Millersville University, Faculty Senate
Faculty Senate Minutes
March 6, 2001
Motion to Change Representation on the Academic Standards
Currently in Governance Manual
Section 1: University Structure & Governance
Faculty Participation in University Governance
Contract committees, Judicial Committees and Amending
Faculty Senate/Curriculum Committee
Academic Standards Committee
The Academic Standards Committee consists of:
a. Seven *faculty members elected by Faculty Senate for three year terms.
Members are elected for overlapping years.
*This language does not reflect current practice. Faculty Senate previously
voted to increase faculty membership to 11.
b. Two students and two alternates elected by Student Senate for a one year
c. The director of admissions and registrar **serve as ex officio voting
d. No faculty member may serve more than two consecutive terms.
e. In addition to the above members, a chairperson who is a senator is elected
by Faculty Senate at the first Senate meeting of the fall semester to serve a
three year term, provided he/she retains Senate membership.
f. The terms of the chair and members begin in September and end in August of
the appropriate year.
**Past practice has included the director of financial aid. Designees have
often served in their places.
Motion To Replace Language in the Governance manual (see 1.a.
The Academic Standards Committee shall be composed of 4 faculty
representatives, elected by Faculty Senate, from each of three academic units
(School of Education, School of Humanities & Social Science, School of Science
& Mathematics) and 1 representative, elected by Faculty Senate, from
non-school faculty for overlapping erms of three years. Following the third
Faculty Senate meeting of the year, vacant seats may be filled for the
remainder of the academic year by faculty from any school of non-school unit.
Motion To Amend Language in the Governance Manual (see 1.c.
The director of admissions, director of financial aid, and registrar
(or their designees) serve as ex officio voting members.
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