Issues Under Review

The following issues are currently under review by the Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate. If you have comments, please send them to the Division Chair at aschair@berkeley.edu by the date specified.

Once DIVCO has commented on an issue, the comments will be posted on the Reports and Recommendations page.

2018-19

Joint statement by CUCFA and CA-AAUP on academic freedom for UC librarians (comments due by September 19)

Proposed Presidential Policy, "Principles of Accountability with Respect to Financial Transactions" (comments due by November 14)

Senate Bylaw 336 proposed revisions (comments due by February 20)

Investigation and adjudication frameworks under the Presidential Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harrassment (comments due by February 20)

UC transfer guarantee proposal (comments due by March 13)

ASUC proposal to make Election Day a non-instructional day (comments due by March 27)

Request for greater student representation in Academic Senate committees (comments due by April 10)

SR 636.E (Entry Level Writing Requirement) proposed revisions  (comments due by April 10)

Wifi funding proposal (comments due by April 10)

Recommendations for the use of diversity statements for academic positions (comments due by April 24)

APM 011-Academic freedom for non-faculty academic appointees (and report of working group--comments due by April 24)

Report of the Task Force on Micro-credentials (comments due by May 8)

Strategic Plan's Signature Initiatives reports (comments due by May 8):

Environmental Change, Sustainability, and Justice

Equality, Equity, and Opportunity

Future of Democracy

Health and Wellbeing

Inclusive Intelligence

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DIVCO has recently commented on the following 2018-19 issues that were under review:

Strategic Plan Review (DIVCO response now posted on Senate Reports and Recommendations page)

Proposed revisions to Presidential Policy BFB-RMP-7 Protection of Administrative Records Containing Personally Identifiable Information (DIVCO response now posted on Senate Reports and Recommendations page)

Proposed Revised Presidential Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harrassment (DIVCO response now posted on Recent Issues page)

Open access for theses and dissertations proposed policy (DIVCO response now posted on Issues Archive page under UC Open Access policy)

Second systemwide review of proposed presidential policy on open access for theses and dissertations, cover letter

Campus electronic theses and dissertations policies and practices

FAQs for electronic theses and dissertations policy second systemwide review

Open access policy for theses and dissertations, November 28, 2018--clean version

Open access policy for theses and dissertations, November 28, 2018--redline version