University Senate 
Proposed: March 30, 2012


University Senate 
Friday, March 30, 2012
1:15 pm, 107 Jerome Greene Hall

1. Adoption of the agenda

2. Adoption of the minutes of March 2 

3. President's remarks

             --Questions for the President

4. Executive Committee Chair’s updates

            --Comprehensive overview of Columbia's global strategy

            --Distance/virtual learning overview

            --Faculty training and emerging leaders program

           --Conflict of interest policy revisions

5. Committee reports

            --Draft Resolution Encouraging Columbia University Schools to Implement Open Course Evaluations (Student Affairs, with report, for discussion only)

            --E-mail privileges for senators (Structure and Operations) 

6.  New business

             --Proposed policy prohibiting romantic and sexual relationships between faculty and students they supervise (Commission on the Status of Women, Faculty Affairs, Student Affairs; with resolution)

            --Resolution to approve new academic titles and tracks for CUMC (Faculty Affairs; March 2 presentation)