Change to the Bylaws of the Academic Senate including Section 4d.(4) Academic Preparation and Education Programs
(APEP) Committee

AS-2851-08/EX (Rev)

ATTACHMENT TO AS-2851-08/EX (Rev)

RESOLVED: That section 4a.(1)(d) read: “The Academic Preparation and Education Programs Committee”; and be it further

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of the California State University (ASCSU) amend section 4f.(4) of the currently existing bylaws [AS-2828-08/EX] of the ASCSU to read

The Academic Preparation and Education Program Committee*

The committee shall make recommendations to the Academic Senate on matters of statewide concern, including but not limited to, the following areas:

(a) matters affecting and influencing the academic preparation of students prior to
     matriculation within the CSU system;
(b) programs in the CSU that provide for the professional development of school
     teachers, administrators, and counselors;
(c) liaison relationships with CSU Colleges and Schools of Education;
(d) liaison relationships with community colleges;
(e) liaison relationships with K-12 schools;
(f) admission policies and procedures;
(g) academic entry level preparation and testing (e.g. early assessment and
     remediation efforts and math and science education);
(h) freshman level admission requirements (e.g. a-g requirements);
(i) entry level requirements (e.g. entry level math and English placement testing);
(j) outreach and recruitment programs;
(k) remedial education;
(l) transfer issues;
(m) legislation related to the education of school personnel;
(n) intersegmental efforts to improve teaching at all levels;
(o) educational Doctorate (Ed.D.) programs;
(p) state legislation having the potential impact on the CSU responsibility to educate
     school personnel;
(q) state legislation and regulations concerning the requirements for credentials under
     the jurisdiction of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing;
(r) policies and statewide activities affecting campus teacher education and other
     credential programs;
(s) such other matters as may be brought before it by the executive committee or the
     Academic Senate CSU.

; and be it further

RESOLVED: That sections 4d.(1)(z), 4d.(2)(k) and 4d.(3)(j) read the same as the new 4d.(4)(s):

“such other matters as may be brought before it by the executive committee or the Academic Senate CSU ”; and be it further

RESOLVED: The footnote for 4d.(1) and 4d.(4) shall read:

“it shall not be the function of this committee to intervene in any questions as to which courses within an approved program on any campus are proper, improper, adequate, or inadequate.”

RATIONALE: The charge of the Academic Preparation and Education Programs (APEP) committee logically should extend to matters affecting and influencing the academic preparation of students prior to matriculation within the CSU system and, programs in the CSU that provide for the professional development of school teachers, administrators, and counselors.

Approved Unanimously May 8-9, 2008



 
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