What's New?

Updated February 18, 2015


Academic Senate Information

Current Events:

At the February 9, 2015 Senate meeting, the Senate discussed passed three resolutions. SS-S15-1, Sense of the Senate Resolution, Applauding Ten Successful years for the SJSU Campus Reading Program and Urging its Continued Support by Students, Faculty, and Administration (Final Reading), AS 1550, Policy Recommendation, Sound Level at Campus Events (Final Reading) sent to the President as University Policy S15-2 for approval (pending), and AS 1554, Policy Recommendation, Allocation of Assigned Time for Exceptional Levels of Service to Students, As per the CFA/CSU Collective Bargaining Agreement 2014-2017 (Final Reading), sent to the President for approval as University Policy S15-1 (pending).

The Senate received a report from Annette Nellen, Bill Campsey, and Liz Jarnigan on the Athletics Board and Athletics Programs at SJSU.  The Senate also received an Exceptional Admissions report from AVP Sharon Willey and Director Deanna Gonzalez.

Senate Elections are underway and the forms can be found on this website under the "Forms" section.

The Senate approved the Senate Calendar for 2015-2016 and it is now on the Senate website under the General Information section. 


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: