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.

2020-2021 Committee Members

Deans Council: Julie Mostov, Susanne Wofford
Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council: Sylvain Cappell, Rochelle Dreyfuss, Wen Ling
Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council: Angela De Bartolo, John Gershman, Vincent Renzi
Student Senators Council: Christina Beck, Paul Ibuzor, Rachel Jiwon Kim, Abigail McConnell
Administrative Management Council: D Simmons Jendayi, Marcos Suazo
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.

2020-2021 Committee Members

Deans Council: Cheryl Healton, Gene Jarrett, Trevor Morrison
Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council: Chris Barker, Andrew Battista, Nick Economides, Anindya Ghose, Robert Lapiner
Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council: Leila Jahangiri, Noelle Molé Liston, Sylvia Maier, Marlene McCarty, Maria Patterson
Student Senators Council: Mehrin Ali, Rhea Almeida, Spencer Asch, Bill Gu, Nayab Khan, Demetri Lopez, Cole Swartz
Administrative Management Council: Jocelyn Ochoa, Joseph Sierra, Juan Tie
University Administration: Andrew Hamilton*,**, Stephanie Pianka**, Marc Wais**, Cathie Nadeau***


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.

2020-2021 Committee Members

Deans Council: Jack Knott, Antonio Merlo, Christine Poggi
Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council: Ryan Hartman, Bob Hoffman, Darcey Merritt,Sara Pursley
Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council: Mary Killilea, Robin Mitnick, Ken Nielsen, Silvia Spivakovsky
Student Senators Council: Ayham Adawi, Katarina Demos, Masaya Heywood, Stéphane Bincheng Mao, Margi Ruparelia, Christopher VanDemark
Administrative Management Council: Cassandra Bizzaro, Norma Kenigsberg, Jessica Spera
University Administration: Rich Baum, Pietrina Scaraglino**

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.

2020-2021 Committee Members

Deans Council: Allyson Green, Eileen Sullivan-Marx
Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council: Mark Alter, Francisco de Leon, Anja Jauernig
Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council: Lauren Davis, Angela De Bartolo, Michael Ferguson
Student Senators Council: Gavin Arneson, Jade Cegielski, Rachel Jiwon Kim, Mika-Elle Metellus
Administrative Management Council: Regina Drew, Katie Santo
University Administration: Arlene Peralta, Lisa Kail, 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.

2020-2021 Committee Members

Deans Council: Austin Booth, Charles Bertolami
Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council: Mark Alter, Ryan Branski, Zhe Chen, Sonia Das, Carol Sternhell
Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council: Jonathan Cayer, Scott Illingworth, Joyce O'Connor, Andrew Williams, Ethan Youngerman
Student Senators Council: Claudia Ameijeiras, John Kallas, Shamon Lawrence, Isabelle Link-Levy, Chris Sinsheimer
Administrative Management Council: Cassandra Louie, Carrie Meconis, Susan Lee, Hector Gonzalez
University Administration: Craig Jolley***, William Miller***

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