Provost Brian Jersky announced Friday that Long Beach State will be offering students the option to select a credit or no-credit grade for the spring semester.
Tag: Academic Senate
Associated Student Inc. passed a resolution that would allow the Social Justice and Equity Committee to give more of a voice to students.
In a 35-23 vote, A.S. decides to show support for general education ethnic studies requirement.
The LBSU Academic Senate proposed to add concentrations to the general education pathway. The concentrations are designed to make the general education program more cohesive, according to Norbert Schurer, the LBSU Academic Senate chair.
If you’ve taken a look ahead at next year’s academic calendar, you’ve probably already discovered that our Fall Break is being cut down to three days, meaning things like vacation and travel plans are going to be a lot more complicated. This is just the latest in a series of[Read More…]
Academic senators spent one hour of their meeting discussing whether the new General Education Policy should name a GE requirement “Racial/Ethnic Diversity” or “Human Diversity,” ultimately not making a final decision on the matter. At the Sept. 20 Academic Senate meeting, a new ad hoc committee was formed to review[Read More…]
Prospective Long Beach State students may face a new set of graduation requirements due to ongoing revisions of the current general education policy. Members of the Academic Senate voted to create a third committee Thursday to revise the General Education and Campus-Specific Graduation Requirements policy after some members voiced concerns[Read More…]
One faculty member has claimed that Cal State Long Beach administration violated university policy by accessing her professional email account without her consent. Douglas Domingo-Forasté, the California Faculty Association Long Beach Chapter president, first presented the breach to the academic senate on April 5. He stated that during a grievance[Read More…]
Changes to general education requirements may be on the horizon within the next academic year following a revision order from the California State University system. Members of the Academic Senate gathered Thursday to discuss executive order 1100 administered by CSU Chancellor Timothy White to reevaluate general education policies. Dispersed in[Read More…]
Dear Daily 49er Editorial Board, Thank you for your excellent coverage of the ongoing controversy regarding the changes to our CSULB commencement ceremonies. As chair of the Academic Senate, I am writing to let you know something you probably already realize: As you felt “a lack of communication between the[Read More…]