University Senate                                                                     

Proposed:  November 13, 2009

Adopted:

 

PROPOSED AGENDA
University Senate
Friday, November 13, 2009
1:15 pm, 104 Jerome Greene (Law School)

 

1. Adoption of the agenda

2. Adoption of the minutes of October 23, 2009

3. President’s report
--Impact of the economic crisis on Columbia endowment, budget, and fundraising

4. Executive Committee chair’s report
--A&S faculty elections
--Governance issues
--CUMC caucus         
--Pandemic readiness
--Michael McNeil, Assistant Director, Health Services at Columbia, Go Ask Alice! on a
proposed ban on smoking throughout Morningside (outdoors and indoors)

5.  Reports
--Structure and Operations on new confidentiality guidelines for the Senate (new
draft
and current guidelines)     

--Libraries: Remarks by Kenneth Crews, director of the Copyright Advisory Office, on
implications of the Google settlement (Dr. Crews' summary with bibliography and latest blog entry)

6.  New business
--M.S. in Sustainability Management (Continuing Education)

--Dual degrees linking SIPA’s MIA with two master’s degrees from the Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Sao Paulo, Brazil

--Dual degrees linking SIPA’s MPA with two master’s degrees from the Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Sao Paulo, Brazil