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Faculty Senate
Berz Excellence Building
Chaffey College
5885 Haven Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737

909/652-6966


Ardon Alger
President

Tara Johnson
Administrative Assistant




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Minutes

Spring Semester 2007



January 23 March 20
January 30 March 27
February 6 April 3
Meritorious Service Awards
February 13 April 10
February 20 April 17
February 27
Subcommittee meetings
April 24
Faculty Lecture of the Year
March 6 May 1
March 13
Spring Break
May 8



FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
May 8, 2007

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
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Karen Lyman
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Marylee Requa
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Angela Sadowski
Student Services...................................................................... Will Carrick
Student Services...................................................................... Monica Molina
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Tom deDobay
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Mike Deschamps
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Bob Toister
Adjunct Senator-at-Large........................................................ Margaret Singleton

Members Absent:
Language Arts......................................................................... Laura Hope
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Robin Ikeda

Alternates Present:
Language Arts......................................................................... Neil Watkins
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Alif Wardak
Student Services...................................................................... Marie Boyd
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. John Machado
Adjunct................................................................................... Vacant

Guests:     Susan Bartell, Cecilia Best, Jeff Brouwer, Paul Buczko, Carol Hutte, Maria Mora, and Donna Walker

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of May 1, 2007 and consent agenda were approved 20-0 as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA

V.     REPORTS
·        President
•       Summer Communication—Faculty Senate President will conduct Senate business during the summer. Senators will be contacted via email if necessary.
•       Task Force—In its formative stages is a task force that will be charged with reviewing the District's current organizational structure and with developing a recommendation for reorganization to be implemented by January 1, 2008. Senate expressed concerns regarding the composition of this task force and requested that faculty representatives not be only coordinators.  A vote on this issue was unanimous. President Alger will present Senate’s concerns to administration.
•       Meritorious Service Recipient Bill Purkiss’ thank you note was shared with Senators.
•       Senate received and passed around a lovely thank you note from Dr. Kane for the retirement reception.
·        Vice President
•       Faculty Lecturer of the Year—Vera Dunwoody resigned as the 2007-2008 Faculty Lecturer of the Year. Vera felt it was a conflict of interest with her recent appointment as Interim Dean of Visual, Performing, and Communication Arts. Senate appreciates Vera’s sensitivity. Karen Lyman felt strongly that there should be another faculty vote to select between the two runners up. But after some discussion the Senate decided that this honor should go to the nominee with the second highest votes.  By a 20/0 vote, Senate declared Karen Lyman as the 2007-2008 Faculty Lecturer of the Year. Congratulations Karen!
·        Curriculum
•       Chair Ross stated that all Programs of Study modifications and deactivations that were entered on CurricUNET by Friday, May 4th, will be officially approved by tomorrow.

VI.     OLD BUSINESS
·        PSRC Co-Chair—Senate voted unanimously to confirm Carol McClure from biology as PSRC Co-Chair.

VII.           NEW BUSINESS
·        Introduction of New & Acknowledgement of Outgoing Senators—Outgoing Senators whose terms expire this year are Jonathan Ausubel who served for eight years as Language Arts Senator, six of those as Secretary/Treasurer; Marie Boyd who served for five years as Alternate Senator from Student Services; Will Carrick who served for four years as Senator from Student Services; Mike Deschamps who served as Senator-at-Large; Sue Paplanus who served for two years as Alternate from Health Sciences; and Mary Jane Ross who served as Curriculum Chair for the 2005-2007 term. Senate acknowledged outgoing Senators for their years of service.

Senate expressed their appreciation to Mary Jane Ross with a beautiful plaque for her extraordinary service and dedication to the college as Curriculum Chair from 2005_2007.  Senate presented Jonathan Ausubel with a handsome plaque for his years of service to Senate, Secretary Extraordinaire/Master of the Written Word.
·        Senate welcomed new Senators who will be joining us beginning in the fall:  Susan Bartell has accepted a seat from Health Sciences (HS); Neil Watkins has accepted a seat from Language Arts (LA), and Cecilia Best has accepted the Alternate seat from LA; Bob Baiz has accepted a seat from Student Services (SS) and Carol Hutte and Maria Mora have accepted the Alternate seats from SS; Jeff Brouwer was elected as Senator-at-Large; Beverly Cox, Tom de Dobay, Joy Haerens, Cathie Keenan, Karen Lyman, and John Machado have won reelection for an additional term.
·        Confirmation of Curriculum Chair—Senate unanimously confirmed Sid Burks as the Curriculum Chairperson for 2007-2009.

VIII.        ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 1:20 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by,

____________________________________
Donna Walker, Recording Secretary
____________________________________
Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer


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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
May 1, 2007

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 Laura Hope
Mathematics & Sciences Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences Marylee Requa
Social & Behavioral Sciences Angela Sadowski
Student Services Will Carrick
Student Services Monica Molina
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts Tom deDobay
Senator-at-Large Bob Toister

Members Absent:
Health Sciences Beverly Cox
Senator-at-Large Mike Deschamps
Senator-at-Large Robin Ikeda
Social & Behavioral Sciences Karen Lyman/Sabbatical
Adjunct Senator-at-Larger Margaret Singleton

Alternates Present:
Business & Applied Technology Abel Chen
Language Arts Neil Watkins
Mathematics & Sciences Alif Wardak
Student Services Bob Baiz
Student Services Marie Boyd
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts John Machado
Adjunct Vacant

Visitors
Health Sciences Cheryl Gilbert
 I. P.E.

II. CALL TO ORDER

III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of April 17, 2007 and consent agenda were approved 18-0 as amended.

IV. CONSENT AGENDA
Approval of funds to host the President’s Reception.
Approval of funds to send a get-well acknowledgement to Gail Theurer.
Approval of funds for a photographer to photograph the relocation of Faculty Senate to the EEC Building.
Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
Administrative Assistant II, Accounting/Budgeting Services Screening Committee
Joanne Osgood, BAT
General Maintenance Mechanic Screening Committee
Bruce Osburn, BAT
PE/Athletic Equipment Person Screening Committee
Bob Baiz, PE/Athletics
Photo Specialist (.475/2 positions) VPCA Screening Committee
Ardon Alger, VPCA Kathy Haddad, VPCA
Resigned—Unable to Serve—Art Committee
Sergio Gomez, SBS
Workforce Development Generalist (2 positions) Screening Committee
Bonnie Fuller, SS
 
V. REPORTS
President
End-of-the-Year Luncheon—Senators were asked to confirm attendees for the end-of-year luncheon.
Faculty Quakes Night—Ardon reminded Senate that this Thursday, May 3 is the Senate sponsored Faculty Quakes Night.
Faculty Lecturer of the Year and Happy Days Retirement Celebration—Senate sends a special thank you to those individuals and departments that put forth the extra effort to make this year’s Faculty Lecturer of the Year and the Retirement Celebration a huge success. The lecture wouldn’t have been possible without the extraordinary group efforts of:
Ardon Alger, Rosa Montoya, and Donna Walker in the Faculty Senate/Curriculum Office
Debbie Van Dyke, Max Prieto, and the Lithography Department
Cherie Ventola in Graphic Services
Peggy Cartwright and the Marketing Department
Gary Reinschmidt, and the Theatre assistants
 Michael O’Bannon, Tim McClaury, & David Stoner in Information Technology Services
Chaffey College Student Ambassadors Crystal Heer, Amber Uraizee, and Julian Vasquez and of course our lecturer, Eva Rose.

Thanks to those individuals above and the following people for assistance beyond the call of duty with the Retirement Celebration:
Dr. Marie Kane
Our Emcees Ardon Alger and Lissa Napoli
Presenters Ricardo Diaz, Ryan Falcioni, Terri Helfand, Bob Toister, Bruce Cook, Frank Juarez, and Steve Menzel
Student Ambassador Coordinator Isabelle Garcia and the Chaffey College Ambassador Team Vanessa Grow, Crystal Heer, Laura Moon, Lindsay O’Bannon, Julian Vasquez and Amanda Vaszil
Singer Andrew Dahlen
Retirement Committee Ardon Alger, Peggy Cartwright, Eunice Clark, Penny Marino, Tim McClaury, Lissa Napoli, Cid Pinedo, and Chair Sharon Schroeder
S&B Foods
Kurt Rothweiler for the use of his classic cars
PE/Athletics Department
Everyone in Maintenance and Operations that assisted with set-up and clean-up
Anyone else we may have missed.
Community College Initiative—President Alger announced that the Faculty Association of California Community Colleges (FACCC) has received word that the Community College Governance, Funding Stabilization, and Student Fee Reduction Act (aka The Community College Initiative) has qualified for the February 2008 ballot!
Instructor’s Right to Know—Senate will address this issue in the fall.
Vice President
Faculty Senate Expired Terms—Joy Haerens was re-elected to serve as the Business & Applied Technology representative; Susan Bartell was elected as the Health Science representative, with Bev Cox as alternate; Cecilia Best was elected to serve as the Language Arts alternate; Cathie Keenan was re-elected to serve as Math and Science representative; Karen Lyman was re-elected as the Social and Behavioral Sciences representative; Bob Baiz was elected as the representative from Student Services, with Carol Hutte and Maria Mora serving as alternates; and Tom de Dobay was re-elected as the Visual, Performing, and Communication Arts representative, with John Machado serving as alternate.
Curriculum
Chair Ross reported briefly on curriculum issues addressed at the ASCCC spring plenary session. Numerous changes in Title 5 and a new edition of the Program and Course Approval Handbook will need to be addressed during the next academic year.
The Curriculum Office has relocated to the EEC Building. The new location and phone numbers are posted on the CurricUNET home page.
The final CurricUNET training session for spring semester will take place Friday, May 11th, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Info Services Training Room.
All course proposals that were submitted within a month of the fall catalog deadline have been approved. Program proposals are in the final stage of the approval process.
Committees
Art—Senator Machado passed around a set of summary notes from the Art Committee, which is now a campus-wide committee.
Wireless—Senator Machado announced that WiFi is being installed in the Library as a pilot project and will eventually be installed campus-wide.
Professional Development—Senator Boyd reported that travel funds are still available; faculty are encouraged to apply.

VI. OLD BUSINESS
Senate Constitutional Amendments Re-Election—Vice President Keenan announced that the re-election was successful.  The proposed Senate Constitution Amendments passed with a vote of 149 yes, 2 no. Senate expressed their thanks to those faculty members that stopped by to vote.
Superintendent/President Hiring Committee—Although Senate expressed pleasure with the outcome of the hiring process, Senators expressed concern about the apparent changing of the pre-established hiring process in canceling a meet-and-greet for three candidates for the Superintendent/President position and instead going directly to the finalist stage.

VII. NEW BUSINESS
Campus Re-Organization—Dr. Bob Bell, Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, visited Senate to discuss campus re-organization. Dr. Bell reported that he has undertaken several drafts of a master staffing plan for the Chino campus; and he anticipates that a fair version of this plan will be circulated through the shared governance process. The District currently plans for the instructional capacity of the Chino campus to increase dramatically in the next 3-5 years; encompassing the existing Chino Center and the Chino IT Center plus the new College Park facility. Questions about supervision and the make-up of departments will be discussed campus-wide as the staffing plan develops.  Dr. Bell also apologized for the delay in the broad-based dissemination of the staffing plan. Senators expressed concerns about the consistency of services, policies, and procedures across all campuses; additionally, there is a concern about the timeliness of these discussions. Finally, there was concern that Dr. Shannon should be involved in decisions regarding multi-campus districts given his enormous expertise in managing such districts.

Bookstore Update—Eunice Clark, Director of Auxiliary Services, and Sylvia Flores, Textbook Buyer, visited to update Senate about pending legislation that may affect faculty and adopted textbooks.  The bills are SB 832 and AB 1548. Copies of the laws will be available soon in the Z-drive in the bookstore folder, just click on the faculty folder. Sylvia stated online textbook requisitions will be available to submit earlier next year for faculty. The Chaffey Bookstore is a member of the Used Textbook Association. E-books and possibly rental textbooks will be available for students in the Fall term.

VIII. ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX. FLOOR ITEMS

X. SUMMARY

XI. ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 1:55 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by,
____________________________________
Donna Walker, Recording Secretary

____________________________________
Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer


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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
April 17, 2007

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
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Angela Sadowski
Student Services...................................................................... Will Carrick
Student Services...................................................................... Monica Molina
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Tom deDobay
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Robin Ikeda
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Mike Deschamps
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Bob Toister
Adjunct Senator-at-Large........................................................ Margaret Singleton

Members Absent:
Language Arts......................................................................... Laura Hope
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Marylee Requa
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Karen Lyman/Sabbatical

Alternates Present:
Business & Applied Technology............................................... Abel Chen
Language Arts......................................................................... Neil Watkins
Student Services...................................................................... Bob Baiz
Student Services...................................................................... Marie Boyd
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. John Machado
Adjunct................................................................................... Vacant

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of April 10, 2007 and consent agenda were approved 19-0 as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
•       Approval of funds for Faculty Senate’s installation for new Senators.
•       Approval of funds for Curriculum Committee’s installation for new representatives.
•       Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
• Director, Disabled Programs & Services (DPS) Screening Committee
D.E. Creasy-Valdez, SS Bonnie Fuller, DPS
Will Carrick, DPS Chris Flores, SS/EOPS
• Program Assistant EOPS Screening Committee
Chris Flores, SS/EOPS Amy Nevarez, SS/EOPS

V.     REPORTS
·        President
•       President Alger opened the meeting with a moment of silence in memory of the victims of the Virginia Tech shooting on Monday, April 16, 2007.  In light of this tragedy, Senate re-expressed its concern that there are no telephones in classrooms.
•       President Alger announced that Paul Buczko has resigned as Adjunct Senator due to a scheduling conflict. Elections for his replacement will be held in the fall.
•       Senate Constitutional Amendments Re-Election—On Tuesday, Senators will arrive no later than 9 a.m. There will be one ballot box with two “sign-in” lines, one for A-L and the other for M-Z.
•       April Fool’s Minutes—The April Fool’s Minutes were well received by faculty and staff as indicated by their responses that were shared with Senators.  President Alger gave a special thank you to Mary Jane Ross, Senate’s ‘witty writer’.
•       Mark Your Calendars—President Alger announced that Dr. Bob Bell, Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, will visit Senate on May 1 at 1:00 PM to address issues/concerns regarding the upcoming reorganization.  Eunice Clark, Director of Auxiliary Services will also visit Senate on May 1 at 1:30 PM to present the annual bookstore update.
•       Happy Days Retirement Celebration—Chaffey will honor our retirees at a luncheon following the Faculty Lecturer of the Year on Tuesday, April 24.  The luncheon is at 12:00 pm on the practice soccer field, just east of the modulars and north of Maintenance..
•       Faculty Quake Night—Flyers were distributed to all faculty via email.  Ardon reminded Senators to encourage their constituents to attend and bring family and friends. Please contact the Faculty Senate Office at Extension 2443 to reserve your seat or for more information.
•       Senate will not meet next week in lieu of the Faculty Lecturer of the Year.
•       Senate offers its condolences to Linda Mundy, whose brother recently passed away.
•       Senate sends speedy recovery wishes to retired faculty member Gail Theurer.
·        Vice President
•       Senate Elections—Vice President Keenan announced that the Faculty Senate ballots have been tallied. Election results are as follows:  Ardon Alger has been elected as President/President Elect for the 2007-2010 term. The 2007-2008 Faculty Lecturer of the Year will be Vera Dunwoody Professional Relations Committee members will be Michael Fong, Wes Tom, and Renee Ketchum.
•       Faculty Senate Expired Terms—Vice President Keenan polled Senators on the status of elections for expired Senate terms. Senator Hope reported that Neil Watkins was elected as the Language Arts Senator replacing Jonathan Ausubel. Senator Kerr reported that Joy Haerens has won re-election from Business and Applied Technology.
·        Coordinators
•       Coordinators reported that Dr. Howdyshell met with coordinators yesterday and had three primary questions for discussion. First, she asked where they thought Health Science should move; next, she asked where coordinators would want their departments to go in a reorganization; finally, she asked whether coordinators favored the department chair model or the coordinator model.
·        Committees
•       Tree Committee—Senator Ikeda reported that the Tree Committee is actively engaged in the development and preservation of the landscaping on campus.  Landscaping on College Drive is in progress, as is the new vineyard and agricultural display. Landscaping plans for the Science Complex, EEC, and SSA are out to bid. The landscape architect is working on a Beeks Memorial (associated with a gift from the Beeks Family) to include in the Science Complex landscaping and an Alexander Memorial for inclusion in the EEC landscaping. Students' experiences will be enriched not only by beautiful spaces and interesting specimen displays, but by tributes to some of those individuals whose efforts we cherish.

VI.     OLD BUSINESS
·        Presidential Search Committee Meet-and-Greet—Senators expressed their appreciation to Dr. Shannon for his candid and informative presentation and discussion on Monday, April 16. His remarks were warmly received by the college community. Several Senators expressed their belief that Chaffey is fortunate to have a candidate of Dr. Shannon’s quality. Senate looks forward to welcoming Dr. Shannon to Chaffey this fall.
·        Student Academic Integrity/Student Behavior Codes & Violation Forms—Marie Boyd distributed final copies of the Student Academic Integrity/Student Behavior Codes. Senators will review these documents and will work to generate a single-page reference sheet for faculty. Senate expressed its appreciation to the members of this task force.
·        Faculty Senate’s Installation of New Senators—Luncheon meeting for the installation of new Senators and acknowledgement of outgoing Senators will be held on Tuesday, May 8 in the Staff Dining Room. Lunch will be catered by S&B Foods.

VII.           NEW BUSINESS
·        Distance Education Plan—Senator Ausubel distributed copies of the Distance Education Plan draft. Senators first applauded Senator Ausubel on the assembly of this plan. After discussion, Senate moved, seconded, and approved the DE Plan 19-0.
·        WI FI—Senator Machado reported that by fall, at least a portion of the WI FI network should be up and running.

VIII.        ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS
Senator DeDobay asked about instructor access to student information such as student phone numbers. Senators suggested the instructor can attend Datatel training to gain access to the system, or the instructor can simply ask the students for the information on the first day of class.

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 1:50 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by,

____________________________________
Donna Walker, Recording Secretary

____________________________________
Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer


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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
April 10, 2007

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......................................................................... Laura Hope
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Marylee Requa
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Angela Sadowski
Student Services...................................................................... Will Carrick
Student Services...................................................................... Monica Molina
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Tom deDobay
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Mike Deschamps
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Robin Ikeda
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Bob Toister

Members Absent:
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Karen Lyman/Sabbatical
Adjunct Senator-at-Large........................................................ Paul Buczko

Alternates Present:
Business & Applied Technology............................................... Abel Chen
Language Arts......................................................................... Neil Watkins
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Alif Wardak
Student Services...................................................................... Bob Baiz
Student Services...................................................................... Marie Boyd
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. John Machado

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of March 27, 2007 and consent agenda were approved 17-0 as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
•        Approval of supply funds not to exceed $200 to host the Faculty Lecturer of the Year.
•        Approval to open a purchase order with the Bookstore for commencement regalia for adjunct instructors not to exceed $800.
•        Approval for funds to book the Faculty Family Quakes Night on Thursday, May 3, 2007.
•        Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
•  Administrative Assistant, Accounting/Budgeting Services Screening Committee
Mike Deschamps
•  Counselor Screening Committee
D.E. Creasy-Valdez, SS Maggie Van Riper, SS
Chris Flores, SS Angela Sadowski, SBS
Toks Oduwole, SS
•  Pharmacy Technician Instructor Screening Committee
Mo Tavakoli, M&S Dianne Hagin, HS
Tracy Maez, Adjunct, HS

      V.     REPORTS
·        President
•        Meeting Date for Installation of New Senators—Senate will hold its installation luncheon for new Senators on May 8 on campus.
•        Tenure Reception—Senate would like to thank Daniel Swift and the Hotel and Food Service Management Students on the excellent service, presentation, and food provided for the newly-tenured faculty reception on March 28.  Senate would also like to thank those that attended; approximately 75 administrators, faculty, & staff. Congratulations again to the newly-tenured faculty:  David Braxton, Joann Eisberg, Maria Fitzpatrick, Deckard Hodge, Carol Hutte, Robert Rundquist, Sean Stratton, Sariwan Tjandra, Neil Watkins, and Darcel Woods.
•        Meritorious Service Award Luncheon—Senate sends a special thank you to Eunice Clark, Auxiliary Services Director; Cafeteria Supervisor Connie Fung, Chef Victor Marcel, Assistants Carmen Armenta, An Banh, Danny Chan, and Navidad Maldonaldo; Chaffey Ambassadors Crystal Hee, Julia Matulionis, Lindsay O’Bannon, Amber Uraizee, and Julian Vasquez; Public Information Specialist Sheryl Herchenroeder; and Technical Support Specialists Tim McClaury and David Stoner for all of their efforts in coordinating and staging of the luncheon so beautifully. Once again the Meritorious Service Luncheon was a huge success thanks to the extraordinary efforts of Eunice Clark and S&B Foods. Over eighty-five faculty, administrators, and staff attended to honor Bonnie Lambert, Erna Noble, and Bill Purkiss.  Bonnie, Erna, and Bill have a combined 65 years of service to Chaffey College.  Library plates should arrive soon and will be installed on the perpetual plaque just inside the Library’s entrance.
•        Grease—Senate sends congratulations to Chaffey’s newest actors:  Tom de Dobay, Dan Loomis, Charmaine Phipps, Larry Buckley, and Marie Kane on their wonderful performances in the Chaffey College Theatre Department’s production of Grease.
•        April Fool’s Day Minutes—Senators reviewed and approved the April Fool’s minutes with one minor change.
•        Marquee—Ardon presented to Senators the new proposed design for the Marquee.  Senators unanimously praised the new design.
•        Academic Senate Call for Nominations—The Academic Senate has put out a call for nominations for the annual John W. Rice Diversity Award.  This award honors a district employee, district, college, or program that has made the greatest contribution toward advancing faculty and staff diversity or student equity in the California Community Colleges. The deadline for nominations is Friday, April 27. For additional information and criteria, please contact the Faculty Senate Office at Extension 2443.
•        Senate sent get well wishes to Irene Okura.
•        Senate sent congratulations to Cynde Miller on the birth of her son, Quinn.
•        Senate sent also sent congratulations to Angela Bartlett on the birth of her son.
·        Vice President
•        Faculty Senate Expired Terms—Vice President Keenan reminded Senators that the college-wide elections are on and polled Senators on the status of elections for expired Senate terms. Results of school elections should be available before May 8 so that the new Senators may attend the installation luncheon.
·        Curriculum
•        Chair Ross announced that the Curriculum Committee will now be running the elections for school/area reps.
•        While the fall schedule has been uploaded, the catalogue has not, and catalogue changes are still possible.
·        Committees
•        Catalog & Schedule of Classes Advisory—Craig Justice commended the faculty and classified committee representatives for their service on this committee. The committee has accomplished a lot. Included in the Senate packets was a list of the committee’s major accomplishments.

VI.     OLD BUSINESS
·        Faculty Senate Constitutional Revision—Senate discussed the re-election for the proposed constitutional amendments. Ballots will be available on the morning of Tuesday, April 24 prior to the Faculty Lecturer of the Year. Tables will be set up outside the Theatre at 8:30 am.  Senators Ausubel, Clarke, Keenan, Requa, and Wardak volunteered to staff the election boxes. Further, Senators agreed that the vote will be a simple up or down vote on all proposed amendments.
·        Faculty Senate Sponsored Quakes Night—Senate discussed details for Faculty Night at the Quakes Stadium. A minimum of 25 participants is required to book this event. Faculty Quake Night will be held on Thursday, May 3 with an all-you-can-eat BBQ beginning at 6:05 pm; game starts at 7:05 pm; Quakes vs. Lancaster. Tickets are $21 for adults and $19 for children under 10. Faculty are encouraged to participate in this community-building event; bring your family and friends. To sign up for this event or for additional information, please contact the Faculty Senate Office at Extension 2443.

VII.           NEW BUSINESS
·        Chaffey Reorganization—Linda Howdyshell, Vice President of Instruction—Dr. Howdyshell visited Senate to discuss the reorganization plan. Dr. Howdyshell initially explained the various reasons for reorganization, which include the opening of new facilities. With the resignation of the Dean of Health Sciences, the situation has become more complicated.  Important considerations in reorganization include geography (departments in a single school are near one another), similar function (departments within a school should have similar academic emphases), and size (all schools should be roughly the same size). Dr. Howdyshell discussed some possible permutations for reorganization and emphasized that the changes that are being proposed are more of a “tweaking” than a major reorganization.  The reorganization that Dr. Howdyshell is proposing results in no change in the number of deans. According to Dr. Howdyshell, the timeline is based on the need to get ready for January 2008, but the decision could be delayed until early fall 2007. The Chino Dean would also oversee student services. The reorganization would also include a new full-time ADN coordinator/director and assistant coordinator. The Senate expressed an interest in possibly slowing the process, in working on the membership of a reorganization task force, and in the nature of the ADN director (in consultation with CCFA).
·        Room Utilization—Craig Justice, Dean of Instructional Programs & Services—Dean Justice visited Senate to discuss room utilization and presented information on “swing space” availability. The pre-existing Administration building will be used for office space, adjunct work space, and some classroom space (nursing, dental assisting, math) when the new Administration/Student Services building opens. Dean Justice also presented a report on unscheduled lecture modules arranged by school. In summary, there is a lack of classroom space in the morning modules, and there is some room availability in the afternoons and the evening modules. Some new classroom space has been made available; for example, VSS-105 and three of the modular buildings south of the stadium will become classrooms.
·        Commencement—Tuesday, May 22, 2007—Faculty are encouraged to attend this year’s commencement. Please return your attendance confirmation to Student Activities by the deadline of April 27, 2007 in order to allow for adequate seating. Ardon also announced that adjunct faculty will be able to participate in this year’s Commencement, but seating is limited.  Senate will again provide regalia for adjunct faculty that don’t have their own.

VIII.        ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 1:50 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by,
 

____________________________________
Donna Walker, Recording Secretary
 

____________________________________
Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer


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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
March 27, 2007

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......................................................................... Laura Hope
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Marylee Requa
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Angela Sadowski
Student Services...................................................................... Will Carrick
Student Services...................................................................... Monica Molina
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Tom deDobay
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Mike Deschamps
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Robin Ikeda
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Bob Toister

Members Absent:
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Orville Clarke
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Karen Lyman/Sabbatical
Adjunct Senator-at-Larger....................................................... Paul Buczko

Alternates Present:
Language Arts......................................................................... Neil Watkins
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Alif Wardak
Student Services...................................................................... Bob Baiz
Student Services...................................................................... Marie Boyd
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. John Machado

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of March 20, 2007 and consent agenda were approved 16-0 as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
•       Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
• Bookstore Accounting Assistant Screening Committee
Vera Dunwoody, SBS
• Financial Aid Coordinator Screening Committee
Ricardo Diaz, SS
• Pool Maintenance/Equipment Attendant Screening Committee
Orest Stetkevich, PE/Athletics
• Resigned—Unable to Serve—Economic Development Advisory & Instructional Equipment Committees
Robin Witt, M&S
• Workforce Development Generalist Screening Committee
Will Carrick, SS

V.     REPORTS
·        President
•       Presidential Search Committee—President Alger briefly updated Senate on the Presidential Search Committee. There was unanimous consent about the finalists; two of these will be invited to visit campus after a final round of interviews.
•       2007 Alumni of the Year and Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet—Ardon polled Senators on their interest in attending this year’s Alumni of the Year & Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet on Thursday, April 5 at the Ontario Airport Marriott. President Alger and Senator Singleton will represent Senate at this event.
•       Room Usage—Classrooms—President Alger distributed Dr. Howdyshell’s response to questions about the reorganization. Senate wondered about the urgency and speed with which these reorganization plans are being put forward since Chino is not offering instruction while the reorganization seems to undermine the quality of instruction on the Rancho campus and at the centers. Additionally, there was concern about the impact of the reorganization on classified staff. Senate also wondered about the efficacy of a faculty member having two first-level managers—Several Senators indicated the difficulty of this situation, which they have encountered.
•       Governing Board—President Alger’s March 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.
•       Faculty Senate will not meet next week in lieu of Meritorious Service Awards.
•       Senate sends its condolences to JoAlice Hunter, DPS Adjunct faculty member, whose son recently passed away.
·        Vice President
•       Senate Elections—Nominations—Vice President Keenan announced the following nominations:  Ardon Alger and Jonathan Ausubel for President Elect; Vera Dunwoody, Julie LaMay, and Karen Lyman have been nominated for Faculty Lecturer of the Year; Jeff Brouwer has been nominated for Senator-at-Large; Michael Fong, Robin Ikeda, Renee Ketchum, Bonnie Khaw-Posthuma, Laurie Pratt, Sariwan Tjandra, and Wes Tom have been nominated for the Professional Relations Committee. Ballots will be distributed on April 2.  The deadline for voting is 4:30 pm on Monday, April 16, 2007.

VI.     OLD BUSINESS
·        Faculty Senate Constitutional Revision—Senate did not receive enough votes to ratify the Constitutional changes. It was agreed that a re-election would be held on the day of the Faculty Lecture of the Year.
·        Curriculum Chair Position Description—Senators were requested to review the draft Curriculum Chair Position Description and email any concerns before the next meeting.

VII.           NEW BUSINESS
·        Proposed Contractual Changes to Evaluations—Jonathan Ausubel, John Fay, & Chris Flores—CCFA negotiators visited Senate to consult about issues surrounding evaluations, as is required by Ed Code 87663(f). John Fay first briefly explained the principles of interest-based bargaining.  Subsequently, Senate helped negotiators clarify that several significant issues were missing from the issues list and that several issues on the issues list are, in fact, non-issues.

VIII.        ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 1:55 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by,
____________________________________
Donna Walker, Recording Secretary
____________________________________
Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer


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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
March 20, 2007

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
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Angela Sadowski
Student Services...................................................................... Will Carrick
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Tom deDobay
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Mike Deschamps
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Robin Ikeda
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Bob Toister

Members Absent:
Language Arts......................................................................... Laura Hope
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Marylee Requa
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Karen Lyman/Sabbatical Student Services............................................................................................... Monica Molina
Adjunct Senator-at-Larger....................................................... Paul Buczko
 

Alternates Present:
Language Arts......................................................................... Neil Watkins
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Alif Wardak
Student Services...................................................................... Bob Baiz
Student Services...................................................................... Marie Boyd
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. John Machado

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of March 6, 2007 and consent agenda were approved 16-0 as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
•       Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
• Pool Maintenance/Equipment Attendant Screening Committee
Orest Stetkevich, PE/Athletics

V.     REPORTS
·        President
•       Presidential Search—President Alger announced that the reception for the Presidential Search finalists will be held on Wednesday, April 11, 2007 from 2:00 ? 5:00 pm in the Staff Dining Room.
•       Faculty of the Year—Faculty Senate sends its congratulations to Ryan Falcioni, Deckard Hodge, and Lynn Navarette on being nominated for the 2006-2007 Associated Student Body Faculty of the Year Award.
•       Project Review & Coordination—President Alger circulated a document outlining the building progress on campus.
•       Spring 2007 Enrollment Report—President Alger shared the Spring 2007 Enrollment Report that will be presented to the Board on Thursday. The District-wide enrollment figures for the spring 2007 semester first census date (February 5, 2007) shows 17, 738 students were enrolled in credit courses at Chaffey College, a 1.0% increase from spring 2006 semester first census enrollment.
•       Academic Senate Resolutions—Ardon passed around a copy of the resolutions that will be discussed and debated at the Spring Plenary Session April 19-21, 2007. The resolutions are available online at http://www.asccc.org/Events/sessions/spring2007/materials.html.
•       Senate sends its condolences to Angela Burk-Herrick, whose father recently passed away.
·        Vice President
•       Senate Elections—Call for Nominations—Vice President Keenan announced that nomination memos have gone out for President Elect, Senator-at-Large, Faculty Lecturer, and Professional Relations Committee. Please forward all nominations to Vice President Keenan no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 26.
•       Faculty Senate Expired Terms—Senate reviewed the current list of seats coming up for re-election; Senators who are in mid-term were asked to conduct elections for those whose terms are expiring.
·        Coordinators
•       Coordinators reported that most of yesterday’s meeting was spent discussing how Chaffey is performing with respect to Basic Skills. Keith Wurtz and Jim Fillpot gave a PowerPoint presentation comparing Chaffey to other regional districts looking at various measures. Additionally, Dr. Howdyshell also announced that the District is planning a reorganization in anticipation of the opening of the Chino campus. A dean from main campus will be transferred to oversee student services and scheduling at Chino, and this will most likely result in a realignment of some departments/schools on the Rancho Cucamonga campus.
·        Committees
•       Budget Advisory—President Alger informed Senate that the Budget Advisory Committee has formed a subcommittee to address the requests for instructional and non-instructional supplies that do not fit into other funding categories.  This subcommittee is modeled after the Instructional Equipment Committee.
•       Datatel—ChaffeyVIEW will get a new look and name “My ChaffeyVIEW”  but functionality will be the same. Also, student e-mail addresses are included on rosters obtained via ChaffeyVIEW,  but will not be printed on the official roster sheets. Finally, this semester is the first time that the District is doing applications for summer and fall at the same time. Over 600 applications were submitted in the first four days. Admissions & Records will send reminders to students for their fall registration dates.
•       Professional Development—Marie Boyd reported that Professional Development (PD) will be offering a workshop this Friday, March 23 dealing with Conflict Resolution; there are still a few slots available.

Marie also reported that seven members of the PD Committee attended the 4C/SD (California Community College Council for Staff & Organizational Development) Conference at Cal Poly on March 9. The sessions Marie attended focused on educational technology; Professional Development is interested in pursuing suggestions offered by the California Educational Technology Collaborative (CETC) sessions, including the CETC Ambassador Program. CETC offers an array of technology services, tools and staff resources. Most are free to administrators, faculty, and staff of the California Community Colleges.

  VI.     OLD BUSINESS
·        Administrative Procedure 5.6 Speech:  Time, Place, and Manner—Dr. Kane has agreed to rewrite the document separating policy and procedure.  Both documents will clarify the needs of the college and education, as well as honoring the rights of freedom of speech and assembly.
·        Discipline Placement Draft—Mary Jane Ross—On March 6 Senate approved these documents with minor revisions. Copies of the approved document were distributed to Senators.
·        Faculty Senate Constitutional Revision—Senate discussed the current Constitutional voting. Votes are coming in only slowly. Senators are urged to get out the vote.
·        Meritorious Service Award—The 2006-2007 Meritorious recipients Bonnie Lambert, Erna Noble, and Bill Purkiss have confirmed their attendance at the April 3 luncheon. Senate discussed invitees and agreed that honoring the guest lists of recipients is important.
·        Tenure Reception—Ardon reminded Senate that the Tenure Reception is next Wednesday, March 28 from 12:30 ? 1:30 pm in the Staff Dining Room and requested Senators to arrive early.
·        Technology Committee—Senate reviewed the list of nominees and selected Nicole DeRose to complete Joyce Oakdale’s term on the Technology Committee and Alif Wardak to replace Alec Erkebaev while he is on spring sabbatical.

VII.           NEW BUSINESS
·        Accreditation Mid-Term Report—Inge Pelzer, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent/President, visited Senate to discuss the mid-term report. The Accreditation team has required Chaffey to form a Professional Development program and to continue its work on Student Learning Outcomes. Additionally, the ten accreditation standards must be addressed in terms of the progress that has been made in meeting the standards. Inge feels confident that the College is doing well in all of these areas.
·        Program & Services Review Faculty Co-Chair & Curriculum Chair—Position descriptions are being drafted for Senate review.
·        Committee Expired Terms—Senate began to prioritize the committee list to discuss which committee calls will go out first.
·        Room Usage—Senate will be reviewing the information on the room usage document sent to Senate today. The Senate remains concerned that we do not have enough classrooms on the Rancho campus to meet the needs of our students.

VIII.        ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 1:55 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by,
____________________________________
Donna Walker, Recording Secretary

____________________________________
Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer


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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
March 6, 2007

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......................................................................... Laura Hope
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Marylee Requa
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Angela Sadowski
Student Services...................................................................... Will Carrick
Student Services...................................................................... Monica Molina
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Tom deDobay
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Bob Toister

Members Absent:
Curriculum Chair..................................................................... Mary Jane Ross
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Karen Lyman/Sabbatical
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Mike Deschamps
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Robin Ikeda
Adjunct Senator-at-Larger....................................................... Paul Buczko

Alternates Present:
Business & Applied Technology............................................... Abel Chen
Health Sciences....................................................................... Sue Paplanus
Language Arts......................................................................... Neil Watkins
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Alif Wardak
Student Services...................................................................... Bob Baiz
Student Services...................................................................... Marie Boyd
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. John Machado
Adjunct................................................................................... Margaret Singleton

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of February 20, 2007 and consent agenda were approved 15-0 as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
•       Approval of funds not to exceed $225 to purchase plaques for the Meritorious Service recipients.
•       Approval of funds not to exceed $200 to host a dessert reception for the Meritorious Service recipients.
•       Approval of funds not to exceed $500 to host and sponsor the first annual tenure reception.
•       Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
• Educational Services Generalist/Cashier’s Office Screening Committee
Joanne Osgood, BAT
• Ethics Across the Curriculum Committee
Sandra Freeman, HS
• Resigned—Unable to Serve—Gerontology Instructor Screening Committee
Beverly Cox, HS
• Resigned—Unable to Serve—Technology Committee
Joyce Oakdale, M&S

V.     REPORTS
·        President
•       Newly Tenured Faculty—Senate congratulates the following newly tenured faculty:  David Braxton, Joann Eisberg, Maria Fitzpatrick, Deckard Hodge, Carol Hutte, Robert Rundquist, Sean Stratton, Sariwan Tjandra, Neil Watkins, and Darcel Woods.
•       State Budget Update—President Alger shared the Legislative Analyst Office’s (LAO) 2007-2008 State Budget Analysis with Senate.
•       Budget Development—Included in this week’s packet was an overview of Chaffey’s budget development process along with a copy of Chaffey College’s unrestricted general fund 2007-2008 tentative budget assumptions.
•       Academic Senate—President Alger announced that Chaffey College will host the Academic Senate’s first Regional Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) Coordinators meeting on Friday, April 13. Approximately 20-25 SLO Coordinators will attend. Lunch will be provided by the Academic Senate.  Chaffey’s Sid Burks is an SLO coordinator and will be the host for this meeting.
•       Governing Board—President Alger’s February 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.
•       Senate sends its condolences to Joanne Osgood, whose mother recently passed away.
·        Vice President
•       Vice President Keenan reported that ballots for the Constitutional amendment voting have gone out. Ballots are due by March 23. One hundred and eleven (111) yes votes are needed to adopt the changes.
·        Committees
•       Art—John Machado presented the revised and expanded Art Committee Mission, Goals, and Public Art Policies and Procedures. Senate moved and unanimously approved this document and further commended the Art Committee for producing a document that should be a model for all committee reports.
•       Presidential Search—President Alger offered a brief report on the Presidential search, which is proceeding apace. Finalists will be on campus on April 11.
•       Professional Development—Marie Boyd reported that Professional Development has had good response to the call for FLEX presenters; additionally, the Committee is working with Distance Education to develop both District qualification and ongoing pedagogical development. Travel and Conference requests are being considered (and approved).

  VI.     OLD BUSINESS
·        Sabbatical Reports—TerriAnn Linn-Watson and Penny Marino—Senators Carrick, Cosand, and Keenan have reviewed TerriAnn Linn-Watson’s sabbatical report and recommend approval with only minor corrections Senate concurred 16-0.  Senators Cosand, Cox, and Requa have reviewed Penny Marino’s sabbatical report and recommend approval with minor revisions; Senate concurred 16-0.
·        Meritorious Service Award—Senators discussed late nominations and invitations to this year’s luncheon. The nomination of Erna Noble was moved, seconded, and approved 16-0. Senate further discussed invitees—due to limited space, it is not possible to have all faculty attend the luncheon.  The luncheon to honor this year’s recipients will be held on Tuesday, April 3 at 12:30 pm in the Staff Lounge Dining Room provided courtesy of Eunice Clark in the Bookstore. The luncheon will be followed with a campus-wide dessert reception from 2:00-2:30 pm.
·        Academic Senate Spring Plenary Session—The Academic Senate Spring Plenary Session is scheduled for April 19-21 in San Francisco. President Alger again polled Senators on their interest in attending. Senate will fund an additional faculty member to attend this year’s Plenary Session.  Faculty interested in attending are urged to contact the Senate Office at Extension 2443.
·        Credit/No Credit Catalog Statement—Copies of the Credit/No Credit statement that reflect previously suggested revisions were distributed. Senate approved as revised 16-0.
·        Administrative Procedure 4.6.12 Remedial Coursework—Senate reviewed the language in Title 5 Section 55756.5 Remedial Coursework Limit and determined that “foundation” is a more appropriate term than “remedial” and “transfer-level” more appropriate than “college-level” to describe the courses in question.  These changes were moved, seconded, and approved 16-0.
·        Discipline Placement Draft—Senate briefly discussed this document.  It was suggested that since the examples are not needed for clarity, the examples should be removed or fictional examples should be included.  With that correction, Senate moved, seconded, and approved the document 15-0.
·        Tenure Reception—The first annual tenure reception will be held on Wednesday, March 28 from 12:30 ? 1:30 pm in the Staff Dining Room. President Alger requested that Senators arrive early to this important event.
·        Faculty Senate Sponsored Quakes Night—President Alger presented Senate with some possible dates for a faculty group event at the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes Stadium. Senate selected Thursday, May 3.

VII.           NEW BUSINESS
·        Skills Lab Closure—Senator Hope reported that despite the fact that the closure of the Skills Lab has been anticipated for some time due to construction, no provisions have been made for its relocation. Senate’s concern is that students served by this facility are among the most underrepresented students on campus; it does not look good when these students are placed last in priorities lists.
·        Ethics Across the Curriculum Committee—Panel Discussions—Senate discussed funding of committee functions. It was suggested that such campus-wide committee functions have more institutional impact when funded through Professional Development. Senators felt strongly that Professional Development funding ought to be augmented to ensure that such activities can occur.
·        Technology Committee—Senate will put out a call for a faculty representative from the School of Mathematics & Sciences to complete Joyce Oakdale’s term on the Technology Committee. The purpose of the Technology Committee is to provide a mechanism for communication, review of standards, and recommendations regarding the technology needs of the District. These areas include hardware, software, data, voice, and network usage. The Technology Committee meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 2:00 -4:00 pm in the Information Services Conference Room. Interested faculty should contact their Senator or the Faculty Senate Office at Extension 2443.

VIII.        ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 1:55 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by,

____________________________________
Donna Walker, Recording Secretary

____________________________________
Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer


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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
February 20, 2007

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
Mathematics & Sciences Diana Cosand
Student Services Will Carrick
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts Tom deDobay
Senator-at-Large Mike Deschamps
Senator-at-Large Bob Toister

Members Absent:
Secretary/Treasurer—Language Arts Jonathan Ausubel
Health Sciences Beverly Cox
Language Arts Laura Hope
Social & Behavioral Sciences Karen Lyman/Sabbatical
Social & Behavioral Sciences Marylee Requa
Social & Behavioral Sciences Angela Sadowski
Student Services Monica Molina
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts Orville Clarke
Senator-at-Large Robin Ikeda
Adjunct Senator-at-Larger Paul Buczko

Alternates Present:
Business & Applied Technology Abel Chen
Language Arts Neil Watkins
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts John Machado
Adjunct Margaret Singleton

I. P.E.

II. CALL TO ORDER

III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of February 13, 2007 and consent agenda were approved 14-0 as amended.

IV. CONSENT AGENDA
Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
Financial Aid Advisor Screening Committee
Jeff Moser, PE/Athletics

V. REPORTS
President
Health & Safety Committee—President Alger reported that this committee meets every other week. The Health & Safety Committee now has a designated minute’s recorder and will provide minutes to anybody interested in receiving them. The Faculty Senate Office is working on making committee minutes accessible through the committee lists website.
Rancho Cucamonga Quakes Stadium Group Event—Ardon polled Senators on their interest in hosting a Quakes night for faculty. Ardon will provide a list of dates and details at the next meeting.
College Book—Senator Watkins reminded Senate about the One Book-One College Battle of the Books that will be held on Monday, February 26 from 12:30 ? 2:00 pm in Social Science 5.  The four book finalists for the 2007-2008 College Book are:  Inlandia by Gayle Wattawa, Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See, and The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd. Chaffey colleagues will give persuasive arguments for each book and everyone is encouraged to attend. The final selection depends on your vote.
Academic Senate—A copy of the table of contents for the Academic Senate’s Fall 2006 Resolutions was included in this week’s packets. Resolutions can be accessed at the following website http://www.asccc.org/Final%20Resolutions.doc.
Senate will not meet next week in lieu of subcommittee meetings.
Curriculum
Chair Ross reminded Senate to regularly check the status of their proposals on CurricUNET. Although the curriculum process is now driven by technology, the biggest delays continue to be the result of human error. Faculty are encouraged to keep in contact with their coordinators, deans, and others involved in the approval process to facilitate timely approval of their proposals.

VI. OLD BUSINESS
Sabbatical Reports—TerriAnn Linn-Watson and Penny Marino—Senators Carrick, Cosand, and Keenan will review TerriAnn Linn-Watson’s sabbatical report. Penny Marino’s and TerriAnn Linn-Watson’s report will be discussed at the next Senate meeting.
Meritorious Service Award—Nominations—Senators reviewed nominations, discussed, and accepted Bonnie Lambert and Bill Purkiss as recipients of the Meritorious Service Award. Each was approved 14-0. The luncheon to honor this year’s recipients will be held on Tuesday, April 3 at 12:30 pm in the Staff Lounge Dining Room provided courtesy of Eunice Clark in the Bookstore. The luncheon will be followed with a campus-wide dessert reception from 2:00-2:30 pm.
Administrative Procedures—4.6.12 Remedial Coursework—Senate discussed the appropriateness of the term remedial.  Several other terms were suggested and discussed. Senate will look at the language in Title 5, Section 55756.5 and follow-up at their next meeting.

NEW BUSINESS
Administrative Policy & Procedure 5.6 Speech:  Time, Place, and Manner—Senate reviewed and discussed administrative procedure 5.6 Speech:  Time, Place, and Manner.  Several issues and concerns were raised and discussed. President Alger will compile a list of the areas that need a response.
Discipline Placement Draft—Chair Ross briefly reviewed the discipline placement draft. Historically this has been an inconsistent process. The Curriculum Committee felt it was very important to have a compliant and clear discipline placement process in place. Senators will discuss this draft with their constituents and Senate will address at the next meeting.
Credit/No Credit Catalog Statement—Senate suggested several changes. Chair Ross will make the suggested revisions and submit a revised draft for review and discussion at the next meeting.
Marketing Committee—Senate selected James Kerr to replace Karen Lyman on the Marketing Committee for the spring semester while she is on sabbatical.
Classified Senate Scholarship Award Committee—Renee Ketchum volunteered to serve as the faculty representative on the Classified Senate Scholarship Award Committee. Classified Senate will award three scholarships in the amount of $250 each.  Two scholarships will be awarded to Chaffey College students; one scholarship will be awarded to a Chaffey College employee. Scholarship applications are available in Student Activities. The application deadline is Wednesday, March 28, 2007.

VIII. ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX. FLOOR ITEMS

X. SUMMARY

XI. ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 1:20 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by,
____________________________________
Donna Walker, Recording Secretary
____________________________________
Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer


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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
February 13, 2007

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 Beverly Cox
Language Arts Laura Hope
Mathematics & Sciences Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences Marylee Requa
Social & Behavioral Sciences Angela Sadowski
Student Services Monica Molina
Student Services Will Carrick
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts Tom deDobay
Senator-at-Large Mike Deschamps
Senator-at-Large Robin Ikeda

Members Absent:
Social & Behavioral Sciences Karen Lyman/Sabbatical
Health Sciences Renee Ketchum
Business & Applied Technology Joy Haerens
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts Orville Clarke
Senator-at-Large Bob Toister
Adjunct Senator-at-Larger Paul Buczko

Alternates Present:
Business & Applied Technology Abel Chen
Mathematics & Sciences Alif Wardak
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts John Machado

I. P.E.

II. CALL TO ORDER

III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of February 6, 2007 and consent agenda were approved 16-0 as amended.

 IV. CONSENT AGENDA
Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
Administrative Assistant II, Institutional Services Screening Committee
Mike Deschamps, BAT
Ethics Across the Curriculum Committee
Pak Tang, SBS

V. REPORTS
President
President’s Cabinet—President Alger shared information from the PowerPoint presentation at today’s Cabinet meeting on the status of Measure L funds; recently completed projects; projects in construction, bidding & design; and construction schedule.  He also distributed copies of the table below, provided by Dr. Kane, showing the number of new classrooms, labs, and offices as a result of the new construction both on and off campus. This table does not include buildings being discussed or buildings being reconfigured, which could change the total numbers up or down.
 # of New Classrooms # of New Labs # of New Faculty Offices
Fontana 4 1 2
Science Complex 3 12 17
EEC (Educational Excellence Center)   9 15
SSA (Student Services/Administration)    14
Chino MIB (Main Instructional Building) 13 7 18
Chino CC (Community Center) 3 1 1
Chino Health 2 3 6
Art Complex 1 12 30
Music Hall  2
Business Ed   12
Campus Center   6
Total 26 47 121
Administrative Procedure 4.6.13 Grade Changes—Senate reviewed and approved a minor change to this document to allow a faculty member to authorize in writing a grade change that can then be entered by a dean.
Vice President
Vice President Keenan circulated a draft e-mail announcing the constitutional amendment election.  Senate further discussed the mechanics of the election.
Curriculum
Committee gave First Reading approval to a new Motorcycle Service course. The course is the first step toward developing a certificate program in Motorcycle Maintenance.
Theatre 35 received final approval, making it the first course to be created and approved entirely through CurricUNET. It just nosed our English 7E, Creative Writing: Non-Fiction, which also received final approval.
Draft 5 of the Discipline Placement Process was approved for forwarding to Faculty Senate.
CurricUNET training sessions resume Friday, February 16th, in the I.T. Training Room. Faculty are encouraged to bring any proposals they are working on to the training session for hands-on support.
Coordinators
Coordinators met earlier this week.  The main topic of discussion was a change in the prerequisite/corequisite appeals process. Specifics of this new process (which used to be called matriculation appeals) are still being worked out.
Coordinators also discussed proposed changes to the Schedule of Classes which involve shortening the content of course descriptions in the schedule. Senate expressed strong reservations about changes that diminish the informativeness of the schedule simply to cut a few pages from the schedule. Additionally, it is essential for accreditation that official COR descriptions match schedule descriptions.
Committees
Technology—Ardon Alger reported that Windows Vista will be phased in over the next few years on an as-needed basis. Further, by mid-summer, all phones should be changed to VOIP.  Further, the wireless network subcommittee is working towards a wireless network for Chaffey.

VI. OLD BUSINESS
Adjunct Faculty Serving on Committees—Senate further discussed adjunct participation on committees. After considerable discussion, Senate agreed to solicit adjunct participation through its minutes.
Smoking Committee—Faculty interest in serving on this committee is high. Many faculty have requested to serve, but the number of faculty spaces is limited. Senators discussed the list of nominations and selected Daniel Swift and Nicole De Rose to serve along with Renee Ketchum on the Smoking Committee. Ken Koenigshofer was selected to serve as alternate.

VII. NEW BUSINESS
Sabbatical Reports—TerriAnn Linn-Watson and Penny Marino—Senators Cosand, Cox, and Requa will review Penny Marino’s sabbatical report. Readers for TerriAnn’s sabbatical report will be selected at next week’s meeting.
Academic Senate Spring Plenary Session—This year’s Academic Senate’s Spring Plenary Session is scheduled for April 19-21, 2007 at the San Francisco Westin Hotel. President Alger polled Senators on their interest in attending.

VIII. ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX. FLOOR ITEMS

X. SUMMARY

XI. ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 1:52 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by,

____________________________________
Donna Walker, Recording Secretary

____________________________________
Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer

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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
February 6, 2007

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 Laura Hope
Mathematics & Sciences Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences Angela Sadowski
Student Services Will Carrick
Student Services Monica Molina
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts Tom deDobay
Senator-at-Large Bob Toister

Members Absent:
Vice President—Mathematics & Sciences Cathie Keenan
Social & Behavioral Sciences Karen Lyman/Sabbatical
Social & Behavioral Sciences Marylee Requa
Senator-at-Large Mike Deschamps
Senator-at-Large Robin Ikeda
Adjunct Senator-at-Larger Paul Buczko

Alternates Present:
Business & Applied Technology Abel Chen
Language Arts Neil Watkins
Mathematics & Sciences Alif Wardak
Student Services Bob Baiz
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts John Machado
Adjunct Margaret Singleton

I. P.E.

II. CALL TO ORDER

III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of January 30, 2007 and consent agenda were approved 16-0 as amended.

IV. CONSENT AGENDA
Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
Curriculum Committee
Karen Encinas, VPCA Shelley Eckvahl, HS
Fire Technology Instructor Screening Committee
David Williams, BAT Adjunct
Resigned—Unable to Serve—Curriculum Committee
Michele Jenkins, VPCA
Resigned—Unable to Serve—Student Learning Outcomes Task Force
Stan Hunter, VPCA
Technical Support Specialist-Audio Visual (.475 position) Screening Committee
James Kerr, BAT

V. REPORTS
President
Meritorious Service Awards—Ardon reminded Senators that February 16 is the deadline for Meritorious Service Award nominations.
Curriculum
The CurricUNET training schedule for spring semester was announced. Currently-scheduled sessions are on Fridays. Faculty who are unable to be on campus on Fridays may contact the Curriculum Office to request an alternate date and time.
Course unit/hour ratios have been adjusted to reflect a higher maximum number of allowable hours per semester.  Hours are calculated on the basis of sixteen-week (minimum) to nineteen week (maximum) terms.
Twelve programs and ninety-two courses are currently in the approval process on CurricUNET.
After consultation with the software designer, the following changes have been made to the CurricUNET course screens:
Course type, TOP code, SAM code, class size, discipline sequence, program placement, and a credit-by-exam option have been added to the Units/Hours page.
The General Education screen now displays all choices in a single list.
The Distance Education proposal now contains data boxes allowing faculty to designate whether the course will be online/hybrid, hybrid only, or CIW.
Committees
Art—John Machado reported on the first meeting of this committee; he distributed a copy of the committee’s mission statement, a draft policy and procedure statement, and a draft list of possible programs. One significant problem the committee has encountered is that there is no record of what art the District actually owns.
Sign—Ardon Alger reported that the committee is working on a revised plan for the marquee.
Tree—Ardon Alger reported that the landscaping plans for the Administration/Student Services and Educational Excellence Buildings are close to being completed.

VI. OLD BUSINESS
Faculty Senate Constitution—Curriculum Chair Elect Position & Balloting Procedures—Senate returned to its discussion of the Curriculum Chair Elect. Concerns center on the need for a smooth transition so that new curriculum chairs can move in to the position smoothly. After considerable discussion, it was decided to modify the by-laws to address these concerns. Senate further discussed the election process. It was decided that constitutional elections will begin sometime between February 20 and March 2.
Administrative Procedure—4.6.13 Grade Changes—Senate reviewed and approved a slightly revised version of the Grade Change procedure.
Administrative Procedure—Credit/No Credit—Senate returned to discussion of Credit/No Credit. In addition to the discussion last week, Senate moved, seconded, and approved first that students may enroll in a maximum of 8 (eight) credit/no credit units per semester and a corresponding change to a maximum of sixteen (16) credit/No Credit units total, and second that students must choose the credit/no credit option no later than the add deadline.
504 & 508 Compliance Committees—Senate reviewed the list of nominees and selected Lucy Serrano as the faculty representative to serve on the 504 and 508 Compliance Committees.
Instructional Equipment Committee—Senate reviewed and discussed the nominees and selected Bob Baiz as the Student Services faculty representative serving a three-year term on the Instructional Equipment Committee.
Professional Development Committee—Senate to put out a renewed call for a Social & Behavioral Sciences faculty representative to serve on the Professional Development Committee.  Interested faculty are urged to contact their Senator or the Faculty Senate Office at Extension 2443.
Maintenance/Grounds/Transportation Supervisor Screening Committee—Senate discussed the nominees for this screening committee and selected John Fay and Pak Tang to serve on the Maintenance/Grounds/Transportation Supervisor Screening Committee.

VII. NEW BUSINESS
Distance Education (DE) Update—Jonathan Ausubel reported that the Professional Development-Distance Education Task Force will meet next week to outline a program of ongoing pedagogical development and to review the District’s proposed qualification program for distance education. Additionally, the DE Committee is developing a statement of philosophy for the program.
Meritorious Service Review Task Force—Will Carrick proposed that Senate commission a task force of senior faculty to review the list of people eligible for the Meritorious Service Award and to make nominations.
Educational Services Generalist, Cashier’s Office Screening Committee—Senate put out a call for a faculty representative to serve on this screening committee. Interested faculty should contact their Senator or the Faculty Senate Office at Extension 2443.

VIII. ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX. FLOOR ITEMS

X. SUMMARY

XI. ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 1:53 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by,

____________________________________
Donna Walker, Recording Secretary

____________________________________
Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer


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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
January 30, 2007

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
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Marylee Requa
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Angela Sadowski
Student Services...................................................................... Will Carrick
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Tom deDobay
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Mike Deschamps
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Robin Ikeda
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Bob Toister

Members Absent:
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Karen Lyman/Sabbatical
Student Services...................................................................... Monica Molina
Language Arts......................................................................... Laura Hope
Adjunct Senator-at-Larger....................................................... Paul Buczko

Alternates Present:
Business & Applied Technology............................................... Abel Chen
Language Arts......................................................................... Neil Watkins
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Alif Wardak
Student Services...................................................................... Bob Baiz
Student Services...................................................................... Marie Boyd
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. John Machado

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of January 23, 2007 and consent agenda were approved 18-0 as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
•       Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
• Administrative Assistant II, DPS Screening Committee
Will Carrick, DPS
• Administrative Assistant II, Student Services/Financial Aid Screening Committee
Marie Boyd, LLR
• Art Instructor Screening Committee
Jan Raithel, VPCA John Machado, VPCA
Cynde Miller, VPCA Stan Hunter, VPCA
Ardon Alger, VPCA Maria Fitzpatrick, SBS
• Child Development Center Toddler Teacher Screening Committee
Monica Alexander, SBS
• Educational Services Generalist, Admissions & Records Screening Committee
Katherine Wilson, SS
• Research Specialist, Institutional Research Screening Committee
Vera Dunwoody, SBS

V.     REPORTS
·        President
•       Marquee— The Board has decided to reconsider the design of the marquee since the contract has not yet been awarded. Representatives from art and design areas will make suggestions about methods for generating a design.
•       Presidential Search Committee—President Alger announced that Laura Hope has a scheduling conflict and has to withdraw from the Presidential Search Committee. Senate discussed the nominations and selected Maggie Van Riper to serve as Laura’s replacement.
•       Foundation Solicitation Letter—The letter was passed around for signatures; it will be sent out later this week.
•       Agricultural Demonstration Garden—The currently barren area near the Child Development Center on the corner of Haven and Wilson will be transformed into a demonstration garden which includes a vineyard that will initially be tended by Fillipi Winery as well as citrus and native trees.
•       Landscaping New Science Facility— The Science complex will be landscaped to reflect various habitat zones.
•       Smoking Committee—Dr. Rahmani is reconvening the Smoking Committee.  Renee Ketchum has served as a faculty representative. The committee would like an additional representative.
•       Governing Board Report—President Alger’s January 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—The Governing Board’s community linkages reflecting board members’ involvement in the community during July through January can be viewed online at the following website: http://www.chaffey.edu/governingboard/index.shtml.
·        Vice President
•       Vice President Keenan reported that the Datatel Steering Committee has been discussing the possibilities of simultaneous enrollment for multiple terms. Chaffey has not gone to R18 yet because it does not want to be the first school to do so.
·        Curriculum
•       The committee expects to have a final draft of the Discipline Placement Criteria approved and forwarded to Faculty Senate by February 1.
•       The committee is working on a draft of the revision process for graduation requirements to forward to the Faculty Senate by March 1.
•       The committee approved the new discipline of Business Paralegal.  A new Paralegal Studies Program has been launched on CurricUNET and begun the approval process.
•       Last Friday’s CCC Confer with Jason Anderson, CurricUNET software designer, resulted in several improvements to the system. Revisions were made to several screens, including the division of lab and lecture units into separate fields for lecture/lab courses.
•       The Course Modification Table on the Z drive (dfs/Curriculum/Public) has been updated to include fall approvals. The table lists the most recent modification dates for all active Chaffey courses.
•       CurricUNET training resumes February 16 in the Information Services Training Room.
•       There are currently 9 programs and 92 courses (31 new, 7 distance education, 54 modifications) moving through the CurricUNET process.
·        Committees
•       Program & Services Review (PSR)—PSR has had its first meetings.  The committee seeks input regarding suggestions for process changes and software updates. Please send your input to Carol McClure at carol.mcclure@chaffey.edu or Extension 2303.
•       Professional Development—The committee has developed criteria for travel requests and is reviewing applications.
•       Ethics Committee—This committee has met twice and is currently developing a long-term agenda.

  VI.     OLD BUSINESS
·        Administrative Procedure—4.6.13 Grade Changes—Senator Ikeda presented to Senate a revised version of the grade change procedure as well as a flow chart from which the procedure has been drafted. After considerable discussion, consultation with discipline faculty emerged as the primary concern:  Title 5 gives faculty sole prerogative in assigning grades; it is thus necessary that discipline faculty be involved in grade change procedure. Senators suggested revisions to the wording; with these changes the procedure was moved, seconded, and approved 17-0.
·        Administrative Procedure—Credit/No Credit—Curriculum Chair Ross presented to Senate several other colleges’ statements regarding Credit/No Credit.  Senators will review this information and return to the issue next week.
·        Corrections & Consequences Task Force—Senate additionally approved Cecilia Best, Marie Boyd, Karen Pender, and Victoria Tirado to serve with Diana Cosand, Marylee Requa, and Jonathan Ausubel on the Corrections & Consequences Task Force. This task force is charged with recommending to Faculty Senate reasonable consequences for students who cheat as well as methods for educating the student to improve his/her understanding of academic integrity.

VII.           NEW BUSINESS

VIII.        ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 1:55 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by,

____________________________________
Donna Walker, Recording Secretary

____________________________________
Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer


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FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
January 23, 2007

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......................................................................... Laura Hope
Mathematics & Sciences.......................................................... Diana Cosand
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Marylee Requa
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Angela Sadowski
Student Services...................................................................... Will Carrick
Student Services...................................................................... Monica Molina
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Orville Clarke
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. Tom deDobay
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Mike Deschamps
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Robin Ikeda
Senator-at-Large..................................................................... Bob Toister
Adjunct Senator-at-Larger....................................................... Paul Buczko

Members Absent:
Vice President—Mathematics & Sciences................................ Cathie Keenan
Social & Behavioral Sciences................................................... Karen Lyman/Sabbatical

Alternates Present:
Business & Applied Technology............................................... Abel Chen
Language Arts......................................................................... Neil Watkins
Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.............................. John Machado
Adjunct................................................................................... Margaret Singleton

I.     P.E.

II.     CALL TO ORDER

III.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of December 12, 2006 and consent agenda were approved 17-0 as amended.

IV.          CONSENT AGENDA
Faculty representatives have been requested to serve as follows:
• Administrative Assistant I, PE/Athletics Screening Committee
Jeff Moser, PE/Athletics Carl Beach, PE/Athletics
• Administrator, Payroll, Accounting Services Screening Committee
Joanne Osgood, BAT
• Admission & Records Assistant II Screening Committee
Katherine Wilson, SS
• Aeronautics Instructor Screening Committee
Russ Baty, SBS Larry Hultgren, SBS
Paula Snyder, SBS Elmano Elves, BAT
• Chemistry Instructor Screening Committee
Cathie Keenan, M&S Joyce Oakdale, M&S
Sariwan Tjandra, M&S Heather MacDonald, HS
Carol McClure, M&S
• Communication Studies Instructor Screening Committee
Eva Rose, VPCA Kipp Preble, VPCA
Marie Boyd, LLR Victoria Tirado, LA
• Facilities Maintenance Attendant (.475) Screening Committee
Bob Baiz, PE/Athletics
• Fire Technology Instructor Screening Committee
Sid Burks, BAT Baron Brown, BAT
Karen Encinas, VPCA
• Food Service Dietary Technician, Children’s Center Screening Committee
Daniel Swift, BAT Judy Brewer-Calvillo, SBS
• Gerontology Instructor Screening Committee
Olivia Sevilla, HS Adjunct Paula Snyder, SBS
• Human Resources Generalist Screening Committee
Chris Flores, SS
• Resigned—Unable to Serve—Professional Development Committee
Kathy Brindell, SBS

V.     REPORTS
·        President
•       Chaffey Growth—President Alger reported that Chaffey will make its base this year by meeting the 2004/2005 enrollment numbers which will keep Chaffey from losing 1-2 million dollars. Chaffey is expected to grow 1 _ percent in FTES.
•       Adjunct Personnel Applications—Human Resources has agreed to keep adjunct personnel applications and resources on file for two (2) years. Past practices have been to keep applications for one (1) year and then send a notice to adjunct faculty to reapply. The notices will now go out after two years and then adjunct faculty will need to reapply. This should make it easier for adjunct faculty as well as full-time faculty trying to find adjunct instructors for their areas. This will be tested for the next two years to see how it works.
•       New Chaffey Marquee—President Alger shared with Senators a drawing of Chaffey’s new marquee.
•       Deregistration—Ardon announced that this year students were emailed prior to the deregistration process and had a great response.
•       Student E-Mail—President Alger shared with Senate the Chaffey College News email that will be distributed to students via their identified email.  Chaffey College News will be emailed bi-monthly throughout the semester.  President Alger encourages faculty to send information about their upcoming activities or events for inclusion in the Chaffey College News emails.  Please send your information to the marketing department through the media request form at www.chaffey.edu/mediarequest
•       Community College Initiative Update—President Alger announced that on January 16 the first signatures were submitted to the 58 county election offices across California and by Friday, January 19, nearly 900,000 signatures collected through our volunteer and paid drives will be submitted.  This is 50% more than our minimum 598,105 valid signatures and is believed to be enough to place the Community College Initiative before the voters in June 2008. Word from the Secretary of State is expected by the second week of March on whether the initiative qualified in the first count by random sample or whether a full count is necessary.
•       Governing Board Report—President Alger’s December 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.
•       Marylee Requa will be filling in for Senator Lyman during the spring semester while she is on sabbatical.
•       Senate sent its condolences to Tim Arner on the recent loss of his mother.
·        Curriculum
•       The committee welcomed Karen Encinas, new representative for Visual, Performing, & Communication Arts.
•       Spring 2007 Curriculum Committee meeting location will alternate between the Information Services meeting room and Business Education building, as posted on the schedule in the Curriculum Office and on the Z-drive.
•       CurricUNET currently has 89 course proposals pending:  31 new courses, 51 modifications, and 7 distance education modifications.
•       A CCC Confer is scheduled for Friday, January 26, with Jason Anderson, CurricUNET software designer. Representatives from the Curriculum Office and the Office of Instruction will discuss Chaffey CurricUNET concerns.
•       Draft 4 of the discipline placement procedure was distributed for final review.
•       A rough draft of the approval process for revisions to graduation requirements, developed jointly by the Faculty Senate President and the Curriculum Chair, was distributed to the committee for initial review.
•       Committee reviewed courses on CurricUNET during the meeting. This was the first time that a formal reading was held using CurricUNET for reference.
•       First readings on 8 new courses:  THEATRE 35 (Musical Theatre Performance), DANCE 4A (Ballet IA), DANCE 4B (Ballet IB), DANCE 6A (Ballet IIA), DANCE 6B (Ballet IIB), ESL 641 (Everyday English), PHIL 77 (History of Philosophy:  Ancient Philosophy -- replaces PHIL 73), and PHIL 78 (History of Philosophy:  Modern Philosophy -- replaces PHIL 73).
·        Committees
•       The Budget Advisory Committee is expected today to approve, among other things, a regular increase in the supply budget.

VI.     OLD BUSINESS
·        Administrative Procedure—Credit/No Credit— Senators Ross and Kerr will review this procedure and report back to Senate.
·        Faculty Senate Constitution:  Minor Revisions, Balloting, & Getting the Word Out—The proposed constitutional amendments can be viewed at the following website:  http://www.chaffey.edu/facsen/amend.html.  Senators discussed the possibility of adding a Curriculum Chair Elect position; also discussed were balloting procedures. Both of these ideas will be discussed next week.
·        Correction & Consequences Task Force—Senators Ausubel, Cosand, and Requa have agreed to serve on this task force; additional members will be solicited.
·        Faculty Senate Foundation Account—Solicitation Letter—Senators discussed the solicitation letter, and with minor corrections, moved, seconded, and approved it 17-0.
·        Instructional Equipment Committee—Expired Terms—Bonnie Spears has agreed to serve as Language Arts representative; Senate put out a renewed call for a faculty representative from Student Services to serve a three-year term on the Instructional Equipment Committee. The Instructional Equipment Committee allocates instructional equipment funds from the state grant and Measure L. Allocations are made within the recommended equipment from Programs and Services Review and District guidelines.  Interested faculty should contact their Senator or the Faculty Senate Office at Extension 2443 and ask to be added to the list.
·        Professional Development Committee—Kathy Brindell has resigned as the Social & Behavioral Sciences faculty representative on the Professional Development Committee. Senate will put out a call for a faculty representative from Social & Behavioral Sciences. The purpose of the Professional Development Committee is to establish professional development goals and objectives as identified by their college constituents, identify the activities to be pursued by the Professional Development Office, support and sponsor those activities conducted, and conduct an annual review of the committee's progress. The Professional Development Committee meets on the first and third Thursday of the month from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Social & Behavioral Sciences faculty interested in serving on the Professional Development Committee should contact the Faculty Senate Office at Extension 2443.

VII.           NEW BUSINESS
·        Meritorious Service Awards—Call for Nominations—All full-time contract faculty, living or deceased, who have been retired for at least one full year or who have died while still in service, are eligible for the Faculty Senate Meritorious Service Award. Nominations may be submitted by a single faculty member or group of faculty members. The letter of nomination should be narration, but concise and explicit. Details that sustain and/or support any assertion of meritorious service should be added as an appendix. Criteria used in evaluating applications are superior teaching or job performance plus professional achievement and/or college service. Complete guidelines are available from the Faculty Senate Office. Deadline for submitting applications is Friday, February 16, 2006. Senators are urged to voicemail constituents with details and deadlines.
·        Maintenance/Grounds/Transportation Supervisor Screening Committee__Senators will put out a call for two faculty representatives to serve on the Maintenance/Grounds/Transportation Supervisor Screening Committee. Faculty members interested in serving on this screening committee should contact their Senator or the Faculty Senate Office at Extension 2443.
·        504/508 Compliance Committees—In addition, Senate to put out a call for a faculty representative to serve on the 504 & 508 Compliance Committees.  The purpose of the 504 Compliance Committee is to implement physical access to all programs, services and campus facilities at Chaffey College for students with disabilities. The purpose of the 508 Compliance Committee is to implement access to electronic and information technology at Chaffey College for students with disabilities. These committees are being redesigned and meetings will be held once a month or less. Faculty interested in serving on these committees should contact their Senator or the Faculty Senate Office at Extension 2443 and ask to be added to the list.
·        Tenure Reception—Senate discussed hosting an on-campus reception for newly tenured faculty and establishing this as an annual Faculty Senate activity.  The Governing Board usually approves tenure at the February Board meeting.  It was suggested that the reception be held during college hour on Wednesday, March 28, 2007. Daniel Swift and the Hotel & Food Service Management students to provide the food for this event. Senate unanimously approved 17/0.

VIII.        ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX.       FLOOR ITEMS

X.    SUMMARY

XI.    ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 1:44 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by,
____________________________________
Donna Walker, Recording Secretary

____________________________________
Jonathan Ausubel, Secretary/Treasurer


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