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Becoming Emeritus: Proposed New Process

Proposed changes are now with the Faculty Senate and a vote is expected at the November meeting.

Consensual Relationships Policy Committee

The GPSA has asked for a Senate revisit. Let’s do more.

New Calendar Prep Work

Lots of work to do during 2017-18 in advance of the new calendar that takes effect 2018-19.

Free Speech and the Campus Code of Conduct

A delicate balance.

University-Level Curriculum

Should we have university-wide, “literacy” requirements, e.g., cultural literacy, climate-change literacy, digital-age literacy etc?

Understanding the Greek System

Let’s understand the structure of  the system that involves 4000+ stsudents.

Inclement Weather Policy Review

An effort is underway to improve the snow day process.

New Budget Model

Making sure that budget-related incentives align with the academic mission.

Bureaucracy Reduction

Monitoring the hidden costs associated with policies and procedures.

Cornell Tech

Track the expansion of our Roosevelt Island campus and its educational programs.

Graduate Student Unionization 

Information for faculty and students.

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Inside Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education
American Association of University Professors
Association of American Universities.

Last Updated: November 1, 2017 at 11:53 am