Executive Committee
January 5, 2007 -1:10 p.m.

1. Chairperson’s Report

2. Secretary’s Report

3. Administrative Liaison
Administrative Report
4. Committee Charges
Proposed Charge to University Structure and Governance Committee: Examine, with input from the Senate's Faculty Affairs and Personnel Committee, the issue of all part-time, as well as full-time non-tenure-track, faculty and their role in shared governance at all levels throughout Rutgers, particularly as it relates to the increasing academic reliance on those faculty. Research best practices and make recommendations regarding how the role and participation of those faculty in University decision-making can better reflect their teaching/research responsibilities and better inform the educational process throughout Rutgers. Respond to Senate Executive Committee by March 1, 2007. [This is a third draft of this charge. It was previously considered at the October and November 2006 Senate Executive Committee meetings.]
5. Nomination of Candidates for Student Charter Trustee Vacancies
Two nominations were received for two Student Charter Trustee vacancies. The nominations are to be forwarded to the Senate's Student Affairs Committee for consideration and approval. If the SAC finds the candidates' qualifications and record of service and involvement appropriate, the nominations will be forwarded to the Board of Trustees. [Handouts will be distributed at the meeting.]
6.  Committee Reports

University Structure and Governance Committee (USGC), Partial Response to Charge S-0603, Distribution and Election of Student Senators in New Brunswick

Student Affairs Committee (SAC) Report and Recommendations in Response to Charge S-0606, Targum, and Addendum to Targum Concept Plan

7. Old Business

8. New Business

9. January 19, 2007 Senate Meeting Agenda

10. Adjournment