Academic Governance and Service

Represented through its Academic Senates, faculty participate in the shared governance of their campus and the California State University system.

Committee Service for the College of Liberal & Creative Arts

There are two different types of committee service in the College of Liberal & Creative Arts: (1) College of Liberal & Creative Arts Committees and (2) College of Liberal & Creative Arts Representatives on University-Wide Committees. The term range is given in academic years. Service on the committee ends in the spring semester of the last year of the term.

College of Liberal & Creative Arts Committees

College of Liberal & Creative Arts Representative on University-Wide Committees

College of Liberal & Creative Arts Committees

Affiliate Faculty Committee

Description: Advises the Dean and Chairs/Directors on the establishment, procedures and "best practices" of a faculty affiliate program whereby faculty in one Department/School apply for and, if approved, become affiliated faculty in another Department/School.

Term: 2 years
Membership: 4 faculty from the College of Liberal & Creative Arts
Eligibility: Tenured faculty
Meeting time: 3 times per year
Elected/Appointed by: Dean

Current Membership:
Christina Sabee, Communications Studies, csabee@sfsu.edu
Vinay K Shrivastava, Broadcast & Electronic Communication Arts, vinay@sfsu.edu
Philip J. Dreyfus, History, pdreyfus@sfsu.edu
Dane Johnson, Comparative and World Literature, danej@sfsu.edu

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College Council

Description: Advises the dean on policy.

Term: Based on position as Department Chair/School Director
Membership: 1 representative requested from each Department/Program
Eligibility: Department Chairs/Program Directors only
Meeting time: 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month, 2:00-4:00pm (subject to change)
Elected/Appointed by: Departments/Schools and Dean

Current Membership:
Cynthia Wilczak, Anthropology, cwilczak@sfsu.edu
Gwen Allen, Art, gwen@sfsu.edu
Nancy “Sami” Reist, Broadcast & Electronic Communication Arts, sami@sfsu.edu
Britta Sjogren, Cinema, britta@sfsu.edu
Michael Anderson, (Interim) Classics and Comparative & World Literature, maa35@sfsu.edu
Karen Lovaas, Communication Studies, klovaas@sfsu.edu
Dane Johnson, Comparative & World Literature, danej@sfsu.edu
Nona Caspers, Creative Writing, ncaspers@sfsu.edu
Mari Hulick, Design, mh@sfsu.edu
Sugie Goen-Salter, English, Technical and Professional Writing, sgoen@sfsu.edu
Charles Egan, Modern Languages & Literatures, chega@sfsu.edu
Trevor Getz, History, tgetz@sfsu.edu
Jose Acacio De Barros, Humanities and Liberal Studies, barros@sfsu.edu
Mahmood Monshipouri, International Relations, mmonship@sfsu.edu
Kitty Millet, Jewish Studies, kmillet1@sfsu.edu
Cristina Azocar, Journalism, cazocar@sfsu.edu
Ed Luby, Museum Studies, emluby@sfsu.edu
Cyrus Ginwala, Music, cginwala@sfsu.edu
Justin Tiwald, Philosophy, jtiwald@sfsu.edu
Nicole Watts, Political Science, nfwatts@sfsu.edu
Kim Schwartz, Theatre and Dance, ks@sfsu.edu
Julietta Hua, Women & Gender Studies, jyhua@sfsu.edu

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CSU Student Research Competition Committee for Behavioral and Social Sciences

Description: Judges written papers and oral presentations by college participants.

Term: 2 years
Membership: 2 faculty judges from College of Liberal & Creative Arts
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty; maximum one judge per Department/Program
Meeting time: Once in spring, usually late February
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Membership:
2018-2020 - Martha Lincoln, Anthropology, mlincoln@sfsu.edu
2018-2020 - Meredith Reifschneider, Anthropology, mreifschneider@sfsu.edu

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CSU Student Research Competition Committee for Creative Arts and Design

Description: Judges written papers and oral presentations by college participants.

Term: 2 years
Membership: 5 faculty judges
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty; maximum one judge per Department/Program
Meeting time: Once in spring, usually late February
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Membership:
2017-2019 - Chris Clemens, Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts, cclemens@sfsu.edu
2017-2019 - Laura Moorhead, Journalism, lauralm@sfsu.edu
2018-2020 - Joshua Singer, Design, jsinger@sfsu.edu

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CSU Student Research Competition Committee for Humanities and Letters

Description: Judges written papers and oral presentations by college participants.

Term: 2 years
Membership: 5 faculty judges
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty; maximum one judge per Department/Program
Meeting time: Once in spring, usually late February
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Membership:
2017-2019 - Tanya Augsburg, Humanities and Liberal Studies, tanya@sfsu.edu
2017-2019 - Jiyoung Cha, Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts, jycha@sfsu.edu
2017-2019 - Shirin Khanmohamadi, Comparative and World Literature, shirin1@sfsu.edu
2017-2019 - Martha Lincoln, Anthropology, mlincoln@sfsu.edu
2018-2020 - Felicia Viator, History, viator@sfsu.edu

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Elections Committee

Description: Oversees election process (nominations, balloting, announcement of results) for election of College representatives to College and University Committees and to the Academic Senate. Reference College Elections Policy & Procedures and University Faculty Elections Procedures (Section C).

Term: 3 years
Membership: 2 College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Eligibility: Tenured/Tenure-Track, College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty only
Meeting time: Twice in Fall and twice in Spring; additionally, if/as needed, for special elections
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Membership:
2016-2019 - Karen Lovaas, Communication Studies, klovaas@sfsu.edu
2018-2020 - Amy Skonieczny, International Relations, askonie@sfsu.edu

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Faculty Advisory Board for LCA's Advising Resource Center (ARC)

Description: Provides recommendations to the College’s Advising Resource Center.

Term: 2 years
Membership: 6 Tenured/Tenure-Track and one lecturer, College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty, each from a different academic program
Eligibility: College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty only
Meeting time: Two Fridays in Fall and two Fridays in Spring
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Membership:
2017-2019 - Christopher Clemens, Broadcast and Electronic Communication, cclemens@sfsu.edu
2017-2019 - Frederik H. Green, Modern Languages and Literatures, fgreen@sfsu.edu
2017-2019 - Rachel Gross, Jewish Studies, rbgross@sfsu.edu
2017-2019 - Martha Kenney, Women and Gender Studies, mkenney@sfsu.edu
2017-2019 - Paloma Mathern, Communication Studies, amolap@sfsu.edu
2017-2019 - Meg Schoerke, English Language and Literature, schoerke@sfsu.edu
2017-2019 - Kim Schwartz, Theater and Dance, ks@sfsu.edu

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Leave-with-Pay Committee

Description: Evaluates and ranks leave-with-pay applications and DRC/ORSP small grant applications submitted by College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty.

Term: 2 years
Membership: 5 College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Eligibility: Tenured College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty only; maximum one representative per Department/Program; cannot serve and also apply for a leave award; cannot serve and also be a member of the University Sabbatical Committee
Meeting time: Once or twice in Fall
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Membership:
2017-2019 - Julietta Hua, Women and Gender Studies, jyhua@sfsu.edu
2017-2019 - Mario Laplante, Art, laplante@sfsu.edu
2018-2020 - Burcu Ellis, International Relations, bellis@sfsu.edu
2018-2020 - Isabelle Peschard, Philosophy, peschard@sfsu.edu
2018-2020 - Marc Stein, History, marcs@sfsu.edu

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Scholarship Committee

Description: Evaluates applications for college scholarships.

Term: 2 years
Membership: 5 Tenured/Tenure-Track, College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Eligibility: Tenured/Tenure-Track College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty only
Meeting time: Once in Fall and once in Spring
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Membership:
2017-2019 - William Christmas, English, xmas@sfsu.edu
2017-2019 - Laura Moorhead, Journalism, lauralm@sfsu.edu
2017-2019 - Scott Siegel, International Relations, snsiegel@sfsu.edu
2018-2020 - Kim Komenich, Journalism, komenich@sfsu.edu
2018-2020 - Meredith Reifschneider, Anthropology, mreifschneider@sfsu.edu

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College of Liberal & Creative Arts Representative on University-Wide Committees

Academic Senate

Description: Formulates policies and procedures regarding: (1) appointment and review of academic administrators; (2) faculty appointment, retention, tenure, promotion, leave, and dismissal; (3) curriculum and instruction; (4) library and research; (5) student affairs, admissions, retention, awarding of grades and graduation; (6) business and fiscal matters; (7) campus development; (8) academic and professional standards; (9) mission and goals; and (10) other matters about the welfare and excellence of the University. View additional information on Academic Senate.

Term: 2 years
Representative(s): Approximately 12 college representatives
Eligibility: Tenured/Tenure-Track College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty only
Meeting time: Bi-weekly on Tuesday during academic semester: 2-5pm
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Representatives:
2016-2019 - Yutian Wong, Theatre and Dance, ytw@sfsu.edu
2016-2019 - Theodore Albiniak, Communication Studies, albiniak@sfsu.edu
2017-2019 - Martin Carcieri, Political Science, carcieri@sfsu.edu
2017-2019 - Dee Spencer, Music, deejazz@aol.com
2017-2019 - Chris Chekuri, History, cchekuri@sfsu.edu
2017-2019 - Frederick Green, Modern Languages and Literatures, fgreen@sfsu.edu
2018-2019 - Ana Luengo, Modern Languages and Literatures, aluengo@sfsu.edu
2019-2021 - Chris Weinberger, Comparative & World Literature, csw1@sfsu.edu
2018-2019 - Ilana Crispi, Art, icrispi@sfsu.edu
2019-2021 - Loretta Stec, English, lstec@sfsu.edu
2019-2021 - Mari Hulick, Design, mh@sfsu.edu
2019-2021 - Cindy Wilczak, Anthropology, cwilczak@sfsu.edu
2018-2020 - David Olsher, English, olsher@sfsu.edu
2018-2019 - Yang Xiao-Desai, Modern Languages and Literatures, yangxiao@sfsu.edu
2018-2019 - Andrew Harris, LCA Dean, a1harris@sfsu.edu

Members at Large:
2019-2021 - Kim Schwartz, Theatre and Dance, ks@sfsu.edu
2019-2021 - Ana Luengo, Modern Languages and Literatures, aluengo@sfsu.edu

* Elected LCA seats in Senate Subcommittees

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All-University Academic Program Review Committee (A.P.R.C.)

Description: Reviews and evaluates the efforts of faculty and administrators to clarify the intellectual vision, range, coherence, and currency of each academic program. In addition, APRC examines the program’s organizational structure, reviews the program’s learning outcomes, evaluates their indicators of program success, and evaluates program goals and effectiveness. View additional information on APRC.=>

Term: 3 years
Representative(s): 2 college representatives
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: Every other Wednesday: 10-12am in ADM 460
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Membership:
2017-2020 - Miriam Smith, Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts, miriam@sfsu.edu

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All-University Committee on International Programs (A.U.C.I.P.)

Description: Enhances the University's international programs. View additional information on AUCIP.

Term: 2 years
Representative(s): 1 college representative
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: One Wednesday per month: 12pm-1:30pm
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Representatives:
2018-2020 - Mark Allan Davis, Theatre and Dance, mdavis79@sfsu.edu
2018-2020 - Frederik Green, Modern Languages & Literatures, fgreen@sfsu.edu

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All-University Teacher Education Committee (A.U.T.E.C.)

Description: Serves as a major university forum for issues related to teacher education and shall recommend and support activities designed to foster positive attitudes toward teacher education and the teaching profession. View additional information on AUTEC.

Term: 1 year
Representative(s): 1
Eligibility: Dean or Dean’s designee
Meeting time: 1-2 Wednesdays per semester, afternoon
Elected by: College Dean or designee

Current Representative:
2018-2019 - Susan Shimanoff, College of Liberal & Creative Arts, shimanof@sfsu.edu

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Baccalaureate Requirements Committee (B.R.C.)

Description: The BRC is responsible for developing, reviewing, recommending, and publicizing the policies, principles, procedures, and guidelines that govern University-wide requirements for baccalaureate degrees; including establishing the policies by which courses proposed for inclusion in the GE program will be collected and reviewed by the initial certification committees. The BRC will also establish a timeline for implementing the new GE policy. View additional information on BRC.

Term: 3 years
Representative(s): 1 college representative
Eligibility: College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: Every working Thursday: 2-4pm
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Representatives:
2017-2020 - Jiyoung Cha, Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts, jycha@sfsu.edu

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Baccalaureate Requirements Lower Division Certification Committee (L.D.C.C.)

Description: The LDCC will work with the University Academic Assessment Advisory Committee (UAAAC) to carry out assessment of lower division courses designated as meeting baccalaureate degree requirements on a rotating schedule to ensure their continued currency and adequacy to satisfy assessment. View additional information on BRCLDCC.

Term: 3 years
Representative(s): 2 college representatives
Eligibility: College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: Every other working Thursday: 2-4pm
Elected by: All eligible College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Representatives: 
2018-2020 - Isabelle Peschard, Philosophy, peschard@sfsu.edu
2017-2020 - Karen Lovass, Communications Studies, klovass@sfsu.edu
2018-2021 - David Leitao, Classics, dleitao@sfsu.edu

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Baccalaureate Requirements Upper Division Certification Committee (U.D.C.C.)

Description: The UDCC will work with the University Academic Assessment Advisory Committee (UAAAC) to carry out assessment of upper division courses designated as meeting baccalaureate degree requirements on a rotating schedule to ensure their continued currency and adequacy to satisfy assessment. View additional information on BRCUDCC.

Term: 3 years
Representative(s): 2 college representatives
Eligibility: College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: Bi-weekly on Wednesdays during academic semester: 2-4pm
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Representatives: 
2017-2020 - Yang Xiao Desai, Modern Languages & Literatures, yangxiao@sfsu.edu

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Board of Appeals and Review (B.o.A.R.)

Description: The Board of Appeals and Review is charged with reviewing requests for special consideration.

Term: 2 years
Representative(s): None
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: The first Monday of every month, from 3-5pm
Elected by: Appointed by the Academic Senate

Current Membership:
No current LCA reps

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Center for Equity and Excellence in Teaching and Learning Board (C.E.E.T.L.B.)

Description: Provide advice and recommendations regarding the ongoing activities of the CEETLB; serve as liaison to its various constituencies; and provide an annual report to the Academic Senate. View additional information on CEETLB.

Term: 3 years
Representative(s): 1 college representative
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: First Tuesday of the month from 12:30-2:00pm
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Membership:
2018-2021 - Amy Kilgard, Dir. Of CEETL, Ex-Officio, Communications Studies, akilgard@sfsu.edu
2018-2021 - Crystal Wong, English, cris1017@sfsu.edu

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Enrollment Management Committee (E.M.C.)

Description: The Enrollment Management Committee purpose is to advise the president on all aspects of enrollment management. View additional information on E.M.C.

Term: 3 years
Representative(s): None
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: 2-3 times a semester. Please contact the Senate Office at senate@sfsu.edu for more information.
Elected by: Academic Senate Nominee

Current Membership:
No current LCA reps

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Exceptional Assigned Time Awards Committee (E.A.T.C.)

Description: The Exceptional Assigned Time Award's Committee is charged with awarding assigned time to Faculty members who have made exceptional contributions to their students.

Term: 1 year
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: As needed.
Elected by: One faculty member from each academic college will be elected through college elections

Current Membership:
2018-2019 - Yumi Wilson, BECA, ywilson@sfsu.edu

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Faculty Honors and Awards Committee (F.H.A.C.)

Description: The Faculty Honors and Awards Committee promotes, selects, and recognizes SF State faculty with a distinguished track record of teaching, professional development, and service.

Term: 3 years
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: As needed
Elected by: Faculty member appointed by ExComm or Provost

Current Membership:
2017-2020 - Jennifer Arin (chair), Student Services, jarin@sfsu.edu
2016-2019 - Laura Wayth, Theatre & Dance, lwayth@sfsu.edu
2016-2019 - Lucia Volk, International Relations, lvolk@sfsu.edu

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Fellowship Committee (F.C.)

Description: The Fellowship Committee supports the efforts of SF State community members striving for national fellowships and CSU awards.

Term: 3 years
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: As needed
Elected by: Faculty member appointed by ExComm

Current Membership:
2017-2019 - Gitanjali Shahani, English, gshahani@sfsu.edu
2017-2019 -Mitra Ara, Modern Languages, mitraara@sfsu.edu
2018-2020 -Summer Star, English, sstar@sfsu.edu

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First Year Experience Committee (F.Y.E.C.)

Description: The First Year Experience Committee is charged with mak[ing] recommendations to the Academic Senate for the first-year seminar and other first year experience that helps first year students...[and] evaluate implemented first year experience activities and report findings to the Academic Senate.

Term: 3 years
Eligibility: LCA Faculty who's primary teaching assignment is Written English Communication I, Oral Communication, Quantitative Reasoning, or Critical Thinking courses.
Meeting time: Please contact the Senate Office at senate@sfsu.edu for more information.
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Representative:
2018-2021 - Amy Kilgard, Communication Studies, akilgard@sfsu.edu

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Graduate Council (G.C.)

Description: Advises university-wide administrators for graduate studies and graduate programs. View additional information on GC.

Term: 3 years
Representative(s): 1
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 12:30-2:00 pm
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Representative:
2016-2019 - Hsiao-Yun Chu, Design and Industry, hychu@sfsu.edu
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017-2020 - Julie Paulson, English, jpaulson@sfsu.edu

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Honorary Degree Committee (H.D.C.)

Description: The Honorary Degree Committee provides recommendations to the President on the award of honorary degrees.

Term: 2 years
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: As needed
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Representative:
2017-2019 - Andrew Joron (chair), Creative Writing, ajoron@sfsu.edu

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Library Advisory Committee (L.A.C.)

Description: Advises the University Librarian on the resolution of problems affecting the Library. View additional information on LAC.

Term: 2 years
Representative(s): 1
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: Irregular schedule/when needed
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Representative: 
2017-2019 - Lois Lyles, English, llyles@sfsu.edu

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Online Education Committee (O.E.C.)

Description: Monitors outside developments in online education (including CSU, CA government, and private industry efforts), disseminate these efforts to appropriate bodies on campus, help create appropriate policy responses, and proactively guide on-campus online education initiatives. View additional information on OEC.

Term: 2 years
Representative(s): 1
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: The second Friday of the month: 9-10:30am
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Representative:
2017-2020 - Bernice Le Marchand, Modern Languages and Literatures, blemarch@sfsu.edu

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Professional Development Council (P.D.C.)

Description: Serves to promote a campus environment supportive of professional development.

Term: 2 years
Representative(s): 1
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: The second Thursday of the month: 12:30-2:00pm
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Representative:
2018-2020 - Maricel Santos (Chair), English, mgsantos@sfsu.edu
2018-2019 - Amy Kilgard, Communications Studies, akilgard@sfsu.edu

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Students, Faculty and Staff with Disabilities Committee (S.F.S.D.)

Description: The Students, Faculty, and Staff with Disabilities Committee purpose is to initiate efforts designed to improve conditions for students, faculty, and staff with disabilities.

Term: 3 years
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: one Thursday a month, from 1pm to 2:30pm
Elected by: ExComm appointed

Current Representative:
2018-2021 - Sarolta Cump, Women & Gender Studies, sjcump@sfsu.edu

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Teacher Credential Committee (T.C.C.)

Description: Makes recommendations to the Dean of the College of Education regarding all existing and proposed University teacher credential programs. View additional information on TCC.

Term: 1 year
Representative(s): 1
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time:  Irregular/when needed
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Representative:
None

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University Academic Assessment Advisory Committee (U.Ac.A.A.C.)

Description: Provides a channel for communication, advice, and liaison among Academic Affairs, the Academic Senate, and the faculty on academic assessment. View additional information on UAAAC.

Term: 2 years
Representative(s): 1
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: Second Thursday of every month: 1:15-2:15pm
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Representative:
2017-2019 - Gwen Allen (Co-chair), Art, gwen@sfsu.edu

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University Advancement Activities Advisory Committee (U.Ad.A.A.C.) to Stand for University Election

Description: Provides a channel for communication, advice, and liaison among Academic Affairs, the Academic Senate, and the faculty on academic assessment. View additional information on UAdAAC.

Term: 3 years
Representative(s): All University Representatives Only
Eligibility: University faculty
Meeting time: Twice per academic year
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty to run in University-wide election for one position

Current Representative:
2018-2019 - Troi Carleton, LCA Associate Dean, troi@sfsu.edu

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University Budget Committee (U.B.C.)

Description: Provides advice and recommendations to the President relating to budget policy, planning and review.

Term: 3 year term for faculty members, 2 year term for college dean
Eligibility: All University Representatives Only
Meeting time: Three times a year
Elected by: Appointed by the University President

Current Representative: 
Andrew Harris, LCA Associate Dean, a1harris@sfsu.edu

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University Committee on Written English Proficiency (U.C.W.E.P.)

Description: Proposes, reviews and provides recommendations regarding policy and procedures on writing proficiency. View additional information on CWEP.

Term: 3 years
Representative(s): 1 college-elected representative and 1 elected represented from the English Department and 1 at large all-university representative
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: Alternative Wednesdays, 10am-12pm
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Representative:
2017-2020 - Christopher Koenig, Communication Studies, cjkoenig@sfsu.edu
2017-2020 - Paul Morris, English, pmorris@sfsu.edu
2017-2020 - Jennifer Trainor, English, jtrainor@sfsu.edu
2017-2020 - Priya Abeywickrama, English, abeywick@sfsu.edu

Other Representatives to CWEP from the College of Liberal & Creative Arts, but not elected by College faculty:
Composition Coordinator (or designee): Tara Lockhart (voting), taralock@sfsu.edu
Coordinator of Composition for Multilingual Students (or designee): Lisa Heyer (voting), lheyer@sfsu.edu
English Department Representative: Nelson Graff (voting), graff@sfsu.edu

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University Interdisciplinary Council (U.I.C.)

Description: Exercises academic leadership in developing and fostering interdisciplinary efforts for the benefit of the University as a whole. View additional information on UIC.

Term: 3 years
Representative(s): 1 college representative
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time:  Irregular/when needed
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Representative:
2017-2020 - Dina Ibrahim, Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts, dibrahim@sfsu.edu

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University Research Council (U.R.C.)

Description: The University Research Council promotes research activities necessary to the University’s mission.

Term: 1 year
Eligibility: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty
Meeting time: on an irregular schedule
Elected by: Five faculty representatives selected

Current Representative:
2017-2019 - Chanan Tigay, Creative Writing, tigay@sfsu.edu

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University Sabbatical Committee (U.S.C.)

Description: Review sabbatical leave applications and make recommendations regarding them. View additional information on USC.

Term: 2 years
Representative(s): 1
Eligibility: College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty assoicate professor or full tenure only
Meeting time: As needed throughout the fall semester
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty

Current Representative:
2017-2019 - Jo Tomalin, School of Theatre and Dance, jtomalin@sfsu.edu

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University Tenure and Promotions Committee (U.T.P.C.)

Description: Reviews candidates Working Personnel Action Files (WPAF) and recommendations for tenure and promotion made at departmental and college levels before making its own recommendations regarding tenure and promotion. View information information on UTPC.

Term: 2 years
Representative(s): 1 person from the college is selected to run in a university-wide election
Eligibility: Nominee must be a Tenured, full Professor in the College of Liberal & Creative Arts with no administrative or review role, familiar with University Policy #S07-241, available during the full Academic Year with anticipated heavy workload (equivalent of .20) during the spring semester.  Additionally, no department chairs, no deans, no faculty on leave for 2017-18 academic semester.
Meeting time: Weekly during spring semester and irregular/when needed during the fall semester
Elected by: All College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty to run in the University-wide election for one of two positions

Current Representative:
2017-2019 - Mary Soliday, English Language and Literature, LCA, soliday@sfsu.edu

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