I. Minutes of the January 18, 2005 Meeting
II. Report of the Faculty Senate Chairperson
III. Report of the Student Senate President
IV. Report of the Graduate Student Organization
V. Report of the Administrative Officers
Provost Prabhu encouraged the faculty to attend as many presentations of the candidates for Graduate Dean as possible. He reminded the Faculty Senate that documents for tenure and promotion were due that day by 5:00 p.m.
Executive Assistant to the President Phillips
Executive Assistant to the President Phillips reported a DARS for all the State System campuses is being developed. Registrar Deen is on loan to the State System to coordinate these efforts across the 14 institutions. Mr. Douglas Zander will manage the Registrar's Office during her absence. A Graduate DARS is also being developed for Millersville University.
VI. Reports of the Faculty Senate Standing Committees
UCPRC: New Courses
PHYS 495 - Special Topics in Theoretical Physics. Effective date: To be determined.
UCPRC: Change in courses
CHEM 205 - The Molecular Basis of Color and Form - Chemistry in Art- Combined CHEM 205 & 206 for four credits (lecture and laboratory).
UCPRC: New Courses:
ITEC 332 - Construction Technology II. Effective date: Fall 2005
ITEC 433 - Construction Project Management. Effective date: Spring 2006
UCPRC: Academic Proposals
B.S. in Industrial Technology - change in curriculum. Effective date: Fall 2005
B.S. in Industrial Technology - addition of an option. Effective date: Fall 2005
A.T. in Industrial Technology - addition of an option. Effective date: Fall 2005
Industrial Technology minor - addition of an option. Effective date: Fall 2005
GCPRC: Academic Proposals
Inclusion of EDSE 521 - Contemporary Issues in Secondary Education in admission
requirements for Advanced Professional Studies.
Addition of an ESL concentration in the already existing M.Ed. in Language and Literacy.
VII. Reports of the Faculty Senate Special Committees
Dr. Foster Clark, chair of the Task Force invited the Faculty Senate to attend upcoming forums.
VIII. Senate Elections
On a Luek/Heintzelman motion Senator Borger-Greco was nominated for Chair of the Faculty Senate for the 2005-2006 academic year. The nomination was accepted. Senator Borger-Greco was elected Chair of the Faculty Senate. Elections for Secretary for the 2005-2006 academic year were postponed until a candidate is nominated.
IX. Faculty Emeritus
X. Old Business
Two motions were passed related to Task Force Recommendations.
XI. Other/New Business
The meeting was adjourned at 5:35 p.m.
Respectfully Submitted by,
Elba I. Rohena
Faculty Senate Secretary