Volume 54, Number 17 December 11, 2006
Academic Senate meets Tuesday
The Academic Senate will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Nob Hill room of the Seven Hills Conference Center.
Agenda items include: a report from Helen Goldsmith, associate dean of undergraduate studies, on the Facilitating Graduation Requirements Task Force; a report from Jim Kohn, chair of the Enrollment Management Committee, and Jo Volkert, associate vice president for enrollment planning and management; proposed revisions to Academic Policy #F05-236, guidelines for the Sixth Cycle of Academic Program Review; proposed revisions to Academic Policy #S06-133 -- the All-University Academic Program Review Committee; a discussion from the Faculty Affairs Committee on access to excellence; proposed revisions to the bachelor of arts degree in technical and professional writing; a proposed bachelor of arts degree in American Indian studies; and a proposed minor in Middle East and Islamic studies.
The 2007 faculty and staff development retreat will take place Jan. 22, 2007, at the new SF State Downtown Campus, 835 Market St., San Francisco.
To register, visit the 2007 retreat home page at: www.sfsu.edu/~senate/retreat
Seats for the dinner are filling quickly. Submit payment asap to reserve a spot at this event.
For details, contact the Academic Senate office at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 8-126
Student e-portfolios available
Electronic portfolio templates are now available for any student at SF State: http://eportfolio.sfsu.edu
This new Web site provides a step-by-step tutorial that students can use to publish their own e-portfolios on their SF State Web space. The site also has an overview of electronic portfolio software used in different departments, and a gallery of student e-portfolios.
For details, e-mail: email@example.com
Caroline Harnly -- of books and bells
Librarian Caroline Harnly divides most of her time between the J. Paul Leonard Library and the musical venues where she directs the SF State Handbell Choir. A handbell musician since 1976, Harnly founded the choir in February 1997 after she taught some colleagues to play a few songs during a faculty and staff retreat. In addition to conducting the choir at State and another at a church in Half Moon Bay, Harnly has performed as a soloist accompanied by piano and organ. She also plays with other groups including the Bay Bells and the Marching Handbell Choir, which has performed in the Rose Bowl and Calgary Stampede parades. ...
Read more about Harnly: www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/fall06/dec11people.htm
This month's Insiders include a presentation on Chibchan peoples by Karen Olsen Bruhns, Anthropology; an article on China's Internet policies by Lena Zhang, Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts; two concerts conducted by Cyrus Ginwala, Music and Dance; and an award for Caitlin Ryan, Cesar Chavez Institute.
Read Insiders: www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/fall06/dec11insiders.htm
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