Millersville University, Faculty Senate
Minutes
Meeting of the Faculty Senate
September 4, 2012

The meeting was called to order at 4:10 p.m. All departments were in attendance except Interdisciplinary Studies.

II. Proposed Courses and Programs

III. Report of the Faculty Senate Chairperson

IV. Report of the Student Senate President

V. Report of the Graduate Student Association

VI. Report of the Administrative Officers

VII. Reports of the Faculty Senate Standing Committees

VIII. Reports of the Faculty Senate Special Committees

IX. Faculty Emeriti

X. MU Transitions/MU Bridges

Mr. Joseph Sciarretta presented the basic principles of the MU Transitions and MU Bridges programs. He noted how these initiatives are meant to help students be successful after academic sanctions, including seminar meetings five times in the semester. Mr. Sciarretta encouraged faculty to consider ways they can support and encourage advisees to take advantage of these and other resources. In particular, he recommended the Student Inventory Profile as a tool that advisors could use with any advisee to increase awareness of academic success. Dr. Prabhu noted that the Provostís Retention Scholars are working on understanding how to help students be successful.

XI. Other/New Business

Dr. Mowrey reminded senators of the collaborative spirit between Faculty Senate and APSCUF and encouraged open dialogue.

XII. Committee Elections

Previous nominations were distributed and the floor opened for additional nominations for the third regular election. An A. Miller/Börger-Greco motion to close nominations and cast a unanimous vote for each unopposed candidate was approved without dissent.

Previous nominations were distributed and the floor opened for additional nominations for an At-Large election. An A. Miller/Anderson motion to close nominations and cast a unanimous vote for each unopposed candidate was approved without dissent.

Meeting was adjourned following elections (5:40 p.m.).

Respectfully Submitted,

Aimee L. Miller
Faculty Senate Secretary

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