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ACADEMIC SENATE
MEETING

MINUTES

TUESDAY,
December 7, 2010

SEVEN
HILLS CONFERENCE CENTER, NOB HILL ROOM

2:00 - 5:00
p.m.

ATTENDANCE:



Alameida, Marshall

Girouard, Shirley

Morishita, Leroy

Arnoldy, Tod

Goen-Salter, Sugie

Ozluk, Ozgur

Avani, Nathan

Gubeladze, Joseph

Runquist, Beth

Azadpur, Mohammad

Hanley, Lawrence

Rothman, Barry

Bartscher, Patricia

Hellman, David

Rourke, David

Beatty, Brian

Henderson,
Barbara

Rosser, Sue V.

Boyle, Andrea

Holzman, Barbara

Runquist, Beth

Bugayong, Arlene

Hood, Pamela

Salama, Mohammad

Burke, Adam

Hyun, Helen

Sherwin, Paul

Chen, Yu-Charn

Jeung, Russell

Sinha, Dipendra

Collins, Robert

Jin, Leigh

Steier, Saul

Danner, Don

Levy, Eileen

Stowers, Genie

Dariotis, Wei Ming

Li, Wen-Chao
“Chris”

Taylor, Don

Davis, Harvey
“Skip”

Linder, Martin

Trautman, Ray

Flatt, Sylvia

Lopez, Eurania

Vaughn, Pamela

Flores, Oscar

Lopez, Thania

Wagner, Venise

Getz, Trevor

McCracken,
Bridget

Whalen, Shawn

Ginwala, Cyrus

Moody, Laura

Yee, Darlene


Absences: Cheung, Yitwah
(leave F10); Corrigan, Robert (exc); Hussain, Mahmood (exc); Lau, Jenny (abs); Nguyen, Flora (abs); Rosegard, Erik (abs);


Guests: Maggie Beers, Bonnie Homan, Helen Goldsmith,
Meg Gorzychi, Gail Evans, Ann Hallum,
Ricardo Gomes, Mary Soliday, Michael Garry, Gabriela
Segovia-McGohen, Lisa Wielunski



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.

With a quorum being present,
the meeting was called to order.


ANNOUNCEMENTS


AGENDA ITEM #1—Approval of the Minutes for
November 16, 2010

The Minutes were
approved.


AGENDA ITEM #2—Approval of the Agenda for
December 7, 2010

The Agenda was
approved.


AGENDA ITEM #3—Report from the Chair of the
Academic Senate

Chair Whalen gave a comprehensive report to the Academic
Senate and reviewed the accomplishments made during the fall semester 2010.

AGENDA ITEM #4—Presentation from the Student
Affairs Committee—Pilot Study for Online Teaching Evaluations

The Academic Senate heard a presentation by Senator
McCracken and Dr. Maggie Beers on the Pilot Study for Online Teaching
Evaluations.

AGENDA ITEM #5—Recommendation from the Academic
Senate Executive Committee: Proposed Resolution in Support of Darlene
Yee-Melichar as SF State’s Nominee for Faculty
Trustee, 1st Reading

Senator Boyle moved and presented the Resolution. Senator
Getz motioned to move the item to Second Reading. The motion carried. The vote
was called. The Resolution was unanimously approved.

AGENDA ITEM #6—Recommendation from the
Curriculum Review and Approval Committee: Proposed Title Change to the
Special Majors MA and MS Programs, 2nd
Reading

Senator Stowers moved and
explained the revisions to the Recommendation. The vote was called. The motion
was approved.

AGENDA ITEM #7—Recommendation from the Academic
Policies Committee: Proposed Revisions to the Reasonable Accommodations
Policies for Employees with Disabilities, 1st Reading

Senator Getz moved and explained the Recommendation. The
item was discussed and senators offered suggestions for revision.

AGENDA ITEM #8—Recommendation from the Academic
Policies Committee: Proposed Revisions to the Requirements for
Baccalaureate Degrees Policy: Addition of Culminating Experience and
Capstone Course Requirements, 1st Reading

Senator Getz moved
and explained the Recommendation. The item was discussed and senators offered
suggestions for revision.

AGENDA ITEM #9—Adjourned—4:13p.m.