Proposals 1-4 below were passed without dissent.
(1) NEW UNDERGRADUATE COURSE
MATH 472--Financial Mathematics, 3 credits. Desired effective date--Spring 2004.
(2) NEW UNDERGRADUATE COURSE
GEOG 278--Transportation Geography, a Liberal Arts core (G3) course, 3 credits. Desired effective date--Fall 2004.
(3) NEW UNDERGRADUATE COURSE
UNIV 101--Freshman Seminar, 1 credit. Conducted in tandem with ENGL 110, providing an introduction to the university experience, with emphasis on assisting students in the selection of a major course of study. Restricted to freshmen who have not declared a major.
(4) CHANGES IN COURSES/CURRICULA
ENGL 292--Science Fiction, existing Liberal Arts core (G1) course requesting the addition of Writing-Across-the-Curriculum (W) label. Desired effective date--Spring 2003.
The following 4 proposed program changes were discussed, but their approval was postponed until the May 2003 Faculty Senate Meeting on a G. Stine/R. Kerper motion.
(5-8) CHANGES IN COURSES/CURRICULA**
B. S. in Chemistry - changes in electives to comply with the 120-credit hour graduation requirement.
B. S. in Chemistry--Biochemistry - changes in electives to comply with the 120-credit hour graduation requirement.
B. S. in Chemistry--Environmental Chemistry - changes in electives to comply with the 120-credit hour graduation requirement.
B. S. in Chemistry--Polymer Chemistry - changes in electives to comply with the 120-credit hour graduation requirement.
A S. Yalda/C. Price motion passed which granted Dr. Charles K. Scharnberger the honorary title of Professor of Earth Sciences Emeritus.
B. Skinner was elected Chair of the Women=s Studies program on passage of a B. Dorman/A. Bvrger-Greco motion.
J. Piperberg was nominated for Faculty Senate President for the 2003-2004 academic year by B. Dorman. An R. Mowrey/A. Bvrger-Greco motion for the Senate Secretary to cast the lone ballot passed, with Faculty Senate President Pro Tempore M. Rosenthal presiding.
D. Miller nominated M. Rosenthal for Faculty Senate President Pro Tempore for the 2003-2004 academic year. A J. Lynch/C. Heintzelman motion for the Faculty Senate Secretary to cast the lone ballot passed.
Approval of Revision to Undergraduate Course Proposal Cover Sheets
A B. Dorman/R. Kerper motion to amend the cover sheet passed.
A R. Kerper/T. Kevorkian motion to further amend the cover sheet passed.
A B. Dorman/B. Stengel motion to approve the content of the cover sheet as amended passed, with some style revisions to be done later.
Proposal to Change the Name of the Developmental Studies Department to the Department of Academic and Student Development
A J. Sciaretta/A. Bvrger-Greco motion to make the above change passed.
Faculty Senate Endorsement of the IUP University Senate Resolution Against State System Office Activities
A J. Miller/A. Bvrger-Greco motion to endorse the resolution passed without dissent.