Resolution Thanking and Commending Dr. Wei Ming Dariotis for her service as Faculty Director of the Center for Equity and Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CEETL)

Resolution Number: RS22-437
May, 2022
Whereas: 
Dr. Wei Ming Dariotis was appointed as the Faculty Director of the Center for Equity and Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CEETL) in 2019; and
Whereas: 
Dr. Dariotis served as lead developer of the Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Pedagogies of Inclusive Excellence (JEDI PIE) Institute, leading and supporting faculty in anti-racist pedagogy and practice; and
Whereas: 
Dr. Dariotis co-organized two annual Faculty Retreats: “To Serve the People: Pedagogies for the City’s University” (2019) and “How to Be an Anti-Racist University” (2020); and
Whereas: 
Dr. Dariotis extends her work in anti-racist education beyond the campus, speaking at the California Faculty Association General Assembly (2021), the Association of Asian American Studies Conference (2021), CSU Long Beach New Department Chairs Learning Community (2021), the CSU Department Chairs Forum (2020), and the Future Trends Forum (2020); and
Whereas: 
Dr. Dariotis served as San Francisco State University Academic Senate Vice Chair (2010-11), Secretary (2009-10), and Academic Policies Committee/Educational Policies Committee Chair (2008-09), and Co-chair of the Teaching Effectiveness Assessment Task Force (2019-2022); and
Whereas: 
Dr. Dariotis’ leadership of CEETL during the Spring 2020 transition to online teaching and in the subsequent semesters resulted in numerous, tremendously helpful trainings and workshops for faculty, as well as ongoing support at every level of the university for continuing to develop and refine effective, engaging, anti-racist, socially just, inclusive and equitable teaching practices both online and in person; and
Whereas: 
Dr. Dariotis’ contributions to the SF State campus and community reflect deep commitment, care, and dedication to creating a safe, inclusive, equitable place of learning for all community members; and
Whereas: 
Dr. Dariotis is known among her colleagues as generous with her time and attention, supportive of personal and professional growth and learning, energetic and engaged in the life of the university, and consistently rising to the occasion when her expertise and hard work can be of benefit; be it therefore
Resolved: 
that the Academic Senate thanks and commends Dr. Wei Ming Dariotis for her work as Faculty Director of CEETL and her record of service to the community.