University Senate                

Proposed: October 4, 2013            

Adopted: October 4, 2013


University Senate
Friday, October 4, 2013
1:15 pm, 107 Jerome Greene Hall


1.   Adoption of the agenda

2.   Adoption of the minutes of May 3, 2013

3.   President’s report; questions for the president

4.  Executive Committee chair’s updates
        --Nominations to committees, including the Executive Committee (standing committee roster at the meeting); welcome to new senators
        --Online Learning Task Force
        --Student Quality of Life Survey
        --Smoking Implementation Task Force

5.  Committee annual reports for 2012-13:
        --Campus Planning and Physical Development
        --Research Officers

6.  Other reports
       --Update on Naval ROTC at Columbia: Sen. Jeffrey Kysar (Ten., SEAS), chair of the faculty committee advising the provost on ROTC, and Capt. Matthew E. Loughlin, U.S. Navy, Director of Naval ROTC at Columbia (about 1:45 p.m.)
       --Update on the government shutdown and sequestration and their implications for Columbia: G. Michael Purdy, Executive Vice President for Research, and Maxine Griffith, Executive Vice President for Government and Community Relations (2:10 p.m.)