Commendation for David Kopplin

AS-3186-14/CSPU Pomona Delegation

WHEREAS, Professor David Kopplin has faithfully served the California State University (CSU), and specifically its campus at Pomona since 2001; and

WHEREAS, He has been a campus and a state-wide leader for more than a decade, serving on most every committee of the Academic Senate at CSU Pomona, as an Academic Senator for eight years; and

WHEREAS, He has served the Department of Music at Pomona from 2001 to present leading a period of unprecedented growth of majors, in published research and other faculty achievements, and a renewal in student club successes; and

WHEREAS, He has served on virtually every major committee in his Department, including Search, Curriculum, Personnel, Lecturer Review and Principles Oversight; and

WHEREAS, He has been a leader in research within his discipline, authoring numerous original musical works for various ensembles, peer-reviewed journal articles, literature reviews, peer-reviewed conference papers and proceedings at conferences, and supplied hundreds of program annotations for leading music ensembles and venues around the US; and

WHEREAS, He has been a curriculum development leader, paving the way for the development of the largest career track in his Department including revamping much of its curriculum and helping the program receive National Association of Schools of Music accreditation; and

WHEREAS, He has been a leader in University service, most notably as the first Faculty Associate for the Center for Faculty Development; and

WHEREAS, He has been a leader in Community service, notably as representative to the Pomona Arts Council and board member on the Santa Monica Symphony Board of Directors; and

WHEREAS, The CSU system has clearly benefited from David's work and unique skills; therefore be itt

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University (ASCSU) commend Senator Kopplin for his extraordinary service as a scholar, educator and contributions to shared governance; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the ASCSU express its deep gratitude and respect to Senator Kopplin for his time and labors and his devotion to the role of shared governance in the CSU; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the ASCSU express its thanks to Senator Kopplin for his valuable service to the ASCSU and offer its best wishes for success in his future endeavors, both professional and personal.

Approved by Acclamation – May 16, 2014




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