ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
MINUTES OF SENATE COUNCIL MEETING
OCTOBER 17, 2012
PRESENT: Drs. Allen Spiegel, Jeffrey Segall, Stephen Baum, Ed Burns, Elyse Sussman, Barbara Birshtein, Michael Brenowitz, Anne Bresnick, Hannes Buelow, Harris Goldstein, Ulrich Kadolsky, Victor Schuster, Pamela Stanley, Karen Weidenheim
EXCUSED: Mr. Cary Weiss
ABSENT: Susan Horwitz, Vinayaka Prasad
GUEST: Ms. Shelly Motzkin
The minutes were approved after 1 small change.
The passing of Dr. Stanley Nathenson was noted with deep regret.
The proposed members of the promotions committees were approved.
There will be increases in the health insurance costs for the upcoming year, reflecting at least in part recent increased outlays by the plan for health care expenses.
The Banner system going live date is Jan 1.
The dean attended the opening of the Kwazula-Natal Research Institute for TB and HIV (K-RITH) in South Africa, which has significant collaborations with Einstein.
There was a presentation of a proposal for an educational center.
The meeting adjourned at 4:55 p.m.
Jeffrey E. Segall, Ph.D.
Speaker, Einstein Senate