November 16, 2001 - 1:10 p.m.
1. Chairperson’s Report
2. Secretary’s Report
3. Administrative Liaison
4. Standing Committee Reports, Potential Charges, and Requests for Information
Executive Committee Minutes of October 5, 2001 [http://senate.rutgers.edu/ec100501.html]
Question regarding scheduling of next year’s State of the University Address:
Docket for first Senate meeting in New Brunswick, or second Senate meeting
Memorandum from Joseph J. Seneca, University Vice President for Academic
Affairs, dated October 29, 2001, regarding the Senate's Resolution on FASIP
E-mail from Senator John Gillis to Kathleen Scott, dated October 30, 2001,
requesting information on policy guidelines for use of administrative e-mail
E-mail from Senator Clint Daniels, dated October 30, 2001, asking if a
copy of the Facilities Master Plan for Livingston Campus is "available
to the general student body for review and comments."
Committee Report: Equal Opportunity Committee, Liza Saniefard
and Pheroze Wadia, Co-chairs
Subject: Endorsement of Equal Marriage Resolution [http://senate.rutgers.edu/equalmar.html]
To Budget and Finance Committee on Senator Rudy Bell’s question regarding
how Summer Session revenues are distributed.
To Budget and Finance Committee regarding the committee’s own list of potential
action areas for the year. Committee Co-Chair Michael Hamm asks,
“Would you please review this list and let us know 1) that the items are
appropriate for our committee, and, if so, 2) make any formal charges that
need to be made?” The list includes the following topics:
Access to recreational space parking and transportation
Facilities Master Plan review
Enrollment trends and how to manage
Potential budget cuts and budgets
Budget and Finance Committee requests extension of deadline on Charge S-0111,
“Examine and report on tuition and fee increases at other public AAU institutions…”
Charge prompted by Senator Avram Fechter's August 2001 e-mail on this issue.
Original deadline November 2, 2001.
5. Old Business
From the October 2001 Executive Committee Minutes:
Regarding Senator John Gillis’s question regarding what policy guidelines
are in place for use of Administrative_Email, especially concerning sports
Student Financial Management and Credit-Card Debt: A committee, chaired
by Dean Marie Logue, has been formed and charged with this topic.
Chairperson Scott will call Dean Logue, and will report to the Executive
Committee at the November 2001 meeting.
Disclosure of FASIP Awards: University Vice President Seneca offered
to report on this subject, including whether departments have been informed
of their options under the Senate’s resolution, at the November 2001 Executive
Committee meeting. Dr.
Seneca's memo is listed above under "Communications." The original
Committee Report and Resolution are also online.
6. New Business
Wintersession: University Vice President Seneca will also report
on this issue at the November meeting. The executive Committee asked
that the report include information on Wintersession’s first two years,
proposed modifications for the third year, and plans to incorporate Senate
suggestions into the final year of the pilot program.
Discussion of a program described by Corinne Webb to the Academic Coordinating
Council, which is proposed to offer students “who are otherwise inadmissible”
admission to a community college, and Rutgers as a transfer student after
completing an AA degree, with the proviso that they must take certain courses
and maintain a certain average.
7. November 30 Senate Meeting Agenda
Camden and Newark Campus Reports