Members Present: Allen, Arkenberg, Bedell, Boyum, Byrnes, Cox, Emry, Erickson, Fromson, Gannon, Gass, Gilbert, Gordon, Guerin, Hewitt, Junn, Kelly, Kreiner, Meyer, Michalopoulos, Pasternack, Rahmatian, Randall, Reisman, Rhoten, Russell, Rutemiller, Schroeder, Shapiro, Smith, Sutphen, Tavakolian, and Wong
Buck, Fitch, Hagan, Hall, Jewett, Klassen,
I. CALL TO ORDER
Chair Gilbert called the meeting to order at
II. URGENT BUSINESS
Senator Guerin announced the Senate Forum should be in the Senator’s mailboxes. If interested in replying to articles in the Senate Forum, please contact the Editorial Board. She also announced on behalf of Senator Nanjundappa, that the Golden Handshake is still under consideration.
informed the Senate about a joint
Senator Shapiro welcomed back Senator Junn, who has been ill.
Chair Gilbert announced Don Austin, emeritus professor of English, passed away on April 2 after a long illness. Senator Gass shared that Don Austin specifically requested neither funeral nor memorial and family honored his wishes.
on behalf of the Senate, extended congratulations to the College of Business
& Economics on its re-accreditation.
He also announced the election for
IV. CHAIRS REPORT
thanked Senator Pasternack for attending last week’s system-wide senate chairs
There also was some discussion on what various campuses are doing in terms of sharing information on the budget as it develops. On our campus, President Gordon and Sherri Newcomb were interviewed and the interview was distributed via campus computers about two weeks ago.
V. CONSENT CALENDAR
It was m/s/p to approve the following Consent Calendar:
A. ASD 04-21 Academic Senate Minutes
B. ASD 04-34 Academic Senate Minutes
VI. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
A. ASD 04-26 Proposed Revision UPS 100.000 Academic Senate Constitution
It was m/s [Pasternack/Kreiner] to adopt
It was m/s/p [Shapiro/Boyum] to amend Section 6 to read “Voting members of the Executive Committee shall serve no more than two years consecutively in the same office or as an at large member.”
passed to approve document
B. ASD 04-27 Proposed Revision UPS 101.101 Academic Senate Bylaws
It was m/s [Pasternack/Boyum] to approve document ASD 04-27.
explained that this document creates a new bylaw BL 04-1, which gives
guidelines on how to repeal existing documents.
There is no process in the bylaws at this time. The amendment to BL 79-4
states that all Senate documents shall have at the bottom an indication of the
committee out of which they originally came.
That makes it easier to find which group originated amendments. BL 79-4 simply states that the
It was m/s/p [Pasternack/Boyum] on line 11 to change the word “ways” to “way” and delete section a., lines 13-17.
Motion passed to approve document ASD 04-27 as amended.
It was m/s [Pasternack/Kreiner] to amend question 3 to read “Student fees should be based on the number of units the student is taking.”
It was moved [Shapiro] and accepted as a friendly amendment to change the Pasternack amendment to read “Student fees should be proportional to the number of units the student is taking.”
It was m/s/p [Fromson/Bedell] to close debate and to call all questions before the house.
Motion passed to include the Statements of Opinion as amended in the upcoming elections.
VII. NEW BUSINESS
It was m/s [Bedell/Sutphen]
to approve document
passed unanimously to approve document
There being no further business, Chair Gilbert declared the meeting adjourned. The meeting adjourned at 12:33 p.m.