RUTGERS UNIVERSITY SENATE
Friday, September 23, 2016, 1:10 p.m.
Avenue Student Center, Multipurpose Room
College Avenue Campus, New Brunswick
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.
- Robert L. Barchi, University President
OF NEWARK STUDENT MEMBER OF THE SENATE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
- Administrative Report - The full text of President Barchi's
report will be posted online after the meeting, and the link will be
emailed to the Rutgers community. President Barchi will summarize the
report at today's meeting.
- Questions and Answers - 30 minutes
This election is being held at this meeting because no eligible
candidates were nominated during the April 2016 election. Senator
Edmund Janniger (SPAA, Student) has been nominated for the position.
Senator Janniger's campaign statement is online here
may also be made from the floor during this meeting. Candidates are
only if they are currently certified as University Senators
representing Newark students.
OF, AND COMMENTS BY,
STANDING COMMITTEE CHAIRS
- Academic Standards, Regulations, and Admissions Committee -
Martha Cotter and Matthew Winkler
- Budget and Finance Committee - Menahem Spiegel
- Instruction, Curricula, and Advising Committee - Natalie
- Faculty and Personnel Affairs Committee - Joseph Markert and
- Research, and Graduate and Professional Education Committee -
- Student Affairs Committee - Viktor Krapivin and Samuel Rabinowitz
- University Structure and Governance Committee - Jon Oliver and
[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 LIAISONS
REPORTS OF CAMPUS 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.]
October 14, 2016
November 11, 2016 (in Camden)
December 9, 2016
January 20, 2017
February 17, 2017
March 24, 2017
April 28, 2017
(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