What's New?

Updated March 17, 2015


Academic Senate Information

Current Events:

At the March 2, 2015 Senate meeting, the Senate discussed passed two resolutions. SS-S15-2, Sense of the Senate Resolution, Expressing Concern Regarding SB 850 (Final Reading), AS 1552, Policy Recommendation, Leaves of Absences for Students (Final Reading) sent to the President as University Policy S15-3, pending approval.

The Senate received a report from Senator Pat Backer regarding Project Succeed, SJSU Title III , Strengthening Institutions Grant

Senate Elections are underway in the Colleges of H&A and CASA.  


Opportunities for University Service

  • Serving on a Senate committee is an excellent way to get involved and we encourage you to find a committee focused on issues of importance to you, whether it be faculty affairs/professional standards, instruction and student affairs, research, facilities, or program development and assessment. 
  • Please check the list of current senate committee vacancies.  If you are interested, please contact your college rep for the Committee on Committees to learn about appointment and/or election procedures.



Recent Senate Policies (Academic Year 2014-2015):

Policies passed by the Senate and Signed into University policy by President Qayoumi:



Senate Management Resolutions Passed by the Senate:


Sense of the Senate Resolutions Passed by the Senate: