Tag: Academic Senate

11.04.2011

Academic Senate: 10.20.2011

by Danielle Delp

A change to the academic minor policy was voted upon at the October 20 Academic Senate meeting. Though no concerns against the old policy were put forward, a desire had been expressed by faculty to “clean...

02.18.2011

Academic Senate 02.18.11

by James Arn

Calendar Controversy Continues The primary topic of conversation at the Feb. 3 meeting of the Academic Senate was the 2012-2013 academic calendar. There are two calendar options on the table. The first,...

12.03.2010

Academic Senate 12.03.10

by Chris Zubak-Skees

Software to Tackle Private Information A software application will soon hunt for social security numbers on RIT-owned computers. The Information Security Office tested an antivirus-like program and will soon...

02.12.2010

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Academic Senate

by Nick Buonarota, Emily Bogle

The Academic Senate approved the grading switch to include +/-, which was also approved by Provost Jeremy Haefner for implementation in the fall of 2010. There are three guiding principles in making the...

01.15.2010

Academic Senate

by Justin Claire

A new subset of the Academic Senate is being created. The proposed General Education Committee will address concerns with classes that don’t satisfy a major requirement for a specific major but may still...

1.10.2010

Academic Senate: December 17, 2009

by Justin Claire

Early this year, the Wallace Library began a massive reorganization and re-imagination. As part of this process, the library has been renamed as the Wallace Center. A plan more effectively utilize the...

11.13.2009

Academic Senate

by Viktor Nagornyy

Eileen Feeney Bushnell, Academic Senate Chair, opened the meeting with a brief report. Bushnell remarked that senate will begin discussing the semester system during the winter quarter, giving the senate...

10.30.2009

Academic Senate

by Viktor Nagornyy

The meeting opened with a motion to approve minor changes to RIT’s professor tenure policy. A major change that initiated discussion among senate members was the addition of the “conflict of interest” clause...

10.16.2009

Academic Senate

by Viktor Nagornyy

James Yarrington, director of Campus Planning and Design & Construction Services, opened the meeting with the Capital Project Review. According to Yarrington, the centralized heating and cooling project is...

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