ACADEMIC SENATE MEETING

MINUTES

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Zoom

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

 

Attendance:

Albiniak, Teddy (LCA)

Hines, Ellen (COSE)

Schwartz, Kim (LCA)

Ara, Mitra (LCA)

Holschuh, Carrie (HSS)

Scott, Michael (PRES)

Banks, Dwayne (PRES)

Howell, Ryan (CoSE)

Seelye, Melissa (LIB)

Beatty, Brian (GCOE)

Hulick, Mari (LCA)

Small, Rachel (COSE)

Bermudez, Chantel (student)

Kavuri-Bauer, Santhi (LCA)

Smith, Ryan (COB)

Bloom, Gilda (GCOE)

Kuchins, Noah (SA)

Stec, Loretta (LCA)

Borjian, Ali (GCOE)

Kulik, Carole (HSS)

Stowers, Genie (HSS)

Bui, Yvonne (GCOE)

Le, Mai-Nhung (COES)

Summit, Jennifer (Provost)

Carillo, Andrew (ASI)

Lee, Yeon-Shim (HSS)

Thomas, Tom (COB)

Chen, Susan (SA)

Leopardo, Nicole (ETHS)

Van Cleave, Kendra (LIB)

Collins, Robert Keith (COES)(ASCSU)

Luengo, Ana (LCA)

Walker, Danya (LFCOB)

Daus-Magbual, Arlene (SAEM)

Mahoney Lynn (President)

Ward, Samantha (STF)

Dollinger, Mark (LCA)

Musselman, Elaine (HSS)

Way, Lori Beth (PRES)

Drennan, Marie (LCA)

Nielsen, Karina (COSE)

Wilczak, Cindy (LCA)

Dunham, Ian (COB)

Nielsen, Jor

Wilson, Jackson (HSS)

Gerber, Nancy (CoSE)

Olsher, David (LCA)

Wong, Yutian (LCA)

Goldman, Michael (COSE)

Platas, Linda (HSS)

Woo, Jeannie (COES)

Grutzik, Cynthia (PRES)

Ramirez, Gilberto (STF)

Xu, Huizhong (COSE)

Harvey, Richard (HSS)

Robinson, Shanice (SAEM Staff)

Yee-Melichar, Darlene (CSU) (ASCSU)

Hennesy, Logan (LCA)

Rubin, Jasper (HSS)

Zhou, Yi (COB)

Absences: 

Jiang, Hao (CSOE)

Pesci, Nicolas (ASI)

Yi, Shou (LFCOB)

Mahoney, Lynn (PRES)

Steward, Paul (GCOE)

 

Guests: 

Eugene Chelberg (SAEM)

Pasion, Sally (CoSE)

Sinha, Dipendra (COSE)

Mooney, Dylan (STF)

 

 

 

The meeting will start a 2:00 p.m. with an opportunity for participants to check their settings and the Officers to take attendance. Instructions are available on iLearn for Senators and through email (senate@sfsu.edu) for guests. 

Announcement: Sen. Chen – Russell Jung has a video coming out this week about anti-Asian racism. 23-minute video including an instructional guide that faculty can utilize.

 

CALL TO ORDER: 2:00 p.m.

1.     Approval of the Agenda for May 12, 2020

·       Approved as submitted @ 2:09pm

2.     Approval of the Minutes for May 5, 2020

·       Approved as submitted @ 2:10pm

3.     Welcome from the 2019-20 Chair

·       Thank you for your commitment to shared governance. It will be very important in the coming years.

·       It is important to hear all voices on our campus and this is a good forum for ensuring that voices are heard.

4.     Welcome from the Provost

·       Thank you to the out-going senate, in particular Chair Gerber

·       Thank to the in-coming senators, it 

5.     Election of Chair of the Academic Senate

·       Nominations included Sens. Stowers, Albiniak, Platas

o   Sen. Platas respectfully declined the nomination

o   Sens. Stowers and Albiniak accepted the nomination.

o   VOTE:

§  Initial vote was a tie

§  Senators voted to allow the candidates to deliver a live statement to the senate plenary session and then follow those statements by another vote.

§  The Chair of the 2020-2021 SFSU Academic Senate: Sen. Albiniak

6.     Election of Vice-Chair of the Academic Senate

·       Nominations included Sens. Wilson, Robinson, Goldman, Platas, Leopardo, Stowers, Hulik, and Wilczak, Van Cleave

o   Sens. Robinson, Platas, Leopardo, Stowers, Van Cleave, Hulik, and Wilczak respectfully declined the nomination

o   Sens. Goldman and Wilson accepted the nomination

o   VOTE:

§  The Vice Chair of the 2020-2021 SFSU Academic Senate: Sen. Wilson          

7.     Election of Secretary of the Academic Senate

·       Nominations included Sens. Schwartz, Small, and Platas

o   Sens. Small and Platas respectfully declined the nomination

o   Sen. Schwartz accepted the nomination

o   NO VOTE due to the fact that there was only one standing nomination.

§  The Secretary of the 2020-2021 SFSU Academic Senate: Sen. Schwartz

8.     Elections of At-large members of the Executive Committee

·       First of two seats: 

·       Nominations included Sens. Wilczak, Rubin, Wong, Kulik, diamond, Small, Van Cleave, Kavuri-Bauer, Ramirez, Neilsen, Ward, Goldman, Bui

o   Sens. Wong, Kulik, Diamond, Kavuri-Bauer, Nielsen, Ward, Goldman, and Bui respectfully declined the nomination

o   Sens. Wilczak, Rubin, Small, Van Cleave, and Ramirez accepted the nomination

o   VOTE for first of two at-large members of the Executive Committee

§  At-large member of the SFSU Academic Senate Executive Committee: Sen. Wilczak

·       Second of two seats second of two at-large members of the Executive Committee

·       Nominations included Rubin, Kulik, Small, Van Cleave, Ramirez, Goldman, Holschuh, Hulik, and Hines.

o   Sens. Rubin, Kulik, Holschuh, Hulik, and Hines respectfully declined the nomination

o   Sens. Small, Van Cleave, Ramirez, and Goldman accepted the nomination

§  At-large member of the SFSU Academic Senate Executive Committee: Sen. Small

9.     Elections of Chairs of the Academic Senate Standing Committees (held in breakout rooms)

·       SAC Chair – Sen. David Olsher

·       SIC Chair – Sen. Michael Goldman

·       FAC Chair – Sen. Jasper Rubin

·       CRAC Chair – Sen. Ellen Hines

·       APC Chair – Sen. Genie Stowers

10.  Adjourned @ 4:31pm