EINSTEIN SENATE MEETING
January 11, 2012
The December minutes were approved.
Dean Allen Spiegel provided detailed updates on the PhD, MD/PhD, and MD educational programs, as well as progress and plans for renovations of Van Etten, Kennedy, and Forchheimer.
Senate Speaker Jeff Segall announced that a proposal for a research professor track would be distributed soon and considered for approval at a future Senate meeting.
Committee on Committees
There was nothing to report.
Amos Orlofsky: Einstein Senate Treasurer’s Report
Amos Orlofsky, Einstein Senate Treasurer, reported that the Senate is now registered as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and has a bank account that is no longer administered by Yeshiva University. The possibility of re-initiating dues collection was raised, as was an idea to update the dues schedule. These issues will be discussed in detail at a future Senate meeting.
Ed Burns: Change in Status of the Department of Nuclear Medicine
A proposal to dissolve the Department of Nuclear Medicine and incorporate it into the Department of Radiology as a division was presented by Ed Burns, Executive Dean. The proposal was approved by the Senate.