Members of the Budget Resource and Allocation Committee (BRAC) and the Institutional Effectiveness Committee (IEC) met on Friday in the hopes of formulating ideas for a more transparent and understandable administrative structure.
The Board of Trustees unanimously voted to approve a calendar without a winter intersession, despite being met with strong opposition from protestors sporting winter attire who were kept locked out of the meeting by campus police. Protestors said police refused to let them in saying the room was filled to capacity. However, the board meeting which was held in the Creveling Lounge, had seats available throughout the evening.
We believe the entire student body should have been informed immediately and officially that there might be problems with extended spring. This would have given the students more information to make informed decisions about their education.
A public apology from the administration to the students and faculty would be welcome and much needed in order to put all this behind us.
Registration clerks fled their posts after feeling threatened by angry students who couldnâ€™t access the online registration server for Extended Spring classes.
President Mark Rocha extended a peace offering in the form of a letter to faculty days after a contentious Board of Trustees meeting in which many individuals read letters highly critical of him and his policies.
Associated Students officials say they are continuing to see problems with transfer of courses to Cal State and CSU’s despite assurances from administrators.
President Mark Rocha discussed the terms of the final contract offer to faculty union negotiators at a news conference in the Cap and Gown Room on Wednesday.
After over an hour of public comment chastising President Mark Rocha and his administration at Wednesday nightâ€™s Board of Trustees meeting, Rocha delivered a lengthy defense of his administration. The only problem was hardly anyone was there to hear it.
The Calendar Standing Committee met at its regular time on Thursday despite the meeting being cancelled.
The agenda for the meeting, which was not distributed because it was cancelled, included consideration of a 2013-14 calendar that included a winter intersession and one that did not, according to Academic Senate appointed Co-Chair Krista Walter.
The Associated Students Board voted unanimously on Wednesday that it has no confidence in the administration of President Mark Rocha.
At the same three-hour marathon session in the Creveling Lounge, the AS also voted unanimously to censure the administration.