2013-14 Senate Actions

TABLE OF CONTENTS
      I.        Senate Record
      II.      Senate Resolutions
      III.     Program Proposals
      IV.      Program Reviews
      V.       Committee Appointments - Senate
      VI.      Committee Appointments - University


I.  SENATE RECORD

Meeting
Dates

Agendas
and Minutes

Senate Action Memo
to  the President (SAM)   

President's
Action Memo (PAM)   

August 28, 2013

Agenda
Minutes

9/9/13

9/13/13

September 5, 2013

Agenda
Minutes

9/9/13

9/13/13

September 19, 2013

Agenda
Minutes

9/23/13

9/26/13

October 3, 2013

Agenda
Minutes

10/4/13

10/8/13

October 17, 2013

Agenda
Minutes

10/18/13

10/24/13

October 31, 2013

Agenda
Minutes

11/7/13

11/14/13

November 7, 2013

No meeting - Livingston Lecture

November 14, 2013

Agenda
Minutes
 

11/15/13

11/20/13

November 21, 2013

Agenda
Minutes

11/25/13

12/2/13

December 5, 2013

Agenda
Minutes

12/18/13

1/6/14

December 12, 2013

Agenda
Minutes

12/18/13

1/6/14

January 30, 2014

Agenda
Minutes

February 6, 2014

Agenda
Minutes

2/21/14

February 13, 2014

Agenda
Minutes

3/11/14

February 20, 2014

Agenda
Minutes

3/11/14

March 13, 2014

Agenda
Minutes

3/17/14

March 20, 2014

Agenda
Minutes

April 3, 2014

Agenda
Minutes

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II. SENATE RESOLUTIONS


FS #

Item

Senate
Action
President's
Action

FS 13/14-03/EX

Electronic Voting Procedures 2013-2014 AY
Endorsement Of

Carried
8/28/13

No action
required.

FS 13/14-07/EX  

2012-13 Instructional Program Priorities (IPP) Workgroup Recommendations, Receipt Of,
August 28, 2013

Carried
8/28/13

No action
required.

FS 13/14-08/EX

2012-13 Instructional Program Priorities (IPP) Workgroup Commendation and Thanks

Carried
8/28/13    

Appreciation of
Workgroup
9/13/13

FS 13/14-09/EX

2012-13 Impaction Taskforce Recommendations, Receipt Of, August 28, 2013

Carried
8/28/13

No action
required.

FS 13/14-10/EX

2012-13 Impaction Taskforce Commendation and Thanks

Carried
8/28/13

Appreciation of
Taskforce
9/13/13

FS 13/14-11/FLR

Parliamentarian - Thomas Krabacher, Geography Term 2013-2014

Carried
8/28/13

No Action
Required

FS 13/14-13/EX

Faculty Senate Standing Rules

Carried
9/19/13

No action
required

FS 13/14-16/CPC/EX    

e-Learnign Policy, Amendment Of

Carried
10/3/13

Approved
10/8/13

FS 13/14-17/GSPC/EX      

Modification In or Deletion of Existing Programs, Amendment Of

Carried
10/3/13

Action
Requested
1/13/14

FS 13/14-18/EX

Program Impaction Policy, Revision of FS 12/13-27/EX (November 1, 2012) General Policies For: 

Carried
1/30/14

FS 13/14-26/CPC/EX

Academic Program Review, Amendment of Policies:
FS 02-03/CPC/EX; FS 02-04/CPC/EX;
FS 03-57/CPC/EX; FS 04-13/CPC/EX:
(FSA000010.htm)

Carried
10/31/13

Approved
11/14/13

FS 13/14-27/EX

Service Learning Course Designation and Subcommittee Establishment Of, Referral to Curriculum Policies Committee   

Carried
9/19/13

No action
required

FS 13/14-28/EX/FL 

Correspondence from President Gonzalez Reaffirming All Existing UARTP Policy, Receipt and Acknowledgement Of   

Carried
9/19/13

Acknowledged
9/26/13

FS 13/14-32/EX 

Academic Program Review Manual, Adoption Of Referral back to PROC to allow for the language regarding Program Review Team appointments to be incorporated into the manual.

Carried
10/31/13

No action
required.

FS 13/14-32/EX

Academic Program Review Manual, Adoption Of

Carried
11/14/13

Approved
11/20/13

FS 13/14-33/FL

Resolution Regarding the Appointment of a Faculty Trustee to the CSU Board of Trustees

Carried
10/3/13

Received
10/8/13

FS 13/14-41/CPC/EX

Program for Bachelor Of Arts/Bachelor Of  Science: Special Major,
Amendment Of: (FSP00020.htm)

Carried
2/6/14

Approved
2/21/14

FS 13/14-42a/FL

Policy on Instructional Program Priorities (IPP):
Academic Planning, Resource Allocation and
Enrollment Management, Elimination Of

Carried
12/5/13

Taken Under
Consideration
1/6/14

FS 13/14-43/EX

Academic Resource Allocation Decision Making Task Force Establishment Of

Carried
12/12/13

Acknowledged
1/6/14

FS 13/14-53/EX

Program Impaction Biological Sciences Undergraduate Major,
Approval Of

Carried
12/5/13

Noted
1/6/14

FS 13/14-55/FL

ASCSU Recommendation to Amend Title 5 to Establish Appropriate Units Limits for Engineering Degrees, AS-3158-13/AA, Endorsement of Sentiments Expressed

Carried
12/12/13

No action
required.

 FS 13/14-58/AITC/EX

Policy on the Scheduling, Assignment, and Evaluation of University, College and Department Computer Labs at Sacramento State, Establishmenet of

Carried
2/13/14

FS 13/14-59/GE/GEPC/EX

General Education Assessment Policy, Amendment of FS 04-28

Carried
3/13/14

Approved
3/17/14

FS 13/14-73/GE/GRPC/EX

General Education Area D Learning Outcomes, Revision

Carried
2/20/14

Approved
3/11/14

FS 13/14-80/GSPC/EX

Credit Hour Policy Amendment of FS 12/13-142/CPC/GSPC/EX

Carried
3/20/14

FS 13/14-81/EX

Students Not Applying for Graduation Who Have Completed Baccalaureate Degree Requirements Policy and Procedures, Revision of

Carried
3/20/14

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III.  PROGRAM PROPOSALS

 

College of Arts and Letters

FS #

Item

Senate
Action

President's
Action

FS 13/14-04/EX

College of Arts and Letters
BA in Art: Art History Concentration Program   

Carried
8/28/13  

Approved
9/13/13

FS 13/14-12/CPC/EX  

College of Arts and Letters
BA in Arts and Letters Program Proposal

Carried
10/3/13

Approved
10/8/13

 

College of Business Administration

FS #

Item

Senate
Action

President's
Action

FS 13/14-65/EX

College of Business Administration
MS in Accountancy   

Carried
2/13/14

Approved
3/11/14

College of Education

FS #

Item

Senate
Action

President's
Action

FS 13/14-50/EX

College of Education
Child Developmenet Major B Pre-major (PCHS)

Carried
12/5/13

Approved
1/6/14

FS 13/14-51/EX

College of Education
MA in Child Development
(concentration in Applied Settings)

Carried
12/5/13 

Approved
1/6/14

FS 13/14-52/EX

College of Education
MA in Child Development
(concentration in Theory and Research)   

Carried
12/5/13

Approved
1/6/14

 

College of Engineering and Computer Science

FS #

Item

Senate
Action

President's
Action

FS 13/14-36/EX

College of Engineering and Computer Science
Bachelor of Science in Electrical and
Electronic Engineering

Carried
10/17/13   

Approved
10/24/13

 

College of Health and Human Services

FS #

Item

Senate
Action

President's
Action

FS 13/14-02

College of Health and Human Services
Master of Social Work

Carried
8/28/13  

Approved
9/13/13

FS 13/14-66

College of Health and Human Services 
BS in Athletic Training

Carried
2/13/14

Approved
3/11/14

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

FS #

Item

Senate
Action

President's
Action

FS 13/14-37/EX   

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics   
BS in Physics

Carried
10/17/13  

Approved
10/24/13

FS 13/14-67/EX 

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics   
BS in Biological Sciences, Concentration in Forensic Biology

Carried
2/13/14

Approved
3/11/14

College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies

FS #

Item

Senate
Action

President's
Action

FS 13/14-69/EX   

College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies  
BA in Family and Consumer Sciences, Concentration in Fashion Merchandising and Design

Carried
2/13/14 

Approved
3/11/14

FS 13/14-70/EX 

College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies  
BA in Family and Consumer Sciences, Concentration in Family Studies

Carried
2/13/14 

Approved
3/11/14

FS 13/14-71/EX 

College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies  
MA in Psychology

Carried
2/13/14

Approved
3/11/14

FS 13/14-75/EX 

College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies  
Family and Consumer Sciences, Single Subject Matter Program-Home Economics Education

Carried
2/20/14

Approved
3/11/14

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IV.  PROGRAM REVIEWS

 

FS #

Item

Senate
Action

President's
Action

No program reviews to date.                                                                            

V.  COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS - SENATE

FS #

Senate Committees

Senate
Action

President's
Action

FS 13/14-05/EX  

Curriculum Policies Committee
•  John Ingram, Mathematics/Statistics
       Term - Fall 2013

Carried
8/28/13

No Action
Required

FS 13/14-48/EX

Pedagogy Enhancement Awards Committee
•  Molly Dugan, Communication Studies (A&L) 
      Term 2013-2016  
•  Ramzi Mahmood, Civil Engineering (ECS)
      Term 2013-2016

Carried
12/5/13 

No Action
Required

FS 13/14-84/EX

Academic Resource Allocation Decision Making Task Force
• Brad Buchanan, English (A&L)
• Jenny Stark, Communication Studies (A&L)
• Martha Wilson, Marketing & Chain Management (CBA)
• Tim Marbach, Mechanical Engineering (ECS)
• Susan Baker, Teaching Credentials (EDU)
• Karen Davis O’Hara, Undergraduate Studies (EDU)
• Kath Pinch, RPTA (HHS)
• Seunghee Wie, Family and Consumer Sciences (SSIS)

Carried
3/20/14

 

FS 13/14-86/EX

Committee on Committees Election

Executive Committee Members:
• Janet Hecsh, Chair (Undergraduate Studies, EDU)
• Reza Peigahi, Vice Chair (Library)
• Todd Migliaccio, APC Chair (Sociology, SSIS)
• Sue Holl, FPC Chair (Mechanical Engineering, ECS)
• Stephanie Biagetti, CPC Chair (Teaching Credentials, EDU)
• Dana Kivel, GE/GRPC Chair (RPTA, HHS)
• Tracy Hamilton, GSPC Chair (Mathematics & Statistics, NSM)
• Beth Strasser, At-large Member (Anthropology, NSM)
• Jeff Dym, At-large Member (History, A&L)
• John Ingram, At-large Member (Mathematics & Statistics, NSM)
• Tony Sheppard, At-large Member (RPTA, HHS)

Senior Student Services Senator: Raquel Quirarte
Senior Library Senator: Reza Peigahi
College Representatives:
• Bradley Nystrom, Humanities & Religious Studies, A&L
• Boniface Michael, Management, CBA
• Deidre Sessoms, Undergraduate Studies, EDU
• John Johnston, Civil Engineering, ECS
• Dimitri Bogazianos, Criminal Justice, HHS
• Lisa Hammersley, Geology, NSM
• Ta-Chen Wang, Economics, SSIS

Carried
3/20/14

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VI.  COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS - UNIVERSITY


FS#

University Committees

Senate
Action

President's
Action

FS 13/14-90/EX

Academic Program Review Team Chairs Pool
• Brian Baker, Ethnic Studies (SSIS)
• Susan Crawford, Chemistry (NSM)
• Kimberly Gordon Biddle, Child Development (EDU)
• Janet Hecsh, Education (EDU)
• Greg Kim-Ju, Psychology (SSIS)
• Jennifer Lundmark, Biological Sciences (NSM)
• Tom Pyne, Philosophy (A&L)
• Raghuraman Trichur,  Anthropology (SSIS)
• Lindy Valdez, Kinesiology & Health Science (HHS)
• Mark Williams, Communication Studies (A&L)
• Joe Zhou, Library

2/6/14

FS 13/14-64/EX

Administrative Review Committee
• Linda Roberts, Chemistry (NSM)
     Term: 2014 – 2017
• Bernice Bass de Martinez, Foreign Languages (A&L)
     Term: 2014 – 2017.

Carried
2/6/14

Approved
2/21/14

FS 13/14-06/EX  

Alcohol Advisory Council
•  Mitch Numark, History
      Term 2013-2015
•  Sue Escobar, Criminal Justice
      Term: 2013-2015

Carried
8/28/13


Accepted
9/13/13


FS 13/14-31/EX   

Alcohol Advisory Council
•  Susan Taylor, Social Work (HHS)
      Term: 2013-2014                                                            

Carried
10/3/13

Approved
10/8/13 

FS 13/14-24/EX   

ASI Board - Faculty Representative
•  Reza Peigahi, Library
      Term: 2013-2014

Carried
9/19/13

No action
required.

FS 13/14-62/EX

ASI Election Complaint Committee 
•  Mitchell Numark, History (A&L)
      Term: 2014-2015

Carried
2/6/14

FS 13/14-77/EX

Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science Selection Advisory Committee 
The Faculty Senate recommends appointment of any one of the following three faculty members to serve as a Faculty-at-Large representative on the Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science Selection AdvisoryCommittee.
•  Susan Crawford, Chemistry (NSM)
•  Marilyn Jones, Criminal Justice (HHS)
•  David Zeigler, Mathematics and Statistics (NSM)

Carried
3/13/14

Acknowledged
3/17/14

FS 13/14-78/EX

Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies Selection Advisory Committee 
The Faculty Senate recommends appointment of any one of the following two faculty members to serve as a Faculty-at-Large representative on the Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies Selection Advisory Committee.
•  Julian Heather, English (A&L)
•  Ernesst Uwazie, Criminal Justice (HHS)

Carried
3/13/14

Acknowledged
3/17/14

FS 13/14-35/EX    

Diversity Awards Committee
•  Su Jin Jez, Public Policy and Administration (SSIS)
      Term: 2013-2015
•  Yvette Farmer, Criminal Justice (HHS)
      Term: 2013-2015
•  Michele Foss Snowden, Communication Studies (A&L)   
      Term: 2013-2015

Carried
10/17/13



Approved
10/24/13



FS 13/14-63/EX

Diversity Awards Committee
• Joseph Palermo, History (A&L)
      Term: 2014-2015

Carried
2/6/14

Approved
2/21/14

FS 13/14-20/EX     





  

Grade Appeal Panels Pool
•  Emily Wickelgren, Psychology (SSIS)
      Term: 2013-2016
•  Russell Loving, Criminal Justice (HHS)
      Term: 2013-2016
•  Elisabeth Liles, Counselor Education (EDU)
      Term: 2013-2016

Carried
9/5/13



Accepted
9/13/13



FS 13/14-46/EX

Honorary Doctorate Committee
•  Jaqueline Irwin, Communication Studies (A&L)  
      Term: 2013-2016

Carried
11/14/13

Approved
11/20/13

FS 13/14-23/EX

Instructionally Related Activities Committee
•  Kristin Kiesel, Economics (SSIS)
       Term: 2013-2014
•  Deborah Metzger, Library
       Term: 2013-2014

Carried
9/19/13

Approved
9/26/13


FS 13/14-06/EX

Multi-Cultural Center (MCC) Advisory Council
•  Michael Vann, History
      Term: 2013-2015

Carried
8/28/13

Accepted
9/13/13

FS 13/14-30/EX

President's Committee To Review the Grade Appeal Policy
The Faculty Senate recommends the following pool of faculty for appointment to the President's Committee to review the Grade Appeal Policy (see minutes for complete action language)
•  Susan Crawford, Chemistry (NSM)
•  William Dillon, Government (SSIS)
•  Sue Escobar, Criminal Justice (HHS) APC Member
•  John La Rocco, Management (CBA)
•  Jim Wanket, Geography (NSM)

Carried
10/3/13



Acknowledged
10/8/13

Committee
Appointment
Letter
10-10-13

FS 13/14-06/EX

Sacramento State Alumni Association - Board of Directors
•  Tracy Hamilton, Mathematics/Statistics (NSM)
       Term: 2013-2014

Carried
8/28/13

Accepted
9/13/13

FS 13/14-39/EX

Strategic Planning Committee
•  Tracy Hamilton, Mathematics/Statistics (NSM)
       Term: 2013-2016
•  Deidre Sessoms, Undergraduate (EDU)
       Term: 2013-2016

Carried
10/17/13

Approved
10/24/13

FS 13/14-47/EX

Student Housing Advisory Committee
•  Corey Shanbrom, Mathematics and Statistics (NSM)                              
       Term: 2013-2014

Carried
11/21/13
 

Approved
12/2/13

FS 13/14-44/EX

Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC)
•  Thomas Pyne, Philosophy (A&L)
      Term: Nov 2013-Dec 2016

Carried
11/14/13

Approved by
VP/CFO Lee
11/19/13

FS 13/14-06/EX            

 UEI Bookstore Advisory Council
•  Jennifer Ware, Library
       Term: 2013-2015
 

Carried
8/28/13

Accepted
9/13/13

FS 13/14-22/EX

University Budget Advisory Committee (UBAC)
The Faculty Senate recommends appointment of one of the following faculty members to the University Budget Advisory Committee.
•  Deidre Sessoms, Teacher Education (EDU)
       Term: 2013-2016
•  Chris Taylor, Physics and Astronomy (NSM)
       Term: 2013-2016
•  Sue Holl, Mechanical Engineering (ECS)
       Term: 2013-2016

Carried
9/19/13

Acknowledged
9/26/13

FS 13/14-76/EX

University Committee for Persons with Disabilities 
•  Frank Lily, Undergraduate Studies (EDU)
      Term: 2014-2015

Carried
2/20/14

Approved
3/11/14

FS 13/14-60/EX

University ASI Appellate Council
•  Sylvester Bowie, Social Work (HHS)
      Term: 2014-2015

Carried
1/30/14

FS 13/14-82/EX

Vice Provost of Academic Affairs Selection Advisory Committee
The Faculty Senate recommends appointment of five of the following faculty member to serve as Faculty-At-Large representatives on the Vice Provost of Academic Affairs Selection Committee.

•  Chris Bellon, Philosophy (A&L)
•  Edith LeFebvre, Communication Studies (A&L)
•  Julian Heather, English (A&L)
•  Frank Lily, Undergraduate Studies (EDU)
•  Dana Kivel, RPTA (HHS)
•  Amy Liu, Sociology (SSIS)
•  Samantha Hens, Anthropology (SSIS)

      

Carried
3/20/14

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