University Senate                                                                     

Proposed: April 1, 2011




University Senate

Friday, April 1, 2011

1:15 pm, 104 Jerome Greene


1. Adoption of the agenda

2. Adoption of the minutes of March 4, 2011

3. President’s remarks

4. Executive Committee chair’s remarks

           --Update on fringe benefits deliberations

          --Update on the two-year review of the University policy on conflict of interest and research approved by the Senate in April 2009;  April 15 screening for senators of the documentary Inside Job, followed by a discussion with the director, Charles Ferguson

 5. New business

           --Resolution on Columbia University’s Relationships with the Armed Forces of the United States of America (see the ROTC Task Force report of March 4, 2011)    

            --Proposal for new Senate confidentiality guidelines (Structure and Operations, for discussion only; see the current confidentiality guidelines and Sen. Daniel Savin's explanation of the proposed revisions)