Commending and Honoring Academic Senator Andrea Renwanz Boyle

Resolution Number: RS14-318
April, 2014
Whereas: 
Senator Boyle has served with honor and distinction as a member of the Academic Senate of the California State University (ASCSU) from 2006 through 2013, representing San Francisco State University (SF State) with great commitment and expertise; and
Whereas: 
Senator Boyle has offered her considerable talents to diverse ASCSU committees and systemwide groups such as the AB 1295 Nursing Committee, Academic Affairs Committee, Compass Project, Doctoral (EdD and DNP) Review and Development Committees, General Education Advisory Committee, Student Health Advisory Committee and Sustainability Committee; and
Whereas: 
Senator Boyle has held leadership positions in the ASCSU including Vice Chair of the Academic Affairs Committee (2 years), Chair of the Academic Affairs Committee (2 years), and Member of the Extended Executive Committee (2 years); and
Whereas: 
Senator Boyle has been instrumental in making possible the creation of an Online Education White Paper and the development of systemwide senate resolutions addressing important topics in General Education, the American Institutions requirement, transfer requirements and the needs of veterans; and
Whereas: 
Senator Boyle has worked diligently on helping to facilitate the seamless transfer of students from the California Community Colleges to the CSU, especially through her work on the SB 1440 Intersegmental Curriculum Workgroup and Implementation and Oversight Committee; and
Whereas: 
Senator Boyle is known for her considered, thoughtful opinions, her unfailing support of her colleagues – including the mentorship of junior senators - on the ASCSU and Campus Senate; and
Whereas: 
Senator Boyle has served with distinction on the SF State Academic Senate and Campus Senate Executive Committee (6 years); and
Whereas: 
In her campus leadership roles as Chair of the Research Council, Member of the Enrollment Committee, Interim Director of the School of Nursing and Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Dr. Boyle has helped to enhance the professional development opportunities for faculty and students; and
Whereas: 
Because of her outstanding contributions to SF State, Dr. Boyle received a Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Service in 2009; therefore be it
Resolved: 
That the SF State Academic Senate express its deep gratitude to Dr. Boyle for her dedicated and valuable leadership and service; and be it further
Resolved: 
That the SF State Academic Senate congratulate Dr. Boyle in her new position as Chair of the Nursing Department at Dominican University of California and wish her well in all of her future endeavors.