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THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY

The University Faculty Senate

AGENDA

Tuesday, September 14, 2004, 1:30 p.m.
112 Kern Graduate Building

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VIEW FULL AGENDA

A. MINUTES OF THE PRECEDING MEETING

Minutes of the April 27, 2004 Meeting in The Senate Record 37:5
[http://www.psu.edu/ufs/recordx.html]

B. COMMUNICATIONS TO THE SENATE

Senate Curriculum Report (Blue Sheets) of August 31, 2004 - Appendix A
[www.psu.edu/ufs/bluex.html]

C. REPORT OF SENATE COUNCIL - Meeting of August 24, 2004

D. ANNOUNCEMENTS BY CHAIR KIM STEINER

E. COMMENTS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY

F. FORENSIC BUSINESS

G. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

H. LEGISLATIVE REPORTS

Admissions, Records, Scheduling and Student Aid

Proposal for Revising Senate Policy 42-98 (Armed Services) Appendix B
(see corrected copy in Senate Record)

Proposal for Revising Senate Policy 56-70 (Leave of Absence) Appendix C

Committees and Rules

Amendment to Constitution, Article II, Section 5(c) (Student Representation) Appendix D

Revision to Standing Rules, Article III, Section 5(a) (FR&R Membership) Appendix E

Revision to Bylaws, Article III, Section 7 (Senate Absences) Appendix F

I. ADVISORY/CONSULTATIVE REPORTS

J. INFORMATIONAL REPORTS

Faculty Rights and Responsibilities

Annual Report for 2003-2004 Appendix G

Intercollegiate Athletics

Annual Report of Academic Eligibility and Athletic Scholarships for 2003-2004 Appendix H

Joint Committee on Insurance and Benefits

Annual Report for 2003-2004 Appendix I

Research

Global Outsourcing, Research, and Graduate Education Appendix J

Student Life

Managing Classroom Disruption Appendix K

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, October 26, 2004, at 1:30 p.m. at Penn State Harrisburg.