All University Sustainability Committee call for nominations
Nominations are being accepted for two of the four faculty positions on the All University Sustainability Committee. Nominations should include information regarding the nominee's experience and commitment to sustainability, and may be made by faculty, staff, students, co-workers or by self-nomination. Send nominations to Caitlin Steele at firstname.lastname@example.org by Dec. 8 and they will be forwarded to the Academic Senate Chair for consideration. The appointments are for two years each. Information on the cCommittee and its members can be found at www.sfsu.edu/~sustain
Employees urged to check their address of record
The State Controller’s Office mails W2 forms to the address of record for State employees during January of each year. If your home address changed this year, it is important to change your address of record so that your 2011 W2 form is mailed to the correct address. The deadline for submitting address changes is Thursday, Dec. 15. There are two ways for reporting an address change:
Electronic address change reporting through SF State Gateway
- Visit http://portal.sfsu.edu
- Choose "Login" and enter your SF State ID and password
- Choose the "Human Resources" tab
- Under the heading "My Home Address," choose "Select to change your home address"
- Scroll down, click the "Edit" button
- Update your information, select "Save" and then log out
Paper address change reporting in Human Resources (ADM 252)
Contact your department's Payroll and Benefits representative in Human Resources for answers to questions or call the Human Resources switchboard at ext. 8-1873.
The Academic Senate will meet Tuesday from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Nob Hill Room of the Seven Hills Conference Center. An open floor period will be held from 2 to 2:10 p.m., providing an informal opportunity to raise questions or make comments to Senate officers or University administrators. The agenda will include:
- Approval of the minutes for Nov. 15
- Approval of the agenda for Dec. 6
- Chair's report
- Recommendation from the Faculty Affairs Committee regarding proposed revisions to the Chairs Selection and Review Policy, first reading
- Recommendation from the Academic Policies Committee regarding proposed revisions to the Definition of Schools and Departments Policy #S94-190, first reading
- Recommendation from the Student Affairs Committee regarding the proposed policy on Student and Applicant Complaints Against San Francisco State University and/or Its Employees, first reading
- Recommendation from the Executive Committee regarding the proposed Resolution in Support of Nonviolent Protest on California University and College Campuses, first reading
- Recommendation from the Curriculum Review and Approval Committee regarding the proposed Online Education Policy, first reading
Advisory Committee to the Trustee's Committee for the Selection of the President
Elections for faculty and staff representatives to serve on the Advisory Committee to the Trustees Committee for the Selection of the President have been scheduled:
- The faculty representative election will take place Dec. 7 through Dec. 19. An e-mail announcement will also be sent to faculty
- The staff representative election will take place Dec. 2 through Dec. 9. An e-mail will be sent to the staff electorate to solicit nominations
For more information, please visit the Senate website.
Senate meeting dates are posted on the University Web calendar and on the Senate website at www.sfsu.edu/~senate
This week in Insiders: Associate Professor of Asian American Studies Russell Jeung, Professor of Economics Sudip Chattopadhyay, Professor and Chair of Secondary Education Nathan (Natalio) Avani and Assistant Professor of Social Work Jocelyn Hermoso.
Read Insiders: www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/fall11/dec5insiders.htm
This week in Newsmakers: Assistant Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel, Associate Professor of Health Education Ramon Castellblanch and Professor and Chair of Economics Sudip Chattopadhyay.
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Reclaiming Our Future: Town Hall: noon
Recital: SF State Wind Ensemble: 1 p.m.
Academic Senate: 2 p.m.
San Francisco Math Circle Teachers' Circle: 6 p.m.
Recital: Student chamber music ensembles: 1 p.m.
Sea Lion Bowl 2012 Volunteer Orientation: 3:30 p.m.
Concert: Afro-Cuban Jazz Ensemble of SF State: 7 p.m.
Workshop: Form Accessibility Overview: 1 p.m.
Recital: Student chamber music ensembles: 7 p.m.
Theatre: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead: 8 p.m.
Recital: SF State Orchestra: 1 p.m.
Concert: SF State Gospel Choir: 8 p.m.
Theatre: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead: 8 p.m.
Concert: SF State Gospel Choir: 10 p.m.
Dec. 10: The George Oppen Memorial Lecture presented by Peter Nicholls: 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 10: Theatre: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead: 8 p.m.
Dec. 11: Theatre: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead: 2 p.m.
Dec. 11: Concert: Edwin Kruth Memorial Concert: 3 p.m.
Dec. 12: Fall '11 Last Day of Classes
Dec. 12: Recital: Vocal students: 1 p.m.
Dec. 12: SFSU Handbell Choir's Winter Holiday Concert: 7 p.m.
Dec. 12: Concert: Student composers: 7 p.m.
Dec. 13-19: Fall '11 Final Exams
Dec. 14: Recital: Opera Workshop: 7 p.m.
Dec. 16: Google Webinar: Extending your search skills - Staying relevant in a changing world: 9 a.m.
Dec. 20-21: Fall '11 Department Meetings
Dec. 22: Fall '11 Evaluation Day
Dec. 23: Fall '11 Grading Day
Jan. 3, 2012: Fall '11 Grading Day
Jan. 3, 2012: Fall '11 Semester Ends: Grades Due
For more upcoming events, see the University