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THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY

The University Faculty Senate

AGENDA

Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at 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 9, 2008, Meeting in The Senate Record 42:1
http://www.senate.psu.edu/record/index.html

B. COMMUNICATIONS TO THE SENATE

Senate Curriculum Report of October 7, 2008 – Appendix A
www.senate.psu.edu/curriculum_resources/bluesheet/bluex.html

2009-2010 Senate Calendar – Appendix B

C. REPORT OF SENATE COUNCIL – Meeting of October 7, 2008

D. ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE CHAIR

E. COMMENTS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY

SPECIAL INFORMATIONAL REPORT

Senate Council

University Budget and Planning Report – Appendix C

F. FORENSIC BUSINESS

G. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

H. LEGISLATIVE REPORTS

Committees and Rules

Revision to Bylaws, Article III, Add New Section 9 (Election to the Senate) – Appendix D

I. ADVISORY/CONSULTATIVE REPORTS

J. INFORMATIONAL REPORTS

University Planning

Status of University Construction Projects – Appendix E
[20 minutes allocated for presentation and discussion]

Intercollegiate Athletics

NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative Annual Report – Appendix F
Academic Eligibility and Athletic Scholarships for 2007-2008
[20 minutes allocated for presentation and discussion]

Intercollegiate Athletics Academic Overview – Appendix G

Outreach

Introducing the Penn State Quality Assurance e-Learning Design Standards – Appendix H

K. NEW LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

L. COMMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE GOOD OF THE UNIVERSITY

Graduate Council September 17, 2008 Minutes
Senate Committees meeting times and location
Commonwealth Caucus Agenda

The next meeting of the University Faculty Senate will be held on Tuesday, December 9, 2008, at 1:30 p.m. in Room 112 Kern Graduate Building.