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December Senate

Wednesday, December 13, 3:30-5:00pm

Statler Amphitheatre (Opposite the Ballroom)


Tentative Agenda

Consent Items [2 min]

Charles Walcott

Announcements  [8 min]  [ slides]

Charles Van Loan (Dean of Faculty)

Student Housing Update  [25 min] [slides]

Mike Kotlikoff (Provost)
Ryan Lombardi (Vice President for Student and Campus Life)

Report from the Financial Policy Committee [20 min] [slides]

Professor Rayna Kalas (English)

Sustainability and Climate Action Plan: A Progress Report [20 min] [  slides  ]

Sustainable Campus
Climate Action Plan
Sustainability Plan
Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions (CICSS)
Presidents Sustainable Campus Committee (PSCC)
Senior Leaders Climate Action Group (SLCAG)
Infrastructure, Properties, and Planning (IPP)

Rick Burgess (IPP Vice President and  co-chair of SLCAG)
Mike Hoffman (Professor of Entomology, Director of CICSS and co-chair of PSCC)
Brian Chabot (Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, PSCC Executive Committee)

A Proposal for a Carbon Fee for Cornell Business Travel [15 min] [  slides  ]

Professor Bob Howarth (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology)

Last Updated: December 8, 2017 at 6:49 pm