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Fall 2005 Minutes

August 23
October 18
August 30
 October 25
September 6
 November 1
September 13
 November 8
September 20
 November 15
September 27--Subcommittee meetings
 November 22--No meeting
October 4
November 29
October 11--No meeting
 December 6 (rescheduled to December 13)

FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
December 13, 2005
 
Members Present:
President................................................................................. Ardon Alger
Vice President—Mathematics & Sciences................................ Cathie Keenan
Secretary/Treasurer—Language Arts....................................... Jonathan Ausubel
Business & Applied Technology............................................... Joy Haerens
Business & Applied Technology............................................... James Kerr
Health Sciences....................................................................... Renee Ketchum
Health Sciences....................................................................... Beverly Cox
Language Arts......................................................................... Melanie Olivera-La Vallee
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Karen Lyman
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Angela Sadowski
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Catherine Johnson
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Michael Fong
 
Members Absent:
Curriculum Chair..................................................................... Mary Jane Ross
Student Services...................................................................... Will Carrick
Student Services...................................................................... Monica Molina
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... TerriAnn Linn-Watson
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Bob Toister
Adjunct Senator...................................................................... Paul Buczko
 
Alternates Present:
Student Services...................................................................... Marie Boyd
 
I.     P.E.
 
II.     CALL TO ORDER
 
III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of November 29, 2005 and consent agenda were approved 12-0 as amended.
 
IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
 
V.     REPORTS
President
•  Dr. Bob Bell and Karen Sanders submitted a revised draft of the Student Discipline Form and Procedures incorporating suggestions from Senate.  President Alger distributed copies, and Senators will review it over the break and discuss when Senate reconvenes in January.
•  Academic Senate Call for Nominations—President Alger announced that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges is calling for nominations for The Stanback-Stroud Diversity Award.  This award was developed to acknowledge the work of faculty making special contributions in the area of student success for diverse students.  Each college may nominate one faculty member to receive this prestigious award, which includes a cash award of $500.  Completed applications must be received in the Academic Senate Office by 5:00 pm on Friday, February 3, 2006.  For award criteria, application, or additional information, please contact the Faculty Senate Office at extension 2443.
•  Senate sent speedy recovery wishes to Vera Dunwoody after her recent surgery.
•  Senate sent get well wishes to Michael Alexander.
 
VI.     OLD BUSINESS
·        Sabbatical Leave Request—Senate moved and approved 14-1 the sabbatical request of Marylee Requa, noting that Professor Requa will need to reapply for the second semester.
·        Professional Development Committee—Adjunct Representative—Nominations were discussed and Senate selected Denise Schulmeyer from Communications Studies to serve as the adjunct representative on the Professional Development Committee.
 
VII.     NEW BUSINESS
 
VIII.        ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
IX.       FLOOR ITEMS
Senator Ausubel asked Senators to consider over the break possibilities for a campus-wide grading policy to deal with in a serious manner students who commit acts of academic dishonesty.  District procedure aside, Senator Ausubel pointed out that students who commit the most serious acts of academic dishonesty often escape any enduring academic penalty.
 
X.    SUMMARY
 
XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 1:42 p.m.
 
                                                                       Respectfully submitted by,
 
 
                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                       Donna Walker, Recording Secretary
 
 
                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                        Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer

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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
November 29, 2005

Members Present:
President................................................................................. Ardon Alger
Vice President—Mathematics & Sciences................................ Cathie Keenan
Secretary/Treasurer—Language Arts....................................... Jonathan Ausubel
Curriculum Chair..................................................................... Mary Jane Ross
Business & Applied Technology............................................... Joy Haerens
Business & Applied Technology............................................... James Kerr
Health Sciences....................................................................... Renee Ketchum
Health Sciences....................................................................... Beverly Cox
Language Arts......................................................................... Melanie Olivera-La Vallee
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Karen Lyman
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Angela Sadowski
Student Services...................................................................... Will Carrick
Student Services...................................................................... Monica Molina
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Catherine Johnson
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Michael Fong
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... TerriAnn Linn-Watson
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Bob Toister
Adjunct Senator...................................................................... Paul Buczko

Members Absent:

Alternates Present:
Student Services...................................................................... Marie Boyd

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of November 15, 2005 and consent agenda were approved 15-0 as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
•        Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
•  Alternative Schedule Task Force (Replacement for Cindy Navaroli)
Joanne Osgood
•  Nursing ADN Instructor Screening Committee
Barbara Hindman
Wendy Maleki
Heather MacDonald
Dan Valdez Sandra Clay
Renee Ketchum
Susan Herman

 V.     REPORTS
·President
•        Senators send congratulations to Thierry Brusselle on the arrival of his first son Maximilien.
•        Outside of Service Days Pay for Faculty—CCFA has expressed concern about Senate involvement in working conditions; Senate expresses regret over any misunderstanding about shared governance issues in relation to CCFA and welcomes CCFA involvement in resolving the problems associated with pay outside of service days.
•        2004-2005 Occupational Programs Monitoring Report—The Executive Summary for the 2004-2005 Occupational Programs Monitoring Report was included in Senate packets.  President Alger pointed out that occupational/certificates programs constitute 42% of the College’s total FTES.
•        Online/Internet and Campus Network/”Z” Drive—President Alger announced that effective Spring Semester the Faculty Information Packet, Census Instructions, Forms, and other documents will be available at ChaffeyVIEW via www.chaffey.edu and on the college network via the “Z” Drive.  Also effective Spring Semester, Admissions and Records will no longer distribute PAPER copies of Admissions and Records instructions to faculty mailboxes.  If you do not have access to your computer, paper copies will be available in the Admissions Office or the Deans’ Offices upon request.  For additional information please contact Cecilia Carrera at Extension 2631.
•        December Senate Meeting—President Alger reminded Senators that their next meeting will be held at Senator Molina’s home on December 6 at 6:00 PM.
•        Governing Board—President Alger’s November Board Report was included in Senate packets.  This report detailed a number of faculty accomplishments.  Faculty members who would like to be featured in an upcoming Board Report should email pertinent information (who, what, when, where, why, and please spell out all acronyms) to ardon.alger@chaffey.edu in the Faculty Senate Office.  Please remember that incomplete reports cannot be included.  Faculty Accomplishments can now be viewed on the Faculty Senate website at http://www.chaffey.edu/facsen/announcements.html.
•        Governing Board—Enclosed with this week’s Senate packets are copies of the Governing Board’s community linkages reflecting board members’ involvement in the community during the month of September.
Vice President
•        Revision—Sabbatical Leaves: Procedures and Documentation—Vice President Keenan suggested that Sabbatical Leave Procedures and Documentation ought to be available online.  Senators directed Vice President Keenan to investigate the processes that might be used for online submission.
Curriculum
•        The Curriculum Committee has been making steady headway on the new course proposals and modifications; review of these will continue through the end of the semester.

VI.     OLD BUSINESS
·        Sabbatical Leave Requests—Senate further discussed the sabbatical proposal of Marylee Requa.  After rather extensive discussion, Senate has asked Senator Linn-Watson to contact Professor Requa to clarify the activities of her second semester.
·        Student Discipline—Form and Process—Dr. Bell, Vice President, Student Services, and Karen Sanders, Interim Assistant Dean of Student Services, visited Senate to discuss the form and process of classroom discipline.  Dr. Bell first expressed his keen interest in creating a form that works for Chaffey.  President Alger first expressed the concern that the form does not distinguish between classroom behavioral problems and issues of academic dishonesty.  Dr. Bell’s office will create a separate form to handle each issue.  _Senators also expressed concern about the broader process for handling emergency behavioral issues—Extent of faculty responsibility, for instance, and steps to take during evening and weekend hours as well as at campus centers.  Dr. Bell also said that his office will soon generate a list of such emergency processes.
·        Professional Development Committee—Senate discussed nominations for the Professional Development Committee.  Gina Christian was selected from Business and Applied Technology; Cathy Lightner was selected from Health Sciences; Melissa Utsler was selected from Language Arts; Lisa Padgett was selected to represent Mathematics & Sciences; Cynthia Parker, Ginny Downie, and Marie Boyd were selected to represent Social & Behavioral Sciences, Visual Performing & Communication Arts, and Student Services respectively.  An adjunct representative will be determined at the next meeting.

VII.     NEW BUSINESS
·        Sabbatical Leave Request—Senate reviewed and approved 14-0 the second semester sabbatical for Alec Erkebaev.
·        Academic Senate’s Hayward Award—TerriAnn Linn-Watson presented the Senate’s statement of support for Vice President Keenan.

VIII.        ANNOUNCEMENTS
 

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 2:01 p.m.

                                                                       Respectfully submitted by,
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                       Donna Walker, Recording Secretary
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                        Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer
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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
November 15, 2005

Members Present:
President................................................................................. Ardon Alger
Vice President—Mathematics & Sciences................................ Cathie Keenan
Secretary/Treasurer—Language Arts....................................... Jonathan Ausubel
Curriculum Chair..................................................................... Mary Jane Ross
Business & Applied Technology............................................... James Kerr
Health Sciences....................................................................... Renee Ketchum
Health Sciences....................................................................... Beverly Cox
Language Arts......................................................................... Melanie Olivera-La Vallee
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Karen Lyman
Student Services...................................................................... Will Carrick
Student Services...................................................................... Monica Molina
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Catherine Johnson
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Michael Fong
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... TerriAnn Linn-Watson
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Bob Toister
Adjunct Senator...................................................................... Paul Buczko

Members Absent:
Business & Applied Technology............................................... Joy Haerens
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Angela Sadowski

Alternates Present:
Language Arts......................................................................... Cecilia Best
Student Services...................................................................... Marie Boyd

I.     P.E.

 II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of November 8, 2005 and consent agenda were approved 15-0 as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
•        Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
•  Biology Instructor (2 positions) Screening Committee
Dale DesLaureirs Robin Ikeda
Carol McClure Nicole DeRose
Sariwan Tjandra
•  BUSOT Instructor Screening Committee
Joy Haerens Mary Ellen Montgomery
Joanne Osgood Donna Crocfer (adjunct)
Henry Rivas
•  Mathematics Instructor Screening Committee
Wesley Tom Tim Arner
Lisa Padgett Dan Valdez
Greg Creel

V.     REPORTS
·        President
•        Senate will not meet next week in lieu of subcommittee meetings.  Dr. Bell will visit when Senate reconvenes on November 29 to discuss issues regarding the Student Discipline form and process.
•        Report to the Community—President Alger reported that the 6th Annual Report to the Community on November 14 was a very impressive showing of Chaffey’s accomplishments.  This year’s event was held at the beautiful new facility at Central Park in Rancho Cucamonga.
•        December Senate Meeting—Senate discussed the time and place for the end-of-the-semester meeting.  The meeting will be at Senator Molina’s house on Tuesday, December 6 at 6 p.m.
•        Faculty Senate Foundation Account—Thanks very much to those faculty members who generously contributed to the Faculty Senate’s Foundation Fund since our last drive.  Both monthly and yearly contributions are appreciated.  These donations allow faculty to participate as a united voice in programs across the campus and acknowledge support whenever necessary.  Other faculty interested in starting or increasing their contribution are urged to call the Faculty Senate Office at Ext. 2443.
•        Senate sent get well wishes to Michael Alexander.
•        Senate sends its condolences to Michelle Tardiff, whose father recently passed away.
·        Curriculum
•        Mary Jane passed around a copy of the curriculum update she e-mailed to all faculty yesterday.

VI.     OLD BUSINESS
·        Compressed Calendar—Senator Cosand relayed a detailed consideration of the effects of the compressed calendar from a colleague at Riverside Community College.  Additionally, Senators Kerr, Ketchum, Alger, and Fong relayed information from colleagues at Orange Coast and other colleges.
·        Student Discipline—Form and Process—Senators expressed strong opinions about the revised Classroom Discipline Form circulated by Dr. Bell.  Specifically, Senator Ausubel felt that separate forms ought to be created to distinguish violations of academic integrity from behavioral issues.  Additionally, all forms need to make clear that student signatures are not required for the process to move forward.  Senator Cosand suggested that there should be a place to check if the instructor wanted the student to be dropped from the course.  She also commented on the classroom discipline procedures claim that a faculty member should ‘respond to the first incident of disruptive behavior immediately and in as supportive a manner as possible,’ noting that it seems unreasonable to support disruptive behavior.  Senator Lyman pointed out that all codes, procedures, and forms should be assembled into a neat packet.  Senator Boyd expressed concern that the form had been passed to College legal counsel.
·        Evaluating Part-Time Faculty—Senator Ausubel inquired whether or not departments evaluate adjunct over the summer.  Several Senators indicated that summer evaluations do occur.  Senators felt that exploring the possibility of summer revaluations might help at least to distribute the workload over a longer period of time.

VII.     NEW BUSINESS
·        Commencement—Susan Stewart, Director, Student Activities, visited Senate to discuss commencement.  Susan first noted that she surveyed ten area colleges (nine responded) about their commencement activities.  Most colleges allow all students who earn degrees or certificates to walk.  Susan further reported that Tim Arner will co-marshal this year with Joanna Jones and will take over as Faculty Marshall in 2006-2007.  Four out of the nine colleges surveyed allow adjunct to participate due to low full-time faculty participation; none supported adjunct with regalia.  However, due to the importance of the inclusion of all faculty, Susan proposed that this year we offer thirty seats to part-time faculty.  Senate agreed that this seems like a reasonable solution to a long-standing issue.  Adjunct faculty interested in participating will be asked to reply to the Senate office when the notice goes out in April; the thirty seats will be allotted on a first-come, first-served basis.
·        Hayward Award—Senator Linn-Watson reported that she will be bringing to Senate next time a statement of support for the nomination of Vice President Keenan for this prestigious award.

VIII.        ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 2:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by,
Donna Walker, Recording Secretary
Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer
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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
November 8, 2005

Members Present:
President................................................................................. Ardon Alger
Vice President—Mathematics & Sciences................................ Cathie Keenan
Secretary/Treasurer—Language Arts....................................... Jonathan Ausubel
Curriculum Chair..................................................................... Mary Jane Ross
Business & Applied Technology............................................... Joy Haerens
Business & Applied Technology............................................... James Kerr
Health Sciences....................................................................... Renee Ketchum
Language Arts......................................................................... Melanie Olivera-La Vallee
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Karen Lyman
Student Services...................................................................... Will Carrick
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Catherine Johnson
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Michael Fong
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... TerriAnn Linn-Watson
Adjunct Senator...................................................................... Paul Buczko

Members Absent:
Health Sciences....................................................................... Beverly Cox
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Angela Sadowski
Student Services...................................................................... Monica Molina
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Bob Toister

Alternates Present:
Student Services...................................................................... Marie Boyd

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of November 1, 2005 and consent agenda were approved 13-0 as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
•    Approval of an additional $281.26 for completion of the Meritorious Service Award Perpetual Wall in the Library.
•    Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
-  Administrative Assistant II, Institutional Services Screening Committee
Tim Arner
-  Student Learning Outcomes Task Force
Melissa Utsler
-  Technical Support Specialist, Information Technology Services Screening Committee
Steve Siedschlag

V.     REPORTS
·        President
•    Report to the Community—Ardon announced there are two spaces still available at the 6th Annual Report to the Community on Monday, November 14 from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at Central Park.
•    Parking on Campus during Construction—President Alger is requesting that faculty send to Senate suggestions about feasible ways to mitigate parking problems as construction continues and lot availability changes.
•    Service Outside of Service Days—This morning, President’s Cabinet approved the Outside of Service Days Pay for Faculty policy, which states that if the District requests a faculty member who is not on already committed and compensated time to work outside of service days then that faculty member shall be compensated.  The Outside of Service Days Pay for Faculty reads as follows:

If the district requests a faculty member to work outside of service days (when the faculty member is not on already committed and compensated time) then the faculty member should be compensated for doing that work.

The basis of the statement comes from at least 3 factors:

•     Chaffey College believes in and is based on shared governance.
•     Chaffey College operates on a 12-month calendar.
•     There is not, and should not be, any implied general obligation of faculty members to work on days, outside the defined service year.

The details of what sorts of tasks would be included would vary from period to period, and probably should be agreed to between VP/Instruction and the Faculty Senate President.

A copy of the above policy is available from the Faculty Senate Office.
•    College Book Discussion—President Alger distributed flyers and bookfair
vouchers for the 2005-2006 College Book Discussion Lives on The Boundary by Mike Rose.  The discussion will be led by English Professor Cathy Decker and will be held at Barnes & Noble on Thursday, November 17 from 7:00 pm__9:00 pm.  A portion of the proceeds from most purchases made on November 17 from 9:00-11:00 pm will benefit the Chaffey College One Book/One College Book Program and the Wignall Museum Gallery.  Barnes and Noble is located at 11090 Foothill Blvd., Rancho Cucamonga.  For Bookstore Vouchers and/or additional information please contact Neil Watkins at Extension 8845 or Deckard Hodge at Extension 8846.
•    Faculty Seniority List—President Alger congratulated Karen Lyman for holding the number one slot on the 2005-2006 Faculty Seniority List.
•    Professional Development Committee—Senate put out an open call for faculty representatives to serve on the Professional Development Committee.  Faculty representatives from each of the schools including one part-time faculty member are needed.  The charge of the Professional Development Committee will be to establish professional development goals and objectives as identified by their college constituents, to identify the activities to be pursued by the Professional Development Office, to support and sponsor those activities conducted, and to conduct an annual review of the committee’s progress.  Interested faculty are urged to contact their Senator or the Faculty Senate Office at extension 2443 and ask to be added to the list.
•    New Toy Drive—President Alger announced that Student Activities is preparing for its Fourteenth Annual Night with Santa New Toy Drive.  Toys are needed for children ages 2-12 with a minimum toy value of $10.  Please drop off toys in Student Activities by 6:00 pm on Thursday, December 1.  Student Activities is also asking for donations to purchase Christmas trees.  For additional information please contact Susan Stewart at Extension 2634.
·
Vice President
•    Vice President Keenan reported that a document going to students with detailed instructions for online registration is being sent out.  A similar document with detailed instructions to enter grades online is being developed for faculty.
·
Curriculum
•    The Curriculum Office received approximately 133 curriculum proposals that included 30 imminent need requests by the deadline for inclusion in this year’s college catalog.  Almost all of the imminent need requests have been reviewed by the Technical Review Subcommittee with recommendations forwarded to the full committee for action.
•    Curriculum Chair Ross reported that, contrary to rumor, imminent need courses are not the only ones that will be considered in this curriculum cycle.  Mary Jane to email faculty with clarification on this issue.
•    A representative from CurricUNET will be on campus tomorrow to make a presentation to the Curriculum Committee.

VI.     OLD BUSINESS
·        Sabbatical Leave Requests—After a week in which to review the proposals, Senate discussed, moved, seconded, and voted to approve 15-0 the sabbatical requests of Gus Gil and TerriAnn Linn-Watson.  The request of Marylee Requa will be revisited next week.
·        Compressed Calendar—Senator Linn-Watson distributed a page of summary notes from a compressed calendar breakout at last week’s Statewide Senate Conference.
·        Evaluating Part-Time Faculty—Senate continues to solicit input regarding the important issue of maintaining educational quality while minimizing workload for faculty.  It was pointed out that one obvious way to minimize the burden of adjunct evaluation is to hire more full-time instructors.

VII.     NEW BUSINESS
·        Soliciting Grants from Other Funding Sources—Cid Pinedo, Executive Director, Foundation/Alumni Affairs visited Senate to discuss grants from other funding sources.  Over the past three years, the Foundation has been able to increase giving from $145,000 to $608,000 to $1.8 million.  The Foundation will soon be hiring a grant writer who will be charged with identifying grant opportunities for the College.  Cid has requested proposals from faculty regarding areas for possible grants as well as help in identifying grant donors.
·        Student Discipline—Form and Process—Senate discussed a revised version of the form and process for student discipline.  There are serious concerns regarding both the form and the process.  After considerable discussion, Senate decided to seek input from the wider faculty and subsequently invite Dr. Bell to Senate to discuss the issues that emerged.
·        Adjunct Alternate Senator—Richard May was elected by acclamation.
·        Sabbatical Leave Request—Senate discussed, moved, seconded, and voted to approve 15-0 the sabbatical request of Penny Marino.
·        Adjunct Committee—Senator Buczko proposed that Senate create an Adjunct Committee composed of adjunct instructors to identify and clarify issues for adjunct faculty.  Senate wholeheartedly endorsed this proposal.

VIII.        ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS
Senator Linn-Watson distributed several summary sheets from statewide Senate, including a summary of resolutions.  Senate will need to discuss several of these resolutions in upcoming meetings.

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 2:04 p.m.

                                                                       Respectfully submitted by,
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                       Donna Walker, Recording Secretary
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                        Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer

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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
November 1, 2005

Members Present:
President................................................................................. Ardon Alger
Vice President—Mathematics & Sciences................................ Cathie Keenan
Secretary/Treasurer—Language Arts....................................... Jonathan Ausubel
Curriculum Chair..................................................................... Mary Jane Ross
Business & Applied Technology............................................... Joy Haerens
Business & Applied Technology............................................... James Kerr
Health Sciences....................................................................... Renee Ketchum
Health Sciences....................................................................... Beverly Cox
Language Arts......................................................................... Melanie Olivera-La Vallee
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Karen Lyman
Student Services...................................................................... Will Carrick
Student Services...................................................................... Monica Molina
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Catherine Johnson
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Michael Fong
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... TerriAnn Linn-Watson
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Bob Toister
Adjunct Senator...................................................................... Paul Buczko

Members Absent:
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Angela Sadowski

Visitors:  Sergio Gomez

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of October 25, 2005 and consent agenda were approved 18-0 as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
• Art, Multimedia/Digital Media Instructor Screening Committee
Ardon Alger Orville Clarke
Vera Dunwoody Kathy Haddad
Sylvia Nguyen Mitchell Syrop
• Chicano History Instructor Screening Committee
Kathy Brindell Patricia Reid
Tim Greene Dan Loomis
Henry Rivas

V.     REPORTS
President
•       Report to the Community—Ardon polled Senators on their interest in attending the 6th Annual Report to the Community on November 14.  Senators Cosand, Ketchum, and Molina will attend with President Alger, Donna Walker, and Shirley Emilio.
•       Faculty Recruitment Brochure—Human Resources has developed a new faculty recruitment brochure and has asked Senate for their input.  Senate has identified faculty who have participated in assisting with faculty recruitment ideas, or have knowledge about marketing, promotion, and writing to review and critique the revised brochure.  Because HR is on a shorter recruitment time frame this year, feedback will help to decide within the next couple of weeks whether a new brochure can be produced for this year.
•       Senate sends its condolences to Rod Elsdon on the recent loss of his father and to Linda Marcotte, whose mother recently passed away.
•       Senate also sends its condolences to Terry Giugni, whose father-in-law recently passed away.
•       President Alger mentioned that the district has won a recent court case by summary judgment, thus eliminating the need for a number of faculty and staff to testify in the previously scheduled upcoming trial.

Curriculum
•       Mary Jane distributed copies of the Curriculum Committee’s new Election Best Practice document.
•       Next week, a representative from CurricUNET will meet on site with the Chaffey College Steering Committee for CurricUNET implementation.
•       Curriculum Committee approved the following proposals on an Imminent Need basis:  ED 12 (Introduction to Education and Teaching) and ED 400 (Exploring Careers in Education).

VI.     OLD BUSINESS
·        Sabbatical Leave Requests—Senate reviewed and discussed the request of TerriAnn Linn-Watson; TerriAnn suggested that she would convert her sabbatical to a one-semester leave rather than a two-semester leave.  Senators discussed some other changes as well.  TerriAnn will revise her request and resubmit it for next week.  Since Gus Gil’s request and Marylee Requa’s request were submitted only recently, Senators asked for more time to review them before discussion.  Senate will discuss these next week.
·        Committee Reports—Senate will be requesting that committees submit semi-annual reports that can be linked from the Committee Handbook.
·        Program and Services Review Committee (PSRC)—One of the duties of the Curriculum Chair in his/her role is to serve on campus committees such as PSRC.  Over the years the role and responsibilities of the Curriculum Chair have evolved, increasing the workload in the Curriculum Office.  Due to the time commitment of PSRC, it is felt that the Curriculum Chair’s time would be better served on creating processes and procedures for the implementation of the online curriculum management system.  Senate selected Ted Jenkins to replace Mary Jane Ross on the Program and Services Review Committee.

VII.     NEW BUSINESS
·        Costa Rica Study Abroad—Sergio Gomez reported that there will be a new Study Abroad program in Costa Rica which will be composed of seven units in four weeks—an intensely academic program.  Introduction to Sociology and Race and Ethnicity will be offered.
·        Compressed Calendar—Senators discussed the Compressed Calendar.  Senate expressed concerns over the consequences of moving to a compressed calendar:  What shall become of the shared governance process?  Of College Hour?  How shall Success Centers, Library, and counseling be run in the intersession?  Questions such as these, which address the consequences of a calendar shift, need clarification before an informed decision about the calendar change can be made.
·        Evaluating Part-Time Faculty—The issues that have arisen surrounding the evaluation of part-time faculty were recapped for Senate.  Senators were asked to consider methods of lessening the workload of part-time evaluations while maintaining and improving the quality of educational offerings and promoting collegiality.  Discussion on this topic will continue so that Faculty Senate and CCFA can work together.

VIII.        ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 1:56 p.m.

                                                                       Respectfully submitted by,
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                       Donna Walker, Recording Secretary
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                        Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer
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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
October 25, 2005

Members Present:
President................................................................................. Ardon Alger
Vice President—Mathematics & Sciences................................ Cathie Keenan
Secretary/Treasurer—Language Arts....................................... Jonathan Ausubel
Curriculum Chair..................................................................... Mary Jane Ross
Business & Applied Technology............................................... Joy Haerens
Business & Applied Technology............................................... James Kerr
Health Sciences....................................................................... Renee Ketchum
Health Sciences....................................................................... Beverly Cox
Language Arts......................................................................... Melanie Olivera-La Vallee
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Karen Lyman
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Angela Sadowski
Student Services...................................................................... Monica Molina
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Catherine Johnson
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... TerriAnn Linn-Watson
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Bob Toister
Adjunct Senator...................................................................... Paul Buczko

Members Absent:
Student Services...................................................................... Will Carrick
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Michael Fong

Alternates Present:
Language Arts......................................................................... Cecilia Best

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of October 18, 2005 and consent agenda were approved 15-0 as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
•      Approval of $200 to attend the Report to the Community luncheon.
•      Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
 Administrative Assistant II, Professional Development/Classified Senate  Screening Committee
Cynthia Parker Sean Stratton
 Help Desk Coordinator, Information Technology Services Screening  Committee
Beverly Cox
 Purchasing Buyer Screening Committee
Joanne Osgood
 Unable to Serve—Purchasing Buyer Screening Committee
Jeane Schildberg

V.     REPORTS
President
•      New Flier for Faculty Recruitment—Human Resources has developed a new flier for faculty recruitment; draft copies were passed around for input and comment.  Senators felt that rather than rush the production of this flier, more time should be allowed for revision and editing so that the brochure accurately captures faculty input.
•      Technology Committee—Senate voted 17-0 to select Terri Helfand to serve on the Technology Committee.
•      Report to the Community—The 6th Annual Report to the Community hosted by the Chaffey College Governing Board will be held on Monday, November 14 from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at Central Park.  Senators concurred that Senate should buy a table and representatives from Faculty Senate should attend.
•      Academic Senate Call for Nominations—President Alger announced that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges is calling for nominations for the Hayward Award for Excellence in Education.  Each college may nominate one faculty member to receive this prestigious honor, which includes a cash award of $1,250.  Completed applications must be received in the Academic Senate Office by 5:00 pm on Friday, December 2, 2005.  For award criteria, application, or additional information, please contact the Faculty Senate Office at extension 2443.

Curriculum
•      Curriculum had 111 proposals for new courses, updates, etc.  Curriculum will continue to accept proposals; however, due to schedule and catalogue deadlines and this year’s conversion to the CurricUNET system, there is no guarantee that proposals submitted after October 14 will make the 2006-2007 Catalogue.
•      Curriculum Committee is finalizing their voting procedures for curriculum reps, modeled after the Faculty Senate Best Practices for voting.

VI.     OLD BUSINESS
·        Compressed Calendar Task Force—Co-Chairs & Faculty Representatives—After considerable discussion, Jan Raithel was elected co-chair 12-2; Other representatives were selected as follows:  Cindy Navaroli, TerriAnn Linn-Watson, D.E. Creasy, Julia Karet, Chuck Hollenbeck, and Karen Pender.
·        Marketing Committee—Senate put out an open call for faculty representatives from the Schools of Business & Applied Technology, Language Arts, and Mathematics and Sciences and selected Teresa Williamson, Tom Vitzelio, and Peter Konovnitzine to serve on the Marketing Committee.

VII.     NEW BUSINESS
·        Sabbatical Leave Requests—Senators discussed and approved 17-0 the proposals of Jon Ausubel, Michelle Dowd, and Karen Lyman.  The proposal of Bret McMurran was approved 17-0 pending his submission of a statement regarding benefit to the District.
·        Classroom Projector Bulbs—Faculty are asked to contact the IT Help Desk or their Dean when a projector bulb burns out.  Senators are concerned that the budget process for obtaining replacement bulbs needs clarification.
·        Catalog and Schedule of Classes Advisory Committee Report—Beverly Cox reported that the committee has begun discussing the Schedule.  Increasing circulation will be a primary concern:  Schedules will be mailed to all district residents.  The committee is also discussing the simplification of directions in the Schedule (for online registration, for instance); further, redundancy is being reduced.  Senators felt that while much information can be removed, general education program and pattern information must remain since the Schedule is the students’ primary source of information on general education requirements.

VIII.        ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 1:57 p.m.

                                                                       Respectfully submitted by,
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                       Donna Walker, Recording Secretary
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                        Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer
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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
October 18, 2005

Members Present:
President................................................................................. Ardon Alger
Vice President—Mathematics & Sciences................................ Cathie Keenan
Secretary/Treasurer—Language Arts....................................... Jonathan Ausubel
Curriculum Chair..................................................................... Mary Jane Ross
Business & Applied Technology............................................... Joy Haerens
Business & Applied Technology............................................... James Kerr
Health Sciences....................................................................... Renee Ketchum
Health Sciences....................................................................... Beverly Cox
Language Arts......................................................................... Melanie Olivera-La Vallee
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Karen Lyman
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Angela Sadowski
Student Services...................................................................... Will Carrick
Student Services...................................................................... Monica Molina
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Catherine Johnson
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Michael Fong
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... TerriAnn Linn-Watson
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Bob Toister
Adjunct Senator...................................................................... Paul Buczko

Members Absent:

Alternates Present:
Student Services...................................................................... Marie Boyd

Visitors
Chris Flores, Robin Ikeda, Marie Kane

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of October 4, 2005 and consent agenda were approved 15-0 as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
Bookstore Office Assistant Screening Committee
Daniel Jacobo
Distance Education Committee—Curriculum Liaison
Charmaine Phipps-Smith
Spanish Instructor Screening Committee
Rachel Hanna Victoria Tirado
Tamari Jenkins Doug Duno
Cindy Walker Chris Flores
Resigned—Unable to Serve on Distance Education Committee
Dianne Hagin

V.     REPORTS
·        President
• Governing Board—Enclosed with this week’s Senate packets are copies of the Governing Board’s community linkages reflecting board members’ involvement in the community during the month of August.
·        Coordinators
• Coordinators discussed the compressed calendar at their meeting; proposed modules include Tuesday-Thursday and Monday-Wednesday-Friday.

  VI.     OLD BUSINESS
·        Summer Pay for Faculty—Marie Kane has forwarded to Senate a statement regarding compensation for faculty during summer.  Senate has suggested that the “summer” language in this statement be changed to include non-service periods outside the summer (such as spring break and Christmas).
·        Catalog and Schedule of Classes Advisory Committee—Faculty Coordinator Representative—Senate reviewed the nominees and selected Terri Helfand 15_0 as the coordinator representative to serve on the Catalog and Schedule of Classes Advisory Committee.

VII.     NEW BUSINESS
·        Dr. Marie Kane, Superintendent/President—Dr. Kane visited the Senate to discuss several matters.  The Educational Excellence Center and Student Services are in the bid stage.  The infrastructure project is ahead of schedule, and the Science Complex is proceeding apace.  The main building for Chino will go to DSA in November, and Fontana construction will begin in mid-November.

Dr. Kane also reported that by December 1, President’s Cabinet will need to decide whether or not to go to a compressed calendar for 2006-2007.  Cabinet may decide not to go to a compressed calendar at all, or they may decide to go to a compressed calendar for 2007-2008, or they may decide to initiate the calendar in 2006-2007.  If Cabinet chooses either of the latter options, it will have to be approved by the Chancellor’s Office.  The decision will be made only after consultation that occurs in the upcoming “brown bag lunches” with Dr. Howdyshell and other representatives of the administration.  Dr. Kane specifically indicated that no decision has been reached yet regarding the compressed calendar.

VIII.        ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 1:58 p.m.

                                                                       Respectfully submitted by,
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                       Donna Walker, Recording Secretary
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                        Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer
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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
October 4, 2005

Members Present:
President................................................................................. Ardon Alger
Vice President—Mathematics & Sciences................................ Cathie Keenan
Secretary/Treasurer—Language Arts....................................... Jonathan Ausubel
Business & Applied Technology............................................... Joy Haerens
Business & Applied Technology............................................... James Kerr
Health Sciences....................................................................... Renee Ketchum
Health Sciences....................................................................... Beverly Cox
Language Arts......................................................................... Melanie Olivera-La Vallee
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Karen Lyman
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Angela Sadowski
Student Services...................................................................... Will Carrick
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Catherine Johnson
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Michael Fong
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Bob Toister
Adjunct Senator...................................................................... Paul Buczko

Members Absent:
Curriculum Chair..................................................................... Mary Jane Ross
Student Services...................................................................... Monica Molina
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... TerriAnn Linn-Watson

Alternates Present:
Language Arts......................................................................... Cecilia Best
Student Services...................................................................... Marie Boyd

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of September 20, 2005 and consent agenda were approved 17-0 as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
Programmer Analyst Screening Committee
Jacqueline Wall
Resigned—Unable to Serve on Evaluation Procedures Committee
Priscilla Fernandez
Resigned—Unable to Serve on Program and Services Review Committee
Orville Clarke

V.     REPORTS
·        President
• Community College Ballot Measure November 2006—President Alger announced that the Californians for Community Colleges (a joint advocacy effort of the Community College League of California, the Faculty Association of the California Community Colleges, and the Los Angeles Colleges Faculty Guild) is considering a ballot measure for November 2006.  The three-pronged ballot measure would address Proposition 98, bilateral governance, and student fees.
• President’s Cabinet Update—The following faculty positions were approved for 2006-2007 recruitment:  Business & Office Technologies, Spanish, Nursing (ADN-2 positions), Auto Tech, Biology (2 positions), Math, Chicano History, Multi-Media, and Nutrition.  The Shared Governance document was approved for recommendation to the Governing Board, with a few minor editing changes.
• Evaluation Procedures Committee—President Alger announced that Priscilla Fernandez has resigned from the Evaluation Procedures Committee.  Alternate Sandra Clay will replace Priscilla as the faculty representative.
• Expired Committee Terms—President Alger indicated that some faculty have expressed confusion over the new process of e-mail notification regarding committee terms.  It was suggested that in the future, complete membership lists be included with “expired” next to the names of those whose seats are expired.
• Academic Senate Fall Plenary Session—Senator Cox will attend the Plenary session along with President Alger and Senators Ausubel and Ketchum.
• Faculty Marshal for Graduation—President Alger announced that the Commencement Committee is inviting letters of interest for the voluntary position of Faculty Marshal.  Dr. Joanna Payne-Jones has served in this role for 16 years; Commencement 2006 will be her last time serving as Faculty Marshal.

The Commencement Committee will review all letters and select a successor.  Interested faculty letters should highlight his or her student involvement and experience.  The Committee has made tenure a prerequisite for the candidate to be considered.  The deadline for the letter on interest, which should be submitted to the Student Activities Office, is October 24, 2005 no later than 4:00 pm.
• President Alger announced that Byron Wilding will be filling in for Senator Clarke while he is teaching in Italy during the Spring semester.
• Faculty Senate sends speedy recovery wishes to Melissa Utsler after her recent surgery.
• Governing Board—President Alger’s September Board Report was included in Senate packets.  This report detailed a number of faculty accomplishments.  Faculty members who would like to be featured in an upcoming Board Report should email pertinent information (who, what, when, where, why, and please spell out all acronyms) to ardon.alger@chaffey.edu in the Faculty Senate Office.  Please remember that incomplete reports cannot be included.  Faculty Accomplishments can now be viewed on the Faculty Senate website at http://www.chaffey.edu/facsen/announcements.html.

Vice President
• Vice President Keenan reported that the Datatel Steering Committee has recently met.  The grade submission deadline for Fall will be January 3.

Curriculum
• The Curriculum Committee met on Wednesday, September 28, to discuss pressing issues for the coming academic year.  The committee is attempting to balance its commitment to the college community with the demands of a major transition to an online curriculum process.  A follow-up discussion is scheduled at the regular meeting on October 12th.   On Friday, September 30th, an ad hoc Curriculum subcommittee also met to evaluate Imminent Need Requests for Spring D.E. courses.  Recommendations have been forwarded to the entire committee for consideration at the October 5th meeting.

  VI.     OLD BUSINESS
Sabbatical Leave Reports—Senators Fong, Linn-Watson, and Toister have reviewed Rod Elsdon’s sabbatical report and recommend its approval; Senate concurred 17-0.  Senators Boyd, Lyman, and Olivera-LaVallee have reviewed Julia Karet’s sabbatical report and recommend its approval; Senate concurred 17-0.
Faculty Connections—President Alger has worked diligently to fill out the roster of this important list.  All new faculty now have mentors.  Senate sends its sincerest appreciation to all faculty mentors for their contribution to promoting faculty unity and Chaffey culture.
Faculty Equivalency Determination—Senators reported that several faculty expressed concerns that adding a second subject-area specialist to the subject area equivalency for adjunct may make the process more cumbersome; these faculty felt that if a subject specialist is not serving as coordinator for the area then a second faculty who is an area specialist should be added.  President Alger will discuss this with Dr. Howdyshell and report back to Senate.
New Faculty Serving on Committees—Senate continued its discussion of this issue.  Overwhelmingly, feedback from constituents showed a preference against first-term C1 faculty serving on committees.
Expired Committee Terms—Budget Advisory, Distance Education, and President’s Equity Council—Senate reviewed the nominees for these committees and selected Bev Cox to serve a two-year term & Tom Vitzelio to serve a three-year term on the Budget Advisory Committee; Terri Helfand, Joanne Osgood, Wanda Scott, Beverly Cox, TerriAnn Linn-Watson, Peggy Madden, Alec Erkebaev, and Bret McMurran as faculty representatives on the Distance Education Committee; and Cathy Lightner, TerriAnn Linn-Watson, and Patricia Reid to serve on the President’s Equity Council.
Catalog and Schedule of Classes Advisory Committee—An Educational Services Coordinator has been requested to serve on this committee.  Senate will put out a call.  Interested coordinators are urged to contact the Faculty Senate Office at extension 2443 and ask to be added to the list.
Instructional Equipment Committee—Senate put out an open call for faculty representatives from the Schools of Mathematics & Sciences and Social & Behavioral Sciences and selected Daniel Valdez and Paula Synder to serve on the Instructional Equipment Committee.  Additionally, Orest Stetkevich was selected to serve from PE/Athletics.
Marketing Committee—Representatives are still needed from the Schools of Business and Office Technologies, Language Arts, and Mathematics & Sciences.  Senate to put out an open call.  Interested faculty are urged to contact the Faculty Senate Office at extension 2443 and ask to have their names added to the list.

VII.     NEW BUSINESS
Learning Outcomes—Sid Burks and Laura Hope visited Senate for an update on the Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) Task Force.  The work of the Task Force is proceeding apace with twenty-seven programs in phase one and five programs in phase two.  Since SLO’s at Chaffey have been generated from within programs, the trend is that measurable outcomes come from the “grass roots”—programs are identifying their own outcomes and working with Institutional Research to develop measures, thus seeking ways to accentuate the positive in the programs while uncovering and eliminating the weaknesses.  Eventually the results of SLO’s can be incorporated into Program Review so that the Program Review process truly becomes a process of identifying the manners in which a program is changing to meet its educational goals.  Finally, the Task Force has put together a FAQ’s page which is available on the z-drive folder called “Student Learning Outcomes Task Force”; since the z-drive is not accessible from off-campus, the Task Force is working to create a WWW site that includes all of the SLO Task Force documents.

The Student Learning Outcomes Task Force would like two or three more members.  They meet once a month on Wednesdays at 12:30 pm.

VIII.        ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 2:04 p.m.

                                                                       Respectfully submitted by,
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                       Donna Walker, Recording Secretary
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                        Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer
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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
September 20, 2005

Members Present:
President................................................................................. Ardon Alger
Vice President—Mathematics & Sciences................................ Cathie Keenan
Secretary/Treasurer—Language Arts....................................... Jonathan Ausubel
Business & Applied Technology............................................... Joy Haerens
Business & Applied Technology............................................... James Kerr
Health Sciences....................................................................... Renee Ketchum
Health Sciences....................................................................... Beverly Cox
Language Arts......................................................................... Melanie Olivera-La Vallee
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Karen Lyman
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Angela Sadowski
Student Services...................................................................... Will Carrick
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Catherine Johnson
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Michael Fong
Adjunct Senator...................................................................... Paul Buczko

Members Absent:
Curriculum Chair..................................................................... Mary Jane Ross
Student Services...................................................................... Monica Molina
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... TerriAnn Linn-Watson
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Bob Toister

Alternates Present:
Student Services...................................................................... Ken McPherson

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of September 13, 2005 and consent agenda were approved 15-0 as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
Automotive Technology Instructor Screening Committee
Sid Burks Bob Carlson
Jacque Wall David Braxton
Eva Rose
Curriculum Committee Vice Chair
Charmaine Phipps-Smith

 V.     REPORTS
President
 Mark Your Calendars—Dr. Kane will be visiting Senate on October 18 at 1:00 pm to discuss issues of mutual concern.
 Academic Senate Fall Plenary Session— Ardon polled Senators on their interest in attending the 2005 Academic Senate’s Fall Plenary Session from November 3-5 in Pasadena.  Senators Ausubel and Ketchum will attend with the Senate President.
 Academic Senate—Academic Senate is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the Exemplary Program Award.  The Board of Governors will present the 2005-06 Exemplary Program Award to as many as six programs from across the state at its January 2006 meeting.  To enlarge and enliven the pool of recipients, the Academic Senate is introducing annual themes in keeping with the award’s traditions. This year’s theme is Transfer Programs.  By focusing on the specific theme of Transfer Programs, the Academic Senate is seeking to assemble best practices and to honor those programs and individuals whose work facilitates the realization of student goals and dreams throughout California.  The application deadline is 5:00 pm on October 21, 2005.  For application or additional information please contact the Faculty Senate Office at extension 2443.
 Senators expressed concern for Mary Jane Ross on her recent automobile accident and sends her get well wishes.
 Senate sends its condolences to Cindy Walker, whose grandfather recently passed away.
 Senate also sends its condolences to Pauline Corse, Emeritus English faculty, on the recent loss of her grandson.
 Senate will not meet next week in lieu of subcommittee meetings.
 Governing Board—Enclosed with this week’s Senate packets are copies of the Governing Board’s community linkages reflecting board members’ involvement in the community during the month of July.

Coordinators
 Coordinators discussed the accelerated calendar.  In a few weeks, Linda Howdyshell is to schedule a series of campus-wide discussions on the topic.

  VI.     OLD BUSINESS
·        Technology Committee—David Braxton was selected to replace Jeane Schildberg on the Technology Committee.
·        Faculty Connections—New Faculty—Again, the new faculty roster was passed around for discussion.  At this point, nearly every new faculty member has a mentor.
·        Expired Committee Terms—Budget Advisory, Distance Education, and President’s Equity Council—Senators will check with their constituents whose terms have expired to determine their interest in continuing on these committees.
·        Senate Elections—Vice President—Senator Linn Watson has withdrawn her nomination, leaving Senator Keenan as the sole nominee.  Senate congratulates and thanks Senator Keenan for her willingness to serve.

VII.     NEW BUSINESS
·        New Faculty Serving on Committees—Senators discussed the pros and cons of having new (C-1 or C-1 first semester) faculty serve on committees.  A wide variety of rationales, both for and against, were expressed.  Motions regarding this issue will be voted on at the next Senate meeting.
·        Faculty Equivalency Determination—Ardon explained that there has been some concern at the State Academic Senate and at Chaffey about hiring equivalency.  The important issue is that a faculty member hired to teach in a discipline must meet minimum qualifications to teach in that discipline, not just one class. The current procedures and equivalency form seems fine for full-time hires.  There is some question as to when in the process the equivalency form would be evaluated.  The most efficient time for faculty would be once the initial screening is done.
 Adjunct hiring uses the same equivalency form as full time.  The procedure has been that a faculty member for the discipline evaluates the form and the Dean checks it.  This process can be led by the need to fill a position.  Senate proposes that one other faculty from the same discipline or related discipline be added to this process.
Senate will return to this discussion at the next meeting to allow time for consultation with constituents.
·        Committee Reports—Now that the Committee Handbook is updated, it has been suggested that committee reports should be made available as a link from the committee page.  Senators will consult with their constituents to determine the viability of this suggestion.

VIII.        ANNOUNCEMENTS
IX.       FLOOR ITEMS
X.    SUMMARY
XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 2:02 p.m.

                                                                       Respectfully submitted by,
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                       Donna Walker, Recording Secretary
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                        Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer
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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
September 13, 2005

Members Present:
President................................................................................. Ardon Alger
Secretary/Treasurer—Language Arts....................................... Jonathan Ausubel
Curriculum Chair..................................................................... Mary Jane Ross
Business & Applied Technology............................................... Joy Haerens
Business & Applied Technology............................................... James Kerr
Health Sciences....................................................................... Renee Ketchum
Health Sciences....................................................................... Beverly Cox
Language Arts......................................................................... Melanie Olivera-La Vallee
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Karen Lyman
Student Services...................................................................... Will Carrick
Student Services...................................................................... Monica Molina
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Catherine Johnson
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Michael Fong
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... TerriAnn Linn-Watson
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Bob Toister
Adjunct Senator...................................................................... Paul Buczko

Members Absent:
Vice President—Mathematics & Sciences................................ Cathie Keenan
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Angela Sadowski

Alternates Present:
Business & Applied Technology............................................... Cindy Navaroli
Student Services...................................................................... Marie Boyd

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of September 6, 2005 and consent agenda were approved 18-0 as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
Administrative Assistant II Mathematics & Sciences Screening Committee
Tim Arner (alternate) Cathie Keenan
Wes Tom

Honors Committee
Charmaine Phipps-Smith

V.     REPORTS
President
• Faculty Senate Vacancies—The following Alternate Senate positions are still vacant:  Social and Behavioral Sciences; Health Sciences; Mathematics & Sciences; Visual, Performing, and Communication Arts; and Adjunct Senator.
• Call for Faculty Representatives—Ardon discussed with Senate the issue of late responses to the Call for Faculty Representatives.  Senators suggested that future requests include a deadline for responding.
• Wait Lists—President Alger reported that Cecilia Carrera and Melanie Siddiqi have solved the wait list issue and Admissions and Records will no longer add students to classes that have wait lists.
• Catalog and Schedule of Classes Advisory Committee—Senate selected Jackie Boboye and Susan Starr to serve as counseling representatives on the Catalog and Schedule of Classes Advisory Committee.
• Donations Needed for Hurricane Survivors—President Alger announced that donations are needed for hurricane survivors.  The following new items are needed:  diapers, depends, shampoo, soap, toothpaste, baby food, formula, white athletic socks (adults & children) non-perishable canned goods with ‘pop tops’, cereal, band-aids, Neosporin, sleeping bags, and new clothing-any size.  All donations will be delivered to the Union Rescue Mission who is coordinating transportation to the Relief Centers in Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.  Donations are being accepted September 7-15 in Student Activities.  This event is co-sponsored by ASCC/Student Activities, Student Services, Classified Senate, and Faculty Senate.
• Joint Responsibilities—President Alger distributed the approved Joint Responsibilities Document to Senators.
• Correction to minutes of August 30:  Susan Bartell is a new Dental faculty member.
• Senators sent speedy recovery wishes to Marie Boyd and received a lovely thank you note that President Alger shared with Senate.
• Senate offers its condolences to Patricia Reid, whose mother and brother recently passed away.

Curriculum
• Mary Jane Ross reported that two new courses have been approved.
• September 21 is the deadline for new Distance Education course requests and for UC transferable courses.  Deadline for other course submissions is October 14.
• Curriculum will soon disseminate the Imminent Need criteria to the college community.
• Mary Jane met with Jon Ausubel and Charmaine Phipps-Smith last week to clarify the Distance Education course modification/approval process.   Updated forms will be available in the Curriculum Office by the end of this week.

  VI.     OLD BUSINESS
·        Faculty Connections—Senators again discussed the faculty connections list and added several mentors.  Senate continues to seek mentors for new faculty.
·        Expired Committee Terms—Evaluation Procedures, Instructional Equipment, Marketing, and Program and Services Review—Senate reviewed the nominations and selected Vera Dunwoody and Priscilla Fernandez to serve on the Evaluation Procedures Committee with Sandy Clay serving as alternate; Joy Haerens, Barbara Hindman, Erik Jacobson, Julia Karet, Wendy Maleki, Joyce Oakdale, Vanessa Thomas, and Cindy Walker to serve on the Instructional Equipment Committee; Susan Bartell, Andrea Dutton, Karen Lyman, and Jan Raithel to serve on the Marketing Committee; and Elmano Alves, Sid Burks, Karen Encinas, Rachel Hanna, Renee Ketchum, Linda Mundy, Kipp Preble, and Alan Roebuck to serve as faculty representatives on Program and Services Review.
·        Faculty Serving on Hiring Committees during Summer—Senators further discussed this issue, renewing their concerns about the equitable inclusion of all classes of employees in accordance with good shared governance practice.
·        Faculty Senate Foundation Account—The solicitation letter was passed around for signatures; it will be sent out later this week.

VII.     NEW BUSINESS
·        Senate Elections—Senators nominated Jonathan Ausubel as Secretary/Treasurer; as there were no other nominations, Senator Ausubel was elected by acclamation.  TerriAnn Linn-Watson and Cathie Keenan were nominated for Vice President.  Balloting will occur next week for Vice President.
·        Sabbatical Reports—Senators Fong, Toister, and Linn-Watson will review Rod Elsdon’s report; Marie Boyd, Karen Lyman, and Melanie Olivera-LaVallee will review Julia Karet’s report.
·        Expired Committee Terms—Budget Advisory, Distance Education, and President’s Equity Council—Terms have expired for faculty representatives on the Budget Advisory Committee, Distance Education, and President’s Equity Council.  Senate to put out a call for faculty representatives.  Interested faculty are urged to contact the Faculty Senate Office at extension 2443 and have their name added to the list.
·        Adjunct Faculty Serving on Committees—Senators discussed the inclusion of adjuncts on committees.  Senators feel that adjuncts should certainly be welcome to serve on committees as appropriate.
·        Labor Management Committee—Senator Carrick reported on the Labor Management Committee.  Paula Snyder, Bret McMurran, and Will Carrick represent faculty on this committee, whose aim is to develop and improve communication between faculty and District management and solve problems that are not negotiable or part of Faculty Senate’s responsibility.

VIII.        ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 1:47 p.m.

                                                                       Respectfully submitted by,
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                       Donna Walker, Recording Secretary
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                        Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer

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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
September 6, 2005

Members Present:
President.............................................................................. Ardon Alger
Vice President—Mathematics & Sciences....................... Cathie Keenan
Secretary/Treasurer—Language Arts............................. Jonathan Ausubel
Curriculum Chair............................................................... Mary Jane Ross
Business & Applied Technology..................................... Joy Haerens
Business & Applied Technology..................................... James Kerr
Health Sciences................................................................... Renee Ketchum
Language Arts..................................................................... Melanie Olivera-La Vallee
Mathematics & Sciences..................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences............................................. Karen Lyman
Social & Behavioral Sciences............................................. Angela Sadowski
Student Services.................................................................. Will Carrick
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.................. Catherine Johnson
Senator-at-Large.................................................................. Michael Fong
Adjunct Senator................................................................... Paul Buczko

Members Absent:
Health Sciences................................................................... Beverly Cox
Student Services.................................................................. Monica Molina
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.................. Orville Clarke
Senator-at-Large.................................................................. TerriAnn Linn-Watson
Senator-at-Large.................................................................. Bob Toister

Alternates Present:
Student Services.................................................................. Marie Boyd
Student Services.................................................................. Ken McPherson

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of August 30, 2005 and consent agenda were approved 13-0 as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
Faculty representatives have been approved 13-0 to serve as follows:
Library Clerk I (.475 position) Screening Committee
Priscilla Fernandez
Pool Maintenance/Equipment Attendant Screening Committee
Robert Hadaway
Program Assistant Transfer Center Screening Committee
Susan Starr

V.     REPORTS
President
•  Closed Classes with Waiting Lists—Examination of Senate minutes dating back to 2002 produced useful notes about previous Senate discussions and consultations regarding wait lists.  Problems are arising in physical sciences because wait lists are apparently not checked to add the students on them before “walk ins.”  Senators discussed other registration problems and current solutions to them.  Senate will consult with Cecilia Carrera regarding the main issues that emerged.
•  Purchasing Screening Committees—Nominations were discussed and Senate approved Joanne Osgood to serve as the faculty representative on the Administrative Assistant II Purchasing Screening Committee and Jeane Schildberg as the faculty representative on the Purchasing Buyer Screening Committee.
•  Catalog and Schedule of Classes Advisory Committee—A faculty representative from the Counseling Department is still needed on the Catalog and Schedule of Classes Advisory Committee.  Senate to put out a call.  Interested Counseling faculty are urged to contact the Faculty Senate Office at extension 2443 and ask to be added to the list.
•  Chaffey faculty sent get well wishes to Peggy Madden and received a lovely thank you note that President Alger shared with Senate.
Vice President
•  Vice President Keenan asked Senators to welcome the new Mathematics & Sciences Senator, Dianna Cosand.
Curriculum
•  Mary Jane reported that Tim Greene, Curriculum Committee rep for Social & Behavioral Sciences, is conducting a school election to find an alternate for Maria Fitzpatrick.  Outcome to be announced at the September 7 Curriculum Committee meeting.

VI.     OLD BUSINESS
• Dean of Counseling & Matriculation—Senate approved 15-0 the addition of Chris Flores to this hiring committee.
• Enrollment Management Task Force—Larry Hultgren was approved 15-0 to serve on this committee.
• Best Practices for Elections—Senators Ausubel, Linn-Watson, and Olivera LaVallee reported to Senate on the latest version of the Best Practices.  The document was approved 15-0 as amended.
• Shared Governance Draft Document—Senators approved 15-0 the draft document.  Once CCFA has approved its documents then the “faculty piece” will be forwarded to the Board.
• Faculty Senate/CCFA Joint Responsibilites— Senators approved 15-0 the Joint Responsibilities document.
• Faculty Connections—Senators reviewed the Faculty Connections list.  A renewed call for faculty mentors will go out this week.
• Expired Committee Terms—Calendar, Evaluation Procedures, Instructional Equipment, Marketing, Program and Services Review and Technology Committees—Senate discussed the nominees for these committees and will ask Renee Ketchum and Jeane Schildberg to serve on the Calendar Committee; Barbara Hindman, Erik Jacobson, Wendy Maleki, Cindy Walker, Jeane Schildberg, and Julia Karet to serve on the Instructional Equipment Committee; Linda Mundy, Karen Encinas, Renee Ketchum to serve on Program and Services Review; and Joyce Oakdale, Karen Encinas, Heather McDonald, Cindy Parker, Larry Hultgren, Alec Erkebaev, Jeane Schildberg to serve on Technology Committee.

VII.     NEW BUSINESS
• Faculty Serving on Hiring Committees during Summer—Senate reviewed the current practice for determining whether compensation is offered to faculty to serve on summer hiring committees.  The discussion proceeded to the principles of hiring committees as well as shared governance issues.  Senator Ausubel volunteered along with Senator Cosand to draft a Senate position on this issue.
• Faculty Senate Foundation Account—Solicitation Letter—Faculty Senators urged all faculty to donate a nominal amount to this important account.  Funds collected are used to promote faculty as a whole and acknowledge colleagues in good times and bad.  Senators discussed options available for solicitation including the use of email.  Final draft of solicitation letter will be available at next week’s meeting.
• Draft Policy Revisions—1.1 The Chaffey Community College District, 1.7 Board Organization, 1.10 Board Meetings, 1.14 Governing Expenses, and 5.5 Standards of Conduct—Senate reviewed and approved the policy revisions 13-0.

VIII.       ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 2:02 p.m.

                                                                       Respectfully submitted by,
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                       Donna Walker, Recording Secretary
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                        Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer
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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
August 30, 2005

Members Present:
President.............................................................................. Ardon Alger
Vice President—Mathematics & Sciences....................... Cathie Keenan
Curriculum Chair............................................................... Mary Jane Ross
Business & Applied Technology..................................... Joy Haerens
Business & Applied Technology..................................... James Kerr
Health Sciences................................................................... Renee Ketchum
Health Sciences................................................................... Beverly Cox
Language Arts..................................................................... Melanie Olivera-La Vallee
Mathematics & Sciences..................................................... Vacant
Social & Behavioral Sciences............................................. Karen Lyman
Student Services.................................................................. Will Carrick
Student Services.................................................................. Monica Molina
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.................. Catherine Johnson
Senator-at-Large.................................................................. Michael Fong
Senator-at-Large.................................................................. TerriAnn Linn-Watson
Senator-at-Large.................................................................. Bob Toister
Adjunct Senator................................................................... Paul Buczko

Members Absent:
Secretary/Treasurer—Language Arts............................. Jonathan Ausubel
Social & Behavioral Sciences............................................. Angela Sadowski

Alternates Present:
Language Arts..................................................................... Cecilia Best
Mathematics & Sciences..................................................... Diana Cosand

Guests:  William Wang, ASCC President

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of August 23, 2005 and consent agenda were approved as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
•         Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
•   Administrative Assistant II Institutional Services Screening Committee
Tim Arner
•   Honors Committee
Ardon Alger Marie Boyd
Kathy Brindell Paul Buczko
Sid Burks Ryan Falcioni
Tim Greene Peggy Madden
Joyce Oakdale Jan Raithel
Eva Rose Susan Starr
Lisa Vadnais Margaret Vizio

V.     REPORTS
•       President
•         Welcome New Faculty—On behalf of Faculty Senate President Alger welcomed the following new full-time tenured-track faculty that were inadvertently omitted from last week’s list:
Susan Bartell Nursing
Ruth Delgado Counseling
Alexander Frazin Accounting
•         College Council—President Alger is teaching during College Council’s normally scheduled meeting times and has requested an alternate attend in his place.  Renee Ketchum will attend in President Alger’s place.  The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 21, at 3:00 pm in the Staff Dining Room.
•         Closed Classes with Waiting Lists— Senate will invite Cecilia Carerra to discuss procedures and policies.
•         Call for Faculty Representatives—President Alger put out a call for faculty representatives to serve on the following Purchasing Screening Committees:  Administrative Assistant II and Buyer positions.
•         Future Call for Faculty Representatives -- President Alger and your Senate representatives will continue to announce needs for faculty representatives to serve on committees.
•         Governing Board Report—President Alger’s August Board Report was included in Senate packets.  This report detailed a number of faculty accomplishments.  Faculty members who would like to be featured in an upcoming Board Report should email pertinent information (who, what, when, where, why, and please spell out all acronyms) to ardon.alger@chaffey.edu in the Faculty Senate Office.  Please remember that incomplete reports cannot be included.  Faculty Accomplishments can now be viewed on the Faculty Senate website at http://www.chaffey.edu/facsen/announcements.html.
•         Curriculum
•         First draft of imminent need criteria and process is under review.  Final draft to be adopted at August 31 meeting.
•         Draft of voting procedures and policies is under review.  Policy to be designated by ballot.
•         Candidate for new position of Curriculum Committee Vice-Chair to be presented to Curriculum Committee for approval on August 31.

VI.     OLD BUSINESS
•       Best Practices for Elections—Senators Ausubel, Linn-Watson, and Olivera LaVallee—A draft document was presented and discussed; the sub-committee will present revisions to the Senate next week.
•       Shared Governance Draft Document—Senate reviewed the document; additional discussion will continue at the next Senate meeting.
•       Technology Committee Tri-Chair—Senators discussed the nominations for the Technology Committee Tri-Chair and will ask Thierry Brusselle to serve as Tri-Chair and Steve Siedschlag as alternate.
•       Expired Committee Terms—Technology Committee—Committee approval tabled until next week in order to obtain confirmation from faculty members with expired terms on their interest in continuing to serve.
•       Call for Faculty Representatives—Senate reviewed the nominations and approved the following:  Angela Sadowski to serve on the Administrative Assistant II Student Services Screening Committee; Angela Sadowski to serve on the Campus Police Officer Screening Committee; and Doug Duno, Monica Molina, Cynthia Parker, and D.E. Creasy Valdez to serve on the Dean of Counseling & Matriculation Screening Committee.  In addition, Senate approved Beverly Cox, and Mary Jane Ross to serve on the Catalog and Schedule of Classes Advisory Committee; Jim Kerr and Mary Ellen Montgomery to serve on the Economic Development Advisory Committee; Daniel Jacobo, Bonnie Khaw-Posthuma, Karen Lyman, Monica Molina, and Linda Mundy to serve on the Enrollment Management Task Force; Greg Creel, Barbara Hindman, and Lisa Padgett to serve on the Facilities Modification Committee; and Judy Lowman, Ken Koenigshofer, Cathy Decker, and Cynde Miller to serve on the Tree Committee.

VII.     NEW BUSINESS
•       Curriculum Vice Chair—Senate agreed that a Curriculum vice-chair position to maintain continuity in cases where the Curriculum Chair is not available is necessary.  This position would be filled by a faculty member.
•       Faculty Senate/CCFA Joint Responsibilities—Senators reviewed the Joint Responsibilities draft document and suggested minor revisions.  Revised document to be discussed at the next meeting.
•       Faculty Connections—New Faculty— Senators reviewed the current list for accuracy and completed the New Faculty/Faculty Connections sign-ups linking first year faculty and mentors.  Experienced faculty and new faculty working together will encourage dialoging, mentoring, and bonding among peers across disciplines.  Senators will also maintain contact with their mentees from last year.
•       Expired Committee Terms—Terms of office have expired for the following committees:  Calendar, Evaluation Procedures, Instructional Equipment, and Program and Services Review.  Senate to put out a call for faculty representatives.  Interested faculty members are urged to call the Faculty Senate Office at extension 2443 and ask to be added to the list.

VIII.       ANNOUNCEMENTS
•       Senator Haerens announced that James Kerr was elected to serve as the Business & Applied Technology Senator replacing Mike Deschamps.

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 2:00 p.m.

                                                                       Respectfully submitted by,
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                       Donna Walker, Recording Secretary
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                        Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer
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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
August 23, 2005

Members Present:
President.............................................................................. Ardon Alger
Vice President—Mathematics & Sciences....................... Cathie Keenan
Secretary/Treasurer—Language Arts............................. Jonathan Ausubel
Curriculum Chair............................................................... Mary Jane Ross
Business & Applied Technology..................................... Joy Haerens
Business & Applied Technology..................................... Vacant
Health Sciences................................................................... Renee Ketchum
Health Sciences................................................................... Bev Cox
Language Arts..................................................................... Melanie Olivera-La Vallee
Mathematics & Sciences..................................................... Vacant
Social & Behavioral Sciences............................................. Karen Lyman
Student Services.................................................................. Monica Molina
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.................. Catherine Johnson
Senator-at-Large.................................................................. Michael Fong
Senator-at-Large.................................................................. TerriAnn Linn-Watson
Senator-at-Large.................................................................. Bob Toister
Adjunct Senator................................................................... Paul Buczko

Members Absent:
Social & Behavioral Sciences............................................. Angela Sadowski
Student Services.................................................................. Will Carrick

Alternates Present:
Health Sciences................................................................... Vacant
Mathematics & Sciences..................................................... Diana Cosand
Student Services.................................................................. Ken McPherson
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.................. Vacant
Adjunct................................................................................. Vacant

Guests:  William Wang, ASCC President

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Consent agenda was approved.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
• Approval of funds not to exceed $200 for cards and faculty incentives.
• Approval for funds in the amount of $1,063.42 to cover half the cost of the Meritorious Service Awards expansion frame in the library.  Foundation has generously agreed to fund the other half.
• Approval for funds not to exceed $200 to replace the Faculty Senate refrigerator.
• Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
•Administrative Assistant II PE/Athletics Screening Committee
Jeff Moser
•Admissions & Records Specialist Screening Committee
D. E. Creasy Valdez
•Bookstore Operations Supervisor Screening Committee
Karen Albee
•CARE Specialist EOPS Screening Committee
Chris Flores Toks Oduwole
•Commencement Committee
Michael Dinielli Sean Stratton
Joanna Payne Jones D.E. Creasy Valdez
•Curriculum Committee
Mary Jane Ross Tracy Hegeman
Melissa Utsler Sylvia Nguyen
Maria Fitzpatrick Kathy Haddad
Maggie Van Riper Tim Greene
Dianne Hagin
•Data & Records Assistant DPS Screening Committee
Will Carrick
•Distance Education Committee Co-Chair
Jonathan Ausubel
•Educational Program Assistant Health Science Screening Committee
Irma Magnelli Dale DesLauriers
•Facility Maintenance Attendant (2 positions) Screening Committee
Bob Toister
•Instructional Assistant II Language Arts Screening Committee
Tom Vitzelio Victoria Tirado
•Instructional Assistant II & IV Chemistry Screening Committee
Carol McClure
•Instructional Assistant III Job Coach DPS Screening Committee
Bonnie Fuller
•Program Assistant EOPS Screening Committee
Christine Flores Toks Oduwole
•Purchasing Buyer Screening Committee
Ardon Alger
•Resigned—Technology Tri-Chair
Joyce Oakdale
•Student Activities/Student Government Faculty Advisory Board
Julia Karet
•Student Petition Committee
Maggie Van Riper
•Textbook Costs Task Force
Cindy Navaroli
•Work Ability Generalist DPS Screening Committee
Bonnie Fuller
•Workforce Development Generalist/Workforce Preparation (4 positions) Screening Committee
Sid Burks

V.     REPORTS
·        President
• New Faculty—On behalf of Faculty Senate Ardon welcomed the following new full-time faculty members:
Jo Anna Alvarez Communication Studies
Rachel Archiniega Nursing ADN
Angela Bartlett English
Jackie Boboye Counseling
Baron Brown Administration of Justice
Abel Chen Business Law
Beth Child Biology
Asiris Cruz Chicano History
Nicole DeRose Biology
Caroline Dupee Nursing ADN
Shelley Eckvahl Nursing VN
Ryan Falcioni Philosophy
Evangeline Fangonil Nursing Skills Laboratory
Stanton Hunter Art, Ceramics/Sculpture
David Karp Business Law
Mark Lewis Art
Debbie (Ching-Ping) Lin-Shull Spanish
John Machado Art History
Robert Nazar English
Philip Roberts Athletics/PE
Milo Sheldon Automotive Technology
Pak Tang Political Science
Hermelinda Uribe Counseling/EOPS
Mohammad Wardak Mathematics
Judith Weingartner Reading
Teresa Williamson Business & Office Technologies
Robin Witt Mathematics
Cathy Zmudka Certified Nursing Assistant
• Capital Improvement Program—Ardon passed around a flyer on construction updates.  He also explained the road closures connected with the new construction.
• Speakers—Ardon announced that if anyone needed money or space for speakers Inge Pelzer may be able to help.
• Meritorious Service Awards Perpetual Plaque—President Alger announced that Cid Pinedo in the Foundation Office has generously agreed to fund half the cost for the Meritorious Service Awards expansion frame in the library.  Senate sends a special thank you to Cid and the Foundation for their generous support.
• Matriculation Appeals—Due to registration blocks this Fall, it is anticipated that there will be an increase in matriculation appeals.  The student who feels he/she has met a prerequisite but is being blocked because Chaffey does not recognize their claim often pursues an appeal process, which must be processed within a 5-day turnaround time.  Summer FOSA assignments may include assisting your Dean in evaluating or referring to the correct party these appeals as they come in and facilitating their complete processing.
• Issues for 2005-2006—The following issues will be discussed at future Senate meetings:  Shared Governance, Equivalency Process, Faculty Handbook, Intellectual Property, Full & Part-Time Selection and Hiring Procedures, Discipline Procedures, Professional Ethics and Responsibilities (Accreditation), Mentoring New Faculty, Pay for Summer Committees, and Committee Reports.  Faculty are encouraged to contact their Senator(s) if they have additional issues they would like Senate to discuss.
• Program and Services Review—Enclosed with this week’s packets are copies of the 2005-06 PSRC timelines.
• Committee Handbook—President Alger announced that the Faculty Senate Office has taken on the challenge of updating Chaffey’s Committee Handbook on Chaffey’s Intranet.  A memo from Dr. Kane was sent out to all committee chairs asking for their support in assisting Faculty Senate in their efforts to update the handbook to reflect a clear and accurate representation of our campus committees.  The response has been very positive.  If you haven’t submitted your committee updates, please do so by the August 31 deadline.
• Call for Faculty Representatives—President Alger put out a call for faculty representatives to serve on the following screening committees:  Administrative Assistant II/Student Services, Campus Police Officers, and Dean of Counseling and Matriculation.  Interested faculty are urged to call the Faculty Senate Office at extension 2443 and have their names added to the list.

In addition, faculty representatives are needed to serve on the following campus committees:  Marketing and Facilities Modification.  Any faculty interested in serving on these committees should call the Senate Office at extension 2443 and ask to be added to the list.
• New Campus Committees—President Alger announced the establishment of three new campus committees, Catalog and Scheduling Committee, Economic Development Advisory Committee, and Enrollment Task Force.  The Enrollment Task Force is looking for a faculty co-chair in addition to committee members.  Faculty interested in serving on these committees should advise the Faculty Senate Office at extension 2443.
• Tree Committee—Ardon announced that the Tree Committee would like to include a broader range of representation across campus especially for those areas undergoing new building projects.  Senate will put out a call for faculty representatives to serve on the Tree Committee.  Interested faculty are urged to contact the Faculty Senate Office at extension 2443 and ask to be added to the list.
• Chaffey View—Faculty have reported transient errors and other problems in the ChaffeyView interface—early time-outs, awkward navigation, and unclear instructions/guidelines.  These issues will be brought to the Technology Committee.
• Senators expressed concern for Peggy Madden on her recent surgery and authorized sending an acknowledgment and get well wishes from the faculty.
• Senators also expressed concern for Marie Boyd on her recent surgery and _authorized sending an acknowledgement and get-well wishes from _faculty.
• Governing Board—Enclosed with this week’s Senate packets are copies of the Governing Board’s community linkages reflecting board members’ involvement in the community during March, April, and June.
• Vice President
• Senate Elections—Vice President Keenan announced with the division of Physical, Life, and Health Sciences into two distinct schools, Health Sciences and Mathematics & Sciences, elections need to be held for Senate representatives.  In addition, the Adjunct Alternate Senator position needs to be filled.  Interested faculty should contact their Senate representative or the Faculty Senate Office at extension 2443.
• Curriculum
• Chaffey will be transitioning to CurricUNET, a web-based curriculum process,  which will affect the amount of curriculum processed this semester.  A campus-wide announcement will go out next week with the specific effects on fall processing.

VI.     OLD BUSINESS
·        Expired Committee Terms—Faculty terms of service have expired for the Technology Committee.  Any faculty member interested in serving on the Technology Committee should notify their Faculty Senator or call the Faculty Senate Office at extension 2443 and have their name added to the list.

VII.     NEW BUSINESS
·        Senate Elections—Senators Olivera-LaVallee, Ausubel, and Linn-Watson will put together a set of best practices for elections.
·        Technology Committee Tri-Chair—Joyce Oakdale has resigned as Tri-Chair of the Technology Committee.  Faculty Senate is now accepting names of faculty interested in serving as Tri-Chair.  Interested faculty should call the Faculty Senate office at extension 2443 and ask to be added to the list.
·        Shared Governance Draft Document—A draft document regarding shared governance was distributed for Senators to review.  This document will be discussed next week and at future meetings.
·        Distance Education Committee—Senator Ausubel reported on his one-year FOSA in Distance Education (DE).  Representatives from Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts, Math, and Counseling are needed to serve on the renewed DE Committee.

VIII.       ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS
• Deregistration/wait lists—Senator Toister reported on confusion that has arisen over wait lists and deregistration.  It was suggested that a discussion with Admissions and Records is in order to clarify the most educationally appropriate procedures.

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 2:02 p.m.

                                                                       Respectfully submitted by,
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                       Donna Walker, Recording Secretary
 

                                                                       ____________________________________
                                                                        Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer
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