Resolution in Support of the San Francisco State University Master Plan

Resolution Number: RS07-257
January, 2007




Academic Senate Resolution

#RS07-257


Resolution
in Support of the San Francisco State University Master Plan



WHEREAS San
Francisco State University has long outgrown its enrollment ceiling of 20,000
full-time equivalent students; and


WHEREAS an
increased enrollment ceiling of 25,000 full-time equivalent students would
permit San Francisco State University to engage in carefully planned growth
over the next decade or more; and


WHEREAS San
Francisco State University faculty, staff, students and administration began
developing a new San Francisco State University Master Plan in December, 2005,
in support of an increased enrollment ceiling; and


WHEREAS the
Master Planning process has been open to input from campus and community,
including

·
four faculty
members including the Chair of the Academic Senate on the Steering Committee

·
eleven
faculty on the Academics Master Plan Subcommittee

·
student
representation on the Master Plan Steering Committee and every subcommittee

·
many open
meetings to which campus neighbors were invited; and


WHEREAS the
university has received outstanding assistance from Wallace
Roberts & Todd Inc., design planners and architects, in preparing a
physical Master Plan for future campus growth; and


WHEREAS the Master Plan will make San
Francisco State University a better neighbor, environmentally and socially, to
the surrounding community; therefore be it


RESOLVED that
the Academic Senate of San Francisco State University endorses increasing the
campus enrollment ceiling to 25,000 full-time equivalent students; and
therefore be it


RESOLVED that the Academic Senate of San
Francisco State University supports the

physical
planning concepts contained in the Master Plan; and therefore be it


RESOLVED that the faculty, staff, students
and administrators of San Francisco State University will continue to
participate in the fulfillment of the Master Plan; and therefore be it


RESOLVED that the Academic Senate of San
Francisco State University express its appreciation for the hard work of the
more than 70 faculty, staff, students and administrators who served on Master
Plan committees and subcommittees to bring this plan to completion.


***Unanimously
Approved by the Academic Senate at its meeting on April 17, 2007***