Tag: Academic Senate


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...


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,...


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...



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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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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