REGARDING ACADEMIC SENATE CSU (ASCSU) GENERAL EDUCATION (GE) TASK FORCE REPORT
RESOLVED: That the SSU Academic Senate affirm that any changes in systemwide requirements for General Education in the CSU must be faculty driven, developed with full and broad consultation among the ASCSU and campus senates, and result from systemwide and campus shared governance processes that respect the role of faculty in the development and modification of curriculum as guaranteed by the Higher Education Employer-Employees Act (HEERA); and be it further
RESOLVED: That the SSU Academic Senate express serious concern about the timing of the GE Task Force Report’s release, coming only one year after EO1100R was issued by the Chancellor’s Office without adequate consultation with the ASCSU or campus senates; and be it further
RESOLVED: That the Sonoma State University (SSU) Academic Senate recommend that the Academic Senate of the California State University (ASCSU) acknowledge receipt of the ASCSU General Education Task Force Report and thank the General Education Task Force for their work; and be it further
RESOLVED: That the SSU Academic Senate recommend that the ASCSU take no further action on the report (including referral to committees); and be it further
RESOLVED: That the SSU Academic Senate urge the Board of Trustees to impose at a moratorium on consideration of changes to systemwide GE requirements until five years after the final implementation of EO 1100R; and be it further
RESOLVED: That this resolution be distributed to the Academic Senate CSU, CSU campus Academic Senates, the Board of Trustees, Chancellor Timothy White and Executive Vice Chancellor Academic and Student Affairs Loren Blanchard.