ACADEMIC SENATE

 

MINUTES

 

May 12, 2005

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.                                                          ACADEMIC SENATE CHAMBERS

Members Present:  Allen, Alva, Arkenberg, Buck, Burgtorf, Emry, Erickson, Fidalgo, Fitch, Gass, Guerin, Hall, Jewett, Jones, Kanel, Kelly, Klassen, Kreiner, Matz, Meyer, Michalopoulos, Nanjundappa, Pasternack, Rahmatian, Randall, Rhoten, Vogt and Walicki

 

Absent:  Azimi, Bedell, Cox, Fromson, Gilbert, Gordon, Hagan, Junn, Kantardjieff, Rhodes, Schroeder, Shapiro, Smith, Tavakolian and Vasquez

 

I.              CALL TO ORDER

Vice Chair Hall called the meeting to order at 11:31 a.m.

 

II.            URGENT BUSINESS

None.

 

III.          ANNOUNCEMENTS

Senator Emry announced he had spoken with Own Holmes he reported that the mighty “Titans” baseball team is doing well in Washington, D.C.

 

Senator Nanjundappa extended an invitation to the CFA Fullerton Chapter Year-End Barbecue, May 23 in the Arboretum from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  He also announced the California State University and the United Auto Workers teaching assistant strike has been called off.  He said would be meeting with two CFA reps regarding the summer agreement between CSU and CFA and sending a summary electronic copy of that on Monday.

 

Senator Meyer announced he distributed theatre brochure for next year’s season.

 

Senator Matz reminded Senators to vote if they have not done so —this is the last day to vote.

 

Vice Chair Hall reminded members to RSVP for Chair Bedell’s party on May 19 and for President’s Barbecue Wednesday, June 1 at 6:30 p.m.   Vice Chair Hall announced there will no Senate meeting on May 19.   Our next meeting will be the Marathon meeting on May 26; time as not yet been set. 

 

IV.         CHAIR’S REPORT

None.

 

 

V.           STATEWIDE ACADEMIC SENATE REPORT

At the ASCSU Plenary, the Statewide Senate acted on the following resolutions:

Ø       Role of Prebaccalaureate Programs (Remediation) in the CSU

Ø       Support for the Framework for Comprehensive Intercollegiate Athletics Reform by the Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (COIA) (2003)

Ø       Support for the Use of the “New SAT” in the CSU Eligibility Index

Ø       Support of Federal TRIO Programs

Ø       Reaffirmation of last year’s budget priorities for next year

Ø       Opposition to the California Live Within Our Means Act

Ø      Reaffirmation of the Role of Faculty in Initiatives for “Achieving the Baccalaureate Degree”

Ø       Support of the Principles and Processes for a New CSU Course Articulation Numbering System

Ø       Support of the role of shared governance in creation of and searches held for campus administrators

Ø        Support of the continuation of the Faculty Early Retirement Program.

Ø        Other issues included discussion of the crisis in recruiting and difficulties with CSU faculty compensation and urging the Chancellor’s office to create a task force to develop housing programs to address housing needs for faculty and staff.

 

Time Certain

11:35 a.m.

Subject:  Honoring CSUF Children’s Center

 

Vice Chair Hall recognized Betsy Gibbs, Director of the Children’s Center at California State University Fullerton, for the Center’s success in earning accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young (NAEYC).  NAEYC is the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals.

 

Vice Chair Hall, on behalf of the Senate, extended congratulations to Ms. Gibbs and presented her with a key chain.   

 

VI.         CONSENT CALENDAR

M/S [Emry/Rhoten] to approve the Consent Calendar.  Senator Pasternack requested item 6.3 ASD 05-61 be removed from the Consent Calendar and moved to first item of New Business.  The following Consent Calendar items were approved:

6.1    ASD 05-59 Spring 2005 New Course Proposals – General Education

6.2    ASD 05-60 Spring 2005 New Course Proposals – Graduate

6.4    ASD 05-62 Certificate in Pre-Health Professions

6.5    ASD 06-63 School of Nursing Concentration Option in the Master of Science Degree in Nursing Program

6.6    NOMINEES TO SEARCH COMMITTEES

Director – Faculty Development Center

Nominees:    Natalie Fousekis (SOC SCI); Neil Granitz (CBE); Jessie Jones (HHD)

 

6.7    NOMINEES TO STANDING COMMITTEES

Curriculum Committee

Nominees:    John Koegel (ARTS); Tony Fellow (COMM); Susama Barua (ECS); Pat

                     Szeszulski (HHD); Pending (HUM)

Continuing:   Dipankar Purkayastha (CBE), Chris Renne (EDUC), David Fromson (CNSM); Hilla Israely (Soc Sci)

 

Faculty Affairs Committee

Nominees:    Karen Ivers (EDUC); Arnold Holland (ARTS); Genelle Belmas; (COMM)

Continuing:   Gayle Vogt (CBE); David Shepard (HHD); Gerald Lege (CNSM)

 

General Education Committee

Nominees:    Tony Rimmer (COMM), Dorota Huizinga (ECS); Gerald Gannon (CNSM); Andrea Guillaume (EDUC); Carl Renold (HHD); Nancy Fitch (SOC SCI); Pending (CBE)

Continuing:   Christina Smith (ARTS); Paul Levesque (HUM)

 

VII.       UNFINISHED BUSINESS

7.1  ASD 05-32 Revision of UPS 100.000 Academic Senate Constitution

Vice Chair Hall explained the Senate was discussing page 9, Section 10 International Education Committee when the Senate adjourned April 28.

Ø       M/S/P unanimously [Fitch/Rhoten] page 9, Article VII, Section 10

Ø       M/S/P unanimously [Fitch/Fidalgo] page 9, Article VII, Section 11

Ø       M/S/P unanimously [Fitch/Fidalgo] page 10, Article VII, Section 12

Ø       M/S/P unanimously [Fitch/Fidalgo] page 10, Article VII, Section 13

Ø       M/S/P unanimously [Burgtorf/Fitch] page 10, Article VII, Section 14

Ø       M/S/P with one abstention [Buck/Nanjundappa] to replace existing Section 15 with a new Section 15 to read “Those members who serve on committees and boards identified in Article VII by virtue of an office that they hold (ex officio) shall be non-voting members.  This provision shall not apply to Planning, Resource & Budget Committee (PRBC).” 

Ø       M/S [Buck/Fitch] to renumber existing Section 15 to Section 16 and amend it to read “Those ex officio members of committees identified in Article VII may send representatives who shall act instead of the member.”

Ø       M and accepted as a friendly amendment [Pasternack] to change Senator Buck’s amendment to read “Those ex officio members of committees identified in Article VII may send a representative in their place who shall act instead of the member.”   

Ø       Motion passed to renumber existing Section 15 to Section 16 and amendment.

Ø       M/S/P unanimously [Emry/Gass] page 10 to approve Article VIII, Section 3.

 

Senator Michalopoulos asked about placing language in the Constitution that voting by secret ballot be available for any vote.   Vice Chair Hall suggested this be referred back to the Executive Committee for consideration.

 

VIII.     NEW BUSINESS

6.3    ASD 05-61 Spring 2005 New Course Proposals – Undergraduate

         M [Pasternack] on page 2, “RTVF 250 Writing Short Scripts” change the word “short-from” to “short-form.”  Motion carried.

8.1     ASD 05-47 New UPS Grade Changes

M/S [Kanel/Michalopoulos] to approve this document.   Moved and accepted as a friendly amendment [Pasternack] line 43, #7 delete the words “In any event.”  M/S/P [Emry/Kreiner] to call the question.  Motion passed with 3 abstentions to approve ASD 05-47 New UPS Grade Changes as amended.

 

8.2    ASD 05-25 Revised UPS 300.010 Policy on Final Grade Reporting

         M/S [Kanel/Fitch] to approve the document.  It was moved and accepted as a friendly amendment in line 30 delete the word “mailing.”  Motion passed to approve ASD 05-25 as amended.

 

8.3    ASD 05-26 Revised UPS 300.013 Late Add Policy

         M/S [Kanel/Nanjundappa] to approve the document.  It was moved and accepted as a friendly amendment Section B, #1 after the word “the” insert the word “instructor.”

 

         M/S/P [Emry/ Michalopoulos] to add a third item to section B. Policy “After census date, with the support of the faculty of record, chair and the dean of the college, a student may petition to add a class that he/she has been attending and for which he/she has not enrolled.”

 

M/S [Buck/Pasternack] in #2 line 30 delete “For administrative or clerical reasons and” to read “Upon approval by the instructor(s) involved, the department chair, and the dean, students shall be allowed to make program changes which show no gain in units.”  Motion carried with one abstention to approve proposed amendment modifying line 30.

 

M/S/P [Pasternack/Arkenberg] to call the question.  Motion passed to approve ASD 05-26 UPS 300.013 Late Add Policy as amended.

 

8.4    ASD 05-27 Revised UPS 320.005 Retention of Student Work

         M/S [Kanel/Jewett] to approve the document.  After a brief discussion, it was M/S/P with one abstention [Pasternack/Gass] to call the question.  Motion passed to approve ASD 05-27 Revised UPS 320.005 Retention of Student Work.

 

8.5    ASD 05-28 New UPS Posthumous Degree and Recognition

         M/S [Burgtorf/Fitch] to approve the document.  After a brief discussion, it was M/S/P [Pasternack/Gass] to call the question.  Motion passed to approve ASD 05-28 New UPS Posthumous Degree and Recognition.

 

8.6    ASD 05-49 Revised UPS 330.232 Policy on the Use of Alcoholic and Malt Beverages by Students and by Student Organizations

         M/S [Rhoten/Nanjundappa] to approve the document.  Senator Rhoten stated there is a university wide alcohol and other drug advisory committee that has been in existence for several years and this policy started in that committee and went to the Student Academic Life Committee.  It is a policy that has not been updated since 1968. The amendments bring the document up to the year 2005 in terms of law, policy, and infractions. 

 

M/S [Pasternack/Rhoten] to amend line 23 to read “University Policy on Consumption by Students on University Property or University Events or Representing the University”.  Amend line 26 II, 1 “delete 21 years of age” and insert legal drinking age.”

 

M/S/P [Kanel/Rhoten] to adjourn.

 

The meeting adjourned at 12:59 p.m.

 


ROLL CALL VOTE

                 

 

Academic Senate Meeting

April 14, 2005

 

Substitute resolution [Pasternack/Fromson]

 

 

NAME

YES

NO

Abstention

1.         Allen, Rhonda                                                          

 

 

 

2.        Alva, Sylvia

 

 

 

3.        Arkenberg, Jerome

 

X

 

4.        Azimi, Patti

 

 

 

5.        Bedell, Jack                                                                

 

X

 

6.        Buck, Vincent

 

X

 

7.        Burgtorf, Jochen            

 

 

X

8.        Cox, Suellen                                                               

X

 

 

9.        Emry, Robert

X

 

 

10.     Erickson, John

 

 

 

11.     Fidalgo, Reyes

 

 

 

12.     Fitch, Nancy

 

X

 

13.     Fromson, David                                                                                                                                               

X

 

 

14.     Gass, Joanne

 

X

 

15.     Gilbert, Leon                                                              

X

 

 

16.     Gordon, Milton A.                                                                                                                                          

X

 

 

17.     Guerin, Diana                  

 

X

 

18.     Hagan, Willie

X

 

 

19.     Hall, Jane

X

 

 

20.     Jewett, Jade

 

X

 

21.     Jones, Jessie                                                                                                         

X

 

 

22.     Junn, Ellen

X

 

 

23.     Kanel, Kristi Lynn

 

X

 

24.     Kantardjieff, Katherine

 

X

 

25.     Kelly, Hilarie

 

X

 

26.     Klassen, Vuryl

 

X

 

27.     Kreiner, Jesa

 

X

 

28.     Matz, Irene

X

 

 

29.     Meyer, William                                                          

X

 

 

30.     Michalopoulos, Demetri

 

X

 

31.     Nanjundappa, Gangadharappa                                                         

 

X

 

32.     Pasternack, Barry                                                                                                 

X

 

 

33.     Rahmatian, Morteza

 

 

 

34.     Randall, Lynda

 

 

 

35.     Rhodes, Brady

X

 

 

36.     Rhoten, Sandra

X

 

 

37.     Schroeder, Charles H.

X

 

 

38.     Shapiro, Mark, H.

 

X

 

39.     Smith, Ephraim                                                           

X

 

 

40.     Tavakolian, Hamid

 

 

 

41.     Vasquez, Philip

 

 

X

42.     Vogt, Gayle

 

X

 

43.     Walicki, Ken

 

X

 

TOTAL

16

17

2

                                                                                                               

 

Academic Senate Meeting

April 14, 2005

 

Resolution on Faculty Salary Equity Issues

 [Nanjundappa/Guerin]

 

NAME

YES

NO

Abstention

1.   Allen, Rhonda                                                             

 

 

 

2.   Alva, Sylvia

 

 

 

3.   Arkenberg, Jerome

X

 

 

4.   Azimi, Patti

 

 

 

5.   Bedell, Jack                                                                          

X

 

 

6.   Buck, Vincent

X

 

 

7.   Burgtorf, Jochen              

 

 

X

8.   Cox, Suellen                                                                         

 

X

 

9.   Emry, Robert

X

 

 

10.  Erickson, John

 

 

 

11.  Fidalgo, Reyes

 

 

 

12.  Fitch, Nancy

X

 

 

13.  Fromson, David                                                                                                                                                                        

 

X

 

14.  Gass, Joanne

X

 

 

15.  Gilbert, Leon                                                                       

 

X

 

16.  Gordon, Milton A.                                                                                                                                                                   

 

X

 

17.  Guerin, Diana                   

X

 

 

18.  Hagan, Willie

 

X

 

19.  Hall, Jane

 

X

 

20.  Jewett, Jade

X

 

 

21.  Jones, Jessie                                                                                                                          

 

X

 

22.  Junn, Ellen

 

X

 

23.  Kanel, Kristi Lynn

 

X

 

24.  Kantardjieff, Katherine   

 

 

X

25.  Kelly, Hilarie

X

 

 

26.  Klassen, Vuryl

X

 

 

27.  Kreiner, Jesa

X

 

 

28.  Matz, Irene

 

X

 

29.  Meyer, William                                                                   

X

 

 

30.  Michalopoulos, Demetri

X

 

 

31.  Nanjundappa, Gangadharappa                                                                         

X

 

 

32.  Pasternack, Barry                                                                                                                  

 

X

 

33.  Rahmatian, Morteza

 

 

 

34.  Randall, Lynda

 

 

 

35.  Rhodes, Brady

 

X

 

36.  Rhoten, Sandra

 

X

 

37.  Schroeder, Charles H.

 

X

 

38.  Shapiro, Mark, H.

X

 

 

39.  Smith, Ephraim                                                                    

 

X

 

40.  Tavakolian, Hamid

 

 

 

41.  Vasquez, Philip

 

 

X

42.  Vogt, Gayle

X

 

 

43.  Walicki, Ken

X

 

 

TOTAL

17

15

3