3, 2005 - 1:10 p.m.
Membership Assignments and Selection of Chairpersons
and current Senate rosters will be distributed at the meeting so that
received additions can be included.)
Reports and Charges
Potential Charge to Budget and Finance Committee on All
Budgeting: Review and evaluate the
processes and policies related to All Funds Budgeting.
Report to Senate Executive Committee by
November 11, 2005.
Potential Charge to Faculty Affairs and Personnel Committee: Rudy Bell, writing as President of Rutgers
AAUP, in a letter dated June 1, 2005, requests that the University
1. The abolition of University
(On "Term Appointments.")
2. The granting to
non-tenure track faculty of
full and appropriate governance rights in the University Senate and
departments and units fully implement existing regulations that grant
governance rights at the unit and departmental levels.
3. Full access to
grants for research and curricular development for non-tenure track
correspondence was received as hardcopy only on June 2 by the Senate
office. It was not available in
electronic format at the time this agenda was distributed.
Dr. Bell’s letter and supporting documents
will be available at the Executive Committee meeting in hardcopy.]
Potential Charge to Faculty Affairs and Personnel Committee: Karen Thompson, of the Rutgers AAUP, asks
that the Senate charge a standing committee with reviewing a potential
identity security issue, which she describes as follows:
“Pay stubs are often placed in department
mailboxes after direct deposit of checks.
These stubs contain personal information (name, address, social
number, bank routing number, etc.) that may make identity theft
possible. Just as we were warned to take
care not to
make student social security numbers publicly available, it seems that
departments should take alternate steps to avoid stubs languishing in
Review of Outstanding/Pending
Implementation of Revised Senate
Bylaws: The Senate’s requested
bylaws revisions were
approved on May 26 by the Educational Planning and Policy Committee of
Board of Governors. Board approval of
the bylaws and related changes to University Regulations is anticipated
board’s June 9, 2005 meeting.
Chairperson Cotter has requested a discussion of how and when
bylaws revisions will be implemented.