ASI & UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES FOR STUDENTS
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Committees

ASI's many boards and committees provide a variety of opportunities for students to be an integral part of Cal State Fullerton. Students have fun and make friends while participating in the important decision-making processes of the University. Students are encouraged to get involved in a committee, make a difference on the campus, and add to their resumes.

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  1. Read the committee descriptions below and select the ones that best suit your interests.
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  3. Follow up with the ASI Chief Administrative Officer for questions or more information at (657) 278-4221 or asicao@fullerton.edu.

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COMMITTEES

Click on a link below to view all available committees in each category.

ASSOCIATED STUDENTS, INC. COMMITTEES

ASI Committee on Environmental Sustainability

Meetings every Thursday, 1:15pm in TSU Stearns

The ASI Committee on Environmental Sustainability is a sub-committee of the ASI Board of Directors and programs events and campaigns on campus related to issues of environmental sustainability. The committee is responsible to planning and implementing annual Earth Day events and activities as well as other events to raise awareness amongst CSUF students.

ASI Finance Committee

Meetings Every Thursday, 1:15pm in TSU Legislative Chambers II

Reviews funding requests from student groups and organizations and forwards recommendations to the ASI Board of Directors; formulates, reviews, and recommends fiscal policies for the Associated Students Inc.

ASI Lobby Corps

Meetings Every Thursday, 1:15pm in TSU 233 Presidents' Room

Tracks the state and federal issues that relate to students, coordinates the lobbying efforts of the student body, and works with the California State Student Association to advocate the student interests.

ASI Scholarship Committee

Meetings Every Thursday, 1:15pm in TSU 250

Selects recipients for ASI scholarships based on criteria including academic success, leadership experience, and involvement on campus and in the community.

ASI University Affairs Committee

Meetings Every Thursday, 1:15pm in TSU Legislative Chambers I

Reviews, formulates, and recommends policies to the ASI Board of Directors regarding the ASI By-laws and Policies and is responsible for implementing new programs for the ASI Board of Directors, as well as tracking vital issues pertaining to the University.

UNIVERSITY-WIDE COMMITTEES

Academic Appeals Board

Reviews and deliberates on appeals made by students regarding grades they have received and decides whether or not students' grades were unfairly assigned. The board therefore decides, after reviewing each case, whether students' appeals should be sustained or denied. The Committee includes two student members.

Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Committee

(INACTIVE)
Provides input into the University alcohol and drug education programs, creates, and adjusts campus policy, and coordinates research on student alcohol and other drug use. The Committee includes at least three student members and is open to any member of the campus community.

Campus Facilities and Beautification

This committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Associate Vice President of Facilities Management and the Academic Senate on matters such as the long-range campus Master Plan major and minor capital outlay programs for the campus and off-campus centers, review of preliminary architectural designs of major new building and major modifications to existing buildings, review of plans for campus roads, parking, and bicycle paths, policies and criteria regarding the institutionalization and implementation of non-curricular issues of sustainability, and more.

Honors Board

Recommends suitable administrative procedures for the honors program to the Vice President of Academic Affairs and the Vice President of Student Affairs. (Available to honors program students only.) The Committee includes two student members from the Honors program.

Institutional Review Board

Insures that the rights of human subjects are not violated in research experimentation. All research involving human subjects must be reviewed and approved by this board. The Committee includes one undergraduate and one graduate student member.

Instructionally-Related Activities Committee

Develops operating policies concerning the IRA funding and reviews budget requests from new and/or previously funded programs. The Committee includes six student members.

Outstanding Professor Committee

Selects one professor each year to be recognized as the "University's Outstanding Professor". This committee also selects one professor each year to be recognized for the "Faculty Leadership Award". The Committee includes two undergraduate students and two graduate student members.

Parking Advisory Committee

Reviews and formulates policy recommendations for campus transportation programs, parking facilities, equipment, and parking regulations. The Committee includes one undergraduate and one graduate student member.

Risk Management Committee

(INACTIVE)
Meets quarterly to discuss issues pertaining to the management and assessment of risk as it relates to the campus community, campus events, instruction, and other related topics. The Committee includes two student members.

Student Health Advisory Committee

Creates awareness of general and specific services offered by the Student Health and Counseling Center (SHCC) and is a liaison between the campus and staff of the SHCC by periodically reviewing and evaluating its programs and policies. The Committee includes at least seven student members.

ACADEMIC SENATE COMMITTEES

Academic Standards Committee

Number of Students: 2

The Academic Standards Committee shall investigate practices and recommend policies relating to the academic standards of the University in order to promote high academic standards. It shall:

  • Review policies relating to academic standards in The California State University as set forth in Title V of the California Administrative Code, in Part 5, Chapter 1, Subchapters 2, 3, 4, insofar as these deal with (i) standards for academic achievement, (ii) admission requirements, (iii) academic probation and disqualification of students, and (iv) student discipline related to academic dishonesty, and as set forth in regulations of the Trustees and directive of the Chancellor and in the current Agreement between the Trustees of the California State University and the bargaining agent of the faculty.
  • Review and recommend policies dealing with academic standards that have been or may be adopted by the University
  • Formulate and recommend policy with regard to the granting of honorary degrees by the University.
  • Review current literature dealing with academic standards and make policy recommendations arising there from.
  • Whenever feasible, promote and advance policy norms that support the University’s mission statement with regard to sustainability

Extended Education Committee

Number of Students: 2
  • To formulate, review, and recommend policies and criteria regarding programs and activities of University Extended Education.
  • To formulate, review, and recommend policies and criteria regarding noncredit offerings through University Extended Education.
  • To review and evaluate all proposals for programs and activities of University Extended Education based upon criteria and procedures as specified by University policy.
  • To review and evaluate all proposals for noncredit offerings through University Extended Education based upon criteria and procedures as specified by University policy.
  • To act as an advisory body to University Extended Education.
  • To formulate, review, and recommend policies and criteria regarding special session offerings through University Extended Education.
  • To review System policy and reports dealing with University Extended Education.

Faculty Development Center Board

Number of Students: 2
  • Conduct open meetings to review, evaluate and advise the Director regarding the formulation and implementation of a wide range of programs designed to assist faculty in enhancing teaching, learning, scholarly/ creative, professional and service activity, including the use of technology.
  • Review, assess and evaluate the effectiveness of FDC programs and make recommendations on future programs where appropriate.
  • Encourage, assist and serve as liaisons with their colleagues in enhancing faculty awareness and access of resources for faculty and program development.
  • Encourage, assist and serve as liaisons with their colleagues in enhancing faculty awareness and access of resources for faculty and program development.
  • Evaluate the merits of educational and other Faculty Development Center disbursed funds and make recommendations where appropriate.
  • Formulate and review criteria and policies for funding and recommend decisions regarding the disbursement of funds for faculty applying for support for development activities. In the event that a faculty member of the FDC Board submits a proposal for funding, that member will not review proposals for that particular funding opportunity.

General Education Committee

Number of Students: 2
  • To study, review, interpret and recommend, in consultation with the appropriate department or college, General Education programs for approval by the Academic Senate.
  • To review and recommend the designation and classification of courses appropriate to the General Education programs
  • To review, on a regular basis, the existing GE-designated courses to ensure continued conformity to GE classification and quality standards; and to recommend changes in GE-designated courses to the Academic Senate after consultation with affected departments and/or colleges.
  • To be responsible for the University Catalog and Class Schedule statements on General Education, including identification and classification of General Education courses.
  • To cooperate with the University Curriculum Committee and with colleges, departments and programs to seek adequate offerings of General Education courses.
  • To aid in the development, facilitation and creation of new courses and program proposals in General Education (following procedures outlined in UPS 411.100).
  • To cooperate with college deans in creating General Education Committees in colleges, departments and/or programs, and to work with such committees in order to insure proper representation in General Education policy matters.

Graduate Education Committee

Number of Students: 2
  • To formulate, review, and recommend policies and criteria regarding graduate curricular programs.
  • To formulate, review and recommend policies and criteria regarding graduate courses.
  • To formulate, review and recommend policies and criteria regarding postbaccalaureate certificate programs, education credential and postbaccalaureate credential programs.
  • To review and evaluate all existing graduate programs and proposals for new graduate curricular programs, and to make recommendations concerning additions, modifications and/or deletions, based upon criteria and procedures as specified by University policy.
  • To review and evaluate all graduate course proposals based upon criteria and procedures as specified by University policy.
  • To provide advice and support regarding graduate education on campus.

Information Technology Committee

Number of Students: 2
  • To formulate, review, and recommend all policies and procedures, and to examine issues related to the academic and administrative uses of information technology and to promote among various campus constituencies the appropriate use of on- and off-site technologies for instruction, learning, research, and campus operation. These include but are not limited to:
    1. Allocation of information technology resources.
    2. Access and utilization.
    3. Privacy and security of information systems.
    4. Information technology-related product and service acquisition procedures.
    5. Curricular uses of information technology.
    6. Receiving, sharing and promoting information among all members of the university community concerning the appropriate uses of information technology.
    7. Acting as an advisory body on information technology to the Academic Senate as well as to other members of the university community.
  • To carry out the above, the Information Technology Committee shall:
    1. Meet with the Library Committee within the first month of the new academic year and mutually agree upon the technology-related issues that each or both will address in the coming year.
    2. Define short and long term objectives and delegate tasks to accomplish the objectives for the new year.
    3. Complete a year-end report and evaluation to include: i) a statement of work accomplished and work planned but not accomplished; ii) recommendations for the following year’s agenda; and iii) proposals for Academic Senate consideration.

International Education Committee

Number of Students: 2

Addresses policies relating to the international aspects of education at the University with an emphasis placed on student exchange education (foreign students studying at CSUF and CSUF students studying in other countries). The Committee includes three student members.

Library Committee

Number of Students: 2
  • Study and recommend policies relating to library services.
  • Promote coordination of the library program with the instructional program.
  • Receive and consider faculty communications relative to the library and provide faculty members with information on library matters.
  • Work with other Academic Senate committees when their investigations and activities involve library matters.
  • Consider any other matters which may properly come before the committee.

Planning, Resource and Budget Committee

Number of Students: 2
  • To formulate, review, and recommend policies with respect to the allocation of University resources.
  • To review and make recommendations concerning planning, resources, and budgetary matters to the President and the Academic Senate aligned with strategic priorities and the University’s mission.
  • To analyze, review, and recommend priorities and resource implications of changes in existing, or the creation of new, academic programs, departments, divisions, or schools.

Student Academic Life Committee

Number of Students: 3
  • Formulate, review, and recommend policies to encourage and assist faculty in contributing to the academic and intellectual development of students beyond normal classroom experiences.
  • Formulate, review, and recommend policies to encourage and assist students in making contributions to the University's intellectual life beyond normal classroom experiences.
  • Formulate, review, and recommend policies regarding academic advisement and retention of students.
  • Maintain appropriate liaison with official student organizations.
  • Serve as a hearing board for alleged violations of the student rights delineated in UPS 300.000.

University Advancement Committee

Number of Students: 2
  • Partner with University Advancement to formulate, review and recommend policies regarding fundraising and advancement activities to the Academic Senate.
  • Promote faculty involvement in all fundraising advancement efforts.
  • Receive and review reports on fundraising and other areas of University Advancement. This could include, but is not limited to, philanthropic productivity, goal setting, external outreach, alumni programming, and communications.
  • Act as an advisory body to the Division of University Advancement.
  • Report to the Academic Senate annually and at other times as needed.

University Curriculum Committee

Number of Students: 2
  • To formulate, review, and recommend general University curriculum policies and procedures; i.e., those policies and procedures which are not exclusively either undergraduate or graduate.
  • To formulate, review and recommend University policies and procedures as they relate exclusively to undergraduate courses.
    1. Based upon criteria and procedures as specified by University policy, to review and evaluate all proposed changes to existing undergraduate programs and proposals for new undergraduate curricular programs, and to make recommendations concerning additions, modifications and/or deletions.
    2. Based upon criteria and procedures as specified by University policy, to review and evaluate all challenges to undergraduate course proposals and programs.

University Board on Writing Proficiency

Number of Students: 1
  • Certify courses submitted by departments to meet the upper-division baccalaureate writing requirement.
  • Review and recertify writing courses at least every four years.
  • Grant exemptions to such courses.
  • Certify upper-division equivalents to the upper-division baccalaureate writing requirement from other colleges and universities that are not equivalent to existing CSUF writing courses.

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