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Academic 11-10-16

MEETING START TIME: 4:00

ATTENDANCE:

Committee: Chairman Garcia, Vice-Chair Temple, Senator Russo, Senator Morabito, Senator Curtis Senator Devine, Senator Tate

Absent:

Non-Committee: N/A

 

COMMITTEE DISCUSSION:

 

  • OER
    • Library doesn’t want student senate to conduct work too quickly because faculty isn’t ready to begin dialogue
    • We want to create flyers to send to faculty telling them to attend a meeting this coming week regarding OER
    • Facebook event will also be created in order to advertise Tuesday’s informational session regarding OER
    • A meeting with Richard Coolata and also faculty senate are Thursday Nov 17
      • To do: create google doc to brainstorm questions to ask at Coolata’s meeting
  • Library hours
    • Trying to extend library hours is difficult because of union rules, not budgeting concerns
  • Goodybags
    • Allowed to use senate funds to create them and hand them out to students
      • Cheap school supplies can be found at Providence recycling center
        • Russo will go November 16th to collect supplies
      • Bags will consist of school supplies, inspirational quote, and final exam rights

MEETING ADJOURNMENT TIME:  4:50

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