MINUTES Tuesday, November 17, 2015



Tuesday, November 17, 2015



2:00 – 5:00 p.m.



OPEN FLOOR PERIOD:  2:00 - 2:10 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.

CALL TO ORDER: 2:10 p.m.



Alamilla Boyd, Nan

Alvarez, Alvin

Azadpur, Mohammad

Bartscher, Patricia

Bloom, Gilda

Carleton, Troi

Carrillo, Sandra

Castillo, Karla

Cortez, Ron

Davila, Brigitte

De Barros, Jose Acacio

Denetclaw, Wilfred

Drennan, Marie

Ergul, Mehmet

Furuse, Tae

Gen, Sheldon

Gerber, Nancy




Hackenberg, Sara

Hammer, Mike

Hill, Lorna

Hollis, Tanya

Kakar, Venoo

Le, Mai Nhung

Lewis, Julia

Mays, Chris

Mitchell, Marilyn

Mooney, Dylan

Nizardini, Richard

Pasion, Sally



Reyes, Belinda

Ritter, Michael

Robertson, Bruce

Rosegard, Erik

Rosser, Sue

Sabee, Christina

Schwartz, Kim

Shapiro, Jerry

Steier, Saul

Teh, Kwok-Siong

Trogu, Pino

Van Dam, Mary Ann

Weinberger, Christopher

Wong, Les

Zink, Attila


Absences: Collins, Robert (exc); Brown, Elizabeth (abs); Frasier, Paulina (abs); Hanley, Lawrence (abs); Hasheminia, Hamed (abs); Howard, Pamela (exc); Hoxter, Julian (abs); Lisy-Wagner, Laura (abs); Lebuhn, Gretchen (exc); Summit, Jennifer (exc); Turner, Sharlana (abs); Usowicz, Thad (exc); van Dam, Mary Ann (abs); Yee-Melichar, Darlene (exc);

Visitors: Ann Hallum,





  • E. Rosegard:  Student progress to graduation forum Wed. Dec. 2 11:30-1:30 in Faculty Commons.
  • S. Hackenberg:  Submissions for Faculty Retreat due by Nov. 20.

AGENDA ITEM #1—Approval of the Minutes for November 3, 2015

  • Approved as submitted.


AGENDA ITEM #2—Approval of the Agenda for November 17, 2015

  •  E. Rosegard: amend to remove Item #6. Agenda items re numbered.  Agenda approved as amended.


AGENDA ITEM #3—Chair’s Report

  • This is International Week.  See events on Office of International Affairs website.
  • Town Hall meeting with President Wong to discuss pouring rights on Thursday Nov. 19.
  • Gators playing Chico State on Dec. 4. Women’s game at 5:30; Men’s game at 7:30.  Pregame reception for faculty and staff.
  • Tragic events in Lebanon and France and refugee flight acknowledged.


AGENDA ITEM #4— Recommendation from the Executive Committee: Proposed resolution on Academic Freedom (first reading)

  • M. Ritter: Item moved. Moved to second reading.  Passed.  Item approved.


AGENDA ITEM #5— Recommendation from the Executive Committee: Proposed resolution for Patty Bartscher commending her service to San Francisco State University (consent item)

  • D. Yee- Melichor:  Item moved. Commendation read and endorsed.


AGENDA ITEM #6—Recommendation from the Curriculum Review and Approval Committee: Revision to the Pre-Health Certificate  (CEL) (first reading)

  • This item was removed from the agenda.


AGENDA ITEM #6—Title IX Training with Luoluo Hong, VP of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

  • L. Hong:  Annual Title Nine Training for Academic Senators.  Powerpoint presentation will be posted on the Senate website.


AGENDA ITEM #7 —Standing Committee Reports

  1. Academic Policies Committee
  • M. Hammer:  Working on: Withdrawal policy and  Student probation policy. Possible revitilizing the Athletic Advisory Committee.
  1. Curriculum Review and Approval Committee
  • E. Rosegard:  Continuing to review proposals.
  1. Faculty Affairs Committee
  • P. Trogu:  More work on Policy on Temporary Faculty.
  1. Strategic Issues Committee
  • M. Azepur: Working on  Workplace equity survey and Pouring rights resolution.
  1. Student Affairs Committee
  • K. Schwartz:  Working on Resolution on preferred names,  Credit for Military Training and Emergency Loan policy.


AGENDA ITEM #8— Adjournment—no later than 5:00pm

  • Adjournment at 4:02.
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