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BPA Faculty Recognition

Commendation of Dr. John Tarjan, CSUB Academic Senator

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WHEREAS: Dr. John Tarjan has served the CSUB Academic Senate in various capacities since 1996; and

WHEREAS: Dr. Tarjan has served both as a Senator for the Academic Senate, CSU and as an At-Large Senator or a BPA Senate Representative over this period  of nineteen years; and

WHEREAS: Dr. Tarjan has been the longest-serving senator on the Senate Executive Committee and has added greatly to its effectiveness through his insights and wise counsel; and

WHEREAS: Dr. Tarjan has served as Chair of three CSUB Academic Senate Committees: Public Affairs; Faculty Affairs; and Academic Support and Student Services; and

WHEREAS: Dr. John Tarjan has served as the ASI Academic Senate Liaison and supported effective student governance;

WHEREAS: Dr. Tarjan has played a crucial role in developing and implementing the new General Education program, serving as Chair of the GE Task Force and the GEIC Committee; and

WHEREAS: Dr. Tarjan has contributed in other numerous ways to shared governance at CSUB; and

WHEREAS: Dr. Tarjan , though officially no longer a member of the CSUB Academic Senate, continues his leadership of shared governance by Chairing the SOCI Task Force; therefore be it

RESOLVED: That the Academic Senate of California State University, Bakersfield express its sincere gratitude for the many contributions that Dr. John Tarjan has made to CSUB and the greater Bakersfield community; and be it further

RESOLVED: That we wish him all the best as he embarks on a new phase of his long career in higher education.

Approved by the Academic Senate on June 4, 2015

*This information was copied directly from the memo published by the Academic Senate

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