Friday, January 21, 2005
Multipurpose Room, Rutgers Student Center, 126 College Avenue, New Brunswick
CALL TO ORDER, DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM, AND CHAIRPERSON’S REPORT
- Martha Cotter, Chairperson
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY - Ken Swalagin, Executive Secretary
Administrative Services Building III, Suite 110
(New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8559)
University Structure and Governance Committee - Joseph Blasi and
Kathleen Scott, Co-chairs
Response to Charges S-0324, Senate Bylaws Review, and Charge S-0320, Election Procedures for At-Large and PTL/Annual Appointee Senators - This report was introduced for discussion only at the November 2004 Senate meeting, and is now docketed for action by the Senate.
S-0324, Senate Bylaws Review: Review Senate bylaws and enabling University Regulations as outlined in the Senate Handbook, and make recommendations for revisions, particularly regarding Senate membership, officer eligibility and requirements. Consult with Senate secretary and chair to identify specific aspects of the bylaws and regulations to be examined.
S-0320, Election Procedures for At-Large and PTL/Annual Appointee Senators: Review the procedures for election of at-large faculty Senators (and faculty Senators representing other research and academic units) as mandated by Senate bylaws. Examine the process and make recommendations regarding simplifying and updating the election process. Consider whether election of part-time lecturer and annual appointee Senators should be conducted by the same process. Consult with Rita MacIndoe in the office of Academic Affairs regarding last year's election process and outcome, and with Senate Secretary Swalagin regarding recent PTL/Annual elections.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE - Samuel Rabinowitz, Vice Chairperson
*Note: Addition of items to the Agenda requires a two-thirds vote.
There is an overall time limit of 2-1/2 hours for Senate meetings.
Specific time limits are set for questions and debate, not for presentation
of reports. After approval, extension of time limits requires a two-thirds
Remaining 2004-05 University Senate Meetings
[Meetings are in New Brunswick, unless otherwise noted.]
February 18, 2005 (Newark Campus Report - IN NEWARK)
March 11, 2005
April 22, 2005