I. Call to Order: President Liz Estrella called the meeting to order at
Senators & Officers Present: Liz Estrella, Jennifer Fellguth, Kelly Locke, Phil Adams, Aurora Méndez, Leticia Contreras, Dan Petersen, Jeff Roth, Peggy Mayfield, Theresa Carbajal, Mark Weber
Guests Present: Maria Michael, Margie Wiebusch
II. Adoption of the Agenda: J. Fellguth moved approval, P. Adams seconded.
III. Approval of the Minutes: None.
IV. Public Comments: None.
V. President’s Report: President Estrella distributed copies of the Academic Senate’s constitution and bylaws along with several accreditation papers. She reported on the August 2, 2005 Board of Trustees meeting that she attended, noting the acceptance of a NSF grant for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP), and the ratification of an MOU between the Foundation of CSUMB and Hartnell to hire a consultant to conduct a feasibility study for development an A.A. to Master’s Degree Direct Entry Nursing Program. President Estrella also reported on the statewide “Equity for All” program that both Lourdes Villarreal and Chris Myers serve on, the Faculty Leadership Institute she attended in June, and she stressed the importance of faculty involvement in accreditation and in development of student learning outcomes measures and assessments. The Senate’s Accomplished Goals from 2003-2004, and the Goals for 2004-2005 were distributed. At the next Senate meeting goals for 2005-2006 will be discussed.
VI. First Vice President’s Report: None.
VII. Committee Reports: Most committees have not met yet; some committees meet infrequently. Some comments about the committees were offered: Steering: Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday at
Budget: P. Adams is a member. Meetings have been few and often during the summer;
Faculty Hiring: Each division has a member, and there has been no meeting yet; Program & Services Review: K. Locke explained what the committee is and does;
Student Policies Review: Meetings are held on an irregular basis; Technology Planning: No meeting yet; Tenure: Meets in February.
VIII. ASHC Report: None
IX. Classified Senate Report: President Margie Wiebusch reported for the Classified Senate. She discussed the Classified Senate planning retreat, activities planned for the year, and the awarding of the Senate’s first $500 scholarship to Wini Chambliss. She also presented the idea of working with the Academic Senate on a Christmas project.
X. HCFA Report: None
XI. Action Items: None
XII. Discussion/Information Items:
XIII. Announcements: None
XIV. Academic Senate Orientation: At
XV. Adjournment: P. Adams moved to adjourn the meeting, and D. Petersen seconded his motion. The meeting was adjourned at