RUTGERS UNIVERSITY SENATE
CALL TO MEETING
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
Room 232, PAUL ROBESON CAMPUS CENTER,
here to view
Newark Campus Map and Travel Directions
TRANSPORTATION AND PRE-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 Rutgers-New Brunswick parking permits who wish to
park in Lot 98B must obtain a special permit from the Senate Office.)
(Senators who are driving may park in Deck 1, located at 200 University
Avenue, and should contact the Senate office to obtain a one-day Newark
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
12:00 noon - Standing
12:00 noon 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. 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 232, 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 QUORUM, AND
- Ann Gould, Chairperson
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY - Kenneth Swalagin, Executive Secretary
ELECTION OF CAMDEN AND NEWARK STUDENT
MEMBERS OF THE SENATE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
This election is being held at this meeting because the incumbents in
both positions have resigned. Paper ballots will be distributed to
voting Senators at the meeting. Self-nominations for the positions were
solicited in advance. Nominations will not be accepted from the floor.
The slate of candidates (Follow this link to the candidates'
statements in support of candidacy.):
- Camden Student Member of the Executive Committee:
- Mark Bodrog (Graduate School-Camden)
- Newark Student Member of the Executive Committee:
- Hamzah Raza (Newark College of Arts and Sciences)
- Edmund Janniger (School of Public Affairs and Administration)
Structure and Governance Committee (USGC) Response
to Charge S-1309 on
Senate Election Procedures [Report is for information only. No
bylaws or procedural changes are recommended.] - USGC
Co-chairs Jon Oliver and Robert Puhak
The USGC was charged as follows:
Charge S-1309, Senate Election Procedures: "Review election procedures
used by the Senate, and, if appropriate, recommend improved procedures."
Faculty and Personnel Affairs Committee
to Charge S-1313 on Travel and Business Expense Reimbursement (TABER)
TABER Survey Appendix 2:
TABER Survey Summary - FPAC
Co-chairs Ann Gould and Rudy Bell
The FPAC was charged as follows:
Charge S-1313, Travel and Business Expense Reimbursement (TABER): "Review
current university policies and practices
concerning reimbursement to faculty and staff for professional
including but not limited to, travel, conference attendance, and
survey impacted constituencies for suggestions, and propose possible
modifications or improvements to the current system."
Executive Committee (EC) Introduction
of Bylaws Change Regarding Annual Elections of Senate Leadership,
Executive Committee Members, and Board Representatives
[In accordance with parliamentary
procedure and established Senate practice, this item is docketed for
introduction and prior notice today,
and will be voted on at the March 27, 2015 Senate meeting.
] - EC
Vice Chair Martha Cotter
REPORT - Newark
Chancellor Nancy Cantor
ADMINISTRATIVE REPORT - University President Robert Barchi
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 2014-15 University
[Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held on Fridays in the
Multipurpose Room, Rutgers
Student Center, College Avenue Campus in New Brunswick.]
March 27, 2015
May 1, 2015
(The May 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