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Academic Senate Agendas
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Academic Senate of Rochester Institute of Technology                                                                                                               
Thursday, April 27, 2017                                           12:05 - 1:50 PM                                                             CIMS/2230/2240   
Item Time Topic Level Presenter(s) Notes
1 12:05 Call to Order    Collison  
2 12:05 Communications Officer Report A  Chiavaroli  
3 12:06 Executive Committee Report I  Collison  
4       12:10 Graduate Writing Program I/D *Hornak Wanting feedback. Returning May 11 for vote.
5 12:30 GETF (Global Education Task Force) Report and Motion I/D/A * Myers              *Butler Motion to approve the GETF to extend their term another year or more.
6 12:50 ICC's Two Proposals I/D/A *Hollenback       *Cass                   *Hintz 1. Proposed Undergraduate Academic Certificate Policy(new)

2. CIAS Revision Proposal (Fine Arts Studio - FNAS) (Formalize, Consolidate, Rename)
7 1:25   COACHE Update I/D *Haefner  
8 1:50 Adjournment   Collison  


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

* Dr. Joseph Hornak, Graduate Council Chair
* Dr. Jim Myers, Associate Provost of International Education & Global Programs
* Dr. Zack Butler, GETF Chair
* Dr. Dawn Hollenback, ICC Chair
* Robin Cass, CIAS Acting Dean
* Glen Hintz, Associate Professor, CIAS, Medical Illustration?
* Dr. Jeremy Haefner, Provost and Senior VP, Academic Affairs









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, or the University 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.