Meeting Minutes for December 1, 2014


The Academic Senate Committee on Academic Development/Elective Academic Programs met on December 1st, 2014 at 1:00 pm in room H-349

Committee Members in Attendance:

Franca Ferrari-Bridgers (Chairperson), Tirandai Hemraj-Benny (Secretary), Emily Berry (Faculty), Susan Jacobowitz (Faculty), Susan McLaughlin (Faculty)

Liaisons in Attendance:

Andrea Salis


The meeting was called to order at 1:00 pm

  1. Minutes of October 27th, 2014 meeting was approved.

  2. The committee discussed details of offering a workshop titled: “How faculty can incorporate campus events (workshops, presentations and exhibitions) into their curriculum”.

    • A proposal describing the objectives and process of the workshop was sent to the Committee members and CETL.

    • Dr. Ferrari-Bridgers confirmed that CETL will participate in the workshop.

    • The committee members agreed that they will incorporate at least one on-campus activity in their syllabi.

    • Invitation letters will be sent to four possible guest speakers, which includes Dr. Aviva Geismar, Dr. Susan Jacobowitz, Dr. Cary Lane and Mrs. Susan. Madera

    • It was proposed that the workshop will be held on March 18th at 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm.

  3. Next Meeting:
    To be decided in January.

Meeting was adjourned at 2:00 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Tirandai Hemraj-Benny
Committee on Academic Development/Elective Academic Programs, Secretary

Minutes typed on 9-30-2014

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