RUTGERS UNIVERSITY SENATE
CALL TO MEETING
Friday, October 22, 2010, 1:10 p.m.
Morning Committee Meetings, Noon Caucuses, and the 1:10 p.m. Senate Meeting will be held in the Camden
here to view Camden Campus map and Travel Directions
Click here to view
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.
Follow this link for a list of meeting times and room assignments.
12:00 noon to 12:50 p.m. - Faculty, Student and Staff Caucuses.
(Due to the budget situation, lunch will not be provided this year.
There are several venues for lunch (Follow the link, then scroll down to "Eating on Campus.") in and around the Camden Campus
1:10 p.m. - Call to Order in the Multipurpose Room, Camden Campus Center, Camden Campus.
Ten minutes post-adjournment - Board charter bus for return trip.
departs Camden Campus promptly 10 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,
SPECIAL ELECTION - STAFF SENATOR MEMBER OF THE SENATE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: Last
year's election of Senate Executive Committee members was conducted
before the university-wide election of Staff Senators was completed.
The Staff Member of the Executive Committee will be elected at today's
Senate meeting. Follow this link to view the list of candidates, and to read their campaign statements.
University Structure and Governance Committee (USGC) Response
to Charge S-0902, Senate Speakers, Discussions, Forums - Peter Gillett, USGC Chair [The
recommendations in this report include a change to Senate Bylaws/University
Regulations. In accordance with established parliamentary procedure, this report
was introduced at the March 2010 Senate meeting, but was tabled at the
subsequent, April 2010 Senate meeting.] Amendments expected to be proposed to this report's recommendations.
Academic Standards, Regulations and Admissions
Committee (ASRAC) Partial Response to Charge S-1003 on Fall 2011 Academic
Calendar - Martha Cotter and Dan Schantz, ASRAC Co-chairs
Faculty and Personnel Affairs Committee
to Charge S-0811 on Changes to Academic Reappointment/Promotion Instructions
- Ann Gould and Paul Panayotatos, FPAC Co-chairs
Faculty Affairs and Personnel Committee (FPAC) Response
to Charge S-0911 on Faculty Orientation Programs - Ann Gould and Paul Panayotatos, FPAC Co-chairs [This report is for information only. No Senate action is required.]
NEW BUSINESS [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
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE - Ann Gould, Senate Vice Chairperson
REPORTS OF REPRESENTATIVES
TO BOARDS OF GOVERNORS AND TRUSTEES
CAMPUS FACULTY LIAISONS
- President Richard L. McCormick
CAMDEN CAMPUS REPORT
- Camden Chancellor Wendell Pritchett
Synopsis of Report
Questions and Answers: 10 minutes
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.
2010-11 University Senate Meetings
[Unless otherwise noted, meetings
are held on Fridays in the Multipurpose Room, Rutgers Student Center, College Avenue Campus in New
November 19, 2010
January 28, 2011
February 25, 2011
(Newark Campus Report – IN NEWARK)
March 25, 2011
April 29, 2011 (May convene at 10:30 or 11:00 a.m.)