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|Res. No.||Resolution||Status||Abstract||Last Updated||Assembly Name||Term|
|9||Updates to University Assembly Charter in Order to Remain Consistent with Campus Judicial Documents||Tabled Indefinitely||The University Assembly Charter must be updated to remain consistent with the Student Code of Conduct (formerly the “Campus Code of Conduct) and the current University Assembly By-laws. Under the By-laws and Student Code of Conduct, the titles and appointment processes of several offices and positions have been altered. These alterations pertain to: The Office of the Judicial Administrator (now “The Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards” (OSCCS)); The Office of the Judicial Codes Counselor (now “The Office of the Respondents’ Codes Counselors” (RCC)); and the University Hearing and Review Board (UHRB). Additionally, the Ombudsman has also been rebranded as “The Ombuds,” however this position is not mentioned in either the Student Code of Conduct or the By-laws. The language of the UA Charter should be revised to reflect these alterations.||04/12/2022 5:00pm||University Assembly||AY 2021-2022|
|8||Examining Cornell University's Existing Waste Management Practices||Acknowledged by the President||In order to ensure Cornell University remains a clean, safe, environmentally sustainable, and ecologically compatible educational and living community, investments must be made to investigate existing waste management practices as a means of identifying existing short-comings and opportunities to incorporate technology, engineering, and innovation.||04/20/2022 4:00pm||University Assembly||AY 2021-2022|
|7||Establishing the first Tuesday in November of each year as “Election Day,” a Cornell University Recognized Civic Holiday||Tabled Indefinitely||Establishing the first Tuesday in November of each year as “Election Day,” a Cornell University Recognized Civic Holiday||03/25/2022 10:15am||University Assembly||AY 2021-2022|
|6||Alterations to Codes and Judicial Committee Name and Function||Rejected by the President||The University Assembly By-laws must be updated after adoption of the Student Code of Conduct this academic year. As the CJC is no longer tasked with approval/rejection of all Resolutions, it will instead function as a non-judicial body providing an avenue for objective review of regulations of conduct across the entire Cornell population. Additionally, the CJC will undergo a name-change and role-clarification to reflect the structure of the new disciplinary hearing process and University Hearing and Review Panel appointment procedure.||03/29/2022 5:00pm||University Assembly||AY 2021-2022|
|5||Support for Faculty Senate Proposed Resolution - Inclusion and Prioritization of a New Natatorium in the 'Do the Greatest Good' Capital Campaign||Acknowledged by the President||This resolution expresses the University Assembly Campus Welfare Committee's support for the proposed Faculty Senate resolution - Inclusion and Prioritization of a New Natatorium in the 'Do the Greatest Good' Capital Campaign.||02/22/2022 5:30pm||University Assembly||AY 2021-2022|
|3||Increasing the Number of Sustainable Waste Receptacles on Campus||Committee Review||In order to ensure Cornell University remains a clean, safe, environmentally sustainable, and ecologically compatible educational and living community, investments must be made to increase the number of sustainably compatible waste receptacles across the University’s Ithaca, New York campus. Additionally, waste receptacles ought to be strategically placed such that both financial and natural resources are conserved, recycling habits are rationally incentivized, in order to protect these lands, public health, natural resources, and regional biodiversity.||11/30/2021 4:45pm||University Assembly||AY 2021-2022|
|2||Calling on Cornell University to Appropriately Recognize and Honor Veterans Day||Acknowledged by the President||This resolution calls on University Administration to establish Veterans Day as a University holiday where courses are canceled and University affiliates are not required to work.||11/08/2021 5:45pm||University Assembly||AY 2021-2022|
|1||Calling Upon Cornell University to Require COVID-19 Vaccination for All Faculty, Staff, and Students||Tabled Indefinitely||This resolution called upon the University to require COVID-19 vaccinations for all faculty, staff, and students.||09/14/2021 4:45pm||University Assembly||AY 2021-2022|