Academic Senate Meeting Minutes 11/18/2014




Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014



2:00 – 5:00 p.m.



Alamilla Boyd, Nan

Alvarez, Alvin

Alvarenga, Gabriela

Azadpur, Mohammad

Bartscher, Patricia

Bettinger, Chris

Carleton, Troi

Clavier, Sophie

Collins, Robert

Cortez, Ronald

Davila, Bridgette

Davis, Patricia

Doan, Therese

Donohue, Patricia

Ergul, Mehmet

Furuse, Tae

Ganji, Ahmad

Gerber, Nancy

Getz, Trevor




Ginwala, Cyrus

Hackenberg, Sara

Hammer, Mike

Hanley, Lawrence

Hill, Lorna

Howard, Pamela

Hoxter, Julian

Hurley, Timothy

Lebuhn, Gretchen

Lewis, Julia

Levy, Eileen

Le, Mai Nhung

Lipps, Matt

Mays, Chris

Mendolla, Paul

Merchant, Zahira

Mitchell, Marilyn

Pasion, Sally


Robertson, Bruce

Rosegard, Erik

Rosser, Sue

Steier, Saul

Stowers, Genie

Tomalin, Jo

Trogu, Pino

Tumbat, Gulnur

Turner, Sharlana

Watanabe, Maika

Wong, Les

Yee-Melichar, Darlene

Yoon, Ilmi

Zink, Attila

Absences: Carabez, Rebecca (abs); Chang, Sandy (abs); Hasheminia, Hamed (abs); Nizardini, Richard (abs); Pafford, Isabelle (abs); Pope, Robert (abs); Summit, Jennifer (abs); Vasche, Jason (abs); Wilckzak, Cynthia (abs); Yoo, Grace (abs);


Visitors: Sacha Bunge




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.

AGENDA ITEM #1 — Approval of agenda for Nov 18, 2014 plenary session


Agenda approved.


AGENDA ITEM #2 — Minutes of November 4, 2014 plenary session


Minutes approved.


AGENDA ITEM #3— Announcements


Darlene Yee-Melichar- mentioned that there was a small group of SFSU delegates who attended CSU Academic Conference last week. Student Sonya Soltani spoke to conference participants and did a great job!

Thanks to Troi Carleton for being a representative for the conference.

Larry Hanley– thanks to “Vice Chair” Alvarenga for her performance at our last plenary


AGENDA ITEM #4 — Chair’s Report


Thanks to Luoluo Hong for her presentation today as Title IX Coordinator


AGENDA ITEM #5 —Overview for SF State Academic Leaders: Your Title IX Responsibilities, by Luoluo Hong, Vice President for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management; Title IX Coordinator


This is something AS didn't have to do, and as part of leadership for our institution, beneficial to go through same training as cabinet members, cabinets of cabinet, ASI directors, Provost’s Council and Dean’s Council.

Katon Dalton, only FT person designated as Title IX Resource Person.


VP Hong provided an excellent Power Point Title IX training, which is available on the Senate iLearn site. Thank you!!


AGENDA ITEM #6 — Adjournment—no later than 5:00p.m.


Adjournment 4:10PM


Respectfully submitted by Eileen Levy, Secretary, Academic Senate

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