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ISSUE 9 / April 2014

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Diana Guerin, Chair of the Academic Senate, highlights the collaborative nature of many of the Senate’s current projects. More »


Reports From the Standing Committees

Chairs of the ASCSU’s committees—Christine Miller of Academic Affairs (AA), Denise Fleming of Academic Preparation and Education Programs (APEP), Manzar Foroohar of Faculty Affairs (FA), and Praveen Soni of Fiscal and Governmental Affairs (FGA)—report on committee work underway and plans for the future. More »
Report of the Faculty Trustee
Trustee Steven Stepanek’s perspective on the last Board meeting. More »
Op-Ed (Karen Davis–ASCSU Senator, Monterey Bay)
On the paradox of lecturers in the CSU: What does it mean to be the “temporary,” yet permanent, majority? More »
Capitol Watch
Legislative specialist Tom Krabacher sorts out what to watch for in spring in Sacramento—when everything in the legislature starts heating up, just like the weather. More »

Bookmarks: A Handy list of URLs worth keeping on your desktop for future reference


The Faculty to Faculty Newsletter editor welcomes op-ed pieces, letters to the editor, and suggestions for “Bookmarks” and “Book List.” Please send to Include your name, campus affiliation, and best email address. We reserve the right to edit submissions for length and clarity.


Resolution Summaries

At the March plenary, the ASCSU passed seven resolutions and one commendation. Eight more will be acted upon at the May plenary session. Summaries of these are provided. More »
Upcoming 2014 ASCSU Meeting Dates
May 14 - ASCSU Standing Committee meetings
May 15-16 - ASCSU Plenary
May 16 - ASCSU Organizational Meeting and election of 2014-15 officers
Coming in 2014 - Thursday & Friday, November 13-14:
The Academic Conference and Retreat in Long Beach immediately following the Board of Trustees meeting, Thursday through Friday, November 13-14, hosted by Chancellor Timothy P. White.



The Academic Senate of the California State University (ASCSU) is the official voice of faculty in matters of systemwide concern and provides the means to engage in shared governance as recognized by state law.

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