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THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY

The University Faculty Senate

AGENDA

Tuesday, September 11, 2007 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 April 24, 2007, Meeting in The Senate Record 40:6
[http://www.senate.psu.edu/record/index.html]

B. COMMUNICATIONS TO THE SENATE

Senate Curriculum Report of August 28, 2007 – Appendix A
[www.senate.psu.edu/curriculum_resources/bluesheet/bluex.html]

C. REPORT OF SENATE COUNCIL – Meeting of August 28, 2007

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 Bylaws, Article III, Section 1 (b) (Election to the Senate) – Appendix B

Undergraduate Education

Revisions to Senate Policy 42-50, Credit by Examination/Proficiency Examination – Appendix C
(see post-meeting note in Senate Record)

I. ADVISORY/CONSULTATIVE REPORTS

J. INFORMATIONAL REPORTS

Joint Committee on Insurance and Benefits

Joint Committee on Insurance and Benefits Annual Report 2006-2007 – Appendix D

Faculty Rights and Responsibilities

Annual Report for 2006-2007 – Appendix E

Intercollegiate Athletics

NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative Annual Report – Appendix F
Academic Eligibility and Athletic Scholarships for 2006-2007
Report on Campus Athletic Programs
[ten minutes allocated for presentation and discussion]

University Planning

University Park Master Plan Update – Appendix G
[fifteen minutes allocated for presentation and discussion]

K. NEW LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

L. COMMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE GOOD OF THE UNIVERSITY

Senate Committees meeting times and location
Commonwealth Caucus Agenda

 

The next meeting of the University Faculty Senate will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2007, at 1:30 p.m. in Room 112 Kern Graduate Building.