Executive Committee


October 4, 2013 - 1:10 p.m.

1.    Chairpersons' Report

2.    Secretary’s Report 3.    Administrative Liaison 4.    Standing Committees

Committee Reports

Faculty and Personnel Affairs Committee (FPAC) Response to Charge A-1303 on Minors on Campus Task Force Report - The FPAC has been charged as follows:

Minors on Campus Task Force Report: Review and respond to the Draft Policy on Minors on Campus written by the Minors on Campus Task Force.  See Executive Vice President Edwards' memo requesting this charge, and List of Members of the task force.

Please note: This report is intended for information only. It will not be voted upon by the Senate.

Faculty and Personnel Affairs Committee Response to Charge S-1306 on Dual Career Programs [Link not yet active. FPAC Co-chair Ann Gould will summarize the report, which should be finalized next week.] - The FPAC has been charged as follows:

Dual Career Programs: Examine the desirability of establishing a dual career services program within Rutgers Human Resources in order to enhance the ability of Rutgers to recruit and retain faculty and staff who may need to relocate to accept a position at the institution. Research policies at peer institutions that provide the accompanying partner with the tools and services to access resources for an effective job search and make recommendations as appropriate.

Issues/Proposed Charges:

Potential Charge to Faculty and Personnel Affairs Committee (FPAC) on Promotion Criteria for Distinguished Professor - Issue raised by BJ Walker, Senior Staff Representative, Rutgers Council of AAUP Chapters: Ann Gould will summarize this issue. Supporting documents include: September 2013 Letter to Ann Gould from Lisa Klein, President of Rutgers Council of AAUP Chapters, AFT; and May 3, 2013 Email from Richard Edwards to All Faculty, Subject Change in Professor II Title.

Potential Charge to Academic Standards, Regulations and Admissions Committee on Academic Calendar, and University Commencement 2016 - Issue raised by Christopher Retzko, Special Events and Programs Manager, Office of the Secretary of the University. See the Text of Email from Christopher Retzko. Related issue raised by Scott Walker, Director of Academic Support Services for Student Athletes. See the Text of Email from Scott Walker.

Potential Committee/Senate Issue: Changes to the Alma Mater

5.    Agenda for October 18, 2013 Senate Meeting
6.    Old Business

7.    New Business

8.    Adjournment