University Senate                                                                     

Proposed:  September 24, 2010




University Senate

Friday, September 24, 2010

1:15 pm, Davis Auditorium, 412 CEPSR


1. Adoption of the agenda

2. Adoption of the minutes of April 30, 2010

3. President’s remarks

4. Executive Committee chair’s remarks

            --Nominations to committees (roster at the meeting), including Executive Committee

            --Introduction of new senators 

            --Some Senate issues for 2010-11

                        Report from the Presidential Advisory Committee on Sexual Assault (PACSA)


                        Review of fringe benefits          

                        Future academic planning for Manhattanville (see final report of the Campus Planning Task Force)

                        Proposal for a graduate student center 

5. Committee reports

            Remaining 2009-10 committee annual reports

                        Research Officers        

                        Student Affairs

                        Commission on the Status of Women

                        Information Technology

6. New business

            --Resolution to establish a program leading to the three-year J.D./M.B.A. degree (Education)

           --Sense of the Columbia University Senate: Recommendation on a Graduate Student Center (with executive summary of a report of the Committee on Campus Planning and Physical Development; for the full report, see )