Millersville University, Faculty Senate
Action Summary
17 February 1998

I. Faculty Emeritus
On a Piperberg/McCade motion Senate granted faculty emeritus status to Professor of Biology Syd Radinovsky
On a Piperberg/Yelagotes motion Senate granted faculty emeritus status to Professor of Biology Samuel J. Ha
II. Course Approvals
Senate approved BIOL 663: Virology (a 3-credit hour graduate course) under the one-meeting rule.
III. Elections
Senate Secretary: On a Mowery/Luek motion, Senate elected Jane Alden, alternate senator from the English Department, secretary of Senate through August 31, 1999.
Humanities Representative to General Education Review Committee: Jamie Byrne (Communication and Theatre) was elected to fill a vacated term that expires in 1999
IV. Business
Curricular Recommendations: On a Piperberg/Kruse motion Senate approved Deans' Council's recommendation that departments can request that at least half of work in an option must be completed at Millersville.
Definition of QPA: Senate approved a motion from Academic Policies Committee clarifying the definition of Q.P.A. in the major.
Music Department Proposal: On a Wismer/McCade motion Senate referred the issue of how to count general education courses which are not 3 credits and determine how they fit into the maximum of 2 courses in one department rule to the Academic Policies Committee.
Information Technology Competencies: On a Stameshkin/Piperberg motion Senate referred the issue of information technology competencies for students to the General Education Review Committee.

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