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The Executive Committee, acting on behalf of the Senate and the Congress, shall identify and arrange for consideration and study of all goals, policies, and programs relating to the physical and academic development of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, including allocation of financial resources, student enrollment, distribution of enrollment among programs and between upper-division and lower-division programs, direction of emphasis in existing programs, the academic effect of administrative organization, quality of scholarship, quality of teaching, quality of research, quality of service, and the relationships between the University of Hawaii at Manoa and other units of the University System.

In addition, the Executive Committee shall:

  • (1) Make recommendations to the Manoa Chancellor and the President;
  • (2) Provide that the Congress is informed of its substantive activities;
  • (3) Certify the results of elections;
  • (4) Appoint Standing Committee members and coordinate the work of its
  • Committees;
  • (5) Prepare the agenda of the Senate and of the Congress;
  • (6) Submit to the Congress actions referred by the Senate;
  • (7) Transmit germane Senate actions, with a record of the vote, to the
  • Manoa Chancellor and, when appropriate, for further transmittal to the
  • President and/or the Board of Regents, as provided in the Charter,
  • Article I, Sections 2 and 3;
  • (8) Prepare and disseminate reports on the work of the Senate and of the
  • Congress;
  • (9) Receive communications from the University Administration and the
  • Board of Regents to the Senate and the Congress; and
  • (10) Perform such other duties as are specified in other provisions of these
  • Bylaws

Prior to referring matters to the Senate for discussion and deliberation, the Executive Committee shall conduct or provide for Committees to conduct necessary inquiries and studies, including hearings concerning matters, initiated by or referred to it. Between Senate meetings the Executive Committee shall report to the Senate members and to Congress members on its activities. The Executive Committee may act for the Senate when a quorum of the Senate cannot be assembled. The Executive Committee shall report its actions taken in the absence of a quorum at the next meeting of the Senate.

[Bylaws, Faculty Congress and Senate, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Article III. Section 5. Duties. a.]

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Resignations / Sabbaticals / Leave

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Spring 2017

    May 29     HOLIDAY: Memorial Day
    May 22 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    May 15 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    May 8 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    May 1 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    April 24 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    April 17 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    April 10 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    April 3 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    March 27     HOLIDAY: Kuhio Day / Spring Recess
    March 20 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    March 13 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    March 6 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    February 27 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    February 20     HOLIDAY: Presidents' Day
    February 13 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    February 6 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    January 30 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    January 23 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    January 16    

    HOLIDAY: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    January 9 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]

    January 2    

    HOLIDAY OBSERVED: New Year's Day

Fall 2016

    December 26     HOLIDAY OBSERVED: Christmas Day
    December 19 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    December 12 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    December 5 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    November 28 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    November 21 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    November 14 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    November 7 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    October 31 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    October 24 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]  
    October 17 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC] David Lassner, i-Chancellor; Ann Sakaguchi, CAB VC; and David Chin (3:00 pm - 3:30 pm)
    October 10 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC] Arts & Sciences -Senate Executive Committee (3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
    October 3 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC] David Lassner i-Chancellor (2:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
    CFS Committee members - Eric Hellebrand, Robert Cooney, and Ming-Bao Yue (3:00 pm - 4:30 pm)
    September 26 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC] Debora Halbert AVCAA; and Hokulani Aikau Dir Gen Ed Office (3:00 pm - 3:30 pm); and Robert Cooney, Parliamentarian (4:30 pm - 5:30 pm)
    September 19 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]

    Jan Gouveia, VP Admin; & Donna Kiyosaki, AVP Admin (3:00 - 4:00 pm); and Dean Denise Konan Colleage of Social Sciences (4:30 pm - 5:00 pm)

    September 12 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]

    VCAFO Kathleen Cutshaw; and Kalbert Young,VP/CFO (3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

    September 5     HOLIDAY: Labor Day
    August 29 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC] Hoku Aikau, Director General Education Office (2:30 pm - 3:00 pm)
    August 22 Agenda Minutes [PDF] [DOC]

    Ann Sakuma Director; Irene Johnson; and Kenisha Strong - Campus Resource and Service Center (CRSC) (3:00 - 4:00 pm)

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