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Attendance:

R. Bacha, A. Benharbit, L. Berkowitz, W. Cantor, M. Casteel, P. Catina, G. Collison, M. Coyle, D. Eicher-Catt, R. Farrell, D. Folkers, C. Gaston, T. Getz, S. Gladfelter, F. Haag, A. Hasan, C. Heydl-Cortinez, R. Himmer, M. Hoch, M. Jarrett, A. Kara, O. Kucukemiroglu, D. Latzko, K. Magni, M. Marcus, J. Nesbitt, L. Newcomer, D. Sarafian, S. Shah, A. Siddiqui, N. Sloboda, J. Sutton, K. Swalgin, K. Trout, D. Van de Streek, E. Wenk, V. White, D. Winters, N. Flesher, J. McCormick, J. Rodney, S. Werner, W. Vangreen.

 

  1. Call to Order
    The meeting was called to order at 12:15 p.m. by Senate Chair, J. Sutton.
  2. Minutes
    The minutes of the October 12, 2004, meeting of the Faculty Senate were approved.
  3. Communication from administration, faculty, committees, and Chair
    1. CEO- J. Rodney
      1. Negotiations with the Alliance Church Board are progressing. The sale of the property to PSY may occur in three months.
      2. YKALL should be used for campus business. Other commentary should be restricted to separate List Servers.
      3. Faculty/staff get-together 4 p.m. on November 19 in the Conference Center.
      4. There was good attendance at the Campus recruitment events
      5. Budget is still balanced.
    2. DAA J. McCormick
      1. FAR is available online in the first week of December. No paper copies submitted.
      2. SRTE's will be completed November 29-December 10.
      3. Some OPR problems reported.
      4. Academic units were encouraged to decide how to use available money.
      5. SGA wants to maintain current system. However, confidential material including grades should not to be placed in open mailboxes.
      6. No decisions have been made about RDG requests. Dates for next year not yet known.
    3. SGA - No Report
    4. Commonwealth College Senators - D. Eicher-Catt
      1. Input on retention plan requested.
      2. Tabled STRE issues.
      3. FAR now online
        1. Privacy issues with SRTE's
        2. Attach publications as files.
      4. Royer Center has a new website- a collaborative effort
    5. University Senators
      1. L. Berkowitz
        1. Two special committees organized to discuss P/T evidence
        2. G. Spanier reported that Dickinson School of Law may disaffiliate.
        3. Minor changes made to BA requirements-- located online.
        4. Health insurance choice during November
    6. Strategic Plan - A. Kari
      1. A working draft is in progress.
      2. Committee chairs will forward goals.
  4. New Business
    1. Ad Hoc Committee for revision of York Campus Senate Constitution recommended several changes. See attached document.
    2. Recommendations accepted.
  5. Reports from Standing Committees
    1. Support Services- K. Trout
      1. Infrastructure of campus runs efficiently (drop box, signs).
      2. The Chair accepted areas of investigation/discussion
        1. Classroom/facility improvements
        2. HVAC problems especially IST building.
        3. Request to keep main door open to 2nd floor area in the IST building after Mary leaves.
        4. Question raised about a security camera.
  6. Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 1:12 p.m.

The next Senate meeting is December 2, 2004, Conference Center, MCB


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