University Senate                                                                                              Proposed: December 12, 2003

                                                                                                                        Adopted:

 

 

RESOLUTION TO ADD ONE SENATE SEAT

 

FOR A STUDENT REPRESENTING TEACHERS COLLEGE

 

 

WHEREAS      the By-laws, Statues, and Rules of the Columbia University Senate now consider the Teachers College student representatives, without voting privileges, and

 

WHEREAS      other constituencies in affiliated institutions, including  faculty from Teachers College, Union Theological Seminary, and Barnard College, as well as students from Barnard College, receive full voting privileges as Columbia University senators, and

 

WHEREAS      Columbia University confers all degrees and diplomas for Teachers College, and

 

WHEREAS      the students of Teachers College contribute to the vitality and breadth of the greater Columbia community and are committed to strengthening relationships across the university;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED       that the University Senate amend its By-laws, Statutes, and Rules to provide for one senator to be elected from and by the students of Teachers College;

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED,        that the Senate propose to the Trustees of the University appropriate amendments to the University Statutes to carry out the purposes of the prior resolutions.

 

 

Proponents:

 

                        Student Affairs Committee

Structure and Operations Committee