Spring 2015 Senate Calendar

Posted on December 13, 2014

Spring 2015 Senate Calendar [download PDFPratt Institute Academic Calendar
Approved by the Academic Senate, December 2, 2014
Senate retreats and special meetings shall be scheduled as needed

Mon Jan 6 Close Faculty Development Fund (FDF)
Mon Jan 19 Martin Luther King Day
Tue Jan 20 First day of weekday classes
Tue Jan 27 Senate mtg 01
Tue Feb 03 Senate committees meet
Tue Feb 10 Senate mtg 02
Mon Feb 16 President’s Day; classes in session
Tue Feb 17 Senate committees meet
Tue Feb 24 Senate mtg 03
Tue Mar 03 Senate committees meet
Tue Mar 10 Senate mtg 04 – elect Faculty Trustee candidates
March FDF committee finalizes deliberations
Mar 16-22 Spring Break (Mon-Sun)
Tue Mar 24 Senate mtg 05 – elect Board Faculty Reps/Observers
Tue Mar 31 Senate committees meet
Tue Apr 07 Senate Report, all-institute mtg 06
Apr Provost announces FDF awards
Tue Apr 14 Senate committees meet.
Tue Apr 21 Senate mtg 07
Tue Apr 28 Senate committees meet
Apr-May FDF awards received in regular May and June pay
May 5-8 Studio Days (Tue-Fri)
TBD Honors Convocation
Fri May 15 Last Day of Class; All incomplete grades for the Fall 2013 term turn to an F
Commencement – Madison Square Garden
Tue May 19 Final grades due online by 3 PM
Mon May 18 First day of Summer 1

EC = Executive Committee
APPC = Academic Programs and Policies Committee DTA = Distinguished Teacher Award
FDF = Faculty Development Fund


Meeting agenda: Senate President Jenny Lee, jennylee@pratt.edu
Meeting attendance: Senate Secretary Chris Sula, csula@pratt.edu
Meeting lunch: Assistant to the Senate, dcutler2@pratt.edu
Unless otherwise noted, the Senate meets every other Tuesday from 12:30 to 1:50 pm. Senate committees typically meet on Tuesdays that the Senate does not meet. Standing rules for meetings, including those on Agenda, Attendance, Guests and Minutes, are published online: http://www.prattsenate.org/policies

Senate Bylaws Article 9B requires the Academic Senate to convene at least once, after the eighth week of each of the semesters, Fall and Spring, a meeting of the faculty and chairs, presided over by the President of the Academic Senate. The President of Pratt Institute and the President of the Academic Senate will report on issues confronting the Institute and academic governance.