Millersville University, Faculty Senate
18 February 1997
1. Course and Program Approvals
Program ChangesSenate approved an Associate of Technology in Industrial
Technology and an Option in International Business
2. Senate Minutes
Senators must provide attachments that go with
minutes either electronically (e.g., email) or on a floppy disk..
3. Election of Faculty Senate Officers
Senate elected B. Schneller for the 1997-1998
academic year as senate secretary.
4. General Education Task Force Report
Senate approved two motions:
Motion 1: Advanced Writing Requirement
The task force should completely withdraw
both its reference to the English Department and the statement about the
advanced writing requirement.
Motion 2: Controlling
The task force should devise a strategy to
assess cost or at least begin planning a strategy.
Senate approved two General Education
Review Committee motions (see Attachment B). Motions 1 and 2 passed. Motion
#3 reads as follows: That we not submit items in group 1 to the faculty as
part of the task force recommendations package, but instead discuss and
resolve this issue within faculty senate. Senate amended the motion to read
as follows: delete the words, "
discuss and resolve this issue
within faculty senate." Then replace those words in motion #3 with
include them in the rationale."
Senate approved a special meeting on Tuesday,
February 25, 1997, to continue discussion of motions concerning the Report of
the General Education Task Force.
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