Reaffirmation Of Faculty Curricular Prerogatives

AS-2227-94/AA - September 9, 1994

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University support the concerns about the infringement of faculty responsibility for curricular issues expressed by the Monterey Bay Faculty Advisory Committee (MBFAC) as stated by Senator Gene Dinielli in the memorandum of September 7, 1994, to Senior Vice Chancellor Peter Hoff, Academic Affairs; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate CSU reaffirm the basic principle articulated in the Principles and Policies: Papers of the ASCSU (pp 51-57), that the faculty has the primary responsibility for curricular decisions such as course and program development, General Education requirements, and recruitment decisions affecting curriculum; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the chair of the Academic Senate CSU advise Senior Vice Chancellor Peter Hoff, and others as appropriate, of the existence of Trustee policy that gives primary responsibility for the educational functions of the CSU to faculty [Report of the Board of Trustees Ad Hoc Committee on Governance, Collegiality, and Responsibility in the California State University adopted by the Board of Trustees, CSU, September 1985, as published in Principles and Policies: Papers of the Academic Senate CSU, 1988 (pp 61-62)].RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University support the concerns about the infringement of faculty responsibility for curricular issues expressed by the Monterey Bay Faculty Advisory Committee (MBFAC) as stated by Senator Gene Dinielli in the memorandum of September 7, 1994, to Senior Vice Chancellor Peter Hoff, Academic Affairs; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate CSU reaffirm the basic principle articulated in the Principles and Policies: Papers of the ASCSU (pp 51-57), that the faculty has the primary responsibility for curricular decisions such as course and program development, General Education requirements, and recruitment decisions affecting curriculum; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the chair of the Academic Senate CSU advise Senior Vice Chancellor Peter Hoff, and others as appropriate, of the existence of Trustee policy that gives primary responsibility for the educational functions of the CSU to faculty [Report of the Board of Trustees Ad Hoc Committee on Governance, Collegiality, and Responsibility in the California State University adopted by the Board of Trustees, CSU, September 1985, as published in Principles and Policies: Papers of the Academic Senate CSU, 1988 (pp 61-62)].

APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY -- September 9, 1994



 
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