December 12, 2002












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

Members Present: Arkenberg, Bedell, Boyum, Buck, Cox, Emry, Erickson, Fromson, Gannon, Gilbert, Gordon, Guerin, Hagan, Hewitt, Jeremiah, Jones, Junn, Kim, Klassen, Meyer, Nanjundappa, Parker, Parman, Pasternack, Perkins, Putcha, Randall, Reisman, Rhoten, Rimmer, Russell, Rutemiller, Shapiro, Smith, Sutphen, Taulli, Tavakolian, Vargas, Wolverton and Wong 


Members Absent:  Abdelwahed, Fitch, Roberts, Sawicki, Schroeder and Szeszulski


I.              CALL TO ORDER

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






Senator Nanjundappa reminded the Senators about the CFA Fullerton Chapter Holiday Party on Monday, the 16th of December.



Chair Gilbert announced the Nominations for CSUF Outstanding Professor Award will be sent out electronically Friday, December 13th and posted on the Campus Bulletin Board.  He also informed the Senators of receiving Request for Proposals last week from the CSU Commission on the Extended University.  That organization has about $400,000 available for individual awards up to $50,000 per project. The commission seeks projects that will advance the CSU‘s principal continuing education objectives as follows: 1) outreach to under-served populations; 2) development of statewide and regional instruction programs; 3) development of distance education programs and 4) development of international programs.  The Request for Proposals is available in the Senate office for faculty interested in this project. 



It was m/s/p [Fromson/Boyum] to adopt the following Consent Calendar.

A.      ASD 02-130 Academic Senate Meeting Minutes of 11-14-02

Editorial correction, second paragraph, line 3 under Announcements change the word “which” to “who”.

B.      ASD 02-134 Fall 2002 Graduate 400 & 500 New Course Proposals

Senator Boyum noted a minor change to 400 & 500 Level New Course Proposals.  POSC 560 has a prerequisite of POSC 509, which was not listed on the handouts provided.

C.      ASD 02-135 Fall 2002 Undergraduate GE New Course Proposals

D.      ASD 02-136 Fall 2002 Undergraduate New Course Proposals Non-GE



E.      Nominee to General Committee

Faculty Research Committee (Term: One – 2 year term)

Nominee:   Joan Melton (ARTS)


Chair Gilbert declared a time certain of 11:40 a.m.


Time Certain

11:40 a.m.

Subject:  ASD 02-133 Revised UPS 411.101 Policy on Courses: Numbering, Standard Codes, and Controlled Entry


It was m/s [Junn/Jones] to approve the document ASD 02-133 Revised UPS 411.101. 


It was m/s and accepted as a friendly amendment to add a sentence on page 2, line 17 at the end of the paragraph of 500-599 level courses “500 level courses may be used on joint doctoral study plans, if the approved program provides for such use.”


Point of information:  Senator Russell voiced his concern and asked that at some future time the Senate could address the issue of appropriateness or non-appropriateness of prerequisites for 300 level courses. Chair Gilbert so noted Senator Russell’s concern and will refer it to the Curriculum committee Committee for consideration.


It was m/s/p [Pasternack/Fromson] to call the question. 


Motion passed to approve document  ASDdocument ASD 02-133 Revised UPS 411.101 as amended.



A.      ASD 02-128 Revisions to Academic Senate Bylaws.

It was m/s/p [Fromson/Buck] to approve the revisions to document ASD 02-128 Academic Senate Bylaws. 


Chair Gilbert declared at 11:45 a.m., declared thata we had reached our scheduled time certain of noon for discussion of the Master Plan featuring President Gordon.


It was m/s/p [Pasternack/Fromson] to move into a quasi committee of the whole for the discussion of the Master Plan. 


Time Certain

12:00 Noon

President Gordon

Subject:  Discussion of Master Plan


President Gordon, along with other campus administrators, discussed raisingissues and questions related to a proposal to raise CSUF’s Cal State Fullerton’s main campus enrollment cap and the resulting budget impact to the main campus.  to 25,000 FTES.



The meeting adjourned at 1:04 p.m.