Articles of Establishment of the California State University
Institute for Teaching and Learning

AS-2239-94/AA - November 3-4, 1994

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University recommend to the Chancellor that the "Articles of Establishment of the California State University Institute for Teaching and Learning" be adopted, as follows:

*ARTICLES OF ESTABLISHMENT

OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY

INSTITUTE FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING

ARTICLE I

The name of this institute is the "California State University Institute for

Teaching and Learning."

ARTICLE II

This institute is created by the joint action and concurrence of the Academic

Senate and the Chancellor of the California State University.

ARTICLE III

The specific purposes for which this institute is formed are as follows:

The Institute for Teaching and Learning (ITL) is a California State University

System organization devoted to promoting the advancement of teaching and

learning, and faculty professional development. Its primary mission is to

provide assistance and resources in support of the highest standards of

university teaching excellence and to provide support for faculty members to

grow professionally. Under the guidance of a systemwide board, the ITL

works with CSU campuses to stimulate the interests and promote the

involvement of faculty members in improving the university teaching and

learning process and in engaging in scholarly and creative activities. The

ITL fosters and supports faculty research that contributes to effective teaching

and learning in and across the disciplines. Central to the mission of the ITL

is learning and teaching in a diverse, multicultural environment. The ITL

also works in partnership with campuses to promote the dissemination of

information regarding teaching and learning.

ARTICLE IV

This institute may be dissolved only by joint action and concurrence of

the Academic Senate and the Chancellor of the California State University.

ARTICLE V

These Articles of Establishment for the institute may be amended only by

joint action and concurrence of the Academic Senate and the Chancellor of

the California State University.

*Approved by the ITL Advisory Board, October 8, 1994

APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY -- January 19-20, 1995



 
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