Posted: Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Response to College Senate Recommendations: Athletic, Health Fee Resolution Amendments
From the Officer-in-Charge
At its April 12, 2013, meeting, the College Senate approved and forwarded to the president a motion to amend the language in the Athletic Fee resolution:
WHEREAS, the Student Athletic Fee at Buffalo State is used to support athletic personnel at a disproportionately higher rate than at other SUNY comprehensive colleges; and
WHEREAS, salaries paid from IFR accounts are subject to both fringe benefit and contractual salary increases,
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that in the best interest of students and the college, the administration develop a formal plan to raise the level of New York State support for the Athletics Department that is more in line with the other comprehensive colleges, and that the college begin the process by funding any positions required to maintain compliance with Title IX.
Amended language added after last period that was approved:
“This plan will be presented to the College Senate on or before the December 2013 College Senate meeting.” This will give the Athletics Department time to figure out whether it needs to request another fee increase next year or whether it will be handled another way.
At its May 10, 2013, meeting, the College Senate approved and forwarded to the president a motion to amend the language in the Health Fee resolution:
WHEREAS, the Student Health Fee at Buffalo State is main