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THE STUDENT SENATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE 47th Legislative Assembly, 2nd Session SR47.2-31 A RESOLUTION REQUESTING DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS TO EMAIL THE CLASS LIST SERVE WHEN A PROFESSOR REPORTS THAT HE OR SHE IS CANCELING CLASS Short Title: Primary Sponsor: Secondary Sponsor(s): First Reading: Referred To: Passage: Enacted:

Professor Absence Accountability Ashley Gothard, CHHS Carlos Williams, CLAS; Anna Helms, CLAS; Martha Smith, CoED December 2, 2010 Academic Affairs Committee January 20, 2011 January 25, 2011

Whereas, the current policy for professor absences does not hold the department responsible for notifying students prior to a canceled class; Whereas, it is an inconvenience for resident and commuter students to come to campus only to find that their class has been canceled; Whereas, all students in said class would benefit from prior knowledge of a class cancelation; Therefore, be it resolved by the Student Senate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte: SECTION I:

The Student Senate requests academic department administrative assistants or professors e-mail the class list serve once they become aware that a professor is going to cancel class.

Mandates: Dr. Arthur R. Jackson, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Michele M. Howard, Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Ken Lambla, Dean of the College of Arts and Architecture Dr. Joseph B. Mazzola, Dean of the College of Business Dr. Cheryl Ring, Dean of the College of Computing and Informatics Dr. Mary Lynne Calhoun, Dean of the College of Education Dr. Robert E. Johnson, Dean of the College of Engineering Dr. Jane B. Neese, Interim Dean of the College of Health and Human Services Dr. Nancy A. Gutierrez, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dr. Charles Bodkin, Chair of the Faculty Council Jonathan Adams, Advisor to the Senate Mariam Jameel, Secretary for Academic Affairs Raegan J. Perry, Chief of Staff The University Times NinerOnline

UNC CHARLOTTE STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION


THE STUDENT SENATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE

I hereby certify that this legislation was considered and adopted by the Student Senate of the University of North Carolina in accordance with the Constitution of the Student Body and the By-Laws of the Student Senate on this 24th day of January, 2011.

I hereby signify my approval of this legislation as adopted by the Student Senate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, this 25th day of January, 2011.

Erin J. Karriker President Pro Tempore of the Student Senate

Megan N. Smith Student Body President

UNC CHARLOTTE STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION


ENACTED SR47 2-31 - Professor Absence Accountability