May 17, 2007
Members Present: Altar, Alva, Arnold,
Bedell, Bruschke, Buck, Bullock, Burgtorf, Carroll, Dabirian, Drezner, Fidalgo,
Fromson, Gass, Gordon, Green, Grewal, Guerin, Hewitt, Hickok, Jarvis, Junn,
Absent: Bhattacharya, Pasternack
I. CALL TO ORDER
After lunch was served, Chair Guerin welcomed the 2007-2008 Academic Senate and called the meeting to order at 11:55 a.m. Secretary Randall called roll.
II. URGENT BUSINESS
2.1 M/S/P [Drezner/Bedell] to use electronic transponders for voting at this electoral meeting. (Approved unanimously; one abstention, without dissent).
Chair Guerin congratulated Senator Bedell on receiving the Faculty Leadership in Collegial Governance Award and Senator Pasternack on his election to Chair of the Statewide Academic Senate.
IV. CONSENT CALENDAR
M/S/P [Burgtorf/Rumberger to approve the consent calendar as submitted. (Approved unanimously)
4.1 Confirmation of Alternatives for CSU Academic Senators
For Vince Buck: David Fromson
For Diana Guerin: Linda Randall
For Barry Pasternack: Zvi Drezner
4.2 Nominees to Standing Committees
Nominees: Marc Dickey (ARTS); Gloria Monti (COMM); Mostafa Shiva (ECS); Forthcoming (EDUC)
Leslie Grier (HHD); Amy Coplan (HUM)
Continuing: Betty Chavis (CBE);); Katherine Kantardjieff (CNSM); Hilla Israely (Soc Sci)
Faculty Affairs Committee
Nominees: Lisa Kirtman (EDUC); Maijian Qian (CNSM); Forthcoming
Continuing: Sharon Seidman (HHD); G. Nanjundappa (Soc
General Education Committee
Lange (CBE); Robert W. Davis (COMM);
Mark Drayse (SOC SCI); Jan Weiner (EDUC); Forthcoming (ECS); Christina Y. Smith (ARTS); Forthcoming (CNSM)
Continuing: Pilar Valero-Costa (HUM)
Graduate Education Committee
Nominees: Zvi Goldstein (CBE); Paula Herberg (HHD); Rob Watson (ARTS); Genelle Belmas (COMM); Forthcoming (HUM); Forthcoming (ECS)
Continuing: Jochen Burgtorf (SOC SCI); Pat Keig (EDUC); Mike Loverude (CNSM)
Planning, Resources & Budget Committee
Nominees: Suellen Cox (Library); Louise Adler (EDUC); Mohinder Grewal (ECS); Sheryl Fontaine (HUM);
Bill Haddad (SOC SCI)
Continuing: Mike McGee (ARTS); David Wong (CBE); Jeanine Congalton (COMM); Mikyong Kim-Goh (HHD); Bob Koch (CNSM);
V. NEW BUSINESS
5.1 M/S/P [Hewitt/Taylor] to approve ASD 07-92 Resolution: Formation of an Ad Hoc Committee on Sustainability as amended:
· Friendly amendment [Nanjundappa] to include a staff member on this committee.
2007-2008 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Nominations from the floor for:
Nominee: Diana Guerin
Nominations were closed. Diana Guerin was elected.
2. Vice Chair
Nominee: Scott Hewitt
Nominations were closed. Scott Hewitt was elected.
Nominee: Lynda Randall
Nominations were closed. Lynda Randall was elected.
Nominees: Reyes Fidalgo
Nominations were closed. Zvi Drezner was elected.
5. First Member At-Large
Nominees: Jack Bedell
Nominations were closed. Jack Bedell was elected.
6. Second Member At-large
Nominees: Jonathan Taylor
Nominations were closed. Ken Walicki was elected.
7. Third Member At-Large
Nominees: Kristi Kanel
Nominations were closed. Kristi Kanel was elected.
Chair Guerin congratulated the newly elected Academic Senate Executive Committee. The Executive Committee will meet on Tuesday, May 22nd at 11:30 a.m.
Meeting was adjourned at 12:20 p.m.