THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY

The University Faculty Senate

AGENDA

Tuesday, September 13, 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 April 26, 2005, Meeting in The Senate Record 38:6
[http://www.senate.psu.edu/record/index.html]

B. COMMUNICATIONS TO THE SENATE

Senate Committee on Curricular Affairs

Senate Curriculum Report (Blue Sheets) of August 30, 2005 - Appendix A
[www.senate.psu.edu/curriculum_resources/bluesheet/bluex.html]

C. REPORT OF SENATE COUNCIL - Meeting of August 23, 2005

D. ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE CHAIR

E. COMMENTS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY

F. FORENSIC BUSINESS

Joint Committee on Curricular Integrity

Preliminary Report, August 2005 Appendix B
[30 minutes allocated for discussion]

Promotion and Tenure Transition Committee

Preliminary Report, August 2005 Appendix C
[30 minutes allocated for discussion]

G. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

H. LEGISLATIVE REPORTS

Committees and Rules

Revisions to Standing Rules Article III, Sections 10 and 11 Appendix D
(Council of Past Senate Chairs)

I. ADVISORY/CONSULTATIVE REPORTS

J. INFORMATIONAL REPORTS

Faculty Benefits

Penn State's Strategic Response to the Challenge of Health in the 21 st Century Appendix E
[30 minutes allocated for presentation; 15 minutes for discussion]

Faculty Rights and Responsibilities

Annual Report for 2004-2005 Appendix F

Student Life

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

K. NEW LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

L. COMMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE GOOD OF THE UNIVERSITY

Graduate Council April 20, 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, October 25, 2005, at 1:30 p.m. in room 112 Kern Graduate Building.