April 08, 2021


The Academic Senate Committee on Academic Development/Elective Academic Programs met on April 08, 2021at 1:00 pm - Virtual Zoom

Committee Members in Attendance:

Rezan Akpinar (Chair), Renee Rhodd (Co-Chair), Joanne Chang, Susan Riekert, David Pham, Melissa Dennihy, Rex Taibu


Liaisons in Attendance:

Dean Michael Pullin


The meeting was called to order at 1:00 pm

  1. Review and approve Committee Meeting Minutes from 03/18/21

The Committee on Academic Development reviewed:

  1. Survey Results:
  • Survey results were evaluated
  • Survey results will be presented in the April meeting of Faculty Senate. Presentation will be done by R. Akpinar, V.Fischera and Melissa Dennihy
  • Email Dr. Dahlke for our next step
  1. Discuss our workshop series:
  • Workshop series is going well; sessions are being recorded. Attendance is good.
  • Registrants for the events are getting links with the recordings.
  1. CETL workshop SOTL      
  • Committee members agree to support CETL in SOTL series in Fall 2021
  1. No new business



 Meeting adjourned 2:00pm 

Respectfully submitted,

Moscat Crystal Submitted by R. Akpinar
Committee on Academic Development/Elective Academic Programs, Secretary

Minutes typed on 04-08-2021

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