California State University  
Faculty to Faculty banner

Number 13 / April 2016

image for chair message

Springtime in the CSU includes a wide array of activities, both on the campuses and at the system level.  This report highlights current issues and provides very brief reports on a wide variety of system level activities. More »


Reports From the 2015-2016 Standing Committees

The Academic Senate has four Standing Committees: Academic Affairs, Academic Preparation and Education Programs, Faculty Affairs, and Fiscal and Governmental Affairs. These Committees met face-to-face on March 2, 2016, and the Chairs offer summaries of their past and future actions. More »

Report of the Faculty Trustee
Steven Stepanek serves as the representative of CSU faculty on the Board of Trustees. He offers his unique perspective on the items discussed with the Board and on the actions taken at the March 2016 Board meeting. More »

General Education Advisory Committee (GEAC)
The Chancellor’s General Education Advisory Committee consists of CSU and California Community College (CCC) faculty and administration. Its purpose is to recommend policies to the CSU Chancellor that will help to smooth transfer from CCC to CSU. More »
California State University Emeritus & Retired Faculty Association (CSU ERFA)
Harold Goldwhite - CSU ERFA Liaison to the Academic Senate CSU, offers valuable insight to this valued faculty organization. More »
Capitol Watch
Legislative Specialist Mark Wheeler share the 2016 bill status of those bills identified as of interest to the ASCSU. More »
Senator Spotlight
Faculty-to-Faculty talks to Kate Esposito, Professor of Special Education (CSU Dominguez Hills) More »


For Faculty to Faculty Newsletter comments, suggestions or submissions, please email Darlene Yee-Melichar (San Francisco State University). Include your name, campus affiliation, and best email address. We reserve the right to edit submissions for length and clarity.


ASCSU Resolutions

At the March 2016 plenary, the ASCSU passed several resolutions. Summaries of these are provided by Senator Catherine Nelson (Sonoma)
More »
ASCSU Calendar Dates for
April 7 - Meeting of the Council of Campus Academic Senate Chairs
April 8 - Standing Committee Interim Meetings
April 12 - Fiscal & Governmental Affairs Committee Legislative Days
May 18 - Standing Committee meetings
May 19-20 - Plenary
May 20 - Organizational Meeting and election of 2016-17 ASCSU officers.



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.

Newsletter produced by the Academic Senate of the CSU. Please email any comments or questions to Tracy Butler. Previous issues can be accessed in the archive. Subscribe or unsubscribe here.