November 13, 2013 Faculty Senate Meeting


  1. Call to Order – Interim Speaker Charles Walcott (2 min)
  2. Consent Items (1 min)
    1. Approval of Minutes from October 9, 2013
    2. Create Dual Degree – MMH/MBA – CAPP APPROVED (The Hotel School proposes to create a new dual degree program (MMH/MBA) together with the China Europe International Business School in Shanghai (one of the top ten business schools in China). The General Committee of the Graduate School has approved this proposal, and CAPP also has approved it on behalf of the Senate.
    3. Terminate Joint MMH Degree – CAPP Approved (The Hotel School proposes to terminate a 2004 agreement to offer a joint MMH degree (Master of Management in Hospitality) with the Nanyang Institute of Hospitality Management and replace it with a new agreement. This was approved by the General Committee of the Graduate School and also by CAPP on behalf of the Senate. It is particularly noted that “this proposal only applies to the Cornell-Nanyang Institute of Hospitality Management joint Master of Management in Hospitality program,” and that “the Ithaca based SHA MMH program will continue to operate as normal.”
  3. Dean’s Report – Dean Joe Burns (8 min)
  4. Report from the UFC – Andre Kessler (9 min)
  5. Progress and Challenges at Cornell NYC Tech – Vice Provost Dan Huttenlocher (25 min)
  6. Cornell’s Present and Future – President David Skorton (35 min)
  7. Good and Welfare (10 min)



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