Councils

Deans Council

The Deans Council considers matters of educational and administrative policy.

The Deans Council consists of the President and Chancellor, the Provost, the Executive Vice President for Health, other vice presidents, and the twenty-one deans and portal campus vice chancellors as follows per the University Bylaws:  the deans of the College of Arts and Science; Faculty of Arts and Science; Faculty of Health, School of Law; School of Medicine; College of Dentistry; College of Global Public Health; Rory Meyers College of Nursing; Graduate School of Arts and Science; Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development; Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Undergraduate College; Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Graduate Division; School of Professional Studies; Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service; Silver School of Social Work; Tisch School of the Arts; Gallatin School of Individualized Study; Tandon School of Engineering; and Division of the Libraries; and the vice chancellors of the Abu Dhabi and Shanghai portal campuses.

Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council

The Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council (T-FSC) considers matters of educational and administrative policy and functions as the Faculty Personnel Committee of the Senate with respect to the Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty. It designates representatives on the other standing committees, and in appropriate instances on the ad hoc committees, of the Senate. It may bring to the attention of the various committees of the Senate any matters that it believes should be presented to the entire Senate.

The T-FSC consists of 38 members of the Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty.

Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council

The Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council (C-FSC) considers matters of educational and administrative policy and functions as the Faculty Personnel Committee of the Senate with respect to the Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty. It designates representatives on the other standing committees, and in appropriate instances on the ad hoc committees, of the Senate. It may bring to the attention of the various committees of the Senate any matters that it believes should be presented to the entire Senate.

The C-FSC consists of 29 members of the Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty.

Student Senators Council

The Student Senators Council (SSC) considers matters in which the interests, needs, rights, or responsibilities of students are involved, and takes special responsibility for bringing to the attention of the Senate all matters concerning students at the University. The SSC designates representatives on the standing committees of the Senate and, in appropriate instances, on the ad hoc committees of the Senate.  It may bring to the attention of the various committees of the Senate any matters that it believes should be presented to the entire Senate. 

The SSC consists of 37 members, 23 of which are regular student Senators elected as follows:  two from each of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and the Tisch School of the Arts; and one from each of the other colleges and schools and each of the Abu Dhabi and Shanghai portal campuses, except that for this purpose the School of Medicine and the Post-Graduate Medical School will be considered one school.  In addition, there are 14 student Senators appointed at large.

Administrative Management Council

The Administrative Management Council (AMC) is composed of elected representatives from the professional and administrative staffs of each college, school and division of the University. It functions as an initiative, deliberative, and responsive body concerning policy issues, serves as a vehicle for promoting the continued professional growth and development of its constituents, and has a commitment to community service.

The AMC elects seven representatives, including the current chair of the AMC and six others elected from within the AMC, to sit on the University Senate. AMC senators and alternate senators sit on the standing committees of the Senate and, where appropriate, on any ad hoc committees of the Senate. It may bring to the attention of the various committees of the Senate any matters of concern to the University's professional and administrative staffs that it believes should be presented to the entire Senate.