University Senate Committees & Subcommittees
Senate Executive Committee
Chair: Stuart Bass
Email | Tel: 516-463-5415
Assigns or refers business of the University Senate to appropriate committees, makes recommendations to the Senate, keep informed of and expedite the progress of committee work, recommend the creation, abolition, or alteration of the jurisdiction of committees of the Senate and nominate members of the Senate and maintain liaison with all appropriate deliberating and policymaking bodies of the University and serve as a continuous source of information relevant to Senate committees
Undergraduate Academic Affairs Committee
Chair: Paul Fritz
Email | Tel: 516-463-7016
Concerned with course proliferation, liberal arts requirements, relationship of curricular matters to budget, staff, and Library. Oversees Academic Review Committee.
Academic Review Committee
Chair: Jennifer Skorzawski-Ross
Email | Tel: 516-463-4680
Maintains academic standards in grading, probation, retention, and graduation.
Graduate Academic Affairs Committee
Chair: Jason Davidow
Email | Tel: 516-463-4582
Policies and programs governing graduate study. Maintains academic standards by examining current and proposed programs.
Planning & Budget Committee
Chair: Elizabeth Venuti
Email | Tel: 516-463-5359
Represents the Senate in budgetary planning. Participates in planning for University development; recommends policy on student aid, etc. Oversees Library, Academic Computing, and Environmental Priorities committees.
Committee on the Library
Chair: Peter Goodman
Email | Tel: 516-463-6556
Reviews and makes recommendations on Library budgetary matters.
Academic Computing Committee
Chair: Raymond Greenwell
Email | Tel: 516-463-5573
Reviews and makes recommendations on policy and planning needs in relation to the academic use of computers.
Environmental Priorities Committee
Chair: Robert Brinkman
Email | Tel: 516-463-5826
Affirm and support the university's commitment to protect, preserve and enhance the environment within and around the campus through sound and sustainable ecological practices; bring environmental perspectives into consideration of issues, etc.
Faculty Affairs Committee
Chair: George Giuliani
Email | Tel: 516-463-5143
Recommends policy for definition of the responsibilities and privileges of the faculty, problems of academic freedom and tenure.
Student Affairs Committee
Chair: Kenny Corder-Rubinos
Recommends policies governing operation of the Dean of Students Office and makes policy recommendations to the University regarding student-related activities and services.
Special Committee on Recruitment, Elections and Nominations (SCREAN)
Conducts elections for various constituents of the University, including solicitations of nominations, preparation, distribution, and tabulation of ballots.
Special Committee on Athletic Policy
Chair: Ed Ingles
Recommends basic policies concerning inter-college athletics, advises the President directly concerning the policies, regulations and procedures governing intercollegiate athletics.
Special Committee on Academic Calendar
Chair: Lynne Dougherty
Email | Tel: 516-463-6740
Prepares and reviews academic calendar. Submits proposed calendar to appropriate parties for final approval.
Special Committee on Environmental Safety
Chair: Ling Huang
Email | Tel: 516-463-7295
Analyzes production of potentially hazardous waste materials. Proposes policies for dealing with such materials.
University Senate Office
Email | Tel: 516-463-5419