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Academic Senate of Rochester Institute of Technology

Thursday, February 21, 2019    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: Approve Agenda

 

Nickisher

 

2

12:02

Communication Officer's Report (Minutes)

A

Ruhling

 

3

12:05

Executive Committee Report 

I

Nickisher

Constituencies Information Questions/Comments

4

12:10

Policy C23.0

A

Bender1

Old Business - Returning for a vote

5

12:20

Change Senate Meeting Schedule -  Align with local primary and secondary schools

D

Marchetti2

Old Business

6

12:30

ICC - Minors Policy

I/D/A

Perez-Hardy3

Old Business - Returning for discussion & vote. Senate feedback is incorporated in the changes made to this policy.

7

12:45

ICC - Program Discontinuance

I/D

Perez-Hardy3

Vote on 3/7

8

1:00

FAC - E05.0 

I/D

Davis4 Thomas4

Vote on 3/7

9

1:15

FAC - E06.0 

I/D

Davis4 Thomas4

Vote on 3/7

10

1:30

Global Education Taskforce

I/D

Butler5

Motion regarding GETF becoming a Standing Committee Vote on 3/7

11

1:45

New Business

 

 

 

12

1:50

Adjournment

 

 Nickisher

 



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

  1. Judy Bender, Associate VP
  2. Dr. Carol Marchetti, COS Senator  
  3. Dr. Sylvia Perez-Hardy, ICC Chair
  4. Stacey Davis/Dr. Bolaji Thomas, FAC co-chairs
  5. Zack Butler, GEFT Chair

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.