Academic Senate

Reports from the Standing Committees

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This Month's Issue
Front Page
Message from the ASCSU Chair
Report on the ASCSU 50th Anniversary
Reports from Standing Committees

Academic Affairs
Academic Preparation &
   Education Programs
Faculty Affairs
Fiscal & Governmental

An Update on the Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA)
Capitol Watch
Report from the Faculty Trustee
Resolution Summaries

Academic Affairs Committee

Darlene Yee-Melichar (San Francisco), Chair
With much appreciation to members of and liaisons to the Academic Affairs Committee, we completed a full agenda on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. We heard informative updates from members of systemwide committees and task forces as well as helpful reports from the CO liaisons Ken O’Donnell, Ray Murillo, and Chris Mallon. More »

Faculty Affairs Committee

Kevin Baaske (Los Angeles), Chair
At its March meeting the Faculty Affairs (FA) Committee investigated several issues important to CSU faculty.  First, we met with Associate Vice Chancellor John Swarbrick to discuss the implementation of the new state law, the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA).
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Fiscal & Governmental Affairs Committee

Praveen Soni (Long Beach), Chair
The Fiscal and Governmental Affairs (FGA) Committee met via teleconference with Judy Heiman from the Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) and engaged in productive dialogue.  The topics covered Cal Grants, State University Grants (SUGs), 120/180-unit limit, Senate Bill 440, tuition freezes, competency based exams for online courses, and the LAO’s analysis of the Governor’s proposed budget for 2013-14. More »


Academic Preparation & Programs Committee

Bob Buckley (Sacramento), Chair
No report submitted