The Penn State Faculty Senate has moved to a paperless agenda system (e.g.,Implementing Strategies for More Sustainable Meeting Practices--The Senate Moves To Paperless Meetings, The Faculty Voice, Aug. 9, 2012). Our first meeting of the 2012-2013 Academic Year is scheduled for Tuesday August 28, 2012.
I have included below the Agenda of the matting that may also be accessed here.I encourage those interested to send comments to their unit Senators or otherwise to the Senate officers. We expect a lively meeting.
The AGENDA MAY ALSO BE ACCESSED HERE.
THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITYThe University Faculty SenateAGENDATuesday, August 28, 2012 – 1:30 p.m.
112 Kern Graduate Building
Senators are reminded to bring their PSU ID card to swipe in a card reader to record attendance.In the event of severe weather conditions or other emergencies that would necessitate the cancellation of a Senate meeting, a communication will be posted on Penn State Live at http://live.psu.edu/.A. MINUTES OF THE PRECEDING MEETING
B. COMMUNICATIONS TO THE SENATESeating Chart for 2012-2013 - Appendix BD. ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE CHAIRE. COMMENTS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITYF. NEW BUSINESSG. FORENSIC BUSINESSDiscussion of the NCAA and Big 10 Sanctions, of the process by - Appendix C
which they were negotiated and agreed to, and possible statements by the
Senate to the public and to the NCAA in relation to all these issues
(Keith E. Nelson, Liberal Arts senator) [15 minutes allocated for presentation and discussion]H. UNFINISHED BUSINESSI. LEGISLATIVE REPORTSAdmissions, Records, Scheduling, and Student AidRevisions to Senate Policies 02-50, 06-30, 06-57, and 06-70
Dealing with Provisional Students and Advanced Standing Admission - Appendix D
J. ADVISORY/CONSULTATIVE REPORTSEducational Equity and Campus Environment and Student LifeLGBTQ Resources for Students at Penn State - Appendix E
ResearchInter-Campus Research - Appendix FK. INFORMATIONAL REPORTSAdmissions, Records, Scheduling, and Student AidAnnual Report on the High School Students Enrolled Nondegree in Credit Courses
[Posted on ARSSA website] - Appendix GFaculty Rights and ResponsibilitiesAnnual Report for 2011-2012 - Appendix HIntercollegiate AthleticsNCAA Faculty Athletics Representative Annual Report - Appendix I
Academic Eligibility and Athletic Scholarships for 2011-2012
[15 minutes allocated for presentation and discussion]
Joint Committee on Insurance and BenefitsAnnual Report 2011-2012 - Appendix JUniversity PlanningCampaign Update and the Role of Faculty in - Appendix K
For the Future: The Campaign for Penn State Students
[15 minutes allocated for presentation and discussion]L. NEW LEGISLATIVE BUSINESSM. COMMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE GOOD OF THE UNIVERSITYThe next meeting of the University Faculty Senate will be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 1:30 p.m., Room 112 Kern Graduate Building.All members of the Faculty Senate are asked to sit in their assigned seats for each Senate meeting. The assignment of seats is made to enable the Senate Chair to distinguish members from visitors and to be able to recognize members appropriately. Senators are reminded to wait for the microphone and identify themselves and their voting unit before speaking on the floor. Members of the University community, who are not senators, may not speak at a Senate meeting unless they request the privilege of the floor from the Senate Chair in advance of the meeting.