RUTGERS UNIVERSITY SENATE
Friday, February 17, 2017 1:10 p.m.
Paul Robeson Campus Center,
Essex Room 231-232
Room 231-232, PAUL ROBESON CAMPUS CENTER,
here to view
Newark Campus Map and Travel Directions
TRANSPORTATION AND MEETING TIMETABLE:
9:00 a.m. - New Brunswick and Camden Senators board charter bus
for Newark at Lot 98B, College Farm Road, near Environmental and
Natural Resource Sciences Building on the Cook
Campus. Senators without F/S parking permits who
park in Lot 98B should contact the Senate office (email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call
848.932.7642) no later than 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 16 to be
placed on a one-day, do-not-ticket list. Senators who are driving
may park in Deck 1, located at 200 University
Avenue - all F/S and Student parking permits will be honored.
Senators that do not have a valid RU parking permit and plan to
park in Deck 1, should contact the Senate office to obtain a one-day
validation coupon no later than Wednesday, February 15.
9:15 a.m. sharp - Bus departs from Cook Campus.
10:00 a.m. (approximately) - Bus arrives in Newark.
10:00 a.m. (or when the bus arrives from New Brunswick) to
11:45 p.m. - Standing
12noon to 12:50 p.m. - Faculty and Student
Caucus: Bergen Room 255/6/7, Student Caucus: Monmouth Room 237, Staff
Caucus: Passaic Room 226, Alumni
Caucus: Middlesex Room 224)
[Lunch will be provided in Essex 233 starting at 11:45 p.m. Please
collect your lunch and take it to your
caucus. Do not caucus in the lunch
1:10 p.m. - Call To Order in Essex Room 231, Paul
Robeson Campus Center.
Post-Adjournment - Board charter bus for return trip.
15 Minutes Post-Adjournment - Bus departs Newark Campus
promptly 15 minutes following Adjournment.
A G E N D A
CALL TO ORDER, DETERMINATION OF A
CHAIR’S REPORT - Peter Gillett, Chair
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY - Ken Swalagin, Executive Secretary of
- Approval of Agenda* (including time limits)
- Minutes of the
January 20, 2017 Senate Meeting [Link not yet active. Minutes will be
posted by noon on Wednesday, February 15.]
Nominating Committee of the Board of Trustees is now
accepting nominations to fill a Student Charter Trustee open seat for a
six-year term beginning July 1, 2017. Student Charter Trustees must be
to attend Board meetings, serve on Board committees, and become
involved in the life of the university. Consideration will be given to
personal, academic, and leadership skills. The nominee must be
registered as a
full-time undergraduate, who will have completed a minimum of two full
study at Rutgers University at the time of election (June 15, 2017).
nomination form may be accessed on the Board
website, from the drop-down down menu under "Board of Trustees" or
via the sidebar. The deadline for receipt of nominations is Friday,
24, 2017. Student Charter Trustees also become voting student Senators
for the duration of their terms on the Board of Trustees.
- Rev. Dr. Paul Lachance, who chaired the University Senate from
1990 to 1992, died in January.
Committee Report on Senate Parliamentary Procedures
Otto, Executive Committee Member
[This report proposes additions to
the Senate's bylaws/Handbook. Therefore, in accordance with
procedure and established Senate practice regarding proposed changes to
Senate bylaws, this item was
introduction and prior notice at the previous meeting,
and will be voted on at this Senate meeting.
[Note: Substantive amendments to
these reports should be given to the Senate secretary in writing prior
to or at the time the amendment is moved.]
REPORT - Newark
Chancellor Nancy Cantor
ADMINISTRATIVE REPORT - University President Robert Barchi
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE REPORT -
Robert Puhak, Senate and Executive Committee Vice Chair
OF THE REPRESENTATIVES TO BOARDS OF GOVERNORS AND TRUSTEES
REPORTS OF CAMPUS FACULTY AND STUDENT LIAISONS
*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 vote.
Remaining 2016-17 University
[Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held on Fridays in the
Multipurpose Room, College
Student Center, College Avenue Campus in New Brunswick.]
March 24, 2017
April 28, 2017 (Busch
(The April 28 meeting may
convene at 10:30 or 11:00 a.m.
This meeting is the last of this year's Senate, but will begin with the
first meeting of next year's Senate, at which Senate officers,
Executive Committee members, and board representatives will be elected.
The start time will be determined by the Senate Executive Committee in