RUTGERS UNIVERSITY SENATE
Friday, March 24, 2017 1:10 p.m.
Avenue Student Center, Multipurpose Room
College Avenue Campus, New Brunswick
Please print and
bring with you any linked documents to which you may want to refer
during the meeting. Only the agenda and voting cards will be
distributed in hardcopy at the meeting.
CALL TO ORDER, DETERMINATION OF A
CHAIR’S REPORT - Peter Gillett, Chair
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY - Ken Swalagin, Executive Secretary of
*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.
Student Affairs Committee (SAC) Revised Response to Charge
S-1305 on Smoke-Free Rutgers - Viktor Krapivin and Samuel Rabinowitz, SAC Co-chairs
charge response was referred back to the SAC at the November 2016
Senate meeting. Today's response has been revised by the SAC.
SAC was charged as follows: Examine
the desirability, feasibility, impact and means of evolving into a
[Note: Substantive amendments to
Senate reports or resolutions should be given to the Senate secretary
in writing prior
to or at the time the amendment is moved.
Executive Committee Resolution
Endorsing the March for Science -
Robert Boikess, Executive Committee Member, presenting on behalf of the
Budget and Finance Committee (BFC)
Annual Report on the Rutgers University Budget - Menahem
Spiegel, BFC Chair
Committee-of-the-Whole Discussion on
Free Speech and Academic Freedom
- Robert Barchi, University President
ON PUBLIC SAFETY
- Administrative Report
- Questions and Answers
- Kenneth Cop, Executive Director of Police
[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
C.4..." Also, the Senate
Executive Committee has authorized committee-of-the-whole discussions
under New Business as appropriate, and time permitting.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE REPORT -
Robert Puhak, Senate Vice Chair
OF THE REPRESENTATIVES TO BOARDS OF GOVERNORS AND TRUSTEES
REPORTS OF CAMPUS FACULTY AND STUDENT LIAISONS
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.]
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