ACADEMIC SENATE

 

MINUTES

 

April 29, 2008

 

                                                ASD 08-137

                                                AS Approved 10-2-08

           

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

Members Present: Altar, Alva, Arnold, Bedell, Bhattacharya, Buck, Carroll, Dabirian, Drezner, Fidalgo, Fromson, Gass, Grewal, Guerin, Hewitt, Hickok, Jarvis, Junn, Kanel, Kantardjieff, Liverpool, McMahan, Mead, Palmer, Pasternack, Randall, Rhoten, Rumberger, Sage, Smith, Spitzer, Stang, Taylor, Walicki, Williams

Absent: Bruschke, Bullock, Burgtorf, Gordon, Green, Klassen, McConnell, Nyaggah, Oliver, Shapiro, Stein

 

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER

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

 

II.        URGENT BUSINESS

         None.    

 

III.       ANNOUNCEMENTS   

         Senator Randall thanked all for encouraging students and colleagues to participate in the California Faculty Association Phonathon/Faxathon event. It was a great success with more than 1,200 faxes sent to and about 300 phone calls to legislators and a number of Alliance cards completed. We received great news coverage from KOCE, NBC 4, KDOC, KFBK Radio and the Daily Titan.

 

         Senator Alva reported that an announcement for the Health Professions Coordinator position will be distributed via email today posted to the Campus Bulletin board by tomorrow. She encouraged all to review the announcement and apply if interested.

 

         Dean Rikli invited all to the Farewell Reception for Ellen Junn in the Academic Senate Chambers on May 12th, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Flyers will be circulated.

 

         Chair Guerin noted that there were no items on the Consent Calendar. (It was listed as an item on the agenda)

 

IV.      TIMES CERTAIN

 

Time Certain

Time: 11:45 a.m.

Subject(s): (1) ASD 08-70 UPS 410.107 Second Language Graduation Requirement

                  (2) Second Language Graduation Requirement Ad Hoc Study Group Recommendations

M/S/F [Fidalgo/Buck] to amend document to say that the SLG requirement would be two college courses required instead of three, and no double-counting.

Roll call vote resulted in 8 ayes, 25 nays, and 1 abstention

              

               M/S/F [Taylor/Kanel] to amend amendment to delete exemptions.

               Hand count resulted in 6 ayes, 26 nays, 2 abstentions

                           M/S/P [Bedell/Buck] to close debate.

 

M/S/P [Bedell/Fromson] to rescind document in its present form.

Roll call vote resulted in 27 ayes, 7 nays, and 1 abstention.

 

  

 

  

 

    

Time Certain

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Subject: ASD 08-08 Proposed Consolidated International Education Policy (IEC)           

M/S/P [Fromson/Drezner] to approve ASD 08-08 Proposed Consolidated International Education Policy as amended. [Approved unanimously]

 

Friendly amendment [Buck]: Page 1, line 10: Add “international education” after “…plan and provide”

                       

Amendment not friendly [Buck]; M/S/F [Buck/Taylor]: Page 2, lines 11-13: Add: No university academic activity shall take place with international partners without an “international agreement, “letter of intent” or “memorandum of understanding.”

 

Friendly amendment [Buck]: Page 2, lines 23-24: Change “and/or University Extended Education” to “and where appropriate,”.

 

Friendly amendment [Buck]: Page 4, line 24: Add the word “shall” and delete “s” from “assures”

 

Friendly amendment [Buck] Page 4, line 35: Change #4 to read:

“4. Regardless of whether the proposed course, class, or international experience is for academic credit or non-credit, a course syllabus must be prepared and submitted to the appropriate review and approval process [UPS 411.100 and/or UPS 450.100]. In addition, a course supplement (described below) shall be prepared and submitted to the following for review and approval: the hosting academic unit, the International Education Committee and the appropriate academic administrator. These two documents shall be provided to students and filed with the hosting academic unit and the appropriate academic administrator.”

 

Friendly amendment [Buck] Pages 4-5: Change #5 to read: 5. The course supplement shall include the following:”. (List the five items that are labeled b.1-5 on ASD 08-08 and re-alphabetize/re-number accordingly.)

 

Amendment not friendly [Buck]; M/S/F [Buck/Drezner], 1 abstention: Page 5, line 35: Change “The hosting units(s) shall review results of these questionnaires” to “The International Education Committee and hosting academic unit(s) shall review the results of these questionnaires prior to subsequent offerings of the course.”

Amendment not friendly [Fidalgo]: Change to “…shall review the results of these questionnaires on a regular basis.”

 

Chair Guerin requested clarification regarding the use of the word “excepted” on page 5, line 41. The body consented to using the word “permitted” instead.

 

Friendly amendment [Pasternack]:  To change the title from “Proposed Consolidated International Education Policy” to “International Education Policy”

 

 

V.        STATEWIDE ACADEMIC SENATE REPORT

         Senator Pasternack reported that the Plenary will take place next week. The ASCSU Executive          committee and other representatives of our campus lobbied with the alumni in Sacramento yesterday. State budget news is looking bleaker and bleaker.  The legislators they met with were all sympathetic to the role the CSU and higher education plays in the State, but shortfall estimates as high as $24 billion      were announced.

 

 

 

 

 

VI.      CHAIR’S REPORT

Chair Guerin reported that she attended the lobbying event as well. She indicated that it was encouraging to see that the leaders of the UC, California Community Colleges, and Chancellor Reed were working together to protect education.

 

         The agenda for this Thursday’s Academic Senate meeting will be distributed via email this afternoon.

 

         Voting for the All University Election will take place next week, May 5-8th. Candidate statements are now available for viewing.

 

VII.     UNFINISHED BUSINESS

         8.1 ASD 07-183 Revised UPS 103.004 Computing Facilities Use Policy [ITC]

Senator Stang introduced the following additional amendments from the ITC of which the majority of the committee members voted in favor, but not unanimously. The Academic Senate considered them friendly amendments:

 

Friendly amendment [Stang]: Page 1, line 17: Change “missions” to “mission”

 

Friendly amendment [Stang]: Page 1, lines 17-18: Add additional users; change sentence to read: “…are provided for the use of Fullerton students, staff, faculty, consultants, auxiliary users, and contractors”

 

Friendly amendment [Stang]: Page 3, lines 31-32: Change “commercial” to “non-university commercial”

 

Friendly amendment [Kantardjieff]: Page 2, Section 2: To the end of the sentence, add “assigned by the college, department, or academic unit responsible for the resources.”  (This amendment was considered friendly by the IT Committee prior to this Senate meeting. The Senate considered it friendly, as well.)

 

Discussion of this item was halted when the 11:45 a.m. time certain was reached.

 

 

VIII.    NEW BUSINESS

Items 9.1 -9.5 were not discussed due to lack of time.

9.1 ASD 08-45 Revised UPS 410.103 Curriculum Guidelines and Procedures: Programs [UCC]

9.2 ASD 08-56 Revised UPS 240.200 Policy on Amorous Relationships Between Faculty, Staff, & Students [FAC]

9.3 ASD 08-71 EL-BSN Pre-Licensure Proposal (Nursing) [GE Committee]

9.4 ASD 08-83 Revised UPS 100.000 Elections Committee Revision Membership [Elections Committee]

9.5 ASD 08-85 Proposal: B.S. Athletic Training and Sports Medicine [Department of Kinesiology]

 

 

IX.      ADJOURNMENT

Meeting adjourned at 1:01 p.m.