Commendation for Dr. Bill Eadie

AS-3260-16/San Diego State University Delegation

WHEREAS, Dr. William Eadie has served with distinction as San Diego State University representative to the Academic Senate of the California State University (ASCSU) since 2010; and

WHEREAS, During his term on the ASCSU, Bill served as Chair of the Academic Affairs Committee (2014-15), Chair of the Chancellor’s General Education Advisory Committee (2015-16), and member of the Extended Executive Committee (2014-15), Quantitative Reasoning Task Force, cademic Conference Implementation Committee, Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Policy Advisory Committee, System-wide Selection Committee, and the CSU Summer Arts Advisory Council; and

WHEREAS, Under Bill’s Chairmanship, the Academic Affairs Committee led the response to the California Community College’s (CCC) pilot baccalaureate programs, developed expectations for upper division general education courses, responded to a request for suggested revisions to the policy on student-adopted fees, and developed a report on active learning and high-impact practices within the CSU; and

WHEREAS, Under Bill’s chairmanship, the Chancellor’s General Education Advisory Committee (GEAC) recommended extension and expansion of the pilot program on alternative pathways to fulfilling the GE quantitative reasoning requirement as well as recommended the establishment of the quantitative reasoning task force; and

WHEREAS, During his tenure on the ASCSU, Bill has also served as the ASCSU’s parliamentarian, as well as simultaneously serving (for two years) as Chair of the San Diego State University Senate; and

WHEREAS, Bill continued his tireless service and demanding schedule with grace, undiminished energy, readiness to help, and a smile in spite of serious health issues; therefore be it

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University extend its heartfelt thanks to Bill Eadie for his outstanding service and commitment to the ASCSU and to the California State University; and be it finally


RESOLVED: That the ASCSU wish Bill Eadie the best of health and continued success in his prolific professional, artistic, and cultural endeavors.


Approved by Acclamation – May 20, 2016




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