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THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY

The University Faculty Senate

AGENDA

Tuesday, December 5, 2006 at 1:30 p.m.
112 Kern Graduate Building

[In the case of severe weather conditions or other emergencies, please call the Senate Office at (814) 863-0221 to determine if a Senate meeting has been postponed or canceled. This may be done after business office hours by calling the Senate Office number and a voice mail message may be heard concerning the status of any meeting.]

VIEW FULL AGENDA

A. MINUTES OF THE PRECEDING MEETING

Minutes of the October 24, 2006, Meeting in The Senate Record 40:2
[http://www.senate.psu.edu/record/index.html]

B. COMMUNICATIONS TO THE SENATE

Senate Curriculum Report of November 21, 2006 – Appendix A
[www.senate.psu.edu/curriculum_resources/bluesheet/bluex.html]

2007-2008 Senate Calendar – Appendix B

C. REPORT OF SENATE COUNCIL – Meeting of November 21, 2006

D. ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE CHAIR

E. COMMENTS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY

F. FORENSIC BUSINESS

G. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

H. LEGISLATIVE REPORTS

Committees and Rules

Revision to the Constitution, Article II, Section 1 (Membership) – Appendix C
(door handout)

Revision to the Constitution, Article II, Section 5 (c) (3) (Student Representation) – Appendix D

Revision of Senate Committee on Outreach, Standing Rules, Article II, Section 6 (k) 3 – Appendix E

Intercollegiate Athletics

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

I. ADVISORY/CONSULTATIVE REPORTS

J. INFORMATIONAL REPORTS

Student Life

New Student Government Report – Appendix G
[ten minutes allocated for presentation and discussion]

Student Services Enhancements at Penn State Commonwealth Campuses – Appendix H
[ten minutes allocated for presentation and discussion]

Senate Council

Summary of Fall 2006 Officers' Visits to University Units – Appendix I
[ten minutes allocated for presentation and discussion]

K. NEW LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

L. COMMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE GOOD OF THE UNIVERSITY

Graduate Council October 18, 2006 Minutes
Senate Committees meeting times and location
Commonwealth Caucus Agenda

Notes: The next meeting of the University Faculty Senate will be held on Tuesday, January 30, 2006, at 1:30 p.m. in Room 112 Kern Graduate Building.