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University Senate

The University Senate is the deliberative body for the discussion of University-wide policies and proposed changes in University practices and structure. The Senate sets its agenda with particular concern for academic programs and structure, personnel and budgetary policies, development of facilities and community, professional, and educational relations of the University. The Senate makes any recommendations regarding policies and practices of the University to the President and Chancellor and, through the President and Chancellor, to the Board of Trustees.

The Senate has the power to act upon educational matters and regulations of the academic community that affect more than one school, fixes the length of terms and vacations and defines the University calendar, and makes recommendations regarding educational programs, policies and University publications. It also determines the time, place and manner of Commencement Exercises, and of other public occasions affecting more than one school of the University.

The Executive Committee, 2014-2015

  • John Sexton, President of the University
  • Terrance Nolan, University Secretary
  • Lynn Videka, Chair of the Deans Council
  • Raghu Sundaram, Chair of the T-Faculty Senators Council
  • Ann Marie Mauro, Chair of the N/C-Faculty Senators Council
  • Jules O'Connor, Chair of the Student Senators Council
  • David Vintinner, Chair of the Administrative Management Council

Schedule of Meetings, 2014-2015

All University Senate are held in the Colloquium Room, #566, of the Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life, 238 Thompson Street.

  • Thursday, October 9, 2014
    2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 13, 2014
    2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 4, 2014
    2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 12, 2015
    2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 26, 2015
    9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Thursday, April 30, 2015
    2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact Us

Cara Terzulli
Director, Office of the Secretary &
Chief of Staff to the General Counsel
Laura A. Russo
Special Assistant to the General Counsel &
Administrative Manager, Office of the Secretary

NYU Colloquium Room

Colloquium Room © NYU Photo Bureau: Handelman

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