Millersville University Faculty Senate
Action Summary
Faculty Senate Meeting
June 7, 2011

The minutes of the April 19, 2011 meeting of the Faculty Senate were approved as written.

(1) CHANGE TO UNDERGRADUATE COURSE
ART312/212: Survey of Art. Proposal to change course number from 312 to 212 and make ART212 a pre-requisite course for ART 301, 302, 303, 304, 313, 403, 404, 588, and 589 was approved without dissent.

(2) CHANGE TO UNDERGRADUATE COURSE
GEOG305: Geography of Energy. Proposal to change pre-requisites to GEOG202 or GEOG230 or permission of instructor was approved without dissent.

(3) NEW GRADUATE COURSE
EDCI700: The Mentoring Teacher: Competencies for Mentoring Student Teachers, 3 credits. Proposal for course to prepare cooperating teachers to observe, analyze, guide, and evaluate teacher candidates during field experiences was approved without dissent.

A Neuville/Clark motion to waive the two-meeting rule for the MS in Integrated Scientific Applications was approved with one abstention.

(4) NEW GRADUATE CURRICULUM
MS in Integrated Scientific Applications. Proposal to create a program with transdisciplinary training in science content, methods and tools for information analysis, and management and policy skills necessary for scientific careers in business, industry, commerce, and government was approved with one abstention.

A Kuhns/Luek motion that Dr. C. Virginia Palmer be granted the honorary title of Professor of Nursing Emerita was approved without dissent.

An A Miller/Walsh motion to charge UCPRC and GCPRC to look into how the Singularity program can be integrated into the current course approval process was approved without dissent.

A Neuville/A Miller motion to discuss the Interdisciplinary Studies proposal at the next Senate meeting was approved without dissent.

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