A G E N D A
April 18, 2003 - 1:10 p.m.
1. Chairperson’s Report
2. Secretary’s Report
3. Administrative Liaison
4. Request for Senate Review of Periodic
Review Report to the Middle States Commission on Higher Education
- Paul Snyder, Vice President for Institutional Research and Planning,
and Barry Qualls, Periodic Review Report Oversight Committee Chair.
Note: Copies of the Report will be available at the Executive Committee
Executive Committee Minutes
of March 7, 2003
Schedule of 2003-2004
Senate and Senate Executive Committee Meetings
E-mail and letter from
student and former Senator Rajiv Parikh, dated March 10, 2003, to the
Senate Executive Committee, regarding parking problems at Rutgers-Newark,
and requesting that a charge be issued to a Senate standing committee on
this issue. Docketed as potential charge below under “Standing Committee
Emmet Dennis, Vice President for Student Affairs, to Kenneth Swalagin
for Executive Committee, dated March 19, 2003, transmitting the Knight
Express Card Committee Report and summarizing its recommendations. Note:
Copies of the Report will be available at the Executive Committee meeting.
Docketed as potential charge below under “Standing Committee Actions.”
Memorandum from Jerry
Scheinbeim, President, Rutgers Council of AAUP Chapters, received March
25, 2003 by fax, to Senate Executive Committee, regarding Use of Electronic
Applications for Registration. Docketed as potential charge below
under “Standing Committee Actions.”
Memorandum from James
Burkley, Office of Institutional Research and Academic Planning, to
Kenneth Swalagin for Executive Committee, dated April 2, 2003, subject:
Review Report to the Middle States Commission on Higher Education,
to be reviewed by the Senate
Memorandum from Joseph
J. Seneca to Richard L. McCormick and Paul Panayotatos, dated April
9, 2003, subject: Evaluation of Dean John Colaizzi
E-mail from Martha
Cotter to Ken Swalagin for Executive Committee, dated April 16, 2003,
requesting Charge on E-mail Privacy. Docketed as potential charge
below under "Standing Committee Actions."
5. Report of the 2003-04 Nominating Panel
The Nominating Panel’s report lists Candidates
for 2003-04 Senate officers, Executive Committee
members, and board representatives. View
Nominating Panel Charge. Members
of the 2003-04 Nominating Panel.
6. Standing Committee Actions, Reports and Charges
Instruction, Curricula and Advising Committee - Natalie Borisovets,
Student Affairs Committee - Tahirah Cooper and Matthew Ramsay, Co-chairs
Report in Response
to Charge S-9912, Student Advising Note: The report
is currently being revised to incorporate Student Affairs Committee
input (see following agenda item), and will be available in hardcopy at
the meeting. It will be posted here as soon as it is available.
Click here to view the
original ICA Student Advising report.
Original Charge: Review resources currently available for
student advising, including those provided by departments, schools or colleges,
Career Services and Psychological Services. What types and how many
staff/faculty are available for advising? What types of advising
are carried out, and by whom (faculty, staff)? How are advisors providing
information on course selection, major requirements, post-graduate opportunities?
How are advisors receiving their own training? At what stage of their
academic careers do students avail themselves of these services?
Are electronic media being efficiently utilized to provide advising?
Make recommendations for improving academic advising, publicizing its availability,
and encouraging students to make better use of these services. This
charge should be coordinated with the Academic Services Committee of the
New Brunswick Faculty Council, which is currently considering a parallel
charge, and units on Camden and Newark campuses, as appropriate.
Original Charge: Per University Senate action on November
22, 2002, provide input on the Instruction, Curricula and Advising Committee’s
Charge S-9912 on Student Advising, and its report and recommendations.
The ICA Committee’s report was sent back to committee for review and revision
pending Student Affairs Committee input. Note: This report
has already been transmitted to the Instruction, Curricula and Advising
Report in Response
to Charge S-0213, Textbook Buyback
Original Charge: Examine the issue of faculty placement of
textbook orders and its effect on book buyback prices. Provide recommendations
on methods of encouraging more advanced placement of textbook orders.
University Structure and Governance Committee - Joseph Blasi and
Kathleen Scott, Co-chairs
Academic Standards, Regulations and Admissions Committee - Craig
Oren and Arlene Walker-Andrews, Co-chairs
Original Charge: Explore the question of whether minus
grades should be added to the default University grading system.
Respond by January 2003.
Proposed (Redrafted) Charge to Equal Opportunity Committee:
Review the status and numbers of Asian faculty and administrators at Rutgers
University. Report findings, and recommendations if deficiencies
deemed correctible are found. Report to Senate Executive Committee
by November 2003.
Proposed Charge to Committee on Rutgers-Newark Parking (as
drafted by R. Parikh): Collect data on Student and Faculty/Staff
Parking at the Rutgers Newark campus. Analyze this data and set forth
short- and long-term recommendations to improve the parking situation at
Potential Charge to Committee to Review Knight
Express Card Committee Report
Potential Charge to Committee to Review Use
of Electronic Applications for Registration
Potential Charge to Committee to Review E-mail
7. May 2 Senate Meeting Agenda
8. Old Business
9. New Business