Educational Policies & Faculty/Student Relations
acts as the Faculty Senators Council counterpart to the Academic Affairs Committee of the University Senate; interacts with the NYU Center for Teaching Excellence; proposes, develops, and implements new programs to enhance faculty participation in campus and student life
Committee Chair: Michael Dinwiddie
- Policy on Assigning Course Credit Hours
- Review of Policy on Use of Copyrighted Materials
- Working with SSC on the following agenda items:
- Academic Advising
- Global Issues
- Faculty involvement in student life
Review of Statement of Policy and Guidelines on Educational and Research Uses of Copyrighted Materials
- At the begining of the academic year, the Provost sent a memo asking the FSC to review the Statement of Policy and Guidelines on Educational and Research Uses of Copyrighted Materials.
- The Administration & Technology Committee and Educational Policies Committee reviewed the document and the following statement and recommendation was approved by the Council at the November FSC meeting:
- After a thorough review, the FSC Educational Policies Committee and Administration & Technology Committee endorsed its contents and guidelines.
- Some of the specific legal strictures and categories governing fair use might be unclear and unknown to faculty. To address this possibility, our recommendation is that a document be prepared by the Provost's Office with bullet points for faculty to more easily reference the applicable rules governing the use of copyrighted materials.
- View PDF of FSC Review (November 14, 2013)
- Response from Provost (November 25, 2013)
Review of Policy On Assigning Course Credit Hours
- At the January FSC meeting, the Council approved the following review by the FSC Educational Policies Committee: After a thorough review, the FSC Educational Policies Committee endorsed the contents and guidelines of the Policy On Assigning Course Credit Hours dated December 11, 2013.
- View PDF of review (January 30, 2014)
- Provost's memo and Policy on Assigning Course Credit Hours (December 11, 2013)