Resolutions

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Assembly Name: Employee Assembly

Res. No. Resolution Status Abstract Last Updated Assembly Name Term
3 In Recognition and Appreciation of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Acknowledged by the President On the occasion of the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, the Employee Assembly celebrates her long and distinguished career, her contributions to our country, and her unrelenting support of women and marginalized communities. 10/08/2020 5:15pm Employee Assembly AY 2020-2021
2 In Recognition and Appreciation of Voluntary Retirement Incentive Program Participants Acknowledged by the President On the occasion of the retirement of 213 faculty and staff participants in the Voluntary Retirement Incentive program effective September 16, 2020, the Employee Assembly thanks and celebrates their careers and contributions to the Cornell Community. 09/17/2020 7:00pm Employee Assembly AY 2020-2021
1 Approval of the 2020-2021 Operating Budget Accepted by the President This is the operative budget for the Employee Assembly 2020-2021 legislative session. 10/14/2020 8:45am Employee Assembly AY 2020-2021

Assembly Name: Graduate and Professional Student Assembly

Res. No. Resolution Status Abstract Last Updated Assembly Name Term
1 Changes to the GPSA Finance Commission Funding Guidelines Accepted by the President This resolution proposes two sets of changes to the GPSA Finance Commission Funding Guidelines: a set of temporary policies that will apply during the 2020-2021 academic year only, and a set of permanent changes to the Funding Guidelines. 09/24/2020 5:15pm Graduate and Professional Student Assembly AY 2020-2021

Assembly Name: Student Assembly

Res. No. Resolution Status Abstract Last Updated Assembly Name Term
8 Cayuga Land Acknowledgement Waiting for Submission to the President This resolution calls for the Student Assembly to amend the Standing Rules to include a land acknowledgement of the Cayuga Nation, on whose territory the University occupies. This land acknowledgement will be issued before all SA-affiliated events. 10/29/2020 6:45pm Student Assembly AY 2020-2021
7 Support for Native American and Indigenous Students at Cornell’s Demands Waiting for Submission to the President This resolution calls for the Student Assembly to support the demands of Native American and Indigenous Students at Cornell (NAISAC) 10/29/2020 6:45pm Student Assembly AY 2020-2021
5 Amending and Ratifying the 2020-2021 Student Assembly Standing Rules Adopted by the Assembly This resolution amends and ratifies the 2020-2021 Student Assembly Standing Rules. 10/08/2020 5:15pm Student Assembly AY 2020-2021
4 Amending and Ratifying the Student Assembly Bylaws Adopted by the Assembly This resolution amends and ratifies the Student Assembly Bylaws. Notable amendments include: the addition of officer duties for the Vice President of Research and Accountability, a revised system for community voting, and the creation of ex-officio positions for the Student Advocate and the Director of Student Government Relations. 10/08/2020 5:00pm Student Assembly AY 2020-2021
3 Amending and Ratifying the Student Assembly Charter Adopted by the Assembly This resolution amends and ratifies the Student Assembly Charter. Notable amendments include the creation of the Dyson School of Business representative as well as the creation of an at-large seat reserved for candidates seeking to represent students with disabilities. 10/08/2020 4:45pm Student Assembly AY 2020-2021
2 Reducing the SAF for Fall2020 (2020SU) Accepted by the President This resolution reduces the Student Activity Fee for Fall 2020. 08/12/2020 1:00pm Student Assembly AY 2020-2021
1 Reinstating the Power of the AY 2019-2020 Student Assembly (2020SU) Acknowledged by the President This resolution reinstates the power of the AY 2019-2020 Student Assembly until the Fall 2020 election is complete. 09/05/2020 11:00am Student Assembly AY 2020-2021

Assembly Name: University Assembly

Res. No. Resolution Status Abstract Last Updated Assembly Name Term
1 Bylaw Changes to the Appointment of Committee Chairs and Members Tabled Indefinitely This resolution proposes language to amend the University Assembly bylaws regarding the appointment of Standing Committee chairs and members. 10/20/2020 11:00pm University Assembly AY 2020-2021
0 UA Memorandum to President Pollack and Provost Kotlikoff Acknowledged by the President This Memorandum, written by Bob Howarth, Chair of the UA, and conveyed to the President and Provost on behalf of the 2019-2020 University Assembly, expresses concern over plans to reopen the Cornell campus for the fall (2020) semester. 08/12/2020 4:15pm University Assembly AY 2020-2021