Academic Senate

Purposes

The purposes of this organization shall be (1) to exercise the rights and authority specifically delegated to the Faculty by the Board of Trustees as well as the Chancellor of the California State University, including the legislating of policy governing the awarding of grades and granting of degrees; (2) to serve as the primary consultative body in the University in formulating, evaluating and recommending to the president policies concerning (a) curriculum and instruction, (b) appointments, promotion, evaluation and granting of tenure to members of the faculty, and (c) academic administrative matters of the institution; and (3) to serve as the primary body through which members of the faculty may express opinions on matters affecting the welfare of the University.

Constitution, Article I, Section II.

Senate Membership 2018-2019
Position

 

School/Area

Incumbent Dept Elect Date End of Term Method By
Chair   Laura Watt GEP 2018 2019 elected all faculty
Vice Chair   Melinda Milligan SOC 2018 2019 elected all faculty
Past Chair   Carmen Works CHEM 2018 2019 office  
Secretary   Damien Wilson BUS 2018 2019 elected all faculty
Statewide Senator   Catherine Nelson POLI SCI 2017 2020 elected all faculty
Statewide Senator   Wendy Ostroff F'18 Hutchins 2016 2019 elected all faculty
At-Large Senator   Sam Brannen MATH 2018 2021 elected  all faculty
At-Large Senator   Missy Garvin PSYCH 2017 2020 elected  all faculty
Senator Arts & Humanities Ed Beebout COMS 2016 2019 elected School
Senator Arts & Humanities Kim Mieder for 18-19 PHIL 2017 2020 elected School
Senator Business & Economics Florence Bouvet ECON 2018 2021 elected School
Senator Business & Economics David Horowitz BUS 2016 2019 elected  School
Senator Education Rajeev Virmani EDU 2018 2021 elected  School
Senator Education   EDU     elected School
Senator Emeritus Rick Luttmann   2017 2025 elected ERFA
Senator Library Laura Krier LIB 2017 2020 elected  Library
Senator Science & Technology Izabela Kanaana MATH 2018 2021 elected School
Senator Science & Technology Mary Ellen Wilkosz NUR 2017 2020 elected  School
Senator Social Sciences Michelle Goman GEP 2017 2020 elected School
Senator Social Sciences Adam Zagelbaum COUNS 2018 2021 elected School
Senator SSP Maggie Simms F'18/Hope Ortiz DSS/Int'l Prog 2016 2019 elected SSPs
Senator SSP Michael Balasek ADVISING 2017 2020 elected SSPs
Senator Lecturer Carlos Torres ANTHRO 2017 2020 elected all faculty
Senator Lecturer Sakina Bryant ENG 2018 2021 elected  all faculty
Ex-Officio Members President Judy Sakaki       Office  
Ex-Officio Members Provost Lisa Vollendorf       Office  
Ex-Officio Members VP for A&F Joyce Lopes       Office  
Ex-Officio Members VP for Student Affairs Wm. Gregory Sawyer       Office  
Ex-Officio Members President of CFA Erma Jean Sims       Office  
Member Staff Rep Arcelia Sandoval       elected all staff
Student   John Dunstan   2018 2019 appointed AS
Student   Fernando Mendoza   2018 2019 appointed AS
Standing Committee Chairs APARC Mark Perri CHEM 2018 2019 Office  
Standing Committee Chairs EPC Jenn Lillig CHEM 2018 2019 Office  
Standing Committee Chairs FSAC Rita Premo Lib 2018 2019 Office  
Standing Committee Chairs SAC Ron Lopez CALS 2018 2019 Office  

 

The Senate has one subcommittee:

Senate Diversity Subcommittee (SDS)

SDS Membership 2018-2019
Position School/Area Incumbent Dept Elect Date End of Term Method By
Chair   Mercy Romero Hutchins 2018 2019 elected committee
Member Arts & Humanities Mercy Romero Hutchins 2018 2019 elected School
Member Business & Economics Aidong Hu BUS 2016 2019 elected School
Member Education Charles Elster EDU 2016 2019 elected School
Member Library Vacant          
Member Science & Technology Lisa Bentley Bio 2018 2019 elected School
Member Social Sciences Diana Grant CCJ 2017 2020 elected School
Member SSP Vacant          
Member  Associated Students Aracely Duron   2018 2019 appointed AS
Member Associated Students Fernando Mendoza   2018 2019 appointed AS
At-Large Member   Bogdan Negru CHEM 2017 2020 elected all faculty
At-Large Member   Krista Altaker NUR 2018 2021 elected all faculty
Ex-Officio CCE or designee Merith Weisman CCE     Office  
Ex-Officio Rep from CFA Affirmative Action Erma Jean Sims       Office  
Ex-Officio Director of the HUB Mark Fabionar       Office