Commendation of Dr. Diana Guerin


WHEREAS, Dr. Diana Guerin is a self-proclaimed product of public higher education in California, holding degrees from Santa Ana College, California State University Long Beach, California State University Fullerton, and the University of California Los Angeles; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Guerin returned to her alma mater CSU Fullerton to serve students in the
best teacher-scholar tradition; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Guerin has served with great distinction as a member of CSU Fullerton’s Academic Senate from 1993 - 2014, as a member of the CFA Fullerton chapter Executive Board from 1998 - 2013, and on the Academic Senate of the California State University (ASCSU) from 2004-2014; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Guerin served as Chair of the ASCSU from 2012-2014; and

WHEREAS, Chair Guerin met numerous “hair on fire” moments in her tenure as Chair with grace, aplomb and an unwavering commitment to the primacy of the faculty voice on matters of curriculum; and

WHEREAS, Chair Guerin made frequent use of her expertise in developmental psychology, assisting all around her as they sought to grow and respond effectively to the challenges that faced them; and

WHEREAS, Chair Guerin has ably guided the ASCSU toward a more active and influential
role in the public policy arena; and

WHEREAS, Chair Guerin represented, with great dignity, the entire faculty of the CSU in the challenging process of interfacing with a changing system-wide administration; and

WHEREAS, Chair Guerin has remained steadfast in her devotion to ensuring that a quality
higher education be available to all students in the CSU; and

WHEREAS, Chair Guerin has served as a model of collegial interaction for her colleagues; and

WHEREAS, Diana Guerin ends her term as Chair having met her aspirational goal to leave the ASCSU in better position than when she took office; therefore be it

RESOLVED: That the ASCSU, on behalf of the 23,000 faculty of the CSU, thank Chair Guerin for her selfless devotion to the California State University system and her tireless efforts to accurately represent the faculty; and be it further

RESOLVED:That the ASCSU recognize Diana Guerin for her extraordinary commitment to higher education in the state of California; and be it finally

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University wish Diana Guerin well in her future endeavors and now rise to demonstrate their gratitude with a sincere, and most-deserved, standing ovation.

Approved by Acclamation – May 16, 2014




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