Academic Affairs

The Academic Affairs Committee of the University Senate considers educational policies of the University and matters pertaining to NYU 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. It is also responsible for presenting the University calendar for adoption by the Senate.

2022-2023 Committee Members

Deans Council: Lynne Kiorpes, Julie Mostov
Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council: Sylvain Cappell, Wen Ling (Co-Chair), Qing Miao
Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council: Chris Dickey (Co-Chair), Vincent Renzi, Michele Santacatterina
Student Senators Council: D'Shandi Coombs, Tina Panda, Lama Tamara, Corrinne Tendo
Administrative Management Council: Nicole Najera, Katie Santo
University Administration: Tracey Gardner, Mark Siegal
Advisor: William Miller


Financial Affairs

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

The following information was presented at the February 24, 2021 Senate Financial Affairs Committee meeting:

NYU Faculty Pay Equity Review

NYU Faculty Salary Inversion Study Findings

If you have trouble accessing these documents please contact the Budget Office for assistance at BudgetOffice@nyu.edu.

2022-2023 Committee Members

Deans Council: Michael Lindsey, Antonio Merlo, Raghu Sundaram
Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council: Salo Coslovsky, Nick Economides, Ryan Hartman, Tatiana Linkhoeva, Ludovic Righetti
Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council: Olivia Birdsall, Jesse Bransford, Joe Foudy, Sylvia Maier, Maria Patterson
Student Senators Council: Ryan Carney, Eric Carrera, Katrina Chan, Preston Hung, Ji Lee, Kyle Shrader, Shreya Vasagiri
Administrative Management Council: Jocelyn Ochoa, Joseph Sierra, Juan Tie
University Administration: Andrew Hamilton (Chair), Peter Arena, Stephanie Pianka
Advisors: Jason Pina, Pimolrat Thukral


Organization and Governance

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

2022-2023 Committee Members

Deans Council: Debra Furr-Holden, Angie Kamath, Victoria Rosner
Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council: David Grier, Danil Makarov, John Ricci, Donna Shelley
Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council: Thom Blaylock, Mary Killilea (Chair), Robin Mitnick, Silvia Spivakovsky
Student Senators Council: Katarina Demos, Titi Felege, Barbie Kim, Madeleine Mai, Shawn Thibault (Co-Chair), (one seat currently vacant)
Administrative Management Council: Stevin Azo Michels, Michael McCaw, Carrie Meconis
University Administration: Rich Baum, Thomas Kozak
Advisor: Susan Sawyer

Public Affairs

The Public Affairs Committee of the University Senate 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 community.

2022-2023 Committee Members

Deans Council: Allyson Green, Eileen Sullivan-Marx
Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council: Mark Alter, Zhe Sage Chen, Tatiana Linkhoeva
Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council: Marion Casey, Lauren Davis (Co-Chair), Michael Ferguson
Student Senators Council: Cameron Grant, Jacqueline Moy, Maria Rehan, Ana Roudebush
Administrative Management Council: Trevor Cano (Co-Chair), Timothy Lopez
University Administration: Lisa Kail, Arlene Peralta
Advisors: William Miller, Mathew Varughese


Community Standards

The Community Standards Committee of the University Senate is responsible for reviewing University policies related to student conduct and community standards, including annual review of the University Student Conduct Policy, and making recommendations for updates and alterations. Members of the Committee may also receive additional training to serve as panelists for University-level student conduct hearings and grievances.

2022-2023 Committee Members

Deans Council: Charles Bertolami, Austin Booth
Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council: Shara Bailey, Ritty Lukose, Geoffrey Miller, Vicky Rampin, Donna Shelley
Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council: Preneet Cheema Brar, Bruce Gelb, Karen Hornick, Joyce O'Connor, Andrew Williams
Student Senators Council: Amber Alirahi, Olivia Epley, Eitan Gutenmacher, Shamon Lawrence (Co-Chair), Gisele Martin
Administrative Management Council: Sangeeta Bhojwani, Farrah Griffiths, Norma Kenigsberg (Co-Chair), (one seat currently vacant)
Advisors: Craig Jolley, William Miller