ERIC Number: ED035353
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Constitution of the Yeshiva College Senate.
Yeshiva Univ., New York, NY.
According to the preamble to its new constitution, the Yeshiva College Senate will "share responsibility for the operations and improvement of the College among the groups that constitute the College." The Senate is to be composed of 5 administrators, 8 faculty members, 6 students and 1 nonvoting alumnus. Article I details their selection, terms of office, and procedural matters. Article II delineates the Senate's scope. It is to have jurisdiction over: academic standards; admissions policy; curriculum; degree requirements; the establishment of new majors and courses; policy determination in the areas of standards of scholastic performance, student attendance, the grading system and academic honors; and disposition of all matters submitted to it by the administration, faculty and student council. In addition, the Senate will make policy recommendations on matters affecting faculty welfare including appointments, promotions, leaves of absence, honors and remuneration. Article III outlines the appointment of 2 student members each to a number of committees. Article IV refers to constitutional amendments. An appendix lists the functions of the Senate committees. (JS)
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Authoring Institution: Yeshiva Univ., New York, NY.
Identifiers: Yeshiva College NY