RUTGERS UNIVERSITY SENATE
CALL TO MEETING
Friday, November 11, 2016, 1:10 p.m.
Morning Committee Meetings, Noon Caucuses,
Lunch, and the 1:10 p.m. Senate Meeting will be held in the Camden
here to view Camden Campus map and Travel Directions
Instructions and Map
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.
(Any Senator who does not have
a Rutgers commuter or faculty/staff
parking permit must have contacted the Senate office for special
parking privileges for this day.)
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
of committee, caucus, and lunch room locations.)
12:00 noon to 12:50 p.m. - Lunch, and Faculty, Student, Staff
and Alumni Caucuses
1:10 p.m. - Call to Order in Multipurpose Room, Camden Campus
Center, Camden Campus.
Fifteen minutes post-adjournment - Board charter bus for return
departs Camden Campus promptly 15 minutes after the Senate meeting
A G E N D A
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. PLEASE REVIEW LINKED DOCUMENTS BEFORE THE
CALL TO ORDER, DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM, AND CHAIRPERSON’S
- Peter Gillett, Chairperson
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY - Ken Swalagin,
[Note: Substantive amendments to
these reports/resolutions should be given to the Senate secretary in
to or at the time the amendment is moved.]
This issue was raised during the
October 2016 Senate meeting. The Senate Executive Committee discussed it at some length on
October 28 in Newark, and presents this Resolution for Senate action.
- Camden Chancellor Phoebe Haddon is unable to
attend the meeting, but has prepared a report which will be given by
Camden Provost Michael Palis.
- Synopsis of Report
- Questions and Answers
REPORT - University President Robert
[Note: Article IV.A. of
Bylaws states, "All new matters
shall be referred to committee before coming to the Senate (unless
extenuating circumstances apply, as indicated under section
- Senate Vice Chair Robert Puhak
TO BOARDS OF GOVERNORS AND TRUSTEES
REPORTS OF CAMPUS FACULTY AND STUDENT
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
approval, extension of time limits requires a two-thirds vote.
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.]
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