Millersville University, Faculty Senate
Meeting of the Faculty Senate
November 16, 2004
The meeting was called to order at 4:12 p.m. All departments were in attendance.
II. Report of the Faculty Senate Chairperson
Chairperson Kerper presented an issue brought to him by faculty regarding the
informal manner in which parliamentary procedure is used at some points in the
meeting (e.g., courses stand approved if no objection is raised). The Senate did
not choose to change existing practices. These procedures will be used until a
motion to change Senate practices is introduced.
III. Report of the Student Senate President
Written report unavailable.
IV. Report of the Graduate Student Organization
V. Report of Administrative Officers
VI. Report of the Faculty Senate Standing Committees
EDFN 386, 387, 388 - Topics in Educational Foundations
Effective date: Summer 2005
Addition of Nursing Education track and certificate in Nursing Education
Add CSCI 161 as a required course in the BS in computer science.
VII. Reports of Faculty Senate Special Committees
VIII. Faculty Emeritus
IX. Other/New Business
Incomplete Policy Discussion
Dr. William Smith, APSCUF-MU president, presented a contractual issue related to
the administrative signatures required in the Undergraduate Incomplete Policy,
passed previously by the Senate. A motion to return the proposal to the Academic
Policies Committee was passed. Provost Prabhu indicated that the uncontested part
of the policy would remain in effect. Administrative signatures will not be needed.
X. Committee Elections
Dr. Lillie West volunteered and was nominated to chair the Academic Policies
Committee for the remainder of the academic year. A Blazer/Piperberg motion to
close nominations and to direct the secretary to cast one vote for the nominee was
The meeting was adjourned at 5:45 p.m..
Respectfully Submitted by,
Elba I. Rohena
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