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THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY

The University Faculty Senate

AGENDA

Tuesday, February 1, 2005 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 December 7, 2004, Meeting in The Senate Record 38:3
[http://www.senate.psu.edu/record/index.html]

B. COMMUNICATIONS TO THE SENATE

Senate Committee on Curricular Affairs

Senate Curriculum Report (Blue Sheets) of January 18 - Appendix A.1
[www.senate.psu.edu/curriculum_resources/bluesheet/bluex.html]
Implementation of Revised Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements - Appendix A.2
Implementation of United States Cultures and International Cultures Requirement - Appendix A.3

Senate Calendar for 2005-2006 - Appendix B

C. REPORT OF SENATE COUNCIL - Meeting of January 18, 2005

D. ANNOUNCEMENTS BY CHAIR KIM STEINER

E. COMMENTS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY

F. FORENSIC BUSINESS

Undergraduate Education

Special Forensic Session on the General Education Health and Physical Activity Requirement (GHA) - Appendix C

G. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

H. LEGISLATIVE REPORTS

Committees and Rules

Revision to Standing Rules Article I, Section 11 (b, d, e) - Appendix D

Undergraduate Education

Revision of Senate Policy 51-50 and 60-00 - Appendix E
(see corrected copy in Senate Record)

I. ADVISORY/CONSULTATIVE REPORTS

J. INFORMATIONAL REPORTS

Admissions, Records, Scheduling, and Student Aid

Financial Aid Report - Appendix F

Reserved Spaces Program - Appendix G

Elections Commission

University Faculty Census Report for 2005-2006 - Appendix H

Faculty Benefits

University Travel Task Force Report - Appendix I

K. NEW LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

L. COMMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE GOOD OF THE UNIVERSITY


Senate Committees meeting times and locations

Commonwealth Caucus Agenda

NOTE: The next regular meeting of the University Faculty Senate will be held on Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at 1:30 p.m. in room 112 Kern Graduate Building.