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Academic Senate Agendas
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Academic Senate of Rochester Institute of Technology

Thursday, April 19, 2018    12:00 - 1:50 P.M.                                                        Room : Slaughter Hall (CIMS) / 2230-2240         

Item Time Topic Level Presenter(s) Notes

1

12:00

Call to Order

 

Collison

 

2

12:02

Communication Officer's Report (Minutes)

A

Ruhling

 

3

12:05

Executive Committee Report 

I

Collison

Constituencies Information Questions/Comments

4

12:10

AS Executive Committee Elections and Standing Committee At Large Elections and Endorsement

A

Shahmohamad1

 

5

12:30

Proposed Advanced Certificate in Technology Entrepreneurship

I/A

Radin2

Khazanchi3

 

6

12:50

IWC Report

I

Hickerson4

Nygate4

Martins4

 

7

1:15

Proposed D18.0 and D18.2

A

Johnston5

Endorsement requested

8

1:35

New Business

     

9

1:50

Adjournment

 

Collison

 

Level: I = Information, D = Discussion, A = Action

  1.  Dr. Hossein Shahmohamad, AS Nominations Committee Chair
  2.  Dr. Michael Radin, Graduate Council Chair
  3.  Dr. Shal Khazanchi, Associate Professor, Management, SCB
  4.  Dr. Andrea Hickerson and Dr. Yossi Nygate, Institute Writing Committee co-Chairs; Dr. David Martins, University Writing Program Director
  5.  Joe Johnston, Director, Center for Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution

B02.0 CHARTER OF ACADEMIC GOVERNANCE ARTICLE IV. THE ACADEMIC SENATE

4.1   The Academic Senate shall be the legislative and representative agency of the faculty.

4.2   The Senate is empowered to formulate legislation in areas of academic policy affecting more than one college of the university (cf. Article III, 3.1, above). The legislative decisions of the Senate are submitted to the provost for further action.

4.3   The Senate shall also offer advice and recommendation covering other matters of university welfare (cf. Article III, 3.2, above). Its advice and recommendations are submitted to the relevant vice president, the provost, the president, or the Institute Council.

4.4   The Senate shall act upon other resolutions, recommendations, or proposals submitted by the faculty of any college, department, or committee of the Senate and pertaining to the academic governance or the general welfare of the university.

4.5   The Senate may enact and amend its own bylaws.