University Senate                                                                              

Proposed:  September 15, 2017




University Senate

Friday, September 15, 2017

1:15 pm, Lenfest Center for the Arts, Lantern Room (8th floor)


1. Adoption of the agenda

2. Adoption of the minutes of April 28, 2017

3. President’s remarks

4. Executive Committee chair’s remarks:
       a. Nominations to committees
       b. Welcome new senators  

5. New business:
       a. Resolution to establish the Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S.) Degree in the School of Professional Studies (Education Committee)
       b. Resolution to establish  a Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics at the College of Physicians and Surgeons (Education Committee)
       c. Resolution in Memory of Professor Wm. Theodore de Bary

6. For discussion:
       Resolution to endorse the Faculty Affairs Committee Report on Academic Freedom (Faculty Affairs)

7. Committee reports:
       a. Alumni Relations Committee
       b. Libraries and Digital Resources
       c. Research Officers Committee