions were passed.

AGENDA ITEM#7— Recommendation from the Curriculum Review
and Approval Committee: Proposed Revisions to the B.S. Degree in Business
Administration: Concentrations in Corporate Finance and Financial Services, 1st
Reading, proposal to be heard no later than 3:30.
-At 3:28, CRAC Chair
Vinay Shrivastava brought the Proposed Revisions to the B.S. Degree in Business
Administration: Concentrations in Corporate Finance and Financial Services into
1st Reading. Alan Jung, Finance Department Chair, presented the
proposed revisions. Senator Shrivastava motioned to move the item into second
reading. The motion was seconded and passed. The proposed revisions were
passed.

AGENDA ITEM #8—Report from the Statewide Senate by
Statewide Senators Andrea Boyle, Jerry Shapiro, and Darlene Yee
. -Statewide Senators Boyle, Shapiro, and Yee each
presented a detailed report on activities at the Statewide Senate.

AGENDA ITEM #9--Adjournment—4:02 p.m.