Legislation

Bills

1819-01: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN COMMUNICATION 
Approved by the Senate October 15, 2018
Approved by President Rodríguez October 31, 2018

1819-02: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH GUIDELINES FOR PLANNING CALENDARS 
Approved by the Senate November 12, 2018
More information on the planning calendar can be found here:
https://www.albany.edu/academics/academic_calendar.shtml

1819-03: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.S.) PROGRAM IN DIGITAL FORENSICS AND CYBERSECURITY 
Approved by the Senate November 12, 2018
Approved by President Rodríguez November 14, 2018

1819-04: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH AN UNDERGRADUATE MINOR IN SOCIAL WELFARE STUDIES 
Approved by the Senate November 12, 2018
Approved by President Rodríguez November 14, 2018

1819-05: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH AN UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS
Approved by the Senate December 10, 2018
Approved by President Rodríguez December 18, 2018

1819-06: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH AN UNDERGRADUATE B.S. IN BUSINESS ECONOMICS
Approved by the Senate December 10, 2018
Approved by President Rodríguez December 18, 2018

1819-07: PROPOSALS TO ESTABLISH A COMBINED BS INFORMATICS/MS INFORMATION SCIENCE AND A COMBINED BA/BS IN EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND CYBERSECURITY/MS INFORMATION SCIENCE 
Approved by the Senate December 10, 2018
Approved by President Rodríguez December 18, 2018

1819-08: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH AN UNDERGRADUATE MINOR IN FORENSIC SCIENCE
Approved by the Senate February 25, 2019
Approved by President Rodriguez March 11, 2019

1819-09: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A COMBINED BS MATH/MS DATA SCIENCE PROGRAM
Approved by the Senate March 25, 2019
Approved by President Rodriguez April 9, 2019

1819-10: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH MICRO-CREDENTIALING POLICY AND PROCEDURE
Approved by the Senate March 25, 2019
Approved by President Rodriguez April 9, 2019

1819-11: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A COMBINED BS/MS IN ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Approved by the Senate March 25, 2019
Approved by President Rodriguez April 9, 2019

1819-12: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A WRITING CONCENTRATION WITHIN THE ENGLISH BA
Approved by the Senate March 25, 2019
Approved by President Rodriguez April 9, 2019

1819-13: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A MINOR IN GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE
Approved by the Senate March 25, 2019
Approved by President Rodriguez April 9, 2019

1819-14: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A COMBINED BA MATH/MS DATA SCIENCE PROGRAM
Approved by the Senate March 25, 2019
Approved by President Rodriguez April 9, 2019

1819-15: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A COMBINED BA/MA IN LATIN AMERICAN, CARIBBEAN, AND U.S. LATINO STUDIES
Approved by the Senate April 15, 2019
Approved by President Rodriguez April 24, 2019

1819-16: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH 3 MINORS IN MUSICAL THEATRE, ACTING, AND THEATRICAL DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY IN THE DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC AND THEATRE
Approved by the Senate April 15, 2019
Approved by President Rodriguez April 24, 2019

1819-17: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A GRADUATE CERTICIATE PROGRAM IN MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
Approved by the Senate April 15, 2019
Approved by President Rodriguez April 24, 2019

1819-18: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A MINOR IN LAW AND PHILOSOPHY
Approved by the Senate April 15, 2019
Approved by President Rodriguez April 24, 2019

1819-19: PROPOSAL TO DEFINE NON-LICENSURE QUALIFYING MULTI-AWARD PROGRAM PAIRS AS EXISTING PROGRAMS
Approved by the Senate April 15, 2019
Approved by President Rodriguez April 24, 2019

1819-20: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A MINOR IN LEGAL STUDIES THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
Approved by the Senate May 6, 2019
Approved by President Rodriguez May 20, 2019

1819-21: PROPOSAL TO AMEND POLICY PERTAINING TO UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS ENROLLING IN GRADUATE COURSES
Approved by the Senate May 6, 2019
Approved by President Rodriguez May 20, 2019

1819-22: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH GUIDELINES FOR THE UALBANY SELECTION COMMITTEE FOR PROMOTION TO THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK DISTINGUISHED RANKS
Approved by the Senate May 6, 2019
Approved by President Rodriguez May 20, 2019

1819-23: PROPOSAL TO CREATE A STANDING COMMITTEE ON CONTINGENCY WITHIN THE GOVERNANCE COUNCIL (SCOC)
Approved by the Senate May 6, 2019
Approved by President Rodriguez May 20, 2019

Resolutions

1819-01R: RESOLUTION TO URGE THE UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY, STATE UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY, NEW YORK TO ACT IN REGARDS TO CHILDCARE for STUDENTS
Approved by the Senate October 15, 2018

1819-02R: RESOLUTION TO PROMOTE AND DISSEMINATE TO FACULTY AND SENATE MEMBERS, TRAUMA INFORMED CAMPUS TRAININGS, PROGRAMS, AND FORA ADDRESSING THE SOCIAL FACTORS PRODUCING TRAUMA AND IMPACTS FOR SOCIALLY MARGINALIZED GROUPS AND PROTECTED CLASSES
Approved by the Senate November 12, 2018

 

Bills
1718-01: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH M.S. AND Ph.D. PROGRAMS IN ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Approved by the Senate, November 13, 2017;
Approved by President Rodríguez, November 14, 2017

1718-02: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH AN UNDERGRADUATE GLOBAL DISTINCTION TRANSCRIPT MILESTONE
Approved by the Senate, November 13, 2017;
Approved by President Rodríguez, November 14, 2017

1718-03: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A MA IN INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION MANAGEMENT
Approved by the Senate, December 11, 2017;
Approved by President Rodríguez, December 12, 2017

1718-04: PROPOSAL TO DEACTIVATE/DISCONTINUE MBA/MS, BS, BA DUAL PROGRAMS
Approved by the Senate, December 11, 2017;
Approved by President Rodríguez, December 12, 2017

1718-05: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH (3) BS/MS PROGRAMS, combining the BS Human Development major with MS programs in (1) Educational Psychology & Methodology, (2) Mental Health Counseling and (3) Special Education and Literacy II
Approved by the Senate, March 19, 2018;
Approved by President Rodríguez, March 26, 2018

1718-06: PROPOSAL TO REVISE AND RENAME B.S. PROGRAM IN COMPUTER ENGINEERING TO ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Approved by the Senate, May 7, 2018;
Approved by President Rodríguez, May 9, 2018

1718-07: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH B.S. PROGRAM IN ENVIRONMENTAL AND SUSTAINABLE ENGINEERING
Approved by the Senate, May 7, 2018;
Approved by President Rodríguez, May 9, 2018

1718-08: PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH B.S. PROGRAM IN PUBLIC HEALTH
Approved by the Senate, May 7, 2018;
Approved by President Rodríguez, May 9, 2018

Bylaws Amendments
1718-BA01: FACULTY BYLAWS AMENDMENT for PART TIME REPRESENTATION
Approved by the voting faculty, December 5, 2017

1718-BA02: FACULTY BYLAWS AMENDMENT DEFINING QUORUM FOR SENATE MEETINGS
Approved by the voting faculty, December 5, 2017

Resolutions
1718-01R: RESOLUTION: INCORPORATING PART-TIME AND CONTINGENT FACULTY IN THE UNIVERSITY SENATE
Approved by the Senate, September 25, 2017
1718-02R: RESOLUTION: SUPPORTING PROPOSALS REGARDING APPOINTMENT AND STEP SYSTEM FOR PART-TIME FACULTY
 Approved by the Senate, May 7, 2018
 
Bill 1617-01
PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION MANAGEMENT
Approved by the Senate, September 26, 2016;
Approved by Interim President Stellar, October 4, 2016
Bill 1617-02
PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.S.) PROGRAM IN
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE
Approved by the Senate, March 6, 2017;
Approved by Interim President Stellar, March 13, 2017

Bill 1617-03
PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH B.A. / M.I.A. PROGRAMS
Approved by the Senate, April 24, 2017;
Approved by Interim President Stellar, May 4, 2017

 

Bill 1617-04
PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.S.) PROGRAM IN DATA SCIENCE
Approved by the Senate, May 8, 2016;
Approved by Interim President Stellar, May 9, 2016

Bill 1617-05
PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN COMMUNITY COLLEGE LEADERSHIP
Approved by the Senate, May 8, 2016;
Approved by Interim President Stellar, May 9, 2016

Bill 1617-06
PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A MINOR IN LEADERSHIP
Approved by the Senate, May 8, 2016;
Approved by Interim President Stellar, May 9, 2016 Bill 1617-06

 

Charter Amendment 1617-01A
AMENDMENT RE SECTION IX OF THE CHARTER
Approved by the Senate, May 8, 2017

 

Charter Amendment 1617-02A
AMENDMENT RE UPDATES TO SECTION X.7 (CPCA)
Approved by the Senate, May 8, 2017

 

Resolution 1617-01R

RESOLUTION ON ACADEMIC FREEDOM POLICY
Approved by the Senate, September 26, 2016

 

Resolution 1617-02R

RESOLUTION ON ATTACKS ON ACADEMIC FREEDOM
Approved by the Senate, October 13, 2016

 

Resolution 1617-03R

RESOLUTION ON STUDENT REPRESENTATION IN GOVERNANCE
Approved by the Senate, October 13, 2016

 

Resolution 1617-04R

RESOLUTION: CONDEMNATION OF EXECUTIVE ORDER ON IMMIGRANTS
Approved by the Senate, February 13, 2017

 

Resolution 1617-05R

RESOLUTION: AFFIRMATION OF UALBANY’S SUPPORT OF UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS AND IMMIGRANTS
Approved by the Senate, March 6, 2017

2015-16 Legislation

Bill 1516-01
MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.S.) PROGRAM IN COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY
Approved by the Senate, November 16, 2015;
Approved by President Jones, November 19, 2015
 
Bill 1516-02
PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A B.A. ENGLISH / M.A. LIBERAL STUDIES PROGRAM
Approved by the Senate, December 7, 2015;
Approved by President Jones, December 11, 2015
 
Bill 1516-03
PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN TESOL ONLINE
Approved by the Senate, March 7, 2016;
Approved by President Jones, March 28, 2016
 
Bill 1516-04
PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A BACHELOR OF ARTS AND A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND CYBERSECURITY
Approved by the Senate, April 25, 2016;
Approved by President Jones, April 27, 2016
 
Bill 1516-05
PROPOSAL TO AMEND POLICY PERTAINING TO CERTIFIABLE
FULL-TIME GRADUATE ENROLLMENT STATUS
Approved by the Senate, May 9, 2016;
Approved by President Jones, May 11, 2016
 
Bill 1516-06
PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN COMPUTING EDUCATION
Approved by the Senate, May 9, 2016;
Approved by President Jones, May 11, 2016
 
Charter Amendment 1516-01A
Asymmetry in LISC Standing Committees
Approved by the Senate, October 19, 2015
 
Charter Amendment 1516-02A
Updates to Section X.4 (GAC)
Approved by the Senate, October 19, 2015
 
Charter Amendment 1516-03A
Clarification of Responsibilities of CAA
Approved by the Senate, October 13, 2016
 
Resolution 1516-01R
RESOLUTION ON EMERITI PARTICIPATION IN THE UNIVERSITY SENATE
Approved by the Senate, April 25, 2016
 
 
Bill 1415-01
Graduate Certificate Program in Adolescent Special Education for Content Teachers
Approved by the Senate, December 1, 2014;
Approved by President Jones, January 26, 2015
Bill 1415-02
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
Approved by the Senate, March 9, 2015;
Approved by President Jones, March 11, 2015
Bill 1415-03
Graduate Certificate Program in Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cyber Security
Approved by the Senate, April 27, 2015;
Approved by President Jones, May 4, 2015
Bill 1415-04
Deactivate and Discontinue the Puerto Rican Studies Major in the Department of Latin American & U.S. Latino Studies
Tabled by the Senate, May 11, 2015;
Un-tabled by the Senate, September 28, 2015;
Approved by the Senate, October 19, 2015;
Approved by President Jones, October 21, 2015
Bill 1415-05
Discontinue and Deregister Graduate Programs in Geology
Approved by the Senate, May 11, 2015;
Approved by President Jones, May 15, 2015
Bill 1415-06
Name Change for the College of Computing and Information
Approved by the Senate, April 27, 2015;
Approved by President Jones, May 4, 2015
Bill 1415-07
Advanced Graduate Certificate Program in Adolescent Special Education for Childhood Special Educators
Approved by the Senate, May 11, 2015;
Approved by President Jones, May 15, 2015
Bill 1415-08
Undergraduate Minor in Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity
Approved by the Senate, May 11, 2015;
Approved by President Jones, May 15, 2015
Bill 1415-09
Bachelor of Science in Human Development
Approved by the Senate, May 11, 2015;
Approved by President Jones, May 15, 2015
Charter Amendment 1415-01A
Charter Amendment RE: Committee on Assessment of Governance and Consultation
Approved by the Senate, October 20, 2014
Charter Amendment 1415-02A
Charter Amendment RE: Voting for Ex Officio Members of University Senate Councils and Committees
Approved by the Senate, May 11, 2015
Bylaws Amendment 1415-01BA
Voting for Ex Officio Members of the University Senate
Approved by the Voting Faculty, April 8, 2015

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