What's New?

Updated April 7, 2015


Academic Senate Information

Current Events:

At the April 7, 2015 Senate meeting, the Senate passed three resolutions. SS-S15-3, Sense of the Senate Resolution, In Support of AS-3197-14, The Need for a Comprehensive California State University Policy on Academic Freedom, AS 1556, Policy Recommendation, Prerequisite for Writing Skills Test (WST), and AS 1558, Policy Recommendation, Academic Standards:  Probation and Disqualification.

The Senate received a report from Senator Pat Backer regarding the outcome of the 2015-2016 Senate Elections, a Report on Diversity in Hiring and Retention of faculty by AVP Elna Green, and a brief presentation and handout on LOFT from Bruce Reynolds.


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: