Passed unanimously at a Special Meeting of SAS, November 8, 2019
Be it resolved, that the implementation of CourseAtlas in the School of Arts and Sciences will be delayed until the faculty of the School are guaranteed by contract agreement or University policy, protections for service, research, and family commitments, and faculty authority to resolve scheduling conflicts.
Whereas, the central administration of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, intends to implement a new university-wide scheduling system, “CourseAtlas” (formerly known as “Infosilem”), and
Whereas, CourseAtlas generates schedules without regard for student interest or for faculty service, research, and family commitments, and
Wheras, the expertise of faculty and staff within each program is needed to resolve conflicts among the above in each program course schedule, and
Whereas, no agreement between the University and the Rutgers AAUP-AFT on the use of CourseAtlas has yet been reached;