monitors University-wide governance and the governance process in the several schools; considers the impact of policies that affect faculty governance; conducts regular periodic reviews of the NYU Faculty Handbook

Co-Chairs: Awam Amkpa & Stephen Duncombe
Members: Sylvain Cappell, Bob Hoffman, Niyati Parekh, Robert Shapley, Jim Uleman

Faculty Representation on the Board of Trustees

At the April 13, 2017 meeting, the Council approved the following resolution:

WHEREAS faculty members have a distinctive perspective on the research and educational mission, and on the culture and administration of our university; and

WHEREAS, commendably, the NYU Board has been seeking more engagement with NYU faculty members;

RESOLVED that the T-FSC (Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty Senators Council) proposes to the NYU Board of Trustees that the Board add NYU Faculty members to the Board to take part in the Board’s deliberations and decisions, and furthermore that the NYU Faculty will select the faculty representatives on the Board.

Resolution regarding Faculty Representation on Board of Trustees (April 13, 2017)

SCOG revision to Section 65 of the University Bylaws

SCOG considered bylaws revisions related to Sections 65-69 of the University Bylaws. SCOG has recommended a change to Section 65. The Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council, Section (a) Functions. The suggested change is as follows for the final sentence:

Original: It will perform such other educational functions as requested of it by the President and Chancellor, or by the Board.

Suggested: It may perform such other functions as are requested of it by the President and Chancellor, by the Board, or by the Senate.

Resolution regarding Section 65 of the University Bylaws (May 4, 2017)