University Senate

Proposed: September 23, 2011



University Senate
September 23, 2011
1:15 PM, 501 Schermerhorn


1.  Adoption of the agenda

2.  Adoption of the minutes of April 29, 2011

3.   President’s report
           --Update on the work of the Presidential Committee on Sexual Assault (PACSA)

4.   Executive Committee chair’s report
          --Nominations to committees, including the Executive Committee (standing  
committee roster at the meeting); introduction of new senators
          --Update on the work of the Ad Hoc Committee on Conflict of Interest Policy
          --Update on fringe benefits

5. Old business
         ----Update from Michael McNeil, director of Alice! Health Care and chair of the Tobacco Workgroup, on the current Morningside smoking policy (December 3, 2010 Senate resolution), which prohibits smoking less than 20 feet from any campus building; preliminary discussion of a proposal from Sen. Mark Cohen (NT, Bus.) to ban smoking altogether on Morningside

6. More 2010-11 annual reports
        --Campus Planning and Physical Development
        --Officers of Research

7.  New business
        --Twenty-five certificate programs from Public Health (Education)