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.

2021-2022 Committee Members

Deans Council: Julie Mostov, Susanne Wofford
Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council: Chris Barker, Sylvain Cappell, Wen Ling*
Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council: Chris Dickey*, Alicia Morrison, Vincent Renzi
Student Senators Council: Christina Beck, Jasper Chang, Ethan J.W. Johnson, Mahima Sharda
Administrative Management Council: Daniel Esquivel, Daniel Holub
University Administration: Georgina Dopico**, Lynne Brown**, 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.

2021-2022 Committee Members

Deans Council: Cheryl Healton, Trevor Morrison, Raghu Sundaram
Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council: Chris Barker, Nick Economides, Anindya Ghose, Ryan Hartman, Ying Lu
Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council: Leila Jahangiri, Noelle Molé Liston, Sylvia Maier, Marlene McCarty, Maria Patterson
Student Senators Council: Emily Chow, Ron Hall, Mark Hu, Jay Thompson, Jessie Wang, Ariana Zhao, Alexandra Zimerman
Administrative Management Council: Jocelyn Ochoa, Joseph Sierra, Juan Tie
University Administration: Andrew Hamilton*,**, Karen Nercessian**, Stephanie Pianka**


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.

2021-2022 Committee Members

Deans Council: Jack Knott, Antonio Merlo, Christine Poggi
Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council: Danil Makarov, Darcey Merritt, John Ricci, Donna Shelley
Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council: Mary Killilea*, Robin Mitnick, Ken Nielsen, Silvia Spivakovsky
Student Senators Council: Jessica Blodgett, Noa Kimura, Esther Oloruntola, Aniket Somwanshi, Shawn Thibault, Christopher Van Demark
Administrative Management Council: Cassandra Bizzaro, Noah Branman, Marcos Suazo
University Administration: Rich Baum, 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.

2021-2022 Committee Members

Deans Council: Allyson Green, Eileen Sullivan-Marx
Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council: Mark Alter, Anja Jauernig, Wendy Suzuki
Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council: Marion Casey, Lauren Davis*, Michael Ferguson
Student Senators Council: Demetri Lopez, Ayo Osobamiro, Ana Roudebush, Iman Yusuf
Administrative Management Council: Regina Drew*, Timothy Lopez
University Administration: Lisa Kail, Arlene Peralta, William Miller***


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.

2021-2022 Committee Members

Deans Council: Austin Booth, Charles Bertolami
Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council: Zhe Chen, Andrea Deierlein, David Irving, Debra Laefer, Carol Sternhell
Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council: Bruce Gelb, Karen Hornick, Joyce O'Connor, Andrew Williams, Ethan Youngerman
Student Senators Council: John Kallas, Shamon Lawrence*, Jeremy Moskowitz, Shiv Pai, Charles Theiner
Administrative Management Council: Stevin Azo Michels, Norma Kenigsberg*, Carrie Meconis, Nicholas Reed
University Administration: Craig Jolley***, William Miller***


Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on Sexual Misconduct

2021-2022 Committee Members

Deans Council: Austin Booth
Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council: Zhe Chen, Andras Gyorgy, Guillermina Jasso
Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council: Cora de Leon, Shaline Rao, Andrew Williams*
Student Senators Council: Sameera Singh, Christopher Van Demark, Connie Wu*
Administrative Management Council: Isabella Villacampa
University Administration: Zoe Ragouzeos


Task Force on University Calendar Guidelines

The Task Force on University Calendar Guidelines is charged with conducting an in-depth review of the University calendar guidelines, consulting widely with all affected constituencies, and making recommendations for updated guidelines for use by the Senate Academic Affairs Committee in preparing the University calendar.  

Task Force Members

Deans Council: Russel Caflisch, Julie Mostov
Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council: Amy Stimpfel, Robert Young
Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council: Lauren Davis, Iskender Sahin
Student Senators Council: April Cardena, Robert (Robi) Lopez-Irizarry
Administrative Management Council: Marni Vassallo, D Simmons Jendayi
University Administration: Georgina Dopico, Tracey Gardner
Additional Representatives: Janet Alperstein, Tava Bingham, Neil Hanrahan, Diana Leilani Arpino, Marina Kartanos, Beth Kienle-Granzo


Names of Alternate Senators appear in italics
* Committee Chair or Co-Chair  ** Ex-Officio  *** Advisor