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TUESDAY, October 20, 2015.

Academic Senate Meeting


Community Time (with snacks) begins at 2pm

2:15p--Special Presentation about Water Conservation on Campus

Please try to attend as this greatly impacts our campus

LOCATION for FALL 2015:: 1908 Smith in the MVS Decision Making Center

Agenda Overview and Links to Materials

All materials for the October 20th meeting can be accessed through the following link:

We have two items under "New Business" on our agenda.

The first is a resolution on the Presidential Search at CI offered by Senate Exec. Many of our sister campuses are passing resolutions about the want for open searches. This resolution applies specifically to CI and a request that finalists have on-campus visits and interaction with the campus community.

The second item is an update to the Policy on Principal Investigator. The policy is currently also under review in the President's Policy and Planning Council.

Announcements and Upcoming Events

Tenure Track Faculty Recruitment

Please put the following dates on your fall calendar:

October 29-30

November 5-6

November 12-13

Center for Multicultural Engagement

Film: Mosquita y Mari, Nov. 5, 5 pm in Petit Salon. A well-reviewed film about a relationship between two young Chicanas. The movie deals with LGBT and immigration issues and will be followed by a Q&A with writer-director Aurora Guerrero. Please encourage your students to attend. Pizza will be served!

Faculty Needed for Tunnel of Oppression Event

Volunteers: Students, faculty, and staff can commit at minimum one hour during the two days to help with various tasks, such as giveaways, check-in table, pledge signing. All volunteers get a Tunnel of Oppression shirt. If you are interested: register

Actors: Every room in the Tunnel requires actors to portray the various scenes. Only students can be actors. Over the course of the two days. At minimum, we would need 6 hours This is a great opportunity for performing arts students or for extra credit. Potentially, acting counts as community service hours for various groups. Please register at:

Facilitators: Staff and faculty lead student groups through the Tunnel and debrief after the event. We ask that facilitators commit at minimum 2 hours with a co-facilitator. There will be a training on Oct 27th, time TBD. If you are interested, please register at:

Center for Integrative Studies

CIS will host monthly coffees in the Chive Courtyard behind Ojai Hall. Refreshments are provided thanks to the generosity of the Mathematics Program.

For more information visit:

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