Millersville University, Faculty Senate

Attachment E

Faculty Senate Minutes

21 February 1995

TO: General Education Review Committee
Academic Outcomes Assessment Committee
Don Eidam, Faculty Senate Chairperson
FROM: Dr. Kathryn Gregoire, Acting Assitant Provost
DATE: February 15, 1995
RE: General Education Conference

As part of a SSHE Priorities grant in which MU is a participant, all state schools will be coming together for a conference on General Education. As a participating school, MU may send 10 people. All expenses will be paid by the grant and the assessment budget. As outlined in the attached schedule, the conference will begin with a reception Wednesday evening March 22, and run through Friday noon, March 24, 1995. Reservations will be made for you. I will coordinate travel arrangements.

You were selected to receive this invitation because of your involvement in General Education. If you know someone who is interested but did not receive this invitation, please submit their name to me.

Please call (871-2145), write (Executive Center), e-mail (, or FAX (871-2251) me ASAP (or by February 21, 1995).

State System of Higher Education
General Education Conference

March 22-24, 1995
Nittany Lion Inn
State College, PA

Wednesday, March 22, 1995
8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Opening Reception for Conference Participants
Thursday, March 23, 1995
8:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Introduction
General Education at Four State System Universities
9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Clarion University Presentation
9:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Indiana University Presentation
10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Millersville University Presentation
11:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Shippensburg University Presentation
12:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m. Lunch/Keynote Speaker--Dr. David Hiley
"General Education and Intellectual Renewal
2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Group Discussion Topics include General Education and
Teaching Innovation
Basic Skills & Competencies (Writing, Mathematics)
Values, Diversity
Course Drift
Funding and Faculty Development
3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. General Discussion--Brief Report of Groups
Friday, March 24, 1995
8:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Discussion: Implementation Strategies, Planning Strategies, Assessment, Advising, and the Marketing of General Education to Students, Parents, and Faculty
10:15 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Consultant
11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Wrap Up

State System of Higher Education
General Education Conference
March 22-24, 1995

Please indicate which topics you are interested in participating in or leading a discussion, as well as any special requests. For each topic please indicate your priority; i.e. Basic Skills, 2. Values, Diversity 1, etc.

Thursday, March 23, 1995 Discussions
Topics Participant Lead Discussion Audio-visual Needs Other Requests
Teaching Innovation
Basic Skills & Competencies
Values, Diversity
Course Drift
Funding & Faculty Development
Friday, March 24, 1995 Discussions
Implementation Strategies
Planning Strategies
Marketing of General Ed

If you have any dietary or other needs during this conference, please list below.

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