Resolution on Chancellor Charles B. Reed

Resolution Number: RS99-165
January, 1999

RESOLUTION ON CHANCELLOR CHARLES B. REED

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At its meeting of April 13, 1999, the Academic Senate of San Francisco State University approved the following resolution on Chancellor Charles B. Reed:

WHEREAS

an effective working relationship between faculty, administrators, and the governing bodies of an institution must rest on mutual respect and trust, and

WHEREAS

Chancellor Charles B. Reed has publicly insulted and disparaged faculty of the CSU, as reported by witnesses and the press, most recently at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo on March 7, 1999; and

WHEREAS

on March 12, 1999, at a meeting of the Academic Senate, CSU, Chancellor Charles B. Reed apologized to the CSU faculty for the statements made at California Polytechnic State University, SLO; and

WHEREAS

on March 12, 1999, the Academic Senate, CSU, formally rebuked Chancellor Charles B. Reed for his public comments about CSU faculty (AS-2446-99/Committee of the Whole); therefore be it

RESOLVED

that the SFSU Academic Senate request that Chancellor Charles B. Reed address the Senate and stand for a period of questions and answers on his views on faculty workload, compensation, and related issues; and be it further

RESOLVED

that copies of this resolution be forwarded to President Corrigan, Chancellor Charles B. Reed, the Board of Trustees of the CSU, the Academic Senate, CSU, the Academic Senates of all CSU campuses, and Governor Gray Davis.