December 3, 2004

Manono Campus, Building 388, Room 103


Lou Zitnik (chair), Charleen Marlow (vice-chair), Barbara Arthurs, Gordon Ching, Sandra Clevaries (guest), John Cole, Bob Duley, Pam Hudson, Donnalyn Kalei, Pualani Kanahele, Kent Killam, Gwen Kimura, Clyde Kojiro, Michael Larish, John Marlow, Trina Nahm-Mijo, Violet Murakaimi, Joni Onishi,  Daniel Peterson, Pate Pieron, Jill Savage, Francis-Dean Uchima, Mai Wong, and Robert Yamane.


1. A quorum was established and Chair Zitnik called the meeting to order at 12:10 p.m.


2.  The minutes from the October 29, 2004, senate meeting were approved unanimously.


3.  The minutes from the Nov. 19, 2004, senate meeting were approved unanimously.


4. Chair’s Report

·      A handout detailing the Chancellor’s and BOR view concerning system organization was distributed both by e-mail and in hard copy at the meeting. 

·      A handout summarizing ACCFSC meeting discussions including charter revisions and by laws was distributed and presented.

·      A handout of the Executive Committee Charge to the Education Policy Committee concerning academic advising was distributed and presented.

·      A handout of Senate Priorities for 2004-2005 was distributed and presented


5.  Vice-Chair’s Report

The vice-chair reported that the Committee on Committees is in the process of updating guidelines.  These changes will not influence Senate Committees because they do not fall under Committee on Committees jurisdiction. 


6. Standing Committee Reports


      a. Curriculum Review Committee Report

·      Eight curriculum proposals will be voted on today.  A full report will be given at the January 28, 2004, Faculty Senate meeting.


b.  Education Policy Committee Report

A handout illustrating the committee’s response to the charge pertaining to item 10 form 2 of the curriculum proposal form was distributed and presented.


c.  Faculty Policy Committee Report

·      The committee meet on November 22, 2004.  A response draft concerning professional ethics has begun.  The committee’s goal is to present a final response in April, 2005.


7.  Unfinished Business

a. Senate action on Education Policy recommendations concerning Form 2, Question 10 on the curriculum proposal form.


·      A motion to accept the Education Policy Committee’s revision to Item 10 on Form 2 was made. 

·      Discussion followed.  Some members questioned the need to have signatures from both the humanities and the English departments for general education approval in humanities.  Others responded that the idea was to encourage communication between departments and to help develop a environment of cooperation.

·      The motion did not pass.  (Maeda, Arthurs) yes 5, no 15, abstain 1.

·      A second motion to accept the Education Policy Committee’s revision with the change of “and/or” instead of just “and” in the revision was made.

·      The second motion did not pass. (Duley, Arthurs) yes 10, no 11, abstain 1.

·      The matter will return to committee


8.  New Business--Senate vote on curriculum proposals


1.      Agriculture Program Modifications:  Change Sequence of Courses

2.      New Program:  CC in Farm Worker (18 credits)

3.      New Program:  CC in Landscape Worker

4.      New Course: HSER 140 Individual Counseling

5.  New Course:  IS 55 Template for Success (note:  should read “Fulfills humanities area requirement for AAS degree.”

6.  Change in Program Status or Definition:  Certificate of Completion in Substance Abuse Counseling (CCSUBS)

7.  Course Modification: SUBS 140 Individual Substance Abuse Counseling

8.  Cross Listing Courses; Change in Alpha:  HSER/SUBS 245

Text Box: All curriculum proposals passed unanimously with the exception of IS 55 which passed on a 16 yes, 0 no, and 2 abstain vote.





4. For the good of the order

·      Senator Arthurs announced that Building Better Bridges will be held on Jan. 28, 2005.

·      Senator Nahm-Mijo distributed handouts on learning outcomes and other assessment/accreditation information


5.  The meeting was adjourned 1:50 p.m.