California State University, Northridge

Council of Chairs Meeting of September 23, 2002 Minutes

Members Present: Julio Blanco (SC&M), Bonnie Ericson (EDUC), David Moon (AMC), Sid Schwartz (CECS), Gregory Velazco y Trianosky (HUM), Tom Spencer-Walters (S&BS)

Members Absent: Michael Barrett (LIB), Adam Gifford (BAE), no name(HHD)

Guests: Jan Adams (Physical Therapy), Michael Reagan (CFA), Yolanda Rosas (Modern & Classical Lang & Lits), Nathan Weinberg (Sociology), Tommie Lee White (Kinesiology).

Presenters/discussants: none

  1. Meeting was called to order by J. Blanco in MZ212 at 9:40. The minutes of the previous meeting were approved without corrections.
  2. J. Blanco was elected chair by all the attending members after Cynthia Rawith (former chair) handed to him 'the Council of Chairs folder'.
  3. The meeting dates for the 2002-03 academic year were approved as follows:
    Fall: Sept. 23, Oct. 21, Nov. 18, and Dec. 16 (if needed)
    Spring: Feb. 17, March 17, April 21 and May 19 (if needed)
  4. Faculty governance liaison appointments:
    University Planning and Budget Group: J. Blanco (by default)
  5. A general discussion about topics of interest took place. The following items were mentioned: impacting a program, career placement, low enrolled classes, data about students success after graduation, advisement/counseling, assessment of programs and GE courses, YRO/summer, reassigned/release time, space/classes, integrity of academic programs, chair's stipend, evaluation of PT faculty, new faculty allocations, chair's manual, chair's workshop, construction & technology plans.
  6. The meeting was adjourned at 10:55 a.m.


Respectfully submitted

Julio R. Blanco


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