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 2022-2023

Position School/Area Incumbent Dept Elect Date End of Term Method By
Chair   Lauren Morimoto Kin 2022 2023 elected all faculty
Vice Chair   Bryan Burton CCJS 2022 2023 elected all faculty
Past Chair   Vacant
 
2022 2023 office  
Secretary   Christine Cali Dance 2022 2023 elected all faculty
Statewide Senator   Richard Senghas Anthro 2020 2023 elected all faculty
Statewide Senator   Elaine Newman Math & Stats 2022 2025 elected all faculty
At-Large Senator   Sam Brannen Math & Stats 2021 2024 elected  all faculty
At-Large Senator   Michaela Grobbel Mod Lang 2020 2023 elected  all faculty
Senator Arts & Humanities Liz Burch Coms 2022 2025 elected School
Senator Arts & Humanities Marie Ramirez Downing Theater Arts 2022 2023 elected School
Senator Business & Economics Florence Bouvet ECON 2021 2024 elected School
Senator Business & Economics Jinglin Jiang BUS 2019 2022 elected  School
Senator Education Elita Virmani EDU 2021 2022 elected  School
Senator Education Paula Lane EDU 2022 2025 elected School
Senator Emeritus
Varies
      elected ERFSA
Senator Library Hilary Smith LIB 2021 2024 elected  Library
Senator Science & Technology Izabela Kanaana MATH 2021 2024 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 Ben Smith Hum Dev 2021 2024 elected School
Senator SSP Vacant   2022 2025 elected SSPs
Senator SSP Vacant   2022 2025 elected SSPs
Senator Lecturer Carlos Torres   2020 2023 elected all faculty
Senator Lecturer Wendy St. John   2020 2023 elected  all faculty
Ex-Officio Members President Judy Sakaki       Office  
Ex-Officio Members Provost Karen Moranski       Office  
Ex-Officio Members Interim VP for A&F Monir Ahmed       Office  
Ex-Officio Members VP for Student Affairs Gerald Jones       Office  
Ex-Officio Members President of CFA Erma Jean Sims       Office  
Member Staff Rep Kate Sims   2020 2023 appointed Staff Council
Student Associated Students Nataly Hernandez   2022 2023 appointed AS
Student Associated Students         appointed AS
Standing Committee Chairs APARC Emily Acosta Lewis Coms 2022 2023 Office  
Standing Committee Chairs EPC Emily Asencio CCJ/SOC 2022 2023 Office  
Standing Committee Chairs FSAC Richard Whitkus Bio 2022 2023 Office  
Standing Committee Chairs SAC Karen Thompson/Martha Shott Bus/Math 2022 2023 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.

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SDS Membership 2022-2023

Position School/Area Incumbent Dept Elect Date End of Term Method By
Chair   Lisel Murdock-Perriera Edu 2022 2023 elected committee
Member Arts & Humanities  Kim Mieder Music 2022 2025 elected School
Member Business & Economics Aidong Hu BUS 2022 2025 elected School
Member Education Lisel Murdock-Perriera EDU 2020 2023 elected School
Member Library - at-large 21-22 Patrick Johnson Eng 2021 2022 appointed S&F
Member Science & Technology TBD   2022 2025 elected School
Member Social Sciences Silvio Machado Counseling 2020 2023 elected School
Member SSP Erika Black Advising 2022 2025 elected SSPs
Member  Associated Students TBD 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 2021 2024 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 Lauren Stewart       Office  
EPC Liaison   TBD   2022 2023 appointed  EPC