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 2020-2021

Position

 

School/Area

Incumbent Dept Elect Date End of Term Method By
Chair   Jeffrey Reeder Mod Lang 2020 2021 elected all faculty
Vice Chair   Laura Krier Lib 2020 2021 elected all faculty
Past Chair   Laura Watt GEP
 
2020 2021 office  
Secretary   Bryan Burton CCJ 2020 2021 elected all faculty
Statewide Senator   Richard Senghas Anthro 2020 2023 elected all faculty
Statewide Senator   Wendy Ostroff Hutchins 2019 2022 elected all faculty
At-Large Senator   Sam Brannen MATH 2018 2021 elected  all faculty
At-Large Senator   Michaela Grobbel Mod Lang 2020 2023 elected  all faculty
Senator Arts & Humanities Doug Leibinger Music 2020 2022 elected School
Senator Arts & Humanities Ed Beebout Coms 2020 2023 elected School
Senator Business & Economics Michael Visser F'20 ECON 2018 2021 elected School
Senator Business & Economics Angelo Camillo BUS 2019 2022 elected  School
Senator Education Rajeev Virmani EDU 2018 2021 elected  School
Senator Education Viki Montera EDU 2019 2022 elected School
Senator Emeritus Varies       elected ERFSA
Senator Library Rita Premo LIB 2019 2022 elected  Library
Senator Science & Technology Izabela Kanaana MATH 2018 2021 elected School
Senator Science & Technology Jordan Rose NUR 2020 2023 elected  School
Senator Social Sciences Kevin Fang GEP 2020 2023 elected School
Senator Social Sciences Adam Zagelbaum COUNS 2018 2021 elected School
Senator SSP Amal Munayer EOP 2019 2022 elected SSPs
Senator SSP Cookie Garrett Res Life 2019 2022 elected SSPs
Senator Lecturer TBD   2020 2023 elected all faculty
Senator Lecturer TBD   2020 2023 elected  all faculty
Ex-Officio Members President Judy Sakaki       Office  
Ex-Officio Members Interim Provost Karen Moranski       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 TBD   2020 2023 elected all staff
Student Associated Students Noelia Brambila-Perez   2020 2021 appointed AS
Student Associated Students Chase Metoyer   2020 2021 appointed AS
Standing Committee Chairs APARC Elita Amina Virmani Edu 2020 2021 Office  
Standing Committee Chairs EPC Emily Asencio CCJ/SOC 2020 2021 Office  
Standing Committee Chairs FSAC Paula Lane Edu 2020 2021 Office  
Standing Committee Chairs SAC Hilary Smith Lib 2020 2021 Office  

 

The Senate has one subcommittee:

Senate Diversity Subcommittee (SDS)

Charge

The committee will provide the Academic Senate with an annual report of its activities The Senate Diversity Subcommittee serves to review diversity issues and make recommendations to the Academic Senate to foster inclusiveness and equity. This committee will serve in an advisory capacity to the Academic Senate and 1) recommend policies or programs that will enrich diversity awareness within the campus community; 2) in collaboration with other University diversity efforts, promote increased diversity of student, staff and faculty on our campus; and, 3) in collaboration with the Educational Policies Committee, perform periodic review of diversity in the curriculum and make recommendations and accomplishments.

SDS Membership 2020-2021

Position School/Area Incumbent Dept Elect Date End of Term Method By
Chair   Krista Altaker Nursing 2020 2021 elected committee
Member Arts & Humanities  Megan McIntyre Eng 2020 2023 elected School
Member Business & Economics Aidong Hu BUS 2019 2022 elected School
Member Education Lisel Murdock-Perriera EDU 2019 2022 elected School
Member Library  Willie Gin At-Large AY 20-21   2020 2023 appointed S&F
Member Science & Technology Monica Lares Bio 2019 2022 elected School
Member Social Sciences Silvio Machado Counseling 2020 2023 elected School
Member SSP Derek Bradley Outreach 2019 2022 elected SSPs
Member  Associated Students   AS 2020 2021 appointed AS
Member Associated Students   AS 2020 2021 appointed AS
At-Large Member   Teresa Nguyen Psych 2020 2023 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 Aja La Duke       Office  
Ex-Officio Director of the HUB Mark Fabionar       Office  
EPC Liaison   TBD   2020 2021 appointed  EPC