Faculty Senate


The PSU Faculty Senate has legislative authority in all matters dealing with the courses and curricula, subject to review by the president of the University. In accordance with the Board of Regents' policy, upon the authority of the chief executive officer, the Pittsburg State University faculty has the legislative authority and responsibility to adopt policies, regulations, and procedures intended to achieve the educational objectives of the University.

Outstanding faculty 2018

PSU Outstanding Faculty 2018 (left to right): Ms. Kristen Livingston (Communication), Dr. Gloria Flynn (Teaching and Leadership) and Dr. Barbara McClaskey (Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing).

  • About us
  • Faculty Senate Officers (2018-2019)
  • 2018-2019 Faculty Senate Membership
  • Committees and Subcommittees (2018-2019)
  • Meetings, Agendas and Minutes
  • Documents and Links
  • Archived Documents
  • Legislative Process for Undergraduate Curriculum Items
  • 10-day University Wide Viewing of Legislative Items for Faculty Senate Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Approval
  • Pitt State Pathway

The PSU Faculty Senate has legislative authority in all matters dealing with the courses and curricula, subject to review by the president of the University. In accordance with the Board of Regents' policy, upon the authority of the chief executive officer, the Pittsburg State University faculty has the legislative authority and responsibility to adopt policies, regulations, and procedures intended to achieve the educational objectives of the University.

The roles of the PSU Faculty Senate are to:  

  • provide the faculty an opportunity to express opinions on all matters relating to the educational objectives of the University.
  • provide channels for the faculty to formulate and effectuate educational policies.
  • disseminate information so that educational policies and practices of schools, departments, and other academic units will be coordinated.
  • conduct studies deemed essential to the progress of the institution.
  • evaluate academic programs and practices, and to facilitate such improvements as seem warranted.

Who can be a Faculty Senator? In order to be eligible for election to the Senate, a person must be:

  • a full-time member of the faculty with rank of professor, associate professor, assistant professor, or instructor, exclusive of departmental chairs and others whose prime responsibility is administration;
  • or a person must hold a fractional time appointment of .5 or more with the rank of instructor or higher, providing
    • (1) that if initially employed on a .5 or more fractional basis that person has had an appointment for at least three semesters (summers may be included),
    • or (2) that if appointment on a .5 or more fractional basis is made at the person's own request that it follow a period of at least one year on a full-time basis.

Who can vote for Faculty Senators?

The electorate for the Faculty Senate are the members of the general faculty. The general faculty include those faculty members eligible for election plus those excluded because of administrative assignments.

Faculty Senate Officers (2018-2019)

Faculty Senate Officers

Faculty Senate Executive Committee Members

2018-2019 Faculty Senate Membership

Faculty Senate President

Cliff Morris (cdmorris@pittstate.edux. 4382)

Past President

Amy Hite (ahite@pittstate.edu, x. 6528)

College of Arts and Sciences

Art, Li-Lin Tseng (ltseng@pittstate.edu, x. 4308)

Biology, James Whitney (jewhitney@pittstate.edu, x. 4735)

Chemistry, Ram Krishna Gupta (rgupta@pittstate.edu, x. 4763)

Communication, Kristen Livingston (kmlivingston@pittstate.edu, x. 4715)

English and Modern Languages, Susan Carlson (scarlson@pittstate.edu, x. 4692)

English and Modern Languages, Brian Moots (bmoots@pittstate.edu, x. 4902)

Family and Consumer Sciences, Shawnee Hendershot (2nd) (shendershot@pittstate.edu x. 4459)

History, Philosophy and Social Sciences, John Daley (jdaley@pittstate.edu, x. 4311)

History, Philosophy and Social Sciences, Chris Childers (rchilders@pittstate.edu, x. 4325)

Mathematics, Scott Thuong (2nd) (sthuong@pittstate.edu, x. 4429)

Military Science, Josh Shay (jshay@pittstate.edu, x. 4898)

Music, Raul Munguia (rmunguia@pittstate.edu, x. 4472)

Nursing, Kristi Frisbee (kfrisbee@pittstate.edu, x. 4434)

Physics, Ben Tayo (btayo@pittstate.edu, x. 4922)

Women’s Studies, Kyle Thompson (mkthompson@pittstate.edu, x. 4318)

College of Business

Accounting and Computer Information Systems, Gail Yarick (gyarick@pittstate.edu x. 4563)

Economics, Finance, and Banking, Kevin Bracker (kbracker@pittstate.edu x. 4550)

Management and Marketing, Chris Fogliasso (1st) cfogliasso@pittstate.edu, x. 6010)

College of Education

Health, Physical Education & Recreation, Cole Shewmake (cshewmake@pittstate.edu, x. 4911)

Psychology and Counseling, Chris Spera (cspera@pittstate.edu, x. 4501)

Teaching and Leadership, Bridgette Fincher (2nd) (bfincher@pittstate.edu, x. 4509)

College of Technology

Automotive Technology, Scott Norman (rnorman@pittstate.edu, x. 4826)

School of Construction, Norman Philipp (nphilipp@pittstate.edu, x. 4347)

Engineering Technology, Dan Maxwell (dmaxwell@pittstate.edu, x. 4374)

Graphics and Imaging Technology, Andrea McConnaughey (amcconnaughey@pittstate.edu, x. 4555)

Technology and Workforce Learning, Jon Jones (jon.jones@pittstate.edu, x. 4998)

Division of Learning Resources -Library Services

Library Services, Jorge Leon (2nd) (jleon@pittstate.edu, x. 4885)

At-Large Members

Timothy Bailey (History, Philosophy and Social Sciences, tbailey@pittstate.edu, x. 4336)

Rebecca Book (Engineering Technology, rbook@pittstate.edu, x. 4034) 

Gil Cooper (Communication, gcooper@pittstate.edu, x. 4714)

Laura Covert-Miller, (Health, Human Performance and Recreation, lcovert@pittstate.edu, x. 4670)

Julie Dainty (Technology and Workforce Learning, jdainty@pittstate.edu, x. 4033)

Michelle Hudiburg (Teaching and Leadership, mhudiburg@pittstate.edu, x. 4507)

Rion Huffman (Graphics and Imaging Technologies, chuffman@pittstate.edu, x. 4419)

Ananda Jayawardhana (Mathematics, ajayawardhana@pittstate.edu, x. 4414)

Mark Johnson (Technology and Workforce Development, mjohnson@pittstate.edu, x. 4628)

Barbara McClaskey (Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing, bmcclaskey@pittstate.edu, x. 4443)

Grant Moss (English and Modern Languages, gmoss@pittstate.edu, x. 4713)

Janet Zepernick (English and Modern Languages, jzepernick@pittstate.edu, x. 6539)

Recording Secretary

Debbie Greve (Registrar, dgreve@pittstate.edu, x. 4205)

Standing Committees with Their Subcommittees

Note

A one (1) means the first year of a 2-year term.

A two (2) means the second year of a 2-year term.

 

Academic Affairs Committee

Composition: One executive committee member, and five members of the general faculty (two of whom are senators) and two students.

For duties and responsibilities, see Bylaw IV.A at Faculty Senate Constitution

 

Undergraduate Curriculum Subcommittee

Student Senate Appointee (1)

Ex-Officio Members

Composition: Five faculty and one student member. Each school curriculum committee will nominate one of its members (normally the elected chair) to the Faculty Senate Executive Committee for appointment. Academic Vice President is ex-officio.

For duties and responsibilities, see Bylaw IV.A.1 at Faculty Senate Constitution

 

Library Services  Subcommittee

Student Senate Appointees (1 Graduate, 1 Undergraduate)

Ex-Officio Members

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  • Composition: This committee shall consist of five faculty members ( with at least one representative from each College in the University), plus three faculty representatives from Library Services, two students (one undergraduate, one graduate student), with the Dean of Library Services, and the Academic Vice-President serving as ex- officio members, without voting privileges.

For duties and responsibilities, see Bylaw IV.A.3 at Faculty Senate Constitution

 

Online and Distance Learning Subcommittee

Student Senate Appointees (2)

Student #1

Student #2

Ex-Officio

Composition: This committee shall include one faculty member from each of the four colleges, one faculty member from Axe Library staff, two faculty from the Faculty Senate membership, and two students.  The Dean of Graduate and Continuing Studies and Director of Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology shall serve as an ex-officio members.

For duties and responsibilities, see Bylaw IV.A.5 at Faculty Senate Constitution

 

Academic Honors Subcommittee

Composition: This committee shall consist of five faculty members.  The five faculty members shall be from schools/departments participating in the academic honors program with one from the College of Education, one from the College of Technology, one from the College of Business and two from the College of Arts and Sciences. Within the College of Arts and Sciences, there will be separate committees including one representing the school/departments of natural sciences (physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics and nursing) and one from one of the other departments (art, communication, English & modern languages, family & consumer sciences, history, philosophy & social sciences, military science, music and interdisciplinary programs).  When possible and filled in a timely manner by the Student Government Association, two students who are eligible to participate in the Academic Honors Program shall also be included in the committee membership.  The Director of Honors College and the Vice President for Academic Affairs shall serve as an ex-officio members.

For duties and responsibilities, see Bylaw IV.A.6 at Faculty Senate Constitution

 

Honors College Subcommittee

Student Senate Appointees

Student #1

Student #2

       
Ex-Officio Members

Composition: This committee shall consist of six faculty members, one of whom shall be the director of the Honors College serving ex-officio, and two students eligible to participate in the Honors College Program, one from the junior class and one from the senior class.  A faculty member term shall be two years, with three members selected in even numbered years and two members selected in odd numbered years.  The vice president for academic affairs shall be an ex-officio member of the committee without voting privileges.

For duties and responsibilities, see Bylaw IV.A.8 at Faculty Senate Constitution

 

Writing Across the Curriculum Subcommittee

Student Senate Appointee

Student #1

Ex-Officio

Composition: The committee shall consist of two members from the College of Arts and Sciences, one member from the College of Business, one member from the College of Technology, one member from the College of Education, one student member, one member from Library Services, the Director and Assistant Director of Writing Across the Curriculum, and the Vice President of Academic Affairs (ex-officio).

For duties and responsibilities, see Bylaw IV.A.9 at Faculty Senate Constitution

 

Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Subcommittee

Ex-Officio Members

Composition: This committee shall consist of one faculty member from the Department of Teaching and Leadership, one faculty member from Teacher Education (Secondary), one faculty member from each of the other college/schools (Arts and Sciences, Business, and Technology), two at-large faculty members, and two students.  The Director of Student Diversity Programs and the Director of Institutional Equity shall serve as ex-officio members of the committee.

For duties and responsibilities, see Bylaw IV.A.10 at Faculty Senate Constitution

 

Student-Faculty Committee

Ex-Officio

Composition: This committee shall include four students in addition to six Faculty (1 member of the Executive Committee, and 5 general faculty members of which 2 are senators); the Assistant Vice-President for Student Life and the Registrar shall serve as ex-officio members.

For duties and responsibilities, see Bylaw IV.B at Faculty Senate Constitution

 

All-University Committee

Student Senate Appointees

Student #1

Student #2

Student #3

Student #4

Composition: This committee shall be comprised of six faculty members of which one is an executive committee member and five are members of general faculty (two of whom are senators) and four students.

For duties and responsibilities, see Bylaw IV.C at Faculty Senate Constitution

 

Joint University Student Publications Board

  • Student Senate Appointee
  • Student Senate Appointee
  • Student (College of Arts & Sciences)
  • Student (Kelce College of Business)
  • Student (College of Education)
  • Student (College of Technology)   
  • University Support Staff Representative    

Ex-Officio Members

  • Josh Letner, (Director, Student Publications, bletner@pittstate.edu, x. 4809)
  • Editor, Collegio
  • Editor,  Kanza 

Composition:  This committee shall consist of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences who shall serve as Chair, Vice-President for Student Life, Chairperson of the English Department, a faculty member from Communications, four Faculty Senate representatives, two Student Government Association representatives, one classified representative and one student from each of the four colleges/schools.  Members who are ex-officio will be the Editor of the Collegio, Editor of the Kanza and the Student Publications Director.

For duties and responsibilities, see Bylaw IV.C.1 at Faculty Senate Constitution

 

Faculty Affairs Committee

Ex-Officio Members

  • Brenda Frieden (Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology, bfrieden@pittstate.edu, x. 4243)
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  • Composition: This committee shall be composed of six faculty to include one member of the Executive Committee and five general faculty of whom two are senators.  The Director of the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology will serve as an ex-officio member of this committee.

For duties and responsibilities, see Bylaw IV.D at Faculty Senate Constitution

 

Constitution Committee

Ex-Officio

Composition: This committee shall be composed of six faculty to include one member of the Executive Committee and five general faculty of which two are senators.

For duties and responsibilities, see Bylaw IV.E at Faculty Senate Constitution

 

General Education Committee

Student Senate Appointees

Student #1

Student #2 

Ex-Officio

Composition: Members of this committee shall be comprised of one full-time faculty member from the College of Business, the College of Education, the College of Technology, two full-time faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences, and an at-large member to be selected by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee, and two students appointed by the Student Senate. At least four of the six, full-time faculty members must teach a General Education course at least once a year.

For duties and responsibilities, see Bylaw IV.F at Faculty Senate Constitution

 

Budget Committee

Ex-Officio

  • Doug Ball (Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Administraiton, dball@pittstate.edu, x, 4108)

Composition: Membership for this committee shall be one individual from the College of Education, the College of Business, and the College of Technology, and two individuals from the College of Arts and Sciences.  The sixth committee member shall be a member of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee.  The seventh committee member shall be the University Vice President of Administration, or his/her designate, who shall serve as an ex-officio, nonvoting member.

For duties and responsibilities, see Bylaw IV.G at Faculty Senate Constitution

 

All-University Committees or Other Appointments

Campus Recreation Advisory Board

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Parking Committee

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Student Senate Appointees (2)

Composition: 7 appointees by executive committee

SGA Senate

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Student Governing Board

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Judicial Board

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Student Senate Appointees (3)

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Academic Honesty Committee

Student Senate Appointees (2 Seniors)

        Cassandra Ngo, cngo@gus.pittstate.edu  (SGA representative)

        Gretchen Reed, gretchen.reed@gus.pittstate.edu (SGA representative)  

Graduate Student Association (1 Graduate Student) 

Mollie Drapeau, mdrapeau@gus.pittstate.edu (GSAC representative)

Faculty Senate Meetings, Agenda and Minutes (2018-2019)

Faculty Senate meets Mondays at 3 p.m. in the Sunflower Room at the Overman Student Center. The dates are listed below. Agendas are posted five calendar days before the meeting. Minutes are posted when received from the Recording Secretary but are not official until approved by the Senate at their next meeting.

Agendas and minutes are posted as "pdf". In order to read the pdf files, you will need to download the Acrobat Reader

Meetings
September 24, 2018 Agenda Minutes
October 22, 2018 Agenda Minutes
November 26, 2018 Agenda Minutes
December 10, 2018 Agenda Minutes
January 28, 2019 Agenda Minutes
February 25, 2019 Agenda Minutes
March 25, 2019 Agenda Minutes
April 22, 2019 Agenda Minutes
May 6, 2019 Agenda Minutes

Faculty Senate Executive Committee Meetings (2018-2019)
Meetings of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee are held the Monday prior to Faculty Senate.  The meetings are held at 3:30 p.m. in Kansas Technology Center, Room S113 and the dates are: September 17, 2018, October 15, 2018, November 19, 2018, December 3, 2018, January 21, 2019, February 18, 2019, March 18, 2019, April 15, 2019 and April 29, 2019.

 

Faculty Senate Meetings, Agenda and Minutes (2017-2018)

Faculty Senate meets Mondays at 3 p.m. in the Sunflower Room at the Overman Student Center. The dates are listed below. Agendas are posted five calendar days before the meeting. Minutes are posted when received from the Recording Secretary but are not official until approved by the Senate at their next meeting.

Agendas and minutes are posted as "pdf". In order to read the pdf files, you will need to download the Acrobat Reader

Meetings
September 25, 2017 Agenda Minutes
October 23, 2017 Agenda Minutes
November 27, 2017 Agenda Minutes
December 11, 2017 Agenda Minutes
January 29, 2018 Agenda Minutes
February 26, 2018 Agenda Minutes
March 26, 2018 Agenda Minutes
April 23, 2018 Agenda Minutes
May 7, 2018 Agenda Minutes

Faculty Senate Executive Committee Meetings (2017-2018)
Meetings of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee are held the Monday prior to Faculty Senate.  The meetings are held at 3:00 p.m. in McPherson Hall Conference Room and the dates are: September 18, 2017, October 16, 2017, November 20, 2017, December 4, 2017, January 22, 2018, February 19, 2018, March 12, 2018, April 16, 2018 and April 30, 2018.

Faculty Senate University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Meetings (2017-2018)
Meeting dates will be posted as soon as the information is available.

 

Faculty Senate Meetings, Agenda and Minutes (2016-2017)

Faculty Senate meets Mondays at 3 p.m. in the Sunflower Room at the Overman Student Center. The dates are listed below. Agendas are posted five calendar days before the meeting. Minutes are posted when received from the Recording Secretary but are not official until approved by the Senate at their next meeting.

Agendas and minutes are posted as "pdf". In order to read the pdf files, you will need to download the Acrobat Reader

Meetings
September 26, 2016 Agenda Minutes
October 24, 2016 Agenda Minutes
November 28, 2016 Agenda Minutes
December 12, 2016 Agenda Minutes
January 30, 2017 Agenda Minutes
February 27, 2017 Agenda Minutes
March 27, 2017 Agenda Minutes
April 24, 2017 Agenda Minutes
May 8, 2017 Agenda Minutes

Faculty Senate Executive Committee Meetings (2016-2017)
Meetings of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee are held the Monday prior to Faculty Senate.  The meetings are held at 3:00 p.m. (except the May 1st meeting will be held 11:45 a.m. -12:45 p.m.) in room 101 Student Recreation Center (HHPR Conference Room) and the dates are: September 19, 2016, October 17, 2016, November 21, 2016, December 5, 2016, January 23, 2017, February 20, 2017, March 13, 2017, April 17, 2017 and May 1, 2017.

Faculty Senate University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Meetings (2016-2017)
Meeting dates will be posted as soon as the information is available.

 

Faculty Senate Meetings, Agenda and Minutes (2015-2016)

Faculty Senate meets Mondays at 3 p.m. in the Sunflower Room at the Overman Student Center. The dates are listed below. Agendas are posted five calendar days before the meeting. Minutes are posted when received from the Recording Secretary but are not official until approved by the Senate at their next meeting.

Agendas and minutes are posted as "pdf". In order to read the pdf files, you will need to download the Acrobat Reader

Meetings
September 28, 2015 Agenda Minutes
October 26, 2015 Agenda Minutes
November 23, 2015 Agenda Minutes
December 7, 2015 Agenda Minutes
January 25, 2016 Agenda Minutes
February 22, 2016 Agenda Minutes
March 28, 2016 Agenda Minutes
April 18, 2016 Agenda Minutes
May 2, 2016 Agenda Minutes

 

Faculty Senate Executive Committee Meetings (2015-2016)
Meetings of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee are held the Monday prior to Faculty Senate.  The meetings are held in room 126 Hughes Hall and the dates are: September 21, 2015, October 19, 2015, November 16, 2015, November 30, 2015, January 19, 2016, February 15, 2016, March 17, 2016, April 11, 2016 and April 25, 2016.

Faculty Senate University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Meetings (2015-2016)
Meeting dates will be posted as soon as the information is available. 

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End-of-Year Committee Reports

 


 

2005-2006

2004

  • Regents Faculty Morale Survey, April 2004 (*.doc)(*.pdf)
  • General Education Task Force [dated: 2/06/04]

2002

  • Results of the Academic Affairs faculty questionnaire from Spring 2002 (*.doc) (*.pdf) [dated: 8/27/02]
  • Report on the Requirement of 54-hours of Upper-level Courses for Baccalaureate Degrees. Council of Faculty Senate Presidents. 14 March 2002 (*.doc) (*.pdf) [dated: 3/29/02]
  • Resolution Affirming the Importance of Academic Integrity in Education (*.doc) (*.pdf) [dated: 3/29/02]
  • Revisions to Student Code (*.doc) (*.pdf) [dated:3/29/02]

2000

  • Budget Reform (proposal by universities to Board of Regents, 9/6/00) (*.pdf) [dated: 9/6/00]

1999 or earlier

  • Examination of Gender Equality Issues at PSU, 12/1/99)  (Note: the report does not contain qualitative comments from the survey.) (*.pdf) [dated: 12/1/99]
  • Report of the Faculty Senate Information Systems Committee (no date) (*.pdf) [dated: n/a]

Overview of Curriculum Legislation Guidelines

Curriculum Legislation Flowchart

ZIMBRA Organizational Chart


Curriculum Legislation Forms

Pitt State Pathways

New Course

Revision to Course

Deletion of Course

New Major

New Minor/Emphasis/Certificate

Revision to Curriculum (Major or Minor/Emphasis/Certificate)

Deletion to Curriculum (Major or Minor/Emphasis/Certificate)


Curriculum Legislation Timeline(Revised Summer 2013)


Legislative Process Calendar 2018-2019         (Excel Spreadsheet)


AUGUST LEGISLATION

August 13th Preliminary draft of proposed curricular items due
in College Curriculum "Preliminary Legislation"
Zimbra folder posted by department chair. Preliminary legislation items submitted after this date will be moved to the next month's preliminary legislation folder.
August 27th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
September 7th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
September 19th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
September 21st

10-day posting by Registrar's Administrative Specialist
on Faculty Senate web page for university-wide
viewing of curricular items.

October 1st

Curricular items sent to Faculty Senate University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee by Registrar's Administrative Specialist.

October 12th

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee will meet by the end of the 2nd week of month 3.

October 22nd

Faculty Senate Meeting

SEPTEMBER LEGISLATION

September 10th Preliminary draft of proposed curricular items due
in College Curriculum "Preliminary Legislation"
Zimbra folder posted by department chair. Preliminary legislation items submitted after this date will be moved to the next month's preliminary legislation folder.
September 24th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
October 5th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
October 17th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
October 19th

10-day posting by Registrar's Administrative Specialist
on Faculty Senate web page for university-wide
viewing of curricular items.

November 5th

Curricular items sent to Faculty Senate University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee by Registrar's Administrative Specialist.

November 9th

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee will meet by the end of the 2nd week of month 3.

November 26th

Faculty Senate Meeting


OCTOBER LEGISLATION

Last opportunity for new Major/Program approval prior to Fall 2019 semester

October 8th Preliminary draft of proposed curricular items due
in College Curriculum "Preliminary Legislation"
Zimbra folder posted by department chair. Preliminary legislation items submitted after this date will be moved to the next month's preliminary legislation folder.
October 22nd* Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
November 2nd College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
November 14th* Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
November 16th

10-day posting by Registrar's Administrative Specialist
on Faculty Senate web page for university-wide
viewing of curricular items.

November 26th*

Curricular items sent to Faculty Senate University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee by Registrar's Administrative Specialist.

November 30th*

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee will meet by the end of the 2nd week of month 3.

December 10th*

Faculty Senate Meeting


NOVEMBER LEGISLATION

November 12th Preliminary draft of proposed curricular items due
in College Curriculum "Preliminary Legislation"
Zimbra folder posted by department chair. Preliminary legislation items submitted after this date will be moved to the next month's preliminary legislation folder.
November 26th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
December 7th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
December 12th* Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
December 14th

10-day posting by Registrar's Administrative Specialist
on Faculty Senate web page for university-wide
viewing of curricular items.

January 7th

Curricular items sent to Faculty Senate University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee by Registrar's Administrative Specialist.

January 18th*

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee will meet by the end of the 2nd week of month 3.

January 28th

Faculty Senate Meeting


DECEMBER LEGISLATION

December 10th Preliminary draft of proposed curricular items due
in College Curriculum "Preliminary Legislation"
Zimbra folder posted by department chair. Preliminary legislation
items submitted after this date will be moved to the next month's
preliminary legislation folder.
January 7th* Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
January 18th* College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
January 23rd* Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
January 25th*

10-day posting by Registrar's Administrative Specialist
on Faculty Senate web page for university-wide
viewing of curricular items.

February 4th

Curricular items sent to Faculty Senate University Undergraduate
Curriculum Committee by Registrar's Administrative Specialist.

February 15th

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee will meet by the end of the 2nd week of month 3.

February 25th

Faculty Senate Meeting


JANUARY LEGISLATION

January 14th Preliminary draft of proposed curricular items due
in College Curriculum "Preliminary Legislation"
Zimbra folder posted by department chair. Preliminary legislation
items submitted after this date will be moved to the next month's
preliminary legislation folder.
January 28th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
February 8th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
February 20th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
February 22nd

10-day posting by Registrar's Administrative Specialist
on Faculty Senate web page for university-wide
viewing of curricular items.

March 4th

Curricular items sent to Faculty Senate University Undergraduate
Curriculum Committee by Registrar's Administrative Specialist.

March 8th*

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee will meet by the end of the 2nd week of month 3.

March 25th

Faculty Senate Meeting


FEBRUARY LEGISLATION

February 11th Preliminary draft of proposed curricular items due
in College Curriculum "Preliminary Legislation"
Zimbra folder posted by department chair. Preliminary legislation
items submitted after this date will be moved to the next month's
preliminary legislation folder.
February 25th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
March 8th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
March 20th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
March 22nd

10-day posting by Registrar's Administrative Specialist
on Faculty Senate web page for university-wide
viewing of curricular items.

April 1st

Curricular items sent to Faculty Senate University Undergraduate
Curriculum Committee by Registrar's Administrative Specialist.

April 12th

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee will meet by the end of the 2nd week of month 3.

April 22nd

Faculty Senate Meeting


MARCH LEGISLATION

Last date to submit items for approval at May Faculty Senate meeting

March 4th* Preliminary draft of proposed curricular items due
in College Curriculum "Preliminary Legislation"
Zimbra folder posted by department chair. Preliminary legislation
items submitted after this date will be moved to the next month's
preliminary legislation folder.
March 25th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
April 5th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
April 10th* Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
April 11th*

10-day posting by Registrar's Administrative Specialist
on Faculty Senate web page for university-wide
viewing of curricular items.

April 19th*

Curricular items sent to Faculty Senate University Undergraduate
Curriculum Committee by Registrar's Administrative Specialist.

April 26th*

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee will meet by the end of the 2nd week of month 3.

May 6th

Faculty Senate Meeting


APRIL LEGISLATION

April 18th Preliminary draft of proposed curricular items due
in College Curriculum "Preliminary Legislation"
Zimbra folder posted by department chair. Preliminary legislation
items submitted after this date will be moved to the next month's
preliminary legislation folder.
April 29th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
May 3rd College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
May 15th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.  Items will be held for September 20th 10-day posting.
August 23rd

10-day posting by Registrar's Administrative Specialist
on Faculty Senate web page for university-wide
viewing of curricular items.

September 2nd

Curricular items sent to Faculty Senate University Undergraduate
Curriculum Committee by Registrar's Administrative Specialist.

September 13th

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee will meet by the end of the 2nd week of month 3.

TBA

Faculty Senate Meeting

College of Arts and Sciences Legislation 

Kelce College of Business Legislation

College of Education Legislation

College of Technology Legislation (viewing ends January 7, 2019)

Technology and Workforce Learning

 Other Units Legislation

 

 

Pitt State Pathway Course Approval Form

 

Pitt State Pathway Document

 

Pitt State Pathway Courses Submitted and Awaiting Approval

College of Arts and Sciences

Communication
COMM 105, COMM 105 Syllabus
COMM 205, COMM 205 Syllabus
COMM 207, COMM 207 Syllabus
COMM 395, COMM 395 Syllabus

Music
MUSIC 120
Music 121
Music 321
Music 322

Kelce College of Business

College of Education

Health, Human Performance and Recreation
HHP 151, HHP 151 Syllabus

Teaching and Leadership
EDTH 330, EDTH 330 Syllabus

College of Technology

Technology and Workforce Learning
GT 190
GT 350

Other Units