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About the University Senate


The San Diego State University Senate shall consider policies with respect to the general welfare of the university. It shall review established policies, consider new policies, and study matters of concern to the students or faculty members.

The University Senate shall formulate educational policy, including admissions, curricula, and criteria for the granting of degrees. It shall analyze established and proposed policies of instruction and consider variations in policy in exceptional cases.

It shall advise the President in the selection of administrative personnel and maintain adequate communication between the faculty and the administration.

A member of the faculty may request a member of the Senate to transmit to the University Senate for discussion and possible action topics coming under the jurisdiction of the Senate.

It shall appoint University Senate committees, establish rules and procedures for these committees, as well as establish procedures for the University Senate.


SDSU Senate Officers 2016-2017

Marcie Bober-Michel


Phone: (619) 594-0587

Cezar Ornatowski

Vice Chair

Phone: (619) 594-7933


Karen Cadiero-Kaplan


Phone: (619) 594-4994



Tanya Calienta

Administrative Analyst

Phone: (619) 594-5320


Mail code: 1621

Office: AD 221



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