RUTGERS UNIVERSITY SENATE
Friday, December 7, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
College Avenue Student Center, Multipurpose Room
College Avenue Campus, New Brunswick
CALL TO ORDER, DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM, AND CHAIR’S REPORT - Peter Gillett, Chair
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY - Mary Mickelsen, Executive Secretary of the Senate
- Approval of Agenda* (including time limits)
- Minutes of the November 16, 2018 Senate Meeting
- November 27, 2018 email from Senator Perry Dane to Chair Peter Gillett outlining his concern on how the University Senate views its role in shared governance
- Chancellor Cantor's Response to Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Barbara Lee's request for follow-up on President Barchi's responses to Senate reports.
RUTGERS BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (RBHS) CHANCELLOR'S REPORT - Brian Strom, RBHS Chancellor
- Chancellor's Report
- Questions and Answers
University Structure and Governance Committee (USGC) Response to Charge S-1605: Size and Composition of the Senate, Reviewed - Jon Oliver, USGC Chair
The USGC has been charged as follows: As mandated in the December 2012 Senate Response to Charge S-1201, on Senate Size and Composition, reconsider the size and composition of the Senate. Respond to the Senate Executive Committee by October 2018.
This report is being presented for information only. Debate and voting will take place at the January 25 Senate meeting.
RUTGERS IDENTITY REPORT - Kimberly Manning, Vice President for University Relations
Great Things to Know Handout
ADMINISTRATIVE REPORT - Barbara Lee, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
[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
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE REPORT
- Senate Vice Chair Jon Oliver
REPORTS OF REPRESENTATIVES TO BOARDS OF GOVERNORS AND TRUSTEES
REPORTS OF CAMPUS FACULTY AND STUDENT LIAISONS
*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.
Remaining 2018-19 University Senate Meetings
[Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held on Fridays in the Multipurpose Room, College Avenue Student Center, College Avenue Campus in New Brunswick.]
January 25, 2019
February 15, 2019 (in Newark)
March 29, 2019
May 3, 2019
(The May 3 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 April 2019.)