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Academic Affairs

The Academic Affairs Committee of the University Senate considers the educational policies of the University and is responsible for stimulating and promoting experimentation and innovation.  The Committee considers matters pertaining to University relations with professional and
educational organizations.

The Committee advises the Academic Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees regarding honorary degrees and other special awards, and regarding the naming of buildings or
other facilities.  

The Committee is responsible for presenting the Senate with a calendar for the academic year that begins the following calendar year and the Senate thereafter adopts a calendar at or before the March meeting of the Senate each year.

Deans Council Senators: Thomas Carew, Susan Wofford
Faculty Senators Council Senators: Sylvain Cappell, Hasia Diner (Chair), Michael Dinwiddie, Angela Kamer
Student Senators Council Senators: Daniel Kao, Annie McWilliams, Brian Plaut (Chair)
Administrative Management Council Senators: David Vogelsang
University Administrators: Ulrich Baer, Leona Chamberlin, Diane Yu

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Financial Affairs

The Financial Affairs Committee of the University Senate considers and makes recommendations on financial and budgetary policies of the University, including capital budgets, operating budgets, long-range financial planning, policies governing allocation of resources among schools, and policies on tuition and salary.  In addition, the Committee considers matters regarding the development of University facilities.

Deans Council Senators: Trevor Morrison, Gabrielle Starr
Faculty Senators Council Senators: David Backus, Jeff Goodwin, Mitchell Kane, Arvind Rajagopal, Eero Simoncelli, Raghu Sundaram
Student Senators Council Senators: Corey Blay, Jean-Claude Cantave, Griffin Dooling, Nellore Sampat, Patrick Totaro
Administrative Management Council Senators: John DeSantis, Norma Kenigsberg
University Administrators: Robert Berne, Martin Dorph, Anthony Jiga, John Sexton, Marc Wais

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Organization and Governance

The Senate Committee on Organization and Governance reviews organizational policies of the University and makes recommendations regarding governance.

Deans Council Senators: Carol Mandel, Fred Schwarzbach
Faculty Senators Council Senators: James Jacobs, Warren Jelinek (Chair), Charlton McIlwain, Victoria Stanhope, Jim Uleman
Student Senators Council Senators: Mason Dettloff, Mariam Ehrari, Harris Inskeep-Rosenfeld, Sameer Jaywant (Chair)
Administrative Management Council Senators: Anita Dwyer, Kristi Schwindt Ramos
University Administrators: Bonnie Brier, Leona Chamberlin, Diane Yu


Full-Time Contract Faculty Planning Committee

Full-time contract faculty members have been elected from throughout the University to work with the Senate Committee on Organization and Governance on addressing the issue of contract faculty representation in our governance structures.

Ann Marie Mauro (Co-Chair), College of Nursing;
Randolph Mowry (Co-Chair), Steinhardt School of Culture, Education &
Human Development;

Claudia Angelos, School of Law;
Amy Becker,
NYU Shanghai;
Maria Benedetto-Anzai,
School of Medicine;
Hannah Brueckner,
NYU Abu Dhabi;
Gordon Campbell,
Wagner Graduate School of Public Service;
Martha Caprio,
School of Medicine;
Fred Carl,
Tisch School of the Arts;
Joseph Carter,
School of Medicine;
Lawrence Chiarelli,
Nancy Fefferman,
School of Medicine;
Gabrielle Gold-von Simson,
School of Medicine;
John Halpin,
Faculty of Arts and Science;
Neal Herman,
College of Dentistry;
Jessie Keyt,
Tisch School of the Arts;
Mary Killilea,
Faculty of Arts and Science;
Matthew P. Leingang,
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences;
Sylvia Maier,
School of Continuing and Professional Studies;
Prasheila Manga,
School of Medicine;
Brian Mooney, School of Continuing and Professional Studies;
Vaskuki Nesiah, Gallatin School of Individualized Study;
Ward Regan,
Faculty of Arts and Science (Liberal Studies);
Dina Rosenfeld,
Silver School of Social Work;
Ezra Sacks,
Tisch School of the Arts;
Nina Servizzi,
Division of Libraries;
Susan Stehlick,
Stern School of Business;
Benjamin Stewart,
Faculty of Arts and Science;
Frederic Viguier,
Faculty of Arts and Science;
William Wesbrooks,
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education & Human Development;
Patrick Ying,
School of Medicine

November 20, 2013 - Minutes

December 2, 2013 - Minutes

December 9, 2013 - Minutes

December 16, 2013 - Minutes

January 13, 2014 - Minutes

January 27, 2014 - Minutes

February 3, 2014 - Minutes


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Public Affairs

The Senate Public Affairs Committee is concerned with matters relating to Commencement Exercises and other public occasions affecting more than one school.  The Committee also considers matters related to the University's relations with the local community.  

The Committee conducts an annual review of the guidelines for use of University facilities and informs appropriate administrative personnel about the operation of these guidelines.  

The Committee also develops additional guidelines, as needed, for approval by the Senate; hears grievances and arbitrates disputes in connection with the use of University facilities; and determines violations of these guidelines.  Appeals from decisions of the Public Affairs Committee may be made to the Senate.

Deans Council Senators: Eileen Sullivan-Marx
Faculty Senators Council Senators: Mark Alter, Pamela Cowin, Mitchell Kane,
Arthur Tannenbaum (Chair)
Student Senators Council Senators: Jessica L. Hawk, Derek Hedbany, Michael Hengerer
Administrative Management Council Senators: Tom DePena, Regina Syquia Drew
University Administrators: Lynne Brown, Leona Chamberlin, Lisa Kail

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University Judicial Board

The New York University Student Disciplinary Procedures approved by the Senate on February 9, 1978 called for the creation of the University Judicial Board and its status as a Standing Committee ofthe Senate, the form of its membership, and its duties.

The Judicial Board hears and decides cases referred to it, directly and on appeal, in accordance with the provisions of the Disciplinary Procedures.

Deans Council Senators: Steven Abramson, Lauren Benton, Mary Brabeck, Mary Schmidt Campbell, Sharon Glied, Charles Bertolami
Faculty Senators Council Senators: Sewin Chan, Achiau Ludomirsky, Arthur Miller, Celia Stewart, Thomas Wisniewski, Daniel Zwanziger
Student Senators Council Senators: Anushua Choudhury, Steve Cordova, Kevin Jones, Ethan McCooper, Sunny Patel, Danyal Syed
Administrative Management Council Senators: William Fry, Cora Fung, Tatum Soo Kim, Levon West
University Administrators: Leona Chamberlin

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