May 11, 2021

ACADEMIC SENATE MEETING

MINUTES

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

ZOOM MEETING

2:00 – 4:30 p.m.

 

Attendance:

Abeywickrama, Priya (LCA)

Harris-Boundy, Jason (LFCoB)

Rubin, Jasper (HSS)

Albiniak, Teddy (LCA)

Hennessy, Logan (LCA)

Schwartz, Kim (LCA)

Ara, Mitra (LCA)

Hines, Ellen (COSE)

Scott, Michael (PRES)

Banks, Dwayne (PRES)

Holschuh, Carrie (HSS)

Seelye, Melissa (LIB)

Beatty, Brian (GCOE)

Howell, Ryan (CoSE)

Small, Rachel (COSE)

Bloom-Leiva, Gilda (GCOE)

Kavuri-Bauer, Santhi (LCA)

Smith, Ryan (LFCoB)

Borjian, Ali (GCOE)

Kuchins, Noah (SA)

Stillman, Jonathon (COSE)

Bui, Yvonne (GCOE)

Kulik, Carole (HSS)

Stowers, Genie (HSS)

Carillo, Andrew (ASI)

Le, Mai-Nhung (COES)

Summit, Jennifer (Provost)

Chen, Susan (SA)                                     

Lee, Yeon-Shim

Thomas, Tom (LFCoB)

Collins, Robert Keith (COES)(ASCSU)

Luengo, Ana (LCA)

Ward, Samantha (STF)

Daus-Magbual, Arlene (SAEM)

Musselman, Elaine (HSS)

Way, Lori Beth (PRES)

Drennan, Marie (LCA)

Nielsen, Karina (COSE)

Wilczak, Cindy (LCA)

Dollinger, Marc (LCA)

Olsher, David (LCA)

Wilson, Jackson (HSS)

Gerber, Nancy (CoSE) (ASCSU)

Pierce, Krystle (ASI)

Wong, Yutian (LCA)

Goldman, Michael (COSE)

Platas, Linda (HSS)

Woo, Jeannie (COES)

Grutzik, Cynthia (PRES)

Ramirez, Gilberto (STF)

Xu, Huizhong (COSE)

Harvey, Richard (HSS)

Richards, Johnetta (CoES)

Yee-Melichar, Darlene (CSU) (ASCSU)

Absences:

Diamond, Morty (HSS)

Riggs, Blake (CoSE)

Steward, Paul (GCOE)

Hulick, Mari (LCA)

Li, Wen-Wen (HSS) (on leave)

Van Cleave, Kendra (LIB)

Jiang, Hao (COSE)

Pesci, Nicolas (ASI)

Zhou, Yi (COB)

Mahoney Lynn (President)

Stec, Loretta (LCA)

 

Guests:

Alaoui, Fatima

Jeung, Russell

Robinson, Shanice

Anderson, David

Kim, Catherine

Segovia-McGahan, Gabriela

Baird, Teaster

Kim, Mi-Sook

Shapiro, Jerry (SW)

Bartholomew, Claude (DUEAP)

Kingston, Christopher

Stein, Marc (JS)

Bollapragada, Ramesh

Kleinrichert, Denise

Sueyoshi, Amy

Boyer, Katharyn

Linton, Anne

Valencia, Jennifer

Burrus, Laura

Magdalena, Jaimy

Vasquez, Mirna (Senate)

Chelberg, Gene (SAEM)

Mooney, Dylan

Villanueva, Karen Nelson

Contreras, Raul

Ochoa, Joshua

Ward, Jay (IR)

Critchlow, Edwin

Pasion, Sally

Wong, Yim-Yu (LFCoB)

Domingo, Carmen

Piryatinska, Alexandra

Williams, Ingrid (HR)

Guidara, Andrea

Post Musgrove, Elizabeth

Wilson, Jeff

Hwu, Alex (CEL)

Roehrman, Todd (FacAff)

Wilson, Yumi

 

OPEN FLOOR PERIOD:  2:00 - 2:05 p.m.

The Open Floor Period provides an informal opportunity for campus community members to raise questions or make comments directed to Senate officers or to university administrators.  Please arrive promptly at 2:00 p.m.

 

2020-2021 Academic Senate

Call to Order: 2:05 p.m.

  1. Approval of the Agenda for May 11, 2021
  • Approved as submitted @ 2:05pm
  1. Approval of the Minutes for May 4, 2021
  • Approved as submitted @ 2:06pm
  1. Announcements from the Floor
  • none
  1. Reports
    1. Chair Report
  • Chair Albiniak spoke briefly and reflected upon the word resilience and it’s meaning and application to this past year.
  • Then he briefly summarized the work of the senate this past year.
  1. Provost Report
  • Provost Summit extended her and President Mahoney’s thanks to the entire senate and noted the very difficult year that we had.
  • Provost Summit also noted the integral importance of service to the university and especially service in the senate.

Consent Agenda

  1. Recommendation from the Executive Committee: Resolution Commending and Thanking the Outgoing Members of the 2020-21 Academic Senate—consent item.
  • Chair Albiniak introduced the item and asked if there was a call for discussion or debate.
    • No discussion
  • Vice Chair Wilson read the item into the record, thanking all outgoing member of the 2020-2021 senate.

Presentation

  1. Presentation from Teaster Baird, Jr., Professor and Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Chair of the Distinguished Faculty and Staff Awards Committee, “Presentation of 2021 Distinguished Faculty and Staff Awards,” (time approximate 2:15)
  • Professor Teaster Baird introduced the winners of the Distinguished Faculty and Staff Awards
    • Excellence in Professional Achievement, Dr. Russell Jeung
    • Excellence in Service Award for Staff, Shanice Robinson
    • Excellence in Service Award for Faculty, Dr. Sally Pasion
    • Excellence in Teaching for Lecturer Faculty, Dr. Larry Salomon
    • Excellence in Teaching for Tenured Faculty, Dr. Katharyn Boyer
  1. 2020-2021 Senate Adjourned @ 2:44pm

2021-2022 Academic Senate

CALL TO ORDER: 2:45pm

Attendance:

Abeywickrama, Priyanvada (LCA)

Hines, Ellen (COSE)

Ramirez, Gilberto (STF)

Alaoui, Fatima (LCA)

Holschuh, Carrie (HSS)

Richards, Johnetta (CoES)

Albiniak, Teddy (LCA)

Howell, Ryan (CoSE)

Rubin, Jasper (HSS)

Ara, Mitra (LCA)

Hwu, Alex (CEL)

Scott, Michael (PRES)

Banks, Dwayne (PRES)

Kavuri-Bauer, Santhi (LCA)

Seelye, Melissa (LIB)

Beatty, Brian (GCOE)

Kim, Mi-Sook (HSS)

Shapiro, Jerry (HSS)

Bloom-Leiva, Gilda (GCOE)

Kingston, Christopher (Staff)

Small, Rachel (COSE)

Borjian, Ali (GCOE)

Kleinrichert, Denise (LFCoB)

Stein, Marc (LFCoB)

Clemens, Christopher (LCA)

Kuchins, Noah (SA)

Stillman, Jonathon (COSE)

Collins, Robert Keith (ASCSU)

Le, Mai-Nhung (COES)

Stowers, Genie (HSS)

Contreras, Raul (Staff)

Lee, Yeon-Shim

Summit, Jennifer (Provost)

Critchlow, Edwin (Staff)

Linton, Anne (LCA)

Thomas, Tom (LFCoB)

Daus-Magbual, Arlene (SAEM)

Lynch, Katie (SAEM)

Valencia, Jennifer (ASI)

Dollinger, Marc (LCA)

Magdalena, Jaimy (COES)

Villanueva, Karen Nelson (Staff)

Drennan, Marie (LCA)

Musselman, Elaine (HSS)

Ward, Samantha (STF)

Gerber, Nancy (CoSE) (ASCSU)

Nielsen, Karina (COSE)

Way, Lori Beth (PRES)

Goldman, Michael (COSE)

Ochoa, Joshua (ASI)

Wilson, Jackson (HSS)

Guidara, Andrea (Staff)

Olsher, David (LCA)

Wong, Yutian (LCA)

Harris-Boundy, Jason (LFCoB)

Piryatinska, Alexandra (COSE)

Woo, Jeannie (COES)

Harvey, Richard (HSS)

Platas, Linda (HSS)

Yee-Melichar, Darlene (ASCSU)

Hennessy, Logan (LCA)

Post Musgrove, Elizabeth (Staff)

 

Absences:

D'Alois, Roberta (LFCoB)

Mahoney Lynn (President)

Steward, Paul (GCOE)

Diamond, Morty (HSS)

Narkewicz, Victoria (Staff)

Zhou, Yi (COB)

Jiang, Hao (COSE)

 

 

Guests:

Bartholomew, Claude (DUEAP)

Pierce, Krystle

Ward, Jay (IR)

Carillo, Andrew

Schwartz, Kim (Th&D)

Wilczak, Cynthia (ANTH)

Chelberg, Gene (SAEM)

Smith, Ryan

Wong, Yim-Yu (LFCoB)

Chen, Susan (CAPS)

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Williams, Ingrid (HR)

Kim, Catherine

Vasquez, Mirna (Senate)

Wilson, Jeff (A&F)

Kulik, Carole

 

Xu, Huizhong

 

  1. Approval of the Agenda for May 11, 2021
  • Approved as submitted @ 2:45pm
  1. Welcome and Short Senate orientation from the 2020-21 Chair
  • 2020-2021 Chair Albiniak spoke to the incoming senate and introduced some of the typical conventions of the senate.
  1. Welcome from the Provost
  • Provost Summit briefly addressed the new senators
  1. Review Election Procedures
  • Sen. Wilczak described the process for elections.
  1. Election of Chair of the Academic Senate
  • Sen. Albiniak was elected as the Chair for the 2021-2022 Academic Senate
  1. Election of Vice Chair of the Academic Senate
  • Sen. Wilson was elected as the Vice Chair for the 2021-2022 Academic Senate
  1. Election of At-Large Members of the Executive Committee
  • Sen. Kim and Sen. Bloom-Leiva were elected as the at-large members of Executive Committee
  1. Election of Chairs of the Academic Senate Standing Committees (held in breakout rooms)
    1. SIC – Sen. Goldman was selected as the chair
    2. CRAC – Sen. Drennan was selected as the chair
    3. SAC – Sen. Ramirez was selected as the chair
    4. FAC – Sen. Rubin was selected as the chair
    5. APC – Sen. Stowers was selected as the chair
  2. Review of 2021-22 Academic Senate Calendar
  3. Adjourned @ 3:55pm

POST-PLENARY FLOOR PERIOD: until 5:00pm

The Post-Plenary Floor Period provides an informal opportunity for senators and guests to meet, exchange information, or follow up on items or questions emerging from the meeting.

Meeting Date (Archive): 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021