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Academic Senate of Rochester Institute of Technology    

Thursday, February 15, 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

Two Proposed Charges (Old Business)

I/A

Ettlie1

 

5

12:15

Proposed B05.0 and C11.0

I/A

Provenzano2

Boulais3

B05.0 endorsement requested C11.0 will only be introduced and will be returning to Senate in March for discussion and vote

6

12:30

Graduate Council Report and Proposed MS in Health and Well-Being Management

I/A

Radin

Lohse5

 

7

1:05

Faculty Affairs Committee Report - Two revised policies to be approved (E09.0 and E22.0)

I/D/A

Pelz

Thomas7

 

 

8

1:35

Policy C13.0

I/A

Ackerman8

Thompson9

Endorsement needed by Senate

9

1:45

New Business

     

10

1:50

Adjournment

 

Collison

 

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

  1.  Dr. John Ettlie, Academic Senate SCB Senator
  2.  Sue Provenzano, Assistant VP, Office of the Provost
  3.  Dr. Nicole Boulais, Associate VP, Student Affairs
  4.  Dr. Michael Radin, Graduate Council Chair
  5.  Dr. Barbara Lohse, Professor of Health Services
  6.  Dr. Jeff Pelz, FAC co-Chair
  7.  Dr. Bolaji Thomas, FAC co-Chair
  8.  Susan Ackerman, Director, Disability Services
  9.  Evan Thompson, Associate Counsel, Legal Affairs

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.