Support of Darlene Yee-Melichar?s Nomination for Faculty Trustee

Resolution Number: RF08-272
September, 2008




ACADEMIC SENATE
RESOLUTION

#RF08-272


Support of Darlene Yee-Melichar's Nomination for Faculty Trustee


Whereas, the Governor of
California appoints a Faculty Trustee from nominees proposed by the Statewide
Academic Senate; and


Whereas, the Board of Trustees of the
California State University develop broad administrative policy, oversee the
management of funds, property, facilities and investments, and communicates the
current and future needs of the 23 campuses to the Governor and Legislature;
and


Whereas, Dr. Darlene
Yee-Melichar has submitted an application for nomination for Faculty Trustree; and


Whereas, Dr. Yee-Melichar
is a distinguished colleague with 18 years of service to San Francisco State
University; and


Whereas, Dr. Yee-Melichar has
been recognized for outstanding teaching by the Association for Gerontology in
Higher Education, the California Chapter of the American College of Health Care
Administrators, and San Francisco State University; and


Whereas, during her time
at San Francisco State University Dr. Yee-Melichar has amassed a distinguished
record of scholarship serving as the principle investigator 24 grant projects,
publishing extensively in her discipline as well as in higher education
administration and assessment, and conducting more than 90 presentations and
lectures; and


Whereas, Dr. Yee-Melichar has an unparalleled commitment to serving San Francisco State University (where she earned the University's Award for Distinguished Service and has served as a long-time member of the Academic Senate Executive Committee, Chair of the Curriculum Review and Approval Committee, Chair of the Graduate Council, Coordinator of the Annual Student Research Competition, and as the Co-Interim Director of the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership) and the California State University System (where she has served as the Chair of the Academic Senate CSU's Academic Affairs Committee, as a member of the Academic Senate CSU Executive Committee, Chair of the Doctorate of Education Advisory Committee, Chair of the Ed.D. Faculty Consultation Group, and as a member of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Search Committee); therefore, be it


Resolved, that the Academic Senate
of San Francisco State University, commends Dr. Darlene Yee-Melichar for her
willingness to represent California State University faculty on the Board of
Trustees; and be it further

Resolved, that the Academic Senate of San Francisco State University endorses Dr. Darlene Yee-Melichar's application for the position of Faculty Trustee; and be it further

Resolved that the Academic Senate
of San Francisco State University encourages the Statewide Academic Senate and
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to select Dr. Darlene Yee-Melichar as the next
Faculty Trustee of the California State University.

***Approved by the Academic Senate at
its meeting on December 2, 2008***