RUTGERS UNIVERSITY SENATE
CALL TO MEETING
Friday, February 24, 2012, 1:10 p.m.
Morning Committee Meetings, Noon Caucuses, and the 1:10 p.m. Senate Meeting will be held in the Camden
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information on NJ Transit River LINE train between Trenton and Camden
TRANSPORTATION AND PRE-MEETING TIMETABLE:
9:00 a.m. - New Brunswick and Newark Senators board charter bus
for Camden - 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.)
9:15 a.m. sharp - Bus departs from Cook Campus.
10:30 a.m. (approximately) - Bus arrives in Camden.
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon - Standing Committee meetings
(Committees convene when the bus from New Brunswick arrives, or at 10:30 a.m., whichever is later. Follow this link to a
directory of meeting rooms/locations.)
12:00 noon to 12:50 p.m. - Lunch, and Faculty, Student and Staff Caucuses
1:10 p.m. - Call to Order in the Multipurpose Room, Camden Campus Center, Camden Campus.
Fifteen minutes post-adjournment - Board charter bus for return trip.
departs Camden Campus promptly 15 minutes after the Senate meeting adjourns.
A G E N D A
PLEASE PRINT OUT AND BRING WITH YOU ANY DOCUMENTS TO WHICH YOU MAY WANT TO REFER DURING THE MEETING. ONLY THE AGENDA AND VOTING CARDS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED AT THE MEETING.
CALL TO ORDER, DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM, AND CHAIRPERSON’S REPORT
- Paul Panayotatos, Chairperson
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY - Kenneth Swalagin,
Committee-of-the-Whole Discussion on Research, and Graduate and Professional Education Committee (RGPEC) DRAFT Response
to Charge S-1107, Publication Repository/Open Access [15 minutes] Follow this link to read a response to concerns about journal surcharges for open access. [Note: This report is not
docketed for Senate action. The RGPEC has asked to hear comments from
the Senate on the draft report before it is revised and brought back to
the Senate.] - The RGPEC has been charged as
the possibility of a Rutgers-specific, centrally driven publication
repository for published papers and books. Provide data about similar
services at peer and aspirant universities.
REPORTS OF REPRESENTATIVES
TO BOARDS OF GOVERNORS AND TRUSTEES
REPORTS OF CAMPUS FACULTY LIAISONS
- President Richard L. McCormick
CAMDEN CAMPUS REPORT
- Camden Chancellor Wendell Pritchett
Synopsis of Report
Questions and Answers: 10 minutes
[Note: Article IV.A. of the Senate Bylaws states, "All new matters shall be referred to committee
before coming to the Senate (unless extenuating circumstances apply, as
indicated under section
OPEN FORUM on the Proposal to merge Rutgers-Camden with Rowan University
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 2011-12 University Senate
[Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held
on Fridays in the Multipurpose Room, Rutgers Student Center,
College Avenue Campus in New
March 23, 2012
April 27, 2012 (May convene at 10:30 or 11:00