University Senate                                                       

Proposed:  February 27, 2015


University Senate

Friday, February 27, 2015
1:15 pm, 104 Jerome Greene Hall


1.  Adoption of the agenda

2.  Adoption of the minutes of February 6

3.  President’s report
            --EVP for University Life
            --Commission on race

4.  Executive Committee chair’s report
            --Sexual assault policy
                        --Climate survey
            --Student Affairs Committee quality-of-life survey

5.  Committee report
            --Alumni Relations.  Co-chairs Dan Libby and Kurt Roeloffs will present an early annual report, then introduce Safwan Masri, Executive Vice President for Global Centers and Global Development, and Donna MacPhee, Vice President for Alumni Relations, who will speak about the Global Centers as platforms for alumni engagement.

6.  New business
           --Resolution to Approve the Senate’s 2015 Reapportionment Report, presented by Elections Commission chair Samuel Roth (Nonsen., Stu., Law)

           --Resolution to establish the Institute for Genomic Medicine (Education Committee). P&S Dean Lee Goldman will present the proposal. (For background, please see this recent article from the New England Journal of Medicine.)