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THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY

The University Faculty Senate

AGENDA

Tuesday, January 31, 2006- 1:30 p.m.
112 Kern Graduate Building

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VIEW FULL AGENDA

A. MINUTES OF THE PRECEDING MEETING

Minutes of the December 6, 2005, Meeting in The Senate Record 39:3
[http://www.senate.psu.edu/record/index.html]

B. COMMUNICATIONS TO THE SENATE

Senate Committee on Curricular Affairs

Senate Curriculum Report (Blue Sheets) of January 17, 2006 – Appendix A
[www.senate.psu.edu/curriculum_resources/bluesheet/bluex.html]

C. REPORT OF SENATE COUNCIL – Meeting of January 17, 2006

D. ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE CHAIR

E. COMMENTS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY

F. FORENSIC BUSINESS

G. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

H. LEGISLATIVE REPORTS

Committees on Committees and Rules

Revisions to Standing Rules, Article II, Section (k), Senate Committee on Research Appendix B

Undergraduate Education

Revision of Policy 14-10, Limitation to Enrollment as a Nondegree Student Appendix C

Revision of Policy 32-40, Assignment of Advisers Appendix D

I. ADVISORY/CONSULTATIVE REPORTS

Faculty Affairs

Revision of Policy HR23 Promotion and Tenure Procedures and Regulations Appendix E
(see corrected copy in Senate Record)

J. INFORMATIONAL REPORTS

Research

Report on Research and Graduate Education, 2006Appendix F

Admissions, Records, Scheduling, and Student Aid

Annual Report on the Reserved Spaces ProgramAppendix G

Elections Commission

University Faculty Census Report for 2006-2007Appendix H

Faculty Affairs

Policy HR40 Evaluation of Faculty PerformanceAppendix I

Undergraduate Education

Grade Distribution ReportAppendix J

Summary of Petitions by College, Campus, and Unit, 2004-2005Appendix K

K. NEW LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

L. COMMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE GOOD OF THE UNIVERSITY

Graduate Council December 14, 2005 Minutes
Senate Committees meeting times and location
Commonwealth Caucus Agenda

NOTE: The next meeting of the University Faculty Senate will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2006, at 1:30 p.m. in room 112 Kern Graduate Building.