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Major impaction brought up at Faculty Senate meeting

Sue Escobar, pictured at center, arofessor in the Criminal Justice Division and Chair of the Academic Policies Committee presided over a question and answer  session about the grade appeal process at the Thursday, September 17 Faculty Senate meeting.
Joel Boland September 18, 2015

Sacramento State’s Faculty Senate meeting on Sept. 18 talked about how to approach major impaction and improving the student grade appeal process.Ted Lascher, a professor in the Public Policy & Administration...

Faculty Senate honors President Gonzalez

Andres De Leon May 13, 2015

The Faculty Senate recognized President Alexander Gonzalez just before his retirement with a standing ovation during the senate's weekly meeting on Thursday.“The Faculty Senate of California State University,...

Candidates express their eligibility for University Affairs and Public Affairs positions

Christine Kittle April 15, 2015

Four candidates participated in the fourth Associated Students Inc. Candidate Forum held in the University Union Summit Room for the positions of vice president of Academic Affairs and vice president of...

Faculty Senate debates value of possible absence policy

Andres De Leon April 4, 2015

The Sacramento State Faculty Senate resumed its discussion on the student excuse absence policy after the topic was held off the week before spring break.This policy that would affect all Sac State students...

Faculty Senate addresses growing campus population

Andres De Leon March 20, 2015

The Sacramento State Faculty Senate discussed the spring 2015 university student enrollment at its weekly meeting Thursday.As of February 20, there are a total of 27,696 students enrolled. Just over 2,500...

Faculty Senate members address lack of consultation over Folsom Hall’s rented space

Andres De Leon March 13, 2015

Sacramento State’s signed lease agreement with California Northstate University was the topic of discussion during the Faculty Senate meeting, as well as a proposed resolution to nullify the contract...

Faculty Senate present awards to members for excellence at Sac State

Jacob Abbott March 7, 2015

The Faculty Senate presented its annual Outstanding Faculty Awards for 2014-15 academic year in the Redwood Room in the University Union at Sacramento State. The four categories of awards were given...

Faculty Senate review the differences between classrooms and online courses

Alisha Garcia March 4, 2015

The Faculty Senate discussed tenure and what makes a professor better than a textbook in the University Union Hinde Auditorium at Sacramento State.The discussion- which included 15 professors from various...

Faculty Senate presents awards, addresses Folsom Hall’s rented space

Andres De Leon February 19, 2015

The Faculty Senate meeting was filled with applause as the students being awarded the Faculty Endowment for Student Scholarship Award were announced.The Thursday meeting decided awards for the 2014-15...

First Faculty Senate meeting of semester passes new policies

Andreas De Leon February 6, 2015

The Faculty Senate held its first meeting of the semester on Thursday, Feb. 5, where it approved a number of policies and discussed an absence policy in the University Union at Sacramento State.Among the...

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