University Senate Committees
2020 - 2021


SDSU University Senate is the university’s delegate assembly where faculty, administration, staff and students create policies that govern the campus community. They offer a range of committees to get current SDSU students involved. Get your voice heard. Fill out an online SDSU University Senate Student-at-Large volunteer application today!



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Academic Policy and Planning Committee

The Academic Policy and Planning (AP&P) Committee reviews important issues such as new and changing academic policies, standards, and conducts. AP&P reviews concerns pertaining to faculty-student relations and other critical matters students should have a voice in.

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Bookstore Advisory Committee

The Bookstore Advisory Committee assists in facilitating the relationship between faculty and the SDSU Bookstore by reviewing campus store policies, textbook requisitions, sales data, and custom course packets.

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Campus Development Committee

The Campus Development Committee focuses on site development, construction of new buildings and modifications of existing ones, roads, landscaping and parking, naming of rooms and buildings, and location of monuments, works of arts and signage.

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Constitutions and Bylaws Committee

The Constitution and Bylaws Committee reviews and recommends changes to the University Senate's Constitution and Bylaws. The committee interprets text of Senate-approved documents and reviews the list of Senate and Senate-approved Committees and of the membership/functions of each.

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Disability Access and Compliance Committee

This committee shall discuss, monitor, and evaluate campus-specific issues relating to compliance with ADA. The committee also will discuss, monitor and advise campus-specific issues relating to services to students with disabilities to assist in the evaluation of current campus policies and procedures relating to students with disabilities and to develop plans and recommend priorities relating to programs and services for students with disabilities.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

This committee shall review University-wide programs for the recruitment and retention of faculty, staff, and students and shall advise the administration regarding prohibited discrimination, equal opportunity, outreach, and related matters.

Fall 2020: 9/4, 10/2, 11/6, 12/4

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Environment and Safety Committee

The Environment and Safety Committee represents students on important matters relating to safety, health, and learning conditions in the campus environment. This committee explores matters that detrimentally impact the campus environment and learning conditions.

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Freedom of Expression Committee

The Freedom of Expression Committee provides advice regarding the regulation and management of campus activities and receives, evaluates, and advises the University President on complaints regarding freedom of expression activities.

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General Education Curriculum and Assessment Committee

The General Education Committee coordinates and reviews general education policies and courses. The committee also reviews and evaluates student learning outcomes assessment in General Education courses.

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Graduate Council

The Graduate Council represents the interest of the University in graduate affairs, and is responsible to the University administration, Dean of Graduate Affairs, the Senate, academic units, faculty members and students; its University-wide jurisdiction derives from the President, the Senate, and faculty. The Council is responsible for development of policy on a) graduate programs, b) graduate student affairs, c) graduate research and scholarship, and d) faculty participation in graduate programs.

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Instructional and Information Technology Committee

This committee develops and/or implements a long-range master plan for media resources and initiates recommendations for policy changes in instructional development and media systems at the campus and system levels.

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Liberal Studies Committee

This committee consults with the College Deans and other senate committees to develop policy, programs, and curricular proposals concerning the Liberal Studies department. The student on this committee must be a Liberal Studies major.

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Library and Information Access Committee

The committee shall advise the administration and the Senate on the allocation of book and periodical funds and on library policies and programs and it may consider other matters relating to Library policy and planning.

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Staff Affairs Committee

As part of SDSU's shared governance philosophy, the Committee encourages participation of permanent SDSU/CSU employees in all related and appropriate matters concerning the interest of staff; such participation may include serving on both standing and appointed Committees.

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Student Grievance Committee

The Committee hears and seeks redress of student grievances concerning members of the faculty, administration, or staff, and then makes recommendations concerning disciplinary action.

2nd Thursday during June, July and August

2pm

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Student Learning Outcomes and Program Assessment Committee

This committee provides oversight for the program assessment of Degree Learning Outcomes, evaluates assessment plans and progress for all degrees and programs (including those accredited by external agencies), and reviews (on a regular basis) of and feedback on assessment reports for each degree.

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Sustainability Committee

This committee studies sustainability issues related to the campus and makes recommendations to improve sustainable practices.

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Undergraduate Council

The Undergraduate Council provides oversight of an integrated approach to undergraduate excellence at SDSU, recommends new policies for the Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement as well as changes to existing policy and supervises specific University-wide undergraduate programs such as, but not limited to, the Undergraduate Writing and Graduation and Retention Subcommittees.

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Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

This committee represents students in all matters pertaining to the undergraduate curriculum proposals to include additions, deletions and changes), with special consideration to items of an interdepartmental of University-wide interest.

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University Resources and Planning Committee

University Resources and Planning reviews the allocation of resources, primarily in regards to funding. This committee acts as the decision making body for all issues pertaining to, but not limited to, budgets, allocations of facilities and positions, and allocation of special funds.

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