June 2, 2006MEMBERS PRESENT: Boikess, Borisovets, Cotter (Chair), Rabinowitz (Vice Chair), Swalagin (Executive Secretary)
2006-2007 MEMBERS-ELECT PRESENT: Bodnar, Gould, Mauroff, Szatrowski, Thompson
ALSO ATTENDING: Furmanski (Administrative Liaison), McCormick (Administrative Liaison), Leath (Faculty BOG Representative), Scott (Faculty BOT Representative)The regular meeting of the University Senate Executive Committee was held on Friday, June 2, 2006 in the Executive Board Conference Room, Administrative Services Building III, Cook Campus. The meeting convened at 1:17 p.m.
Chairperson Cotter began by thanking all Executive Committee members and Senate Committee chairs. She praised, in particular, the committee chairs, whom she noted had done the "heavy lifting" on the Senate's response to the Task Force on Undergraduate Education Report. Cotter also commented on:
2. Secretary's Report
Minutes: Minutes of the April 7, 2006 Senate
Committee meeting were approved as distributed by the
Minutes of the April
28, 2006 Senate Regular meeting were approved on behalf of
the 2005-2006 Senate, which does not convene again.
3. Administrative Report
McCormick's Administrative Report focused on the state budget crisis,
proposed cuts to
4. Standing Committee ChargeThe Instruction, Curricula and Advising Committee was charged as follows: Consider the New Brunswick Faculty Council’s Report and Resolution Regarding Requiring Course Textbooks to be Placed on Reserve, and make recommendations for review and action by the University Senate on this issue. Report to Senate Executive Committee by November 2006.
5. Old Business
Chairperson Cotter noted that committee charges had been reviewed at the April 2006 Executive Committee meeting, and that some charges had been withdrawn, and others assigned new
deadlines. She said that there would be some substantive issues to be addressed by committees next year, including a revised academic integrity policy. She asked all present to send their,
or their constituents’, ideas for issues to be addressed by Senate committees to her or to Secretary Swalagin.
6. New Business
Szatrowski's request for
response from President McCormick regarding implementation of NJ
Ozone Passes (available
The meeting was adjourned at 2:32 p.m. by Chairperson Cotter.Kenneth Swalagin