Chairperson D. Eidam called the meeting to order at 4:06 p.m. in Chryst Hall, Room 201. All departments except Educational Foundations were represented. J. Haugh and N. George attended for the student Senate.Minutes The minutes of the 1 February meeting were approved with one correction. On p. 3532, Dr. John Lavelle (not Richard) was recommended to the Council of Trustees for the honorary title of Professor of Mathematics emeritus. REPORTS Chairperson D. Eidam announced B. Liffick replaces D. Hutchens as the alternate Computer Science Senator. With unanimous consent, Item XI "Activities Fees for Downtown and Part-Time Students" was aadded to the agenda at the request of the Earth Sciences department. Chairperson Eidam also reported he has asked the MU administration and APSCUF-MU to determine whether those in the category of "regular part-time faculty" are eligible for vacancies on the varieties of committees for which Senate conducts elections; the matter has been placed on the Meet-and-Discuss agenda for March. He expressed gratitude on behalf of the Senate to Housekeeping and catering for their prompt and efficient set-up of Room 210. Student Senate President J. Haugh announced the next meeting of the Student Senate on February 17 in SMAC Room 49. Anyone interested in receiving copies of Student Senate minutes should call the Student Senate Office (x3513). He said the Student Senate has proposed "Students: Foundations for the Future" for consideration as a 1996-97 Academic Theme. Administrative Officers President J. Caputo reported on the state's allocations to MU's budget. He indicated that the next fiscal year is likely to be similar to the current one. Dr. B Taggie, Vice-President for Academic Affairs, announced he will be circulating a draft of the proposal for the Adult and Evening Division to the Senate. He also said initial discussions are underway between MU and George Washington University in Washington, D.C. for a possible collaborative doctoral program. Vice-President for Student Affairs G. Reighard announced there were resignations in The Snapper staff. Faculty Senate Standing Committees General Education Review Senator K. Brooks announced the next meeting for 22 February. She said Dr. Michael Knight's schedule for March 17-18 is being developed. He has requested copies of minutes of Outcomes Assessment Committee meetings and any additional information from the Outcomes Assessment Office as he prepares for his campus visit. Senator E. Ottinger and Dr. K. Gregoire were reminded to write to Dr. Knight at 510 Orange Avenue, Cranford, NJ 07016. Academic Policies Senator R. Clark announced a meeting for 23 February. International Studies Curriculum Senator O. Iglesias said the committee meets 23 February. They have endorsed their subcommittee's recommendations for curricular changes. Academic Theme Senator J. Piperberg said four themes were submitted and the committee would be called to meet shortly. Faculty Emeritus On a Piperberg-Nakhai motion, Professor Kenneth G. Miller (BIOL) was recommended without dissent to the Council of Trustees for the honorary title of Professor of Biology Emeritus. Mr. Miller, a 1959 MU graduate, served the University for 32 years before his retirement (see Attachment A). Proposed Courses MATH 238: Introduction to Probability and Statistics was approved.