Quorum not established, no decision made in UPAC meeting

December 12, 2010

With Governor Brown planning to submit the official 2011-2012 budget this January, the University Planning and Advisory Council still has yet to give a recommendation as to the restructuring of SF State. On Dec. 10, UPAC held a faculty meeting, but unfortunately no official business could be addressed because not enough professors showed for a ...

LGBT activists protest UN vote to execute gays

December 12, 2010 News

A group of LGBT supporters and activists gathered at the United Nations Plaza in downtown San Francisco Dec. 11 to condemn the international organization’s mid-November vote to exclude gays from executions and unjustified killings while also calling for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people worldwide. “The UN has an ethical and moral ...

Spring semester syllabi shifts

December 10, 2010 News

The SF State Academic Senate recently passed a policy that will require faculty to include on their syllabi University-approved student learning outcomes. These outcomes will be linked to assignments students must complete to demonstrate their competency. “The policy was proposed with an interest to create a common understanding between students and faculty about academic goals,” ...