Bylaws Committee Monthly Report

January 2021

From: Dr. Urszula Golebiewska, Chair, Committee on Bylaws

To:     Dr. Zivah Perel Katz, Secretary, Steering Committee of the Academic Senate

Date: January 11, 2021

Subject: Three resolutions—dissolve The Committee on Pre-College, Continuing Education and Workforce Development; establishment of 2 Standing Committees: The Committee on Pre-college with its charges; and The Committee on Continuing Education and Workforce Development with its charges.

 

The Committee on Bylaws of the Academic Senate unanimously approved the following resolutions on a meeting of April 8, 2020, and now submits these three resolutions for consideration to the Academic Senate:

 

  1. Revision of the Charges of the Committee on the Library

Whereas, the Committee on the Library reports and recommends to the Academic Senate on matters pertaining to the Library of Queensborough Community College.

Whereas, the matters pertaining to the Library of Queensborough Community College that are the purview of the Committee on the Library are not specified in Article VII, Section 24.

Be it resolved that the wording stated in Article VIII, Section 24 be revised to better reflect the work of the Committee on the Library.

 

From:

Section 24 (The Committee on the Library).

The Committee on the Library shall consist of six (6) members of the instructional staff and one (1) student.

The Committee on Library shall:

  1. Report and recommend to the Academic Senate on matters pertaining to the Library of Queensborough Community College.
  2. Serve as an advisory group.

 

To:

Section 24 (The Committee on the Library).

 

The Committee on the Library shall:

  1. Report and recommend to the Academic Senate on matters pertaining to the Library of Queensborough Community College.
  1. Serve as an advisory group to the Library Department, that will:
    1. consider and advocate for students’ interests in the use of the library and its resources including (but not limited to) the allocation of space, the rules and regulations of use, and the availability of resources.
    2. consider and refer to other administrative offices (e.g., Buildings and Grounds, Academic Affairs) issues related to the function and condition of the library building.
    3. consider, make recommendations, and advocate for initiatives that build or improve access to the library’s collections.
    4. review the current state of pedagogical technologies in the Library, and make recommendations to the Library staff and Senate regarding the maintenance and upgrade of these technologies. 

 

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