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Friday
Apr 30th
1:10 pm

Senate Meeting

Zoom

Agenda Distributed On
Friday, April 23rd 2021

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY SENATE

MEETING AGENDA

Friday, April 30, 2021, 1:10 p.m.
Zoom (meeting link below)

https://rutgers.zoom.us/j/99697317067?pwd=bU1mWHVndmQ1dVhLNm40QmI4ekhEdz09

LAST MEETING OF THE 2020-21 UNIVERSITY SENATE

CALL TO ORDER, DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM, AND CHAIR’S REPORT – Jon Oliver, Chair

REPORT OF THE SECRETARY – Mary Mickelsen, Senate Executive Secretary

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORT – Jonathan Holloway, University President

SCARLET AND BLACK PRESENTATION – Jonathan Holloway, University President and Deborah Gray White, Distinguished Professor

COMMITTEE REPORTS/RESOLUTIONS:

Each report will be presented/summarized by the committee chairs/representatives, then will be discussed and acted upon by the Senate. (Please note: The Executive Committee has enacted a 40-minute time-limit per report.)

University Structure and Governance Committee Response to S-2005: Student Governance – Peter Gillett, USGC Chair

The USGC was charged as follows: Evaluate the formal and informal processes for the creation of student governing associations and if appropriate, make recommendations regarding the organization and recognition of SGAs. 

University Structure and Governance Committee Response to S-2104: Standing Committees and the Chair of the Senate – Peter Gillett, USGC Chair

The USGC was charged as follows: Consider the duties of the Chair of the Senate in relation to its various standing committees and make any appropriate recommendations.

Instruction, Curricula, and Advising Committee Response to S-2105: Exam Conflicts – Natalie Borisovets, ICAC Chair

The ICAC was charged as follows: Review Rutgers University policies regarding final exam conflicts and possible impacts on students with disabilities. Make recommendations as appropriate.

NEW BUSINESS  [Note: Article IV.A. of the Senate Bylaws states, “All new matters shall be referred to committee before coming to the Senate (unless extenuating circumstances apply, as indicated under section C.4…” Also, the Senate Executive Committee has authorized committee-of-the-whole discussions under New Business as appropriate, and time permitting.]

SENATE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE REPORT – Peter Gillett, Senate Vice Chair

REPORTS OF THE REPRESENTATIVES TO BOARDS OF GOVERNORS AND TRUSTEES

REPORTS OF CAMPUS FACULTY AND STUDENT LIAISONS


ADJOURNMENT

[Note: Article IV.A. of the Senate Bylaws states, “All new matters shall be referred to committee before coming to the Senate (unless extenuating circumstances apply, as indicated under section C.4…”]

*Note:  Addition of items to the Agenda requires a two-thirds vote.  There is an overall time limit of 3 hours for Senate meetings.  Specific time limits are set for questions and debate, not for presentation of reports.  After approval, extension of time limits requires a two-thirds vote.

 

Present Senators

Nikol Alexander-Floyd Farid Alizadeh Carole Allamand Mason Ameri Hosen Arman Anne-Catherine Aubert Margaret Avallone Gloria Bachmann Andrea Baldi Joseph Barone Rola Bekdash Vrushank Bhatt Debashi Bhattacharya Sanjib Bhuyan John Bogden Robert Boikess Detlev Boison Natalie Borisovets Mary Bridgeman Diane Brienza-Arcilla Dana Britton Steve Buyske Ricky Castaneda Dalya Chefitz Shraya Chintalapudi Jessey Choo Alison Clarke Tynisha Coleman Taryn Cooper Russell Crews Perry Dane Tyrone Davidson Rick Dool German Drazer William Dreyer Jadin Eafrati Adrienne Eaton Gary Ebert Devin English Adrienne Esposito Brian Everett Josefina Ewins Antoinette Farmer Laura Fernandez Arroyo Lucille Foster David Garner Peter Gillett Nina Gohel Jessica Gomes Ann Gould Michael Gower Andre Granadeiro Grace Guo Kemal Gursoy Anna Haley Masanori Hara Jonathan Holloway Bingru Huang Arlene Hunter Maureen Hurd Maria Ibrahim Olga Jarrín Montaner John Joergensen John Kettle Geza Kiss Kathryn Kovacs Adam Kustka Valentine Lamar Laura Lawson Nicholas Linardopoulos Carol Lutz Lisa Maddox Douglas Valerie Maglione Rico Lisa Mahajan-Cusack Rupal Mansukhani Josephine Marchetta Joseph Markert Norman Markowitz Ivan Marsic Kenneth McKeever Juan Mena-Segovia Charles Menifield Mary Mickelsen Joel Miller Prabhas Moghe Patricia Morton Jon Oliver Tugrul Ozel Houshang Parsa Suja Patel Alexander Pichugin Sofia Pinto-Figueroa Suzanne Piotrowski Cathryn Potter Ronald Quincy Sam Rabinowitz Alicia Rivera Zainab Rizvi Monica Roth Sharon Ryan Bryan Sacks Nuria Sagarra Amrik Sahota Cynthia Saltzman Kevin Schroth Robert Schwartz Stacy Schwartz Troy Shinbrot Sarah Shobut Martin Siederer Adrienne Simonds Barbara Sinacori Morgan Smith Weijie Song Menahem Spiegel Thomas Stephens Johanna Stephenson Amanda Stroiman Thomas Struble Ted Szatrowski Matt (Monther) Tadros Ivanok Tavarez George Tewfik Karen Thompson Lily Todorinova Mario Tommasi Jose Torres Frances Trees Sean Valverde Issac Vellangany Erich Vidal Jay Virani Lucio Volino Xiaojue Wang Jose Ward Carolyne White Laura Willett David Winters Thelma "Jeanna" Wirtenberg Laura Yamamoto Marie Yamaoka

Excused Senators

Daniel Fox

Absent Senators

Monica Adya Amna Ahmed Ann Albert Jean Anderson Eloy Rahshida Atkins Mark Ayad Joseph Barbarese Gerald Beegan Wanda Blanchett Jonathan Cabrera Nancy Cantor Margaret Cavanagh Saketa Chadalvada Jiuyang Chen Harrison Chiu David Cifelli Peter Cole Brian Ding Tolulope Fadahunsi Alisa Farley Thomas Farris Cecile Feldman Chazz Fellenz Vivian Fernandez Thomas Figueira Linda Flynn Cathryn Garcia Ralph Giraud Lasantha Goonetilleke Perry Halkitis Arash Hatefi Taja-Nia Henderson Riana Hicks Rachel Hodes Joseph Holdom Wayne Hsueh Christine Hunter-Fratzola Amanda Immidisetti Robert Johnson Cecelia Kane Elizabeth Kaplun Abhishek Kashalikar Rachel Kaye Luz Kosar Neil Kothari Jerome Kukor Lei Lei Liping Liu David Lopez Rhonda Lyles Luke Madson Gwendolyn Mahon Krisellen Maloney Peter March Howard Marchitello Margaret Marsh Elizabeth Matto Gavin Mayes Monica Mazurek Moriah Mendicino Paul Miranti Christopher Molloy David Moore Kyle Murphy Kimberly Mutcherson Badri Nath Kenneth Nelson Donna Nickitas James O'Connor Jennifer Oberle Boris Paskhover Brianna Pedro-Santiago Nicholas Ponzio Jonathan Potter Julie Rajan Miguel Ribau Federico Sesti Nikita Shankar Michael Shapiro Sue Shapses Deborah Silver Molly Stern Brian Strom Paul Takhistov Zhiqiang Tan Piyushimita Thakuriah Michael Van Stine Cecilia Vargas Camila Ventura-Martinez Bonita Veysey James Walkup Xiangyue "Max" Wang Heidi Warde Robert Wayne Willie Ray Williams

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Academic Standards, Regulations & Admissions Committee Meeting

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University Structure & Governance Committee

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