University Senate †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Proposed: September 16, 2005

††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Adopted:

 

RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A DUAL M.A./M.P.A. PROGRAM BETWEEN THE SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND JEWISH THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY OF AMERICA

 

 

WHEREAS, the Education Committee of the University Senate has favorably reviewed the proposal from the School of International and Public Affairs to establish a dual degree program leading to the Masterís of Public Affairs at the School of International and Public Affairs and the M.A. at Jewish Theological Seminary of America, and

 

WHEREAS, the committee is satisfied that the proposal has the approval of the executive committee of the School of International and Public Affairs and the appropriate approvals at Jewish Theological Seminary of America and the support of the appropriate officials at both institutions and that of the Provost of the University, and

 

WHEREAS, there is a need among national Jewish communal agencies for professionals trained both in Jewish history and in the management of non-for-profit agencies, and

 

WHEREAS, the proposal dual degree program will help meet this need, and

 

WHEREAS, the creation of the Dual Degree Program will extend in a constructive and positive way the cooperation between Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary of America,

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that a dual degree program leading to the Masterís in Public Affairs at the School of International and Public Affairs and the Master of Arts in Judaic Studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America be established with the provisos that the committee will review the program in five years and that both schools will adhere to the Senate guidelines for dual degree programs.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Senate forward this resolution to the Trustees for appropriate action.

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Proponent: Senate Education Committee