THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY

The University Faculty Senate

AGENDA

Tuesday, October 25, 2005 - 1:30 p.m.
112 Kern Graduate Building

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VIEW FULL AGENDA

A. MINUTES OF THE PRECEDING MEETING

Minutes of the September 13, 2005, Meeting in The Senate Record 39:1
[http://www.senate.psu.edu/record/index.html]

B. COMMUNICATIONS TO THE SENATE

Senate Committee on Curricular Affairs

Senate Curriculum Report (Blue Sheets) of October 11, 2005 - Appendix A
[www.senate.psu.edu/curriculum_resources/bluesheet/bluex.html]

800-level Graduate Courses - Appendix B

C. REPORT OF SENATE COUNCIL - Meeting of October 11, 2005

D. ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE CHAIR

E. COMMENTS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY

F. FORENSIC BUSINESS

G. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

SPECIAL INFORMATIONAL REPORT

Senate Committee on University Planning: University Budget and Planning - Appendix C
Presentation by Executive Vice President and Provost

H. LEGISLATIVE REPORTS

Intercollegiate Athletics

Revision of Senate Policy 67-00, Athletic Competition, Section 2, Eligibility of Athletes - Appendix D

Undergraduate Education

Revision of Policies 51-50, 60-00, and 60-10: Cumulative Grade-Point Averages, Completing More Than One Undergraduate Major Program (Sequential or Concurrent Majors), and Concurrent Majors Program - Appendix E

I. ADVISORY/CONSULTATIVE REPORTS

Faculty Affairs

New Policy (HR-70) for Dismissal of Tenure or Tenure Eligible Faculty Members - Appendix F

J. INFORMATIONAL REPORTS

Student Life

Promoting Student Learning: The Emerging Role of Student Affairs at Penn State - Appendix G
[15 minutes allocated for presentation]

Admissions, Records, Scheduling, and Student Aid

Report on Faculty Senate Scholarship Awards to Undergraduates - Appendix H

Faculty Affairs

Equity in Faculty Development Funding - Appendix I
[ten minutes allocated for presentation]

Joint Committee on Insurance and Benefits

Annual Report - Appendix J
[ten minutes allocated for presentation]

Intercollegiate Athletics

Annual Report of Academic Eligibility and Athletic Scholarships for 2004-2005 - Appendix K
[ten minutes allocated for presentation]

Outreach

Penn State World Campus Update - Appendix L
[fifteen minutes allocated for presentation]

K. NEW LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

L. COMMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE GOOD OF THE UNIVERSITY

Ombudsman Report, October 11, 2005
Graduate Council September 21, 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, December 6, 2005, at 1:30 p.m. in room 112 Kern Graduate Building.