A Summary of Resolutions and Discussion

in the University Senate,

May 1969–December 1985

 

May 29, 1969

1.       By-Laws adopted

 

Summer 1969 Actions

1.       McClellan hearings discussion of general principles of the autonomy and integrity of the University

2.       Discussion of I. M. Pei architectural plans for campus

3.       Approval of legal service assistance training program

4.       Approval of policy statement on confidentiality (for Executive Committee members)

5.       Formal constitution of the members of the Executive Committee to serve as the President’s advisors in the event of the necessity of calling the police onto the campus

6.       Transmission to the Senate of “Policy of the Columbia University Senate on the Provision of Information in Response to Governmental Demands”

 

September 26, 1969

1.       Vietnam Moratorium

 

October 24, 1969

1.       Policy statement on the provision of information in response to governmental demands—adopted

2.       Policy statement on recruiting by outside agencies—adopted

 

October 31, 1969

(Meeting with Deans and Directors)

 

November 21, 1969

1.       Revision of statues to restructure Graduate School of Arts and Sciences—adopted

2.       Formation of interim administrative board for Earl Hall and St. Paul’s Chapel (revised Feb. 13, 1971)­—adopted

3.       Resolution requesting Faculty Affairs Committee to undertake study of status of non-tenured faculty (reported out May 14, 1971)—adopted

 

December 12, 1969

1.       Observers from affiliated institutions eligible to serve on Senate committees on the same terms as any other non-senator—adopted

 

January 16, 1970

1.       Regulation concerning externally funded research and instruction—adopted

2.       Constitution of joint committee on the reactor

 

February 9, 1970

1.       Establishment of a committee to review structure and operation of religious programs in Earl Hall—adopted

 

February 13, 1970

1.       Free Speech resolution (Hayakawa incident)—adopted

 

February 27, 1970

(Meeting with Deans and Directors—disrupted)

 

March 13, 1970

1.       Received report of ad hoc scientific fact-finding committee on the nuclear reactor

2.       Constitution of Review Board concerning External Relations and Research Policy

3.       Resolution establishing Environmental Science Program—adopted

4.       Resolution directing the Committee on External Relations and Research Policy to make a study of the sources and means of distribution of funds in the support of graduate study and research—adopted

5.       Resolution establishing committee on the exchange of ideas—adopted

6.       [Black] Panther [Party] Resolution (“Senate deplores all attacks upon the lawful expression of opinion…calls upon the University administration vigilantly to protect freedom of expression within the University…”)—adopted

7.       List of spectators at the Senate meetings to be destroyed—adopted

8.       Amendment to By-Laws, Section 1(g) #2, allowing non-Senate committee members to participate in Senate debate on their respective committee reports—adopted

 

April 17, 1970

1. Amendments to Sections 31, 33, and 34 of the Statutes regarding membership on Faculties of officers of

instruction below professorial rank—adopted

2. Resolution concerning Columbia’s proxy votes in the General Motors Corp.—adopted

3.       Resolution the nationwide education effort planned for April 22nd consisting of teach-ins and workshops focusing on environmental problems—1st paragraph—adopted; 2nd paragraph—defeated

 

May 4, 1970 (Special Meeting, Cambodia)

1.       Resolution on Cambodia condemning the escalation of war—adopted

 

May 15, 1970

1.       Resolution empowering Executive Committee to form Investment Policy Committee—adopted

2.       Announcement that SEC had formed a Calendar Review Committee

3.       Rules of Procedure to implement Regulation concerning Externally funded Research and Instruction—adopted

4.       Medical faculty resolution concerning Staff Certificates—adopted

5.       Retroactive award of JSD degree for School of Law—adopted

6.       Resolution concerning Excess Credit Policy (for undergraduate degree candidates)—adopted

7.       Resolution concerning certificates of training in Orthodontics—adopted

8.       Resolution concerning 10-day Election Day Recess—adopted

9.       Resolution condemning use of force and violence (Futter)—adopted

10.   Resolution concerning research associates engaged in part time teaching to be given titles of instruction—-adopted

 

Summer 1970 Actions

1.       Resolution on force and violence (passed by the Senate at its May 15, 1970, meeting) referred to Rules Committee with a copy to secretary of HEW and to Alexander Heard, adviser to the President on campus affairs

2.       Resolution establishing Senate Forum Committee—adopted

3.       Formation of Investment Policy Committee

4.       Employee relations report: (1) pension plan; (2) revision of grievance procedures

5.       Resolution to renew the publication Columbia Reports: recommended that it implement at an early date the recommendation for a forum for the discussion of University issues as outlined in the letter of Carl Desch: “a new all-alumni communication medium which would report on University conditionJ, happenings, and plans and provide a forum for discussion of matters of current concern to the constituent schools and to the University community.”—adopted

6.       Report on Employee relations: changes that have been instituted

7.       Constitution of committee to meet with the administration to explore the advisory role of the Senate in the enforcement of the Guidelines on Political Activity on Campus—tabled

 

October 2, 1970

Establishment of Senate Forum Committee by the Committee on the Exchange of Ideas-as—adopted.

1.       Resolution reducing 10-day Election Recess to 5 days (2 class days)—adopted

 

November 6, 1970

1.       Received report of the Budget Review Committee and the administration’s response

2.       Committed Guttmacher resolution concerning secret agents on campus to Educational Policy Committee—adopted

3.       Resolution designating Executive Committee to explore with the administration the advisory role of the University Senate in the enforcement of the Guidelines concerning the University and Political Activity—-adopted

 

November 20, 1970

(Meeting with Deans and directors)

 

December 11, 1970

1.       Received majority and minority reports of the joint committee on the nuclear reactor (TRIGA)

2.       Resolution on Senate Elections Code—adopted

3.       Resolution directing Education Policy Committee to make a substantive investigation of the educational policy and budgetary problems involved in the administration’s decision to abolish the Theatre Arts Division of the School of the Arts and report back to the Senate at the earliest time—adopted

 

January 15, 1971

1.       Resolution on report of Joint Committee on the Nuclear Reactor: The Senate finds no special reasons not to activate the Triga Reactor, and ask that the administration decide this matter considering the normal questions of budgetary demand and academic needs—adopted

2.       Resolution on the role of the University in politics—adopted

2.       Resolution on Undergraduate Education—adopted

3.       Resolution concerning Spectator (“endorses Spectator’s decision to test the proposed interpretation of the Internal Revenue Code”)—adopted

4.       Resolution requesting SEC to appoint a subcommittee to “explore whole range of issues involving the representation of other sections of the University on the Board of Trustees—adopted

 

February 12, 1971

1.       Amendment to Regulation concerning Externally Funded Research and Instruction (replacing review board elected by the Senate by one appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate)—adopted

2.       Resolution requesting the officer of administration responsible for the preparation of catalog material to report to the Senate the means they plan to use to promote awareness among applicants of the likelihood of increase in tuition—adopted

3.       Resolution concerning Title Change in Nutrition Program—adopted

4.       Resolution on Gymnasium Construction (endorsing the effort of the administration to move forward with gym plans taking particular note of the several stipulations which must be met before the project can go forward)—adopted

5.       Resolution concerning gym construction crews (Senate considers it essential that particular care be taken to make certain that in the gym building project the maximum feasible ethnic balance in construction work be guaranteed so a to appropriately reflect the interests of the community)—adopted

 

February 26, 1971

(Meeting with Deans and Directors)

 

March 19, 1971

1.       Resolution on disruption of classes, meetings and research—adopted

2.       Resolution on the Foreign Student Center (“requesting admin. to reconsider its proposal to dismantle the Foreign Student Center and consider an alternative plan which makes comparable savings while still maintaining social, counseling, and admission services in the Foreign Student Center”)—adopted

3.       Resolution on the Columbia Forum (“encouraging serious efforts by the admin., the staff of thc magazine and others to develop a self-sustaining financial basis for it”)—adopted

 

April 16, 1971

1.       Receipt of report on Salaries and Workload of Non-tenured Faculty (Faculty Affairs).

2.       Receipt of preliminary report concerning use of secret agents on campus (Education Policy) (matter referred to Exec. Comm. for review with recommendations that guidelines be developed which will guide the President in meeting these issues at such time as they may become active on the campus)

3.       Resolutions concerning joint programs between Business and Architecture and also Law and Architecture—adopted

4.       Approval of statement of attendance for participants in an inservice educational project for District Recreation Superintendent offered by Teacher’s College

5.       Formation of a committee to consider the Columbia-Barnard relationship

6.       Resolution recommending to the library administration that extended loans should no longer be made for indefinite periods—adopted

7.       Resolution regarding the Gulf Oil Corp. (that the University abstain on the 4 proxy resolutions drawn up by the Southern Africa Task Force of the United Presbyterian Church)—adopted

8.       Resolutions on Space Allocation (“That except for legal restrictions, assignments of space in all University academic buildings shall be made by the central administration”)—adopted

 

May 14, 1971

1.       Receipt of results of Political Activity Questionnaire

2.       Report of Investment Policy Committee (hopes to propose guidelines for investment responsibility and their implementation mechanism to the Senate in early fall 1971)

3.       Approved degree program in Clinical Microbiology—adopted

4.       Resolution concerning the University’s recreational facilities—adopted

5.       Resolution concerning the University’s support of recycling—adopted

6.       Resolution on Day Care—adopted

 

Summer 1971 Actions

1.       Guidelines on confidentiality—adopted as amended

2.       Academic calendar—deferred until October meeting

3.       Discussion of the Housing Task Force

4.       Discussion of Legal Officer under p.9, art.l9 of proposed Rules of University Conduct

5.       Interim Rules received and referred to the Comm. on Rules of University Conduct

6.       Earl Hall Resolution (concerning Chapter 4 of Report)—adopted

7.       Issuance of a Non-statutory certificate by the College of Pharmaceutical Sciences

8.       Continuance of the Commission on the Status of Women

 

October 8, 1971

1.       Report of the Columbia-Barnard Relationship Committee

2.       Resolution of the Revised Academic Calendar 1972–73—tabled until November 5, 1971, meeting

3.       Earl Hall and St. Paul’s Chapel Resolution—adopted

4.       Resolution for the Revision of Interim Rules—adopted

 

November 5, 1971

1.       Report from the President stating that HEW is trying to stop all Federal contracts with Columbia—Re: Affirmative Action

2.       Resolution concerning the Calendar Review Committee Proposal—adopted

3.       Resolution concerning the 3/5 rule (Section 2c of the By-Laws)—adopted

4.       Resolution on the Endorsement of the Report of the Committee on the Relationship between Columbia and Barnard College—adopted

 

November 5, 1971

(Meeting with Deans and Directors)

1.       President McGill discussed Columbia’s relationship with HEW concerning the Affirmative Action Program.

2.       Discussion on Faculty Salaries and Tuition Increase

3.       Discussion on Tenure Code and Statement on Professional Ethics

 

December 10, 1971

1.       Faculty Affairs Committee reported a priority point system for housing does exist

2.       Resolution on the Committee on Faculty Salaries—referred to the Budget Review and the Faculty Affairs Committee

3.       Resolution for the re-institution of the Forum Committee—adopted

4.       Resolution concerning Title change of the European Institute—adopted

 

January 14, 1972

1.       Formal statement on fiscal plan­—5 year

2.       Report on supplementary services (libraries, computer, etc.) effected by new academic calendar

3.       Resolution on Tenure Code—tabled

 

February 11, 1972

1.       Resolution on Tenure Code—adopted

2.       Several amendments to the Resolution on Tenure Code—adopted

3.       Resolution concerning religious holidays—adopted

4.       Resolution from the Education Policy Committee concerning statements of attendance in Graduate School of Business—adopted

 

February 25, 1972

(Meeting with Deans and Directors)

1.       Discussion of the HEW compliance problems

2.       Statement on academic directions of the University

 

March 17, 1972

1.       Interim affirmative action report was submitted to HEW

2.       Amendment to the Tenure Code Resolution—adopted

3.       Resolution on Barnard voting privileges—adopted

4.       Resolution concerning statement of Professional Ethics and Academic Responsibility referred back to the Faculty Affairs Committee for redrafting

5.       Senate elections code amendment—adopted

6.       Alumni resolution that Senate endorse revitalization of alumni activities—adopted

 

April 20, 1972

1.       Executive Committee Resolution approving the President’s exercise of judgment in enforcing the injunction against militant picket lines—adopted

2.       Student Affairs Committee Resolution concerning National Moratorium Day—adopted

 

April 20, 1972

(No meeting—agenda added to the May 12, 1972, meeting)

 

May 12, 1972

1.       Budget Review Committee Resolution—not voted upon instead the President’s statement on tuition was passed

2.       Resolution concerning the establishment of a Committee on University Investments in Corporate Securities—adopted

3.       Resolution on dissemination of external grant/contract information—adopted

4.       Resolution concerning the report of the subcommittee on Minority Affairs of the Educational Policy Committee—referred to thc Executive Committee

5.       Resolution concerning drastic reductions in staff and service in Earl Hall—adopted

 

Summer 1972 Action

1.       Resolution concerning the budgeting decisions affecting Earl Hall—adopted

2.       Discussion of Investigatory Panel Report (issue 4 of the Panel Report)

3.       Discussion stating there should be no distinction should be made to distinguish off-campus activities of professors from those of other citizens

4.       Resolutions on the Latin Studies Program—adopted

5.       Minor changes in the calendar to be approved by the Senate

6.       Approval of joint General Studies and School of Business Program

 

September 22, 1972

1.       Discussion of actions the Executive Committee had taken during the summer

 

September 29, 1972

1.       Statement on professional ethics and faculty obligations with amended language—adopted

2.       Resolution to adopt 1973–74 academic calendar—adopted

3.       Resolution concerning the lettuce boycott—tabled

4.       Statement given by representative from the Latin American Student Organization

 

October 13, 1972

1.       Resolution concerning the lettuce boycott—withdrawn

2.       Resolution concerning noise control—adopted

3.       Amendment to Academic Code of Freedom and Tenure—adopted

4.       Law service proposal was introduced

 

November 3, 1972

(Meeting with Deans and Directors)

1.       Progress report on Columbia-Barnard Relations

2.       Discussion of the financial situation of the University

3.       Discussion of student participation on the Board of Trustees and other committees

 

November 17, 1972

1.       A report on faculty retirement was submitted

2.       Senate statement on events at Southern University (death of 4 black students)

3.       Resolution concerning hiring a new assistant vice president—adopted

4.       Resolution concerning the expression of Senate Acts—withdrawn

 

December 8, 1972

1.       President’s report regarding a loan for Spectator

2.       a) President’s report reviewing the appointment of the assistant vice-president; b) monitoring committee’s report

3.       Resolution concerning Senate Acts—referred to the Structure Committee

4.       Resolution to adopt report of Ad Hoc Committee on Investment Policy—adopted

 

January 26, 1973

1.       Structure Committee reported on the Low Resolutions (concerning Section 25a of the University Statutes)

2.       Resolution for Institution of Finance Corporation—referred to the Structure Committee

3.       Resolution for Degree in the School of Architecture—adopted

4.       Course work and new academic calendar—referred to the Executive Committee

 

February 23, 1973

1.       President’s report on the budget

2.       Special report of the Executive Vice President and Provost-Education

3.       The proposed Rule of University Conduct were distributed—tabled to 3/30/73

4.       Amendment to change date of expiration of Senators’ term of office—adopted

5.       Certificate in Advanced Librarianship—adopted

6.       Joint Program between the Graduate School of Business and School of Public Health—adopted

7.       Statement of attendance for 8th Annual Arden House Conference on Industrial Pharmacy—adopted

8.       Approval of thc use of the name of Columbia’s School of Social Work on a certificate distributed by NYC Central Labor Council

 

March 9, 1973

1.       Several amendments to the Rules of University Conduct were introduced

 

March 30, 1973

1.       Report by Charles Hurd concerning the academic calendar

2.       Rules of University Conduct were introduced

 

April 13, 1973

1.       Committee on Senate Structure and Operations submitted it mandated 4 year report on the Senate

2.       Honors and Prizes Committee gave a report on how nominations for honorary degrees are solicited

3.       Resolution concerning participation on Trustee Committees—adopted

 

April 27, 1973

1.       Modification of requirements for admission to doctoral program; no change in degree requirements (Social Work)—adopted

2.       Resolution concerning collaborative training certificates from the Industrial Social Welfare Center—adopted

3.       Resolution concerning change in the name of the School of Architecture—adopted

4.       Resolution concerning current fiscal crisis; fund raising—adopted

5.       Report from the subcommittee on Housing (priority system)

6.       Resolution concerning review of externally funded projects—adopted as amended

7.       Amendments to resolution concerning review of externally funded projects—part I defeated; part II withdrawn

8.       Resolution concerning struggle for academic freedom in Greece—withdrawn

9.       Resolution concerning elimination of mandated meetings with the Deans and Directors—adopted

10.   Resolution in support of Vitali Rubin to obtain a Soviet exit visa—adopted

11.   Amendment of By-laws Section 3 (g) authorizing SEC to put standing committees on a stand-by basis—adopted

12.   Resolution on representation of non-tenured faculty increased from 2 to 3 on Committee on Education and from 1 to 2 on Budget Review—adopted

13.   Amendment to 3 By-laws concerning committee size and mandate—adopted as amended

14.   Minimum voting participation for GSAS in Senate elections—adopted

15.   Resolution to reduce participation and plurality requirement in Senate elections from 40% to 30%—withdrawn

16.   Resolution concerning procedure for admission of guests to Senate meeting—adopted

17.   Resolution establishing an Independent Audit Committee mandated to ensure Rules of University Conduct are uniformly enforced—defeated

18.   Joint Degree program with the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs—adopted

19.   Resolution concerning the implications for non-tenured faculty of current financial crisis—referred to Executive Committee

20.   Disclosure of hiring and promotional information—referred back to Faculty Affairs Committee

21.   Resolution concerning representation of supporting staff on the University Senate—referred to Committee on Senate Structure

 

Summer 1973 Actions

1.       Resolution concerning fixed meeting times of Senate Committee—tabled

2.       The new graduate degree, Master of Science in Philosophy, be retroactively available

3.       Approval of Graduate School of Architecture’s Master of Science Degree in Hospital and Public Health Planning and Design and also Master of Science Degree in Historic Preservation

4.       Resolution concerning representation of supporting staff on the Senate—referred to Structure Committee

5.       Joint Program between School of General Studies and International Affair—referred to Committee on Education

 

September 21, 1973

1.       Statement from the President on Local 1199 Drug and Hospital Union

2.       Memorandum from the President to the Senate concerning the Rockefeller Center lease

3.       Ad Hoc Committee on Legal Service submitted an interim report

4.       Amended resolution concerning hiring and promotional information—referred to Faculty Affairs Committee

5.       Amendment to the Code of Academic Freedom and Tenure—#l tabled; #2–4—adopted

6.       Amendment to Rule of University Conduct, Section 415h (hearing officer)—adopted

 

October 26, 1973

1.       Resolution reaffirming support of Vitali Rubin—adopted

2.       Ethnic Studies Report—referred to the Committee on Education

3.       Resolution concerning Committee Work between Senate terms—referred to Structure

4.       Senator Parson introduced a statement concerning the recent actions of President Nixon as having compromised the independence of the Watergate investigation

 

November 16, 1973

1.       Executive Committee encouraged senators to submit well-qualified nominations for Trustee Committee observers the next Senate meeting.

2.       Academic calendar 1974–75—adopted as amended

3.       Amended resolution concerning hiring and promotional information—referred back to Faculty Affairs Committee

4.       Statement of concern of academic freedom in Chile

 

December 14, 1973

1.       President reported on the energy situation vis-a-vis the University

2.       Amended resolution concerning hiring and promotional information—adopted

3.       Approval of certificate of attendance of the School of Social Work—adopted

4.       Approval of Joint Program between General Studies and International Affairs—adopted

5.       Resolution concerning College of Pharmaceutical Science—adopted as amended

6.       Resolution to amend University Statutes 960 (research associate combined with officer of instruction)—adopted

 

January 25, 1974

1.       The first Trustee committee meeting with Senate observers was held January 7, 1974

2.       Members of the University Judicial Board were named

3.       Report submitted concerning faculty compensation

 

February 22, 1974

1.       Resolution creating phase-out of the College of Pharmaceutical Science (December 14, 1973)—adopted as amended

2.       The Morton Smith Resolution on Faculty Salary Increases (concerning across the board increases)—referred to Faculty Affair Committee

3.       Proposal for Bioengineering Institute—tabled

4.       Statement of Attendance for Continuing Education Program of the School of Dental and Oral Surgery—adopted

5.       Statement of Attendance for the Ninth Annual Arden House Conference on Industrial Pharmacy—adopted

6.       Resolution concerning the Tuition Assistance Program of New York State adopted

7.       Harassment in the Columbia University community—postponed

 

March 22, 1974

1.       Amended resolution and proposal for Bioengineering Institute—adopted

2.       Harassment in Columbia University community—adopted as amended

3.       The report of Ad Hoc Calendar Review Committee—adopted; the resolution—adopted as amended

4.       Resolution concerning proposal for legal service at Columbia University to be implemented by a trial period at Columbia College—adopted

5.       Resolution concerning the Seven Year Rule—adopted

6.       Statement of attendance, Graduate School of Business’ Executive Program in Managing the Socially Responsible Corporation—adopted

7.       Statement of attendance, Graduate School of 3usine-’ Executive Program in Small Business Management—adopted

8.       Recognition of achievement citation in Parker Program—adopted

9.       Name Change of department of Geology—adopted

10.   Resolution concerning committee work between Senate Terms—tabled

 

April 19, 1974

1.       Special Report by Pavel Litvinov

2.       Committee work between Senate terms—adopted

3.       Resolution concerning the statement of policy in regard to religious holidays—adopted as amended

4.       Resolution concerning length of reading period—adopted

5.       Resolution concerning Research Voting Unit—adopted

6.       Resolution concerning redefinition of administrative staff voting unit—adopted and referred to Trustees

 

Summer 1974 Actions

1.       Request from School of Medicine to Change Title of “Research Associate” in School of Medicine, referred to Committee on Education

2.       Statement Concerning Post-Graduate Pre-Medical Students referred to Committee on Education

3.       Approval of University Senate participation in Administrative Advisory Committee on Priorities of University (Arden House Conference)

4.       Request from School of Social Work to Issue Certificate for Union Counsellor Training, approved

5.       Resolution Concerning 1974-75 Academic Calendar for Health Services Campus, approved

6.       Request of Committee on Rules of University Conduct to Issue Interpretative Ruling on Section 415-e (function of Due Process Officer)

 

September 20, 1974

1.       Discussion of fundraising and budget development

2.       Amendments to Columbia University-Teachers College Affiliation Agreement—adopted

 

October 25, 1974

1.       Special Discussion Concerning Security (mugging on College Walk)

2.       Resolution Concerning Adoption of the Proposed Academic Calendar for 1975–76—adopted

3.       Resolution Concerning the Change in Name of the Research Institute on Communist Affairs—adopted

4.       Resolution Concerning Request for Tuition Information—withdrawn

5.       Resolution Concerning Foreign Students—adopted

 

November 15, 1974

1.       Disbandment of Ad Hoc Committee on Student Organizations

2.       Resolution Concerning an experimental Winter Session for January 1975—adopted

3.       Resolution Concerning the Degree of Master of Architecture—adopted

4.       Statement by Senator from College of Pharmaceutical Sciences

 

December 6, 1974

1.       Discussion of Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974

2.       Report on Priorities Planning Conference at Arden House

3.       Resolution Concerning Committee to Study R.O.T.C.—adopted

4.       Resolution Concerning the establishment of a Center for University-Oriented Research and Student Resource Allocation—adopted as amended; Oriented Research and Student Resource Allocation, referred to Education

5.       Resolution Concerning a Joint Program Between the Graduate School of Business and the School of Social Work—adopted

6.       Resolution Concerning Alternate Programs for the Master’s Degree at the School of Social Work—adopted

7.       Resolution Concerning the Tenth Annual Conference on Industrial Pharmacy—adopted

8.       Senator Hassan’s Statement on College of Pharmaceutical Sciences

 

January 24, 1975

1.       Resolution concerning proposals for dealing with the fiscal crisis, referred to Executive Committee

2.       Resolution concerning assignment of Information Services to Committee on Libraries—adopted

3.       Resolution concerning library Xeroxing costs referred to Committee on Libraries

4.       Resolution concerning the temporary establishment of task forces in response to issues defined by the Arden House Conference, referred to Executive Committee

 

February 21, 1975

1.       Resolution concerning a statement of attendance in the School of General Studies—adopted

2.       Resolution concerning a statement of attendance for an Executive Program of the Graduate School of Business—adopted

3.       Resolution concerning a Joint Degree Program between the School of Public Health and the School of Architecture and Planning—adopted

4.       Resolution concerning a Joint Degree Program between the School of Engineering and the School of Architecture and Planning—adopted

5.       Resolution concerning a Joint Degree Program between the School of Architecture and Planning and the School of Social Work—adopted

6.       Resolution concerning a Joint Degree Program within the School of Architecture and Planning—adopted

7.       Amendments to the Rules of University Conduct—adopted

8.       Report on Faculty Salaries

 

March 21, 1975

1.       Resolution concerning Winter Session in January, 1976—adopted

2.       Resolution concerning the Joint Degree Program between the Graduate School of Business and Middlebury College—adopted

3.       Resolution to Reduce Elections Voting Requirements—adopted

4.       Resolution concerning laboratory space—deferred

5.       Resolution of the Faculty Affairs Committee—deferred

6.       Report of the Commission on the Status of Women, Part I, Officers of Instruction

 

April 18, 1975

1.       Resolution concerning determination of criteria for deciding full-time enrollment—adopted

2.       Resolution concerning Review of Salaries—adopted

3.       Resolution concerning the establishment of one University-wide Faculty Affirmative Action Committee—adopted

4.       Resolution of the Commission on the Status of Women—adopted

5.       Resolution concerning distribution of the Report of the Commission on the Status of Women—adopted

6.       Resolution of the Faculty Affairs Committee—withdrawn (university administration’s neglect of committee recommendations)

7.       Resolution concerning laboratory space—adopted

8.       Report of the Senate Elections Commission

9.       Resolution concerning the addition of the title Senior Research Scholar to the Grades of Office for Officers of Research—deferred

10.   Resolution concerning the report of the Student Affair Subcommittee on Security—adopted

11.   Resolution concerning the Coalition of Private University Students [COPUS]—adopted

12.   Resolution concerning Emeriti designations—deferred

13.   Resolution concerning By-laws of the Student Government Board of Earl Hall Center—adopted

14.   Resolution concerning the Proposal Submitted by Russell Sveda—withdrawn (Guidelines for Student Organizations)

15.   Resolution concerning student representation in the Senate—withdrawn

16.   Resolution Concerning Division of Medical Center Student Constituency for purposes of Senate elections—referred to Committee on Structure and Operations and Elections Commission

 

May 9, 1975

1.       Resolution to appoint Hearing Officer—adopted

2.       Resolution concerning Amendment to Correct Statutes, Section 61, a—adopted and sent to Trustees (Officers of Instruction, Grades of Office)

 

Summer 1975 Actions

1.       Approval of Honorary Degree Awarded to Japanese Prime Minister Takeo Miki

2.       Request for official recognition of religious counsellors at Earl Hall

3.       Approval of Statutory Certificate in Economics and Business Journalism

4.       Request of Committee on Structure and Operations to study problem of student elections in Health Sciences

 

September 19, 1975

1.       Resolution concerning determination of criteria for deciding full-time enrollment—adopted

2.       Amendment to the Elections Code, paragraph 5—adopted (Procedure of Apportionment)

3.       Amendment to the resolution concerning the Latin Studies Program—adopted

 

October 17, 1975

1.       Resolution calling for adoption of Academic Calendar for Morningside Campus—adopted

2.       Resolution concerning student seats in Health Sciences—adopted

 

November 14, 1975

1.       Report to the Senate on University relationships with foreign countries and Institutions

2.       Resolution concerning course to be taught by Department of Pathology—adopted

3.       Resolution concerning Joint Degree Program between School of Law and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences—adopted

4.       Change in degree requirements for Master of Science Degree in Historic Preservation—adopted

5.       Resolution to issue a statement of attendance in Graduate School of Business Executive Program in Sales Management—adopted

6.       Resolution to issue a statement of attendance Graduate School of Business Executive Management Program in Health and Hospital Senior Management—adopted

7.       Resolution to issue a statement of attendance for Training Project of Industrial Social Welfare Center—adopted

 

December 5, 1975

1.       Report from Committee on Faculty Affairs; Resolution concerning disclosure of hiring and promotional information

2.       Report from Special Committee to study R.O.T.C.

3.       Resolution from Special Committee to study R.O.T.C.

4.       Resolution concerning Senior Research Scholar—adopted

5.       Resolution concerning off-campus housing—referred to Executive Committee

6.       Resolution concerning a joint degree program between the Schools of Business and Engineering—adopted

 

January 23, 1976

1.       Report of the Special Committee to study R.O.T.C.—Amended Resolution—adopted

2.       Discharge Petition on Off-Campus Housing Office

3.       Resolution concerning New York Public Library—deferred

 

February 20, 1976

1.       Statement of attendance for Eleventh Annual Arden House Conference on Industrial Pharmacy

2.       Technical resolution concerning Research Scholar—adopted

3.       Resolution concerning the Off-Campus Registry—adopted

4.       Resolution concerning Emeritus designation—adopted

5.       Resolution concerning the Administrative Staff Constituency—adopted

6.       Resolution concerning additional seat on Committee on Honors and Prizes—adopted

7.       Resolution concerning Committee on Libraries—adopted

8.       Resolution concerning seat on Committee on Budget Review—defeated

9.       Resolution concerning the waiver of admission fee to Collegiate Home Games of the Columbia Basketball Team for all students of the Columbia Corporation—tabled

 

March 19, 1976

1.       Amended resolution concerning waiver of admission fee to Intercollegiate Home Games of Columbia Basketball Team for all students of the Columbia Corporation—adopted

2.       Resolution concerning Masters of Public Administration Degree to be offered by the School of International Affairs—adopted

3.       Resolution concerning Junior Faculty—referred to Faculty Affairs Committee Resolution concerning Student Agencies—adopted

4.       Resolution concerning a proposal for reduced-rate transit fares for commuting university students—referred to Executive Committee

5.       Resolution concerning Columbia Daily Spectator—adopted

 

April 23, 1976

1.           Resolution concerning early access to budget-marketing process—referred to Executive Committee

2.           Report concerning waiver of admission fee to basketball home games—substitute resolution—adopted

3.           Resolution concerning proposal for reduced-rate transit fare for commuting university students—adopted

4.           Resolution concerning junior faculty—adopted

5.           Resolution concerning part-time degree candidates in the School of General Studies—adopted

6.           Resolution concerning library borrowing privileges by officers of the University—adopted

7.           Resolution concerning the Winter Session for January, 1977—adopted

8.           Resolution concerning Morningside Heights calendar, 1977–78—adopted

9.           Substitute resolution concerning the establishment of Public Relations Committee—adopted

10.       Resolution concerning proxy vote on General Motors stock—adopted

11.       Resolution concerning bills referred to committees—withdrawn

12.       Resolution concerning Administrative Staff job openings—deferred

13.       Resolution concerning Rockefeller Center—withdrawn

14.       Resolution Concerning Summer Powers—adopted

15.       Resolution concerning Community Educational Exchange Program (CEEP)—referred to Executive Committee

 

Summer 1976 Actions

1.       Resolution concerning the termination of the CEEP at Columbia—adopted

2.       Report on conditions at Bard Hall

3.       Request for Administrative Board for Continuing Education Program—approved

4.       Statements of attendance for Career Management and Marketing Management—adopted

5.       Technical resolution to amend the statues removing the Department of Graphics

6.       Receipt of Interim Health Service Task Force Report

7.       Technical resolution to amend the statues merging the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering—adopted

8.       Amended Junior Faculty Resolution—referred to Faculty Affairs Committee

9.       Resolution concerning the Committee on Budget Review—adopted

10.   Receipt of University Budget Report for 1976–77

11.   Resolution concerning transfer students and honorary organizations—referred to Committee on Education

12.   Statement of attendance for the Advanced Program in Organization Development and Human Resource Management—approved

13.   Resolution to establish Ad Hoc Committee to study feasibility of non-human cost-cutting proposals—referred to Committee on Budget Review

 

September 24, 1976

1.           Report on Affirmative Action Compliance Program

2.           Resolution concerning waiver of admission fee to collegiate home games of Columbia basketball for al1 the students of Columbia Corp.—deferred

3.           Resolution concerning administrative job openings—referred to Executive Committee

4.           Technical resolution concerning deletion of School of Pharmaceutical Sciences by By-laws and Statutes—deferred

5.           Resolution concerning Furnald Grocery—adopted

 

October 15, 1976

1.           Substitute Resolution on administrative staff opening—adopted

2.           Resolution to amend the By-laws and Statutes to delete Pharmaceutical Sciences—adopted

3.           Resolution concerning the filling of vacant student seats in the Senate—adopted

4.           Resolution concerning extended reading room hours in a university library—referred to Committee on Libraries

5.           Resolution concerning the Herbert Lehmann Library of International Affairs—adopted

6.           Resolution concerning administrator’s extended access to courses—referred to Executive Committee

 

November 19, 1976

1.           Report from the Commission on the Status of Women

2.           Resolution concerning the Mandate of the Commission on the Status of Women—adopted

3.           Discharge Report to Committee on Structure and Operation concerning resolution on student representation in the Senate

 

December 10, 1976

1.           Report on the fire in Livingston Hall (December 4, 1976)

2.           Resolution concerning John Jay, Livingston and Hartley dormitories—adopted

3.           Report on athletic ticket-pricing policy

4.           Report by Chairman of Committee on Structure an Operations about resolution concerning student representation in the Senate

5.           Resolution Concerning vacant student seats—adopted

 

January 28, 1977

1.           Progress report on fire in Livingston Hall

2.           Discussion of problems of handicapped students—referred to Physical Development Committee

3.           Specia1 Convocation on the Health Services

 

February 25, 1977

1.       Progress report on implementation of Junior Faculty Resolution

2.       Resolution concerning food services—adopted

3.       Resolution concerning the Uptown Health Services—referred to the Executive Committee

 

March 25, 1977

1.           Discussion of proposed appointment of Dr. Henry Kissinger to faculty

2.           Resolution concerning Vacant Student seats—adopted

3.           Resolution concerning absences from committee meetings—adopted

4.           Resolution concerning tuition—adopted

5.           Resolution concerning grades—adopted

6.           Resolution concerning imprisoned Chilean student—referred to the President

 

April 22, 1977

1.       Resolution concerning new doctoral program Subcommittees on Biostatistics—adopted

2.       Resolution concerning Joint Master of Science (Social Work)/Master of Public Health Degree Program—adopted

3.       Resolution concerning Joint Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)/ Master of Public Health Degree Program—adopted

4.       Resolution concerning statement of attendance for Institute for Not-for-Profit Management—adopted

5.       Resolution concerning statement of attendance for the American Language Program—adopted

6.       Resolution concerning establishment of an Administrative Affairs Committee—referred back to Structure Committee

7.       Resolution Concerning Public Relations—tabled to the Fall

 

Summer 1977 Actions

1.           Policy on Senate Stationary—adopted

2.           Resolution concerning room rates at Bard Hall—adopted

3.           Student Health Services discussion

 

September 16, 1977

1.           Proposal on Budget allocation—referred to Trustees

2.           Discussion of CIA issue

3.           Resolution concerning expansion of Joint Program between the School of General Studies and the School of International Affairs—adopted

 

October 14, 1977

1.       Resolution concerning Bakke Amici Curiae Brief—defeated

2.       Resolution concerning Health Services—adopted

3.       Election of members of Stand-by Committee on University Investments in Corporate Securities

 

November 18, 1977

1.       Resolution concerning revision of Tenure Code for junior faculty—adopted

2.       Statement of Student Affairs Committee on investments in South Africa—adopted

3.       Statement of Student Affairs Committee on Affirmative Action in higher education—adopted

 

December 9, 1977

1.       Report on Affirmative Action Violation

2.       Report on TRIGA

 

January 27, 1978

1.       Report on status of university’s Affirmative Action Plan

2.       Report of Special Committee on Public Relations

3.       Resolution concerning food services—adopted

4.       Substitute resolution concerning tuition—adopted

5.       Resolution concerning emergency closing of the university—adopted

6.       Resolution concerning snow removal—adopted

7.       Resolution concerning statement of attendance for the School of Social Work—adopted

 

February 24, 1978

1.       Resolution and report of Budget Review Committee on tuition and financial aid, resolution defeated

2.       Resolution concerning joint program between the Schools of Business and Social Work—adopted

3.       Resolution concerning joint program between the School of International Affairs and the Graduate School of Architecture and Planning—adopted

4.       Statement from the Education Committee and the Provost concerning outline for proposals for new degrees, joint degree programs and changes in degree requirements

 

March 31, 1978

1.       Resolution concerning Yom Kippur, defeated

2.       Resolution concerning university relations with foreign governments, referred to External Relations Committee

3.       Statement on Medical School tuition

4.       Statement on Law School tuition

5.       Resolution concerning joint program between the School of Social Work and the Jewish theological Seminary—adopted

6.       Resolution concerning change of name of Institute of Latin American Studies—adopted

 

April 14, 1978

1.       Report of the Commission on the Status of Women; resolution concerning salary review (no. 1)—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Summer Powers—adopted

3.       Report from the Faculty Affairs Committee

4.       Resolution concerning the chairmanship of the senate, defeated

 

May 3, 1978

1.       Report of the Stand-by Committee on University Investments in Corporate Securities; resolution adopting Majority Report—adopted

2.       Report and resolution on relationships with intelligence agencies, External Relations Committee, tabled

 

Summer 1978 Actions

1.       Resolution concerning Amendment to Rules of University Conduct—adopted

2.       Resolution concerning educational utilization of retired faculty—adopted with modification

3.       Resolution concerning departmental affiliation of retired faculty—adopted with modification

4.       Resolution concerning statement of attendance for Teacher’s College—adopted

5.       Proposal to merge GSAS faculties, referred to Education and Structure Committees

 

September 15, 1978

1.       Appeal of College Student Election concerning a write-in

2.       City Planning Commission approved the East Campus Housing Plan

3.       Fringe Benefits for Part-time Faculty—referred to the Faculty Affairs Committee

4.       Academic Calendar for 1980–81—adopted

 

October 13, 1978

1.       The President reported that the 80 million dollar accumulated deficit will have to be returned to the endowment fund

2.       A study will be made of the University’s portfolio to review the University’s holdings to maximize potential earnings

3.       The University’s investments in South Africa were discussed

4.       Report and Relationships with intelligence agencies—adopted

5.       Amendment to Resolution to Adopt Academic Calendar 1980–81—adopted

6.       Resolution concerning the joint degree program between the Graduate School of Journalism and the School of Law—adopted

7.       Resolution concerning the Association of the Governing Boards of Colleges and Universities—referred to the Executive Committee

 

November 10, 1978

1.       President reported that the Trustees have relieved him of the obligations he had undertaken with respect to submission of the University’s budget

2.       Guidelines of confidentiality were revised by the Executive Committee

3.       Resolution concerning Title of Emeritus Professor—adopted

4.       Administrative Staff Affairs Committee—adopted

5.       Resolution deleting listing of Religious Holidays in Bulletin—adopted

6.       Proposed resolution to unify the faculties of the Graduate School of Arts and Science—referred to the Structure Committee

7.       Resolution concerning Amendment to By-laws, Statutes, and Rules—defeated

8.       It required any resolution proposed as a report not to be voted upon unless the report was circulated 7 days in advance of the Senate meeting

 

December 1, 1978

1.       The President announced that the nomination for Provost has been formally communicated to the Trustees for consideration

2.       The President announced that the Report referred to a “Koreagate” has been published by the House of Representatives

3.       The President reported on some aspects of the hot plate issue

4.       Discussion of parking on College Walk

5.       Revised Resolution concerning Salary Review II—adopted

6.       Resolution concerning University Senate Statement of Non-discrimination—adopted

 

January 26, 1979

1.       President McGill’s Report to the Senate on the TRIGA Mark II Nuclear Reactor

2.       Resolution to Unify the Faculties of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences—defeated

3.       Resolution Concerning Masters of Science Degree in Physical Therapy—adopted

4.       Resolution Concerning the Joint Degree Program between the School of Nursing and the School of Public Health—adopted

5.       The Resolution concerning Amendments to the University Elections Code—tabled

6.       Resolution Concerning University Policy on the JP Stevens’ Corporation—substitute resolution—adopted

 

February 23, 1979

1.       Resolution Concerning Amendments to the University Senate Elections Code—adopted

2.       Resolution to Unify the Faculties of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences—defeated

3.       Resolution Concerning Attempted Theft or Mutilation of Library Materials—adopted

4.       Resolution Concerning Library Recall Notices—adopted

5.       Resolution Concerning the Reinstatement of the Ad Hoc Committee on the TRIGA Mark II Nuclear Reactor—adopted

6.       Resolution Concerning Political Asylum for Hector Marroquin—referred to the Committee on External Relations and Research Policy

 

March 23, 1979

1.       President McGill’s Report to the Senate Concerning the South African Divestiture Issue

2.       President McGill’s Report to the Senate Concerning District 1199 of the Hospital and Health Care Employees Union and the Police Action

3.       Resolution Concerning Review of Grading Systems—adopted

4.       Resolution to Unify the Faculties of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences—adopted

5.       Resolution Concerning Political Asylum for Hector Marroquin—tabled

6.       Reapportionment of the University Senate—Report of the Elections Commission—adopted

7.       Resolution to Adopt the Academic Calendar for 1981–82 and Summer 1981—adopted

 

April 20, 1979

1.       Committee on Education’s Interim Report on the TRIGA Mark II Nuclear Reactor

2.       Ad Hoc Committee on the Health Service’s Interim Report

3.       Master of Public Affairs and Administration Joint Degree Program with College, Barnard, and General Studies—adopted

4.       Joint Master Degree with Architecture and Historic Preservation—adopted

5.       Resolution Concerning Continuing Education Acknowledgements—adopted

6.       Resolution Concerning the Renewal of the Master of Fine Arts—adopted

7.       Resolution Concerning the Administrative Action of March 22 Action and Sit-In—substitute resolution adopted

8.       Resolution Concerning the Reinstatement of the Draft—referred to the Committee on Student Affairs

9.       Amendment to Resolution Concerning Relations with Intelligence Agencies—part I referred to the Committee on External Relations; part II adopted

10.   Resolution to Re-study Proportional Representation to the University Senate—adopted

11.   Resolution Concerning Redefinition of Administrative Staff Voting Unit—tabled

12.   Resolution Concerning the Establishment of the Committee on University Investments referred to the Executive Committee

13.   Resolution Concerning Facilities for Public Performance—referred to the Executive Committee

14.   Jonathan Zell’s Student SIA Election Appeal—referred to the Elections Commission

15.   Resolution Concerning University Housing Office Policies Toward Graduate and Professional Students—tabled

 

Summer 1979 Actions

1.       Appointment of the Select Committee to Study the Draft

2.       Resolution Concerning Facilities for Public Performance—deferred to the September Senate meeting

3.       Approval of the 1981–82 Academic Calendar for the School of Law

4.       Report of the Executive Committee Chairman on the Presidential Search Committee

5.       Discussion of the President’s Emergency Powers under the Rules of University Conduct

6.       Establishment of a Stand-by Panel—414 Rules of University Conduct

 

September 14, 1979

1.       Rules of University Conduct in the process of being amended by the Legislative Drafting Research Fund

2.       Resolution Concerning the Redefinition of Administrative Staff Voting Unit—adopted

3.       Resolution Concerning University Housing Office Policies Toward Graduate and Professional Students—-referred back to Executive Committee

4.       Resolution Concerning Facilities for Public Performance—referred to Committee on Physical Development

5.       Resolution Concerning the Appointment of Administrative Staff Members—referred to President

6.       Resolution Concerning Food Service—referred to Executive Committee

 

October 12 1979

1.       President reported that a Presidential Task Force on Housing was appointed

2.       Resolution Concerning Senate Stationery Policy—referred to Executive Committee

3.       Report of the Select Committee to Study the Draft

4.       Resolution Concerning the Executive Committee Chairman referred to Committee on Structure and Operations

 

November 9, 1979

1.       Report of the Advisory Committee on Columbia University Food Service

2.       Resolution Concerning L & M Burgers—defeated

3.       Resolution Concerning the Reconstitution of the Stand-By Committee on University Investments in Corporate Securities—referred to Committee on Structure and Operations

 

December 7, 1979

1.       Change of BA Degree Program in School of Nursing

2.       Statement on Iran

3.       Resolution Concerning Master of Fine Arts in Arts Administration—adopted

4.       Resolution Concerning the Implementation of the Barnard College Surcharge substitute resolution adopted

 

January 25, 1980

1.       President McGill reported the appointment of a new president

2.       Marcus Commission Report on Academic Priorities

3.       Policy Statement on Senate Stationery

4.       Report from the Ad Hoc Committee on the Health Service

5.       Resolution Concerning Master of Science Degree is Occupational Therapy Education and a Master of Science Degree in 0ccupational Therapy Administration—adopted

6.       Resolution Requesting a Study by the Committee on Education on the 4-1 Program—adopted

7.       Resolution Concerning the reconstitution of the Select Committee to Study the Draft—referred to Executive Committee

8.       Statement from the Student Caucus on the Draft

9.       Resolution Concerning tenants in newly acquired Buildings on 121st and 122nd Streets—referred to Community Relations, Physical Development, and Presidential Task Force

 

February 22, 1980

1.       President reported on tuition increase for 1980–81

2.       Fellowship to Barry Rosen, Hostage in Iran

3.       Petition for Hostage Release in Iran

4.       Resolution Concerning the Reconstitution of the Select Committee to Study the Draft—adopted

5.       Resolution Concerning Tenants in Newly acquired Buildings on 121st and 122nd Streets—adopted as amended

6.       Resolution Concerning the Benches at Grant’s Tomb—adopted

7.       Resolution Concerning Security Plan for Morningside Heights—adopted

8.       Resolution Concerning Investments in South Africa—adopted as amended

9.       Resolution Concerning Bank investments—referred to Executive Committee

10.   Resolution Concerning L & M Burger—defeated

 

March 21, 1980

1.       Resolution Concerning Bank Investments—tabled

2.       Committee on Education’s Report from the Subcommittee on the Review of TRIGA—accepted without any imp1ication as to activation

3.       Report from the Committee on Budget Review—accepted

4.       Resolution Concerning the Study of the 4-1 Program by the Committee on Education—adopted as amended

5.       Amendment to resolution concerning grades—defeated

 

April 18, 1980

1.       Report of Committee on Faculty Affairs, Academic Freedom and Tenure

2.       a) Report of Committee on Student Affairs

      b) Report of Committee on Student Affairs on Tenure

      c) Report of Committee on Student Affairs on Security

3.       Report of Committee on Community Relations on Affiliation Clause

4.       Report of the Committee on Structure and Operations

5.       Report of the Committee on Physical Development

6.       Interpretive Ruling #6 on the Rules of University Conduct

7.       Report of the Commission on the Status of Women

8.       Resolution Concerning a Statutory Certificate for the Education of Library and Archives Conservators—adopted

9.       Resolution Concerning the Professional Degree in Computer Science—adopted

10.   Resolution Concerning the Joint Degree Program between the School of Law and the Graduate Program in Public Affairs and Administration of the School of International Affairs—adopted

11.   Resolution Concerning Appointment of Salary Review Committee—adopted as amended

11.   Resolution Concerning Revision of Departmental and Faculty By-Laws—referred to the Committee on Faculty Affairs

12.   Resolution Concerning Revision of Standard Search and Evaluation Procedures—referred to the Committee on Faculty Affairs

13.   Resolution Concerning an Amendment to the By-Laws of the University Senate on Composition of Committee on Community Relations—referred to Committee on Structure and Operations and Executive Committee

14.   Resolution Concerning Summer Powers—adopted

15.   Resolution Concerning Amendment to the Rules of University Conduct with respect to Labor Disputes—adopted

16.   Resolution Concerning Attendance at meetings of the University Senate—adopted

17.   Resolution Concerning the Draft—adopted as amended

18.   Resolution Concerning Further Study of Senate Reapportionment—adopted

20.   Resolution Concerning Sanctions Against Faculty—referred back to Committee on Faculty Affairs

19.   Resolution Concerning an Earned Statement of Attendance for the Program of Structured COBOL and Application Design—adopted

 

Summer l980 Actions

1.       Resolution Concerning The University’s Responses To Possible Compulsory Registration and/or Conscription—adopted a amended

 

September 19, 1980

1.       Resolution concerning Affiliation Clause Enforcement—adopted

 

October 10, 1980

1.       Resolution Concerning Presidential Report of the Special University Task Force on Housing—referred back to Community Relations Committee

2.       Resolution Concerning Sydenham Hospital Closing—tabled

3.       Resolution on the Calendar—referred to Education Committee

 

November 7, 1980

1.       Resolution Concerning Psychology Experiments—referred to Education Committee

2.       Resolution Concerning Teacher’s College Representatives—referred to Committee on Structure and Operations

 

December 5, 1980

1.       Resolution Concerning Committee on Libraries [change of mandate]—adopted

2.       Adoption of Academic Calendar for 1982–83

 

January 23, 1981

1.       Resolution Concerning University Participation in Clubs with Discriminatory Admissions Policies—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Sanctions Against Faculty—adopted

3.       Resolution Concerning the Renaming of the Department of Greek and Latin as the Department of Classics—adopted

 

February 20, 1981

1.       Resolution Concerning Tuition—adopted

 

March 20, 1981

1.       Adoption of 1981 Senate Reapportionment Report [amended April 1O, 1981]

2.       Resolution Concerning Provision of Residential Accommodations for Developmentally Disabled, Mentally Disabled and Other Handicapped Persons adopted

3.       Resolution Concerning Two-Year Extension of Mandate for the Committee on Administrative Staff Affairs—adopted

4.       Resolution Concerning the Change of name of the School of International Affairs—adopted

5.       Resolution Concerning the Joint Degree Program Between the Columbia University School of Social Work and Union Theological Seminary—adopted

 

April 10, 1981

1.       Resolution Concerning Exceptions Permitting Reappointment to a Ninth and Terminal Year of Service—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Revision of Standard Search and Evaluation Procedures and of Departmental and Faculty By-Laws—adopted

3.       Resolution Concerning Uniform Disciplinary Action Regarding Attempted Theft of Library Materials—adopted

4.       Resolution Concerning the Change of Name of the Department of Anatomy [to Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology—adopted

5.       Resolution Concerning the Tenure of Barnard—referred to Committee an Faculty Affairs

6.       Resolution Concerning Summer Powers—adopted

 

Executive Committee Actions During Summer of 1981

1.       Resolution Concerning the Changing University Policy on the Ownership of Patents—adopted

2.       Establishment of an Emergency Panel in accordance with Section 414 of the Rules of University Conduct

 

September 18, 1981

1.       Resolution on Non-Faculty Grievance Procedures—referred to Executive Committee

 

October 16, 1981

1.       Resolution Concerning Coeducation—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Bookstore Services—adopted

 

November 13, 1981

1.       Resolution Concerning Safety at the Health Sciences Campus—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Agreement on Columbia-Barnard Relations—adopted

3.       Resolution Concerning Committee on Investments—referred to Executive Committee

 

December 11, 1981

1.       Resolution Concerning Work-Study Program—referred to Special Committee

2.       Resolution Concerning Rental Policies—substitute motion passed establishing “Blue Ribbon Panel”

3.       Resolution Concerning Rationalization of Officer Loan Periods in the Columbia University Libraries—adopted

4.       Resolution Concerning Publication of Dates of Major Religious Holidays—adopted

5.       Adoption of 1983–84 Academic Calendar

 

January 29, l982

1.       January 22, 1982, Agreement in Principle between the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York and Barnard College—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Teacher’s College Student Representation—defeated

 

February 26, 1982

1.       Resolution Concerning the Establishment of an Ad Hoc Committee on Governmental Financial Aid Policy—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Remediation of Academic Hardship due to the Current Calendar—adopted

3.       Resolution Concerning North Campus Lighting—adopted

 

March 26, 1982

1.       Resolution to Establish a Department of the Arts—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Security at the Ferris Booth Hall Student Activities Center—adopted

 

April 23, 1982

1.       Resolution to Amend the University Statutes with Respect to officers of Research—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Amendment to the University Statutes to Revise the Rules of University Conduct adopted

3.       Resolution Concerning Health Sciences Campus Housing—adopted

4.       Resolution Concerning Career and Placement Services—adopted

 

September 24, 1982

1.       Report of the Senate Budget Review Committee on the Academic Adjustment Fund

2.       Report of the President concerning improvements undertaken pursuant to adoption of Resolution Concerning Career and Placement Services (April 23, 1982)

3.       Report of the President concerning government relations as pertaining to financial aid

 

October 22, 1982

1.       Resolution To Amend the University Statutes to Comply with the Age Discrimination in Employment Act Amendments of 1978—adopted

 

November 12, 1982

1.       Resolution Concerning The Change of Name of the Department of Mathematical Statistics—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Work-Study During Intercession—adopted

 

December 17, 1982

1.       Resolution on University Policy Concerning Religious Holidays—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Amendments to The Rules of University Conduct—adopted

3.       Resolution To Amend the Statutes To Provide Six Months’ Notice of Non-Renewal to Certain Clinical Faculty—adopted

 

January 28, 1983

1.       Interim Report of Committee on Student Affairs concerning establishment of subcommittees on Coeducation, Security and Government Relations

2.       President’s Report on success of Resolution Concerning Work-Study During Intercession

3.       Interim Report of the Provosts on Departmental By-Laws and Standard Search and Evaluation Procedures—adopted

 

February 25, 1983

1.       Resolution Concerning Establishment of University Senate Panel on Security—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Tuition and Salary Goals—adopted

3.       Resolution Concerning The Composition and Salary Structure of the Central Administration—withdrawn

4.       Resolution Concerning Student Billing System—referred to Executive Committee

 

March 25, 1983

1.       Resolution Concerning Amendments to the Mandate of the Committee on Libraries—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Continuation of the Joint Degree Program in Public Administration of the School of International Affairs and Barnard, Columbia College and General Studies—adopted

3.       Resolution Concerning Non-Approval of Three Programs Due to Lack of Information—adopted

4.       Resolution Concerning improvement of Student Services—adopted

5.       Resolution On Columbia’s Investments In Companies Operating In South Africa—adopted

 

April 22, 1983

1.       Resolution To Amend The University Statutes With Respect To Officers of Research—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Summer Powers—adopted

3.       Amendment to Summer Session Calendar—adopted

4.       Resolution Concerning Continuation of the Mandate of the Committee on Administrative Staff Affairs—adopted

5.       Resolution Concerning University Policy on the Solomon Amendment—adopted

6.       Resolution Concerning Graduate Student Funding in the Humanities and Social Sciences—adopted

7.       Resolution to Reestablish a Winter Intercession Program Under the Director of the Summer Session—adopted

8.       Resolution Concerning a Dual Degree Program In Social Work and Special Education Between Co1umbia University School of Social Work and the Bank Street College of Education—adopted

 

September 23, 1983

1.       Establishment of the Ad-Hoc Committee on Investments (South Africa)—adopted

 

October 14, 1983

1.       Resolution Concerning Speakers and Discussion on Divestiture—referred

 

November 4, 1983

1.       Resolution Concerning Dissemination of Information on Divestment—adopted

2.       Resolution to Amend the Mandate of the Committee on Libraries and Academic Computing Facilities (II)—adopted

3.       Resolution Concerning Fringe Committee

 

December 16, 1983

1.       Resolution Concerning Fringe 8enefits—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Clinical Professors of Law—adopted

3.       Resolution Concerning Examination of Senate Structure and Operations—referred

4.       Resolution to Amend the Autumn 1984 Academic Calendar of the Graduate School of Business—adopted

5.       Resolution on Officers’ Benefits—referred to Executive Committee

 

January 27, 1984

1.       Resolution on Officers’ Benefits—adopted as amended

2.       Resolution Concerning the Change of Name of the Department of Biochemistry—adopted

 

February 24, 1984

1.       Resolution Concerning Suspension of the Rules—defeated

 

March 30, 1984

1.       Resolution Concerning Continuing Education Acknowledgement in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Suspension of the Rules—adopted

3.       Resolution For A Panel On Sexual Harassment—adopted

 

April 27, 1984

1.       Resolution Concerning Proprietary Rights In The Intellectual Products of Faculty Activity—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Continuation of the Mandate of the Committee on Administrative Staff Affairs—adopted

3.       Resolution Concerning Summer Powers—adopted

4.       Addendum to Faculty Task Force on Fringe Benefits Annual Report—adopted as amended

5.       Resolution Concerning Joint Master’s Level Degree Program in Industrial Engineering and Business Administration—adopted

6.       Resolution Concerning Master of Science in Health Administration—adopted

7.       Resolution Concerning the Change of Name of the Department of Physiology to the Department of Physiology and Cellular 3iophysics—adopted

8.       Resolution Concerning Certificate in Advanced International Studies—adopted

9.       Chairman’s Report, Ad hoc Committee on Investments—President Sovern agreed to request the Trustees to impose a freeze on investments in companies with operations in South Africa pending the Committee’s final report

 

September 21, 1984

1.       Discussion of Health and Safety Issues at the Morningside Campus with a particular emphasis on asbestos hazards and its proper removal

 

October 26, 1984

1.       Discussion of health and Safety Issues at the Health Sciences Campus

 

November 30, 1984

1.       Report of the Ad hoc Committee on investments in Companies with Operations in South Africa—adopted, 43 in favor, 13 opposed (hand vote)

2.       Resolution to Adopt proposal for a Panel on Sexual harassment—adopted as amended (voice vote)

3.       Amendment to report of the Ad hoc Committee on Investments—proposed by the Student Caucus; defeated

4.       Amendment to Report of the Ad hoc Committee on Investments—proposed by Senator Steve Cancian and withdrawn

 

December 21, 1984

1.       Resolution Concerning Statement of Attendance for Harlem Business Community Participants—adopted

 

January 25, 1985

1.       Discussion of Impending ,Strike by Columbia University Supporting Staff members over union recognition—no Senate action

2.       Resolution Concerning Joint Degree Program between Dillard University and the Division of Urban Planning in the Graduate School of Architecture—adopted by voice vote

3.       Resolution Concerning Master of Science Degree in the Faculty of Architecture with a Program of Studies in Real Estate Development—adopted (voice vote)

 

February 22, 1985

1.       Resolution Concerning the Investment of the $400 million in Cash Assets Resulting from the Sale of the Rockefeller Center Property—proposed jointly by the Student Affairs and Executive Committees; adopted (voice vote)

 

March 22, 1985

1.       Resolution Concerning the Prevention o~ Physical Violence—adopted

2.       Proposed Academic Calendar for 1986–87—adopted

 

April 26, 1985

1.       Resolution Concerning Educational Activities Regarding South Africa—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Master of Arts in Dental Sciences—adopted

3.       Resolution Towards an Understanding on Investment Policy—adopted

 

September 7, 1985

(Meeting canceled due to hurricane warning)

 

October 5, 1985

1.       Report by Provost and discussion of academic activity relating to the Study of South Africa

2.       Resolution Concerning Change of Name and Curriculum odirication of the CO-OL Program—adopted

 

November 15, 1985

1.       Resolution Concerning Campus Lighting—adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Campus Parking—adopted

3.       Resolution Concerning Filming and Taping of demonstration adopted

4.       Resolution Concerning Change of name of the Graduate School of Architecture and Planning—adopted

5.       Resolution Concerning Change of name of the Department of Human Genetics and Development—adopted

 

December 13, 1985

1.       Resolution Concerning University Policy on Religious holidays adopted

2.       Resolution Concerning Senate meetings on the Health Science Campus—adopted

3.       Resolution concerning the Establishment of the department of Radiation Oncology

4.       Resolution Concerning Information on Investment Policies of TIAA-CREF and alternative Funds—referred to Executive Committee

5.       Resolution Concerning Administrators’ Comments Regarding Star wars Research Funding—referred to Executive Committee