Academic Senate


November 5, 2003

3:00 p.m. - BC214


Members Present: Barbara Bell, Susan Broderick, Gary Carroll, Jim Chesher, Esther Frankel, Jack Friedlander, Michelle Fulton, Tom Garey, Peter Haslund (Chair), Kim Monda, Kathy O¹Connor, Peter Rojas, Lana Rose, Jan Schultz, Sheri Shields, Bob Stockero, Sonia Zuniga-Lomeli.


Member Absent: Tom Mahoney,


Guests: Christopher Bates, Randy Bublitz, Stephen DaVega, Erika Endrijonas, Dolores Howard, Barbara Lindemann, Kathy McGuire, Patricia Nunez, Betty Pazich, Mangai Pitchai, The Channels, Marilynn Spaventa, Gail Tennen, Jack Ullom, Laura Welby, Joe White



1.0           CALL TO ORDER


                  1.1          Approval of Minutes


M/S/C Approval of October 29, 2003, supplementary Academic Senate meeting Minutes (Carroll/Chesher) Unanimous


1.2           Proposed policy change would allow for the use of banked TLUs to support an intentional underload. Request was made for additional formatting and cleanup of policy #1914, which was distributed at the start of the meeting.


By unanimous consent it was agreed to return Policy #1914 ³Underloads and Overloads (Unbalanced Loads)² as an action item for our next meeting, 11/12/03.



2.0           ACTION


2.1           College Calendar, 2004-2005.  Four (previously distributed) options available. 


M/S/C To adopt Academic Calendar Option #2 for year 2004-2005 (Garey/Rose) 1 nay. See adopted calendar following item 2.2 vote.


2.2           Question related to approved calendar: Should we adopt February 11 or February 18 as Lincoln¹s Day Holiday?


M/S/C To approve Feb. 11 as Lincoln¹s Day Holiday generating two 3-day weekends in February (Rose/O¹Connor) 1 nay, 1 abstention.


                  Adopted Calendar

Fall 2004

Option 2

Spring 2005

Option 2

Scheduled Faculty Flex

Aug. 26-27

Scheduled Faculty Flex

Jan. 20-21

Semester Begins

Aug. 30

Semester Begins

Jan. 24

Labor Day

Sept. 6

Lincoln¹s Day Holiday

Feb. 11

Veteran¹s Day

Nov. 12

Washington¹s Day Holiday

Feb. 21


Nov. 25-27

Spring Break

Mar. 28-Apr. 2

Last Day of Instruction

Dec. 11

Last Day of Instruction

May 14

Final Exams

Dec. 13-18

Final Exams

May 16-21

Fall Semester Ends

Dec. 18


May 20

Winter Vacation

Dec. 20-Jan 19

Spring Semester Ends

May 21



3.0           HEARINGS


3.1           Faculty New/Replacement Positions were heard by the Academic Senate.

Change in hearing roster: Assistant Dean Betty Pazich, presented the Cosmetology replacement request.


3:15 p.m.



Bates (pgs 3-14)

3:25 p.m.



White (pgs 15-19)

3:35 p.m.



Lindemann (pgs 20-26)

3:45 p.m.



Fair-Paz Pazich (pgs 27-29)

3:55 p.m.



McGuire (pgs 30-31)

4:05 p.m.



Welby (pgs 32-34)

4:15 p.m.



Bublitz (pgs 35-38)

4:25 p.m.



Howard (pgs 39-45)

4:35 p.m.


English Skills

Brody (pgs 46-53)


After the presenters were heard a request was made to specify the full-time Faculty obligation numbers once more.


21 total positions need to be filled

  9 approved by Senate, 10/22/03

12 positions remain to be filled


A request was made for current and corrected data in support of faculty position requests. 



4.0           ADJOURNMENT - meeting adjourned at 5:00 p.m.