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THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY

The University Faculty Senate

AGENDA

Tuesday, March 15, 2005 - 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 can be heard concerning the status of any meeting.]

VIEW FULL AGENDA

A. MINUTES OF THE PRECEDING MEETING

Minutes of the February 1, 2005, Meeting in The Senate Record 38:4
[http://www.senate.psu.edu/record/index.html]

B. COMMUNICATIONS TO THE SENATE

Senate Committee on Curricular Affairs

Senate Curriculum Report (Blue Sheets) of March 1, 2005 - Appendix A
[www.senate.psu.edu/curriculum_resources/bluesheet/bluex.html]

Elections Commission Revised Census - Appendix B

C. REPORT OF SENATE COUNCIL - Meeting of March 1, 2005

D. ANNOUNCEMENTS BY CHAIR KIM STEINER

E. COMMENTS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY

F. FORENSIC BUSINESS

G. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

H. LEGISLATIVE REPORTS

I. ADVISORY/CONSULTATIVE REPORTS

J. INFORMATIONAL REPORTS

Elections Commission

Roster of Senators by Voting Units for 2005-2006 - Appendix C

Committee on Committees and Rules

Nominating Report for 2005-2006 - Appendix D

Senate Council Nominating Committee Report for 2005-2006 - Appendix E

Chair-Elect
Secretary
Faculty Advisory Committee to the President

University Planning

University Long-Term Borrowing - Appendix F

Outreach Activities

Changes in the Outreach Organization - Appendix G

Undergraduate Education

Summary of Petitions by College, Campus, and Unit - Appendix H

Admissions, Records, Scheduling, and Student Aid  

Report on Enrollments and Admissions - Appendix I

Report on Faculty Senate Scholarship Awards to Undergraduates - Appendix J

Faculty Benefits

University Travel Task Force Report - Appendix K

Faculty Salaries, Academic Year 2004-2005 - Appendix L

Libraries

Serials and Scholarly Communication - Appendix M

Senate Council

Summary of Spring 2005 Officers’ Visits to University Park Units - Appendix N

K. NEW LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

L. COMMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE GOOD OF THE UNIVERSITY

Graduate Council January_19, 2005 Minutes
Graduate Council February 16, 2005 Minutes
Senate Committees meeting times and location
Commonwealth Caucus Agenda

NOTE: The next regular meeting of the University Faculty Senate will be held on Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at 1:30 p.m. in room 112 Kern Graduate Building.