University Senate Meeting Agenda, 1/26/2021

Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 3:00-5:00 pm, Virtual Meeting ID: 970 9341 9142

 Welcome and Opening Mixers

1.        Announcement of Proxies

2.        Approval of and Adoption of Agenda

3.        Review of Community Participation Options

4.        Approval of Minutes from the Meeting of December 15, 2020

5.        Reports, Announcements, and Communications of the Chair

                    i.   Special Welcome to Dr. Elavie Ndura, AVP, ODEI; Ken Rainey, ASC, CEEGE, Interim Staff Senator

                    ii.  21-22 Shared Governance Recruiting - Senate Leadership Support

                    iii. Chair's written report

6.        Reports of Standing Committees, Statewide Senators, and Ex-officio Members 

                    i.  Written reports

7.        Consent Calendar from the Integrated Curriculum Committee - No items

                    i.   Instructions for Accessing Curriculog

8.        General Consent Calendar – No items

9.        TIME CERTAIN: 3:15-3:30 PM – Open Forum for the Campus Community

                    i.   Open Forum Procedures 

10.       Chair, University Policies Committee Election by the University Senate (Bylaws 11.82)

                    i.   Nominee: Senator Jayne McGuire

11.       Sense of the Senate Resolution on a Decline to Act Statement on Chancellor’s Office

            Changes to CSU General Education Breadth Requirements (17-20/21-EX – January 26, 2021)

12.       BREAK OUT: Input on University Senate Action and Discussion, Spring 2021 Agendas

                    i.   Google Form

                    ii.  20-21 University Senate List of Possible, Completed, and Tabled Actions

13.       TIME CERTAIN: 4:30-4:40 PM – Diverse Male Scholar Initiative

                    i.   Abraham Neri: CRGS, Fellow to the Diverse Male Scholar Initiative

                    ii.  Benicio Benavides-Garb: Int'l Studies; French & Francophone Studies, Fellow to the Diverse Male Scholar Initiative

                    iii.  Douglas Smith: Coordinator, African American Center for Academic Excellence

                    iv.  Devon Hernandez: Special Consultant to the Diverse Male Scholar Initiative

                    v.   Fernando Paz: Coordinator, El Centro Académico Cultural