March 7, 2003 - 1:10 p.m.
1. Chairperson’s Report
2. Secretary’s Report
3. Administrative Liaison
4. Standing Committee Actions, Reports and Charges
Student Affairs Committee, Tahirah Cooper and Matthew Ramsay, Co-chairs
Equal Opportunity Committee (EOC), Thomas DeRosa and Pheroze Wadia,
Report on Charge S-0212,
Use of Athletic Facilities for Non-Athletic Events
Original Charge: Review and provide recommendations on policies
regarding the use of athletic facilities as rain sites or venues for non-athletic
events (such as use of the Louis Brown Athletic Center (the RAC) as a rain
site for RutgersFest and other similar University-wide events). What
athletic facilities are usually made available for non-athletic events?
How do these facilities tend to meet (or fail to meet) the needs of these
events? How do peer institutions with similar facilities share their
resources? Provide advice as to how these facilities can be best
utilized by the University community at large. This charge should
be coordinated with Dean Pamela Johnston of the Office of Student Involvement
and Ghada Endick, Director of Rutgers College Programs in the Office of
Student leadership, Involvement and Programs, who have collected information
on the use of athletic facilities at peer institutions.
Request for Charge, and Report on Requested Charge S-0305, Status of
Requested Charge: Consider and report on the status of Affirmative
Action at Rutgers and in the United States.
Draft Charge to Equal Opportunity Committee, as suggested by Senator
Pancholy at the February 21, 2003 Senate meeting: Charge S-0306:
Extending resolved Charge S-0209 regarding Hispanic/Latino faculty, now
evaluate the status of faculty of other minority groups university-wide
with respect to salaries, hires, start-up funds, promotion rates (particularly
from associate to full professorship), research support (particularly in
Newark and in Camden), and leadership opportunities. Also examine
the status of non-Hispanic/Latino minority university administrators at
Rutgers. Report to Senate Executive Committee by October 2003.
Report and Resolution:
The EOC has already prepared and submitted a report and resolution on the
Proposed Charge to Budget and Finance Committee, as requested
by Senator Zowie Barnes at the February 21, 2003 Senate meeting:
Charge S-0307: Research and report on maintaining the status of the
Rutgers Ecological Preserve located in Highland Park. Report to Senate
Executive Committee by October 2003.
5. March 28 Senate Meeting Agenda
6. Old Business
7. New Business