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.

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PSU Outstanding Faculty 2019 (left to right): Dr. Eric Harris (Kelce College of Business), Dr. Gary Wilson (Sociology) and Charlie Phillips (Architectural Manufacturing Management and Technology).

  • About us
  • Faculty Senate Officers (2019-2020)
  • 2019-2020 Faculty Senate Membership
  • Committees and Subcommittees (2019-2020)
  • Meetings, Agendas and Minutes
  • 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 (2019-2020)

Faculty Senate Officers

  • President: Kevin Bracker (Kelce Undergraduate School of Business, kbracker@pittstate.edu,  x. 4550)
  • President Elect: Cole Shewmake (Health, Human Performance and Recreation, cshewmake@pittstate.edu, x. 4665)
  • Past President: Cliff Morris (School of Construction, cdmorris@pittstate.edu,  x. 4382)
  • Secretary: Ananda Jayawardhana (Mathematics, ajayawardhana@pittstate.edu, x. 4414)
  • Parliamentarian: Mark Johnson (Technology and Workforce Learning, mjohnson@pittstate.edu, x. 4628)

Faculty Senate Executive Committee Members

  • Barbara McClaskey (Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing, bmcclaskey@pittstate.edu, x. 4443)
  • Gail Yarick (Kelce College of Business, gyarick@pittstate.edu x. 4563)
  • Steve Cox (Library Services, spcox@pittstate.edu, x. 4883)
  • Rion Huffman (Graphics and Imaging Technologies, chuffman@pittstate.edu, x. 4419)
  • Kristi Stuck (Teaching and Leadership, kstuck@pittstate.edu, x. 5414)

2019-2020 Faculty Senate Membership

Faculty Senate President

Kevin Bracker (kbracker@pittstate.edu x. 4550)

Past President

Cliff Morris (cdmorris@pittstate.edu, x. 4382)

College of Arts and Sciences

Art, Portico Bowman (sbowman@pittstate.edu, x. 4305)

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

Chemistry, Jody Neef (cneef@pittstate.edu, x. 4494)

Communication, Shirley Drew (sdrew@pittstate.edu, x. 4726)

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

English and Modern Languages, Yasmina Vallejos (yvallejos@pittstate.edu, x. 4902)

Family and Consumer Sciences, Kari Cronister (kcronister@pittstate.edu x. 4461)

History, Philosophy and Social Sciences, Kris Lawson (klawson@pittstate.edu, x. 4319)

History, Philosophy and Social Sciences, Gary Wilson (gwilson@pittstate.edu, x. 6020)

Mathematics, Hazel Coltharp (hcoltharp@pittstate.edu, x. 4404)

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

Music, Bob Kehle (rkehle@pittstate.edu, x. 4474)

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

Nursing, Gena Coomes (gcoomes@pittstate.edu, x. 4440)

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

Women’s Studies, Browyn Conrad (bconrad@pittstate.edu, x. 4333)

College of Business

Undergraduate, Gail Yarick (gyarick@pittstate.edu x. 4563)

Undergraduate, Alex Binder (abinder@pittstate.edu, x. 4546)

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, Kristi Stuck (kstuck@pittstate.edu, x. 5414)

College of Technology

Automotive Technology, Chauncey Pennington (cpennington@pittstate.edu, x. 4819)

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 (jjones@pittstate.edu, x. 4998)

Division of Learning Resources -Library Services

Library Services, Steve Cox (spcox@pittstate.edu, x. 4883)

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)

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)

Holly Page-Sagehorn (School of Construction, hpage-sagehorn@pittstate.edu, x 4064)

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

Recording Secretary


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)

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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 Member

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

Ex-Officio Members

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 - Danielle Rakestraw, (drakestraw@gus.pittstate.edu)

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  Lexi Houser 

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

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 Administration, 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)

       

Graduate Student Association (1 Graduate Student) 

 

Faculty Senate Meetings, Agenda and Minutes (2019-2020)

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

August 15, 2019

 

 

Agenda

 

 

Minutes

September 23, 2019 Agenda Minutes
October 28, 2019 Agenda Minutes
November 25, 2019 Agenda Minutes
December 9, 2019 Agenda Minutes
January 27, 2020 Agenda Minutes
February 24, 2020 Agenda Minutes
March 30, 2020 Agenda Minutes
April 27, 2020 Agenda Minutes
May 11, 2020 Agenda

Minutes

Faculty Senate Executive Committee Meetings (2019-2020)

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 Kelce College of Business, Room 121 and the dates are: September 16, 2019, October 21, 2019, November 18, 2019, December 2, 2019, January 20, 2020, February 17, 2020, March 23, 2020, April 20, 2020 and May 4, 2020.

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

Cont 1

Cont 2

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


Curriculum Legislation Forms

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 2019-2020         (Excel Spreadsheet)


AUGUST LEGISLATION

August 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.
August 26th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
September 6th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
September 18th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
September 20th

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

October 7th

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

October 11th

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

October 28th

Faculty Senate Meeting

SEPTEMBER LEGISLATION

September 9th 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 30th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
October 4th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
October 16th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
October 18th

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

November 4th

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

November 8th

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

November 25th

Faculty Senate Meeting


OCTOBER LEGISLATION

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

October 7th 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 21st* Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
November 1st College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
November 13th* Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
November 15th

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

November 25th*

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

December 2nd*

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

December 9th*

Faculty Senate Meeting


NOVEMBER LEGISLATION

November 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.
November 25th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
December 2nd College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
December 11th* Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
December 13th

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

January 6th

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

January 20th*

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

January 27th

Faculty Senate Meeting


DECEMBER LEGISLATION

December 9th 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 6th* Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
January 17th* College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
January 22nd* Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
January 24th*

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

February 3rd

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

February 14th

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

February 24th

Faculty Senate Meeting


JANUARY LEGISLATION

January 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.
January 27th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
February 3rd College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
February 19th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
February 21st

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

March 2nd

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

March 13th*

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

March 30th

Faculty Senate Meeting


FEBRUARY LEGISLATION

February 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.
February 24th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
March 2nd College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
March 18th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
March 20th

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

April 6th

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

April 17th

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

April 27th

Faculty Senate Meeting


MARCH LEGISLATION

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

March 9th* 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 30th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
April 6th 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 13th*

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

April 17th*

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

April 30th*

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

May 11th

Faculty Senate Meeting


APRIL LEGISLATION

April 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.
April 27th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
May 4th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
May 14th 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 24th

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

September 1st

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

September 11th

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

Other Units Legislation

Pitt State Pathway Course Approval Form

 

Pitt State Pathway Document

 

Pitt State Pathway Approved Courses (Faculty Senate February 25, 2019)

 

Pitt State Pathway Courses Submitted and Awaiting Approval (All Courses Approved by Faculty Senate February 25, 2019)

College of Arts and Sciences

Art
ART 178, Revised ART 178, Revised ART 178 Syllabus
ART 188, Revised ART 188, Revised ART 188 Syllabus
ART 217, Revised ART 217, Revised ART 217 Syllabus
ART 222, Revised ART 222, Revised ART 222 Syllabus
ART 233, Revised ART 233, Revised ART 233 Syllabus
ART 244, Revised ART 244, Revised ART 244 Syllabus
ART 266, Revised ART 266, Revised ART 266 Syllabus
ART 277, Revised ART 277, Revised ART 277 Syllabus
ART 288, Revised ART 288, Revised ART 288 Syllabus
ART 289, Revised ART 289, Revised ART 289 Syllabus
ART 311, Revised ART 311, Revised ART 311 Syllabus

Biology
BIOL 111, BIOL 111 Syllabus, Revised BIOL 111Revised BIOL 111 Syllabus
BIOL 112, BIOL 112 Syllabus, Revised BIOL 112Revised BIOL 112 Syllabus
BIOL 113, BIOL 113 Syllabus, Revised BIOL 113, Revised BIOL 113 Syllabus
BIOL 211, BIOL 211 Syllabus, Revised BIOL 211, Revised BIOL 211 Syllabus
BIOL 617, BIOL 617 Syllabus, Revised BIOL 617, Revised BIOL 617 Syllabus

Chemistry
CHEM 105, CHEM 105 Syllabus, Revised CHEM 105, Revised CHEM 105 Syllabus
CHEM 106CHEM 106 Syllabus  Revised CHEM 106 w/Syllabus
CHEM 215, CHEM 215 Syllabus, Revised CHEM 215, Revised CHEM 215 Syllabus 

CHEM 216 w/Syllabus

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

English and Modern Languages
ENGL 101, ENGL 101 Syllabus, Revised ENGL 101 Syllabus
ENGL 113, ENGL 113 Syllabus, Revised ENGL 113 Syllabus
ENGL 114, ENGL 114 Syllabus, Revised ENGL 114 Syllabus
ENGL 116, ENGL 116 Syllabus, Revised ENGL 116 Syllabus
ENGL 120, ENGL 120 Syllabus, Revised ENGL 120 Syllabus
ENGL 190, ENGL 190 Syllabus, Revised ENGL 190 Syllabus
ENGL 250, ENGL 250 Syllabus, Revised ENGL 250 Syllabus
ENGL 299, ENGL 299 Syllabus, Revised ENGL 299 Syllabus
ENGL 315, ENGL 315 Syllabus, Revised ENGL 315 Syllabus
ENGL 320, ENGL 320 Syllabus, Revised ENGL 320 Syllabus
MLL 124, MLL 124 Syllabus, Revised MLL 124 Syllabus
MLL 154, MLL 154 Syllabus, Revised MLL 154 Syllabus

Family and Consumer Sciences
FCS 203, Revised FCS 203
FCS 230, Revised FCS 230 

History, Philosophy and Social Sciences
ANTH 101, Revised ANTH 101
GEOG 106, Revised GEOG 106
GEOG 300, Revised GEOG 300
GEOG 304, Revised GEOG 304
HIST 101, Revised HIST 101
HIST 102, Revised HIST 102
HIST 201, Revised HIST 201
HIST 202, Revised HIST 202
PHIL 103, Revised PHIL 103
PHIL 105, Revised PHIL 105
PHIL 112, Revised PHIL 112
PHIL 113, Revised PHIL 113
PHIL 114, Revised PHIL 114
PHIL 207, Revised PHIL 207
PHIL 208, Revised PHIL 208
PHIL 231, Revised PHIL 231
POLS 101, Revised POLS 101
POLS 103, Revised POLS 103
SOC 100, Revised SOC 100

Mathematics
MATH 110, MATH 110 Syllabus, Revised MATH 110 Syllabus 
MATH 113, MATH 113 Syllabus, Revised MATH 113 Syllabus
MATH 126, MATH 126 Syllabus
MATH 133, MATH 133 Syllabus, Revised MATH 133 Syllabus
MATH 143, MATH 143 Syllabus, Revised MATH 143 Syllabus
MATH 150, MATH 150 Syllabus, Revised MATH 150 Syllabus
MATH 204, MATH 204 Syllabus, Revised MATH 204Revised MATH 204 Syllabus

Music
MUSIC 120, Revised MUSIC 120
Music 121, Revised MUSIC 121
Music 321, Revised MUSIC 321, Revised MUSIC 321 Syllabus
Music 322, Revised MUSIC 322, Revised MUSIC 322 Syllabus

Nursing
NURS 303, NURS 303 Syllabus, Revised NURS 303, Revised NURS 303 Syllabus

Physics
PHYS 100, PHYS 100 Syllabus, Revised PHYS 100Revised PHYS 100 Syllabus
PHYS 104, PHYS 104 Syllabus, Revised 104Revised PHYS 104 Syllabus
PHYS 130, PHYS 130 Syllabus, Revised 130Revised PHYS 130 Syllabus
PHYS 160, PHYS 160 Syllabus, Revised 160Revised PHYS 160 Syllabus
PHYS 165, PHYS 165 Syllabus, Revised 165Revised PHYS 165 Syllabus
PHYS 166, PHYS 166 Syllabus, Revised PHYS 166 Syllabus
PHYS 167, PHYS 167 Syllabus, Revised PHYS 167 Syllabus
PHYS 171, PHYS 171 Syllabus, Revised PHYS 171 Syllabus
PHYS 172, PHYS 172 Syllabus, Revised PHYS 172 Syllabus
PHYS 175, PHYS 175 Syllabus, Revised 175Revised PHYS 175 Syllabus
PHYS 176, PHYS 176 Syllabus, Revised PHYS 176 Syllabus
PHYS 375, PHYS 375 Syllabus, Revised PHYS 375Revised PHYS 375 Syllabus

Kelce College of Business

Kelce Undergraduate School of Business
CIS 130CIS 130 Signature PageCIS 130 Syllabus, Revised CIS 130,
Revised CIS 130 Syllabus 
ECON 191, ECON 191 Syllabus, Revised ECON 191, Revised ECON 191 Syllabus
ECON 200, ECON 200 Syllabus
ECON 201, ECON 201 Syllabus, ECON 201 Final Exam, ECON 201 Matrix
Revised ECON 201, Revised ECON 201 Syllabus, Revised ECON 201 Final Exam
Revised ECON 201 Exam 2, Revised ECON 201 Matrix
MGT 101, MGT 101 Syllabus, MGT 101 Additional document, Revised MGT 101,
Revised MGT 101 Syllabus

College of Education

Health, Human Performance and Recreation
DANCE 200, DANCE 200 Syllabus, Revised DANCE 200
HHP 150, HHP 150 Syllabus, Revised HHP 150
HHP 151, HHP 151 Syllabus, Revised HHP 151 
EXSCI 200

Psychology and Counseling
PSYCH 155, Revised PSYCH 155 Syllabus

Teaching and Leadership
EDUC 261
EDTH 330, EDTH 330 Syllabus, Revised EDTH 330

College of Technology

Engineering Technology
EET 247, EET 247 Syllabus, EET 247 Programming Exam, EET 247 Exam 2
Revised EET 247, Revised EET 247 Syllabus
ETECH 502, ETECH 502 Syllabus, Revised ETECH 502, Revised ETECH 502 Syllabus
MECET 121, MECET 121 Syllabus, MECET 121 Rubric
MFGET 263, MFGET 263 Syllabus, MFGET 263 Sample Assessment
Revised MFGET 263, Revised MFGET 263 Syllabus
MFGET 268MFGET 268 Syllabus, Revised MFGET 268 Syllabus
MFGET 405, MFGET 405 Syllabus

Technology and Workforce Learning
GT 190, Revised GT 190 
GT 350, Revised GT 350

Interdisciplinary

Women's and Gender Studies
WGS 200, WGS 200 Syllabus, Revised WGS 200 Syllabus
WGS 399, WGS 399 Syllabus, Revised WGS 399 Syllabus

Other Units

Gorilla Gateway
UGS 150, UGS 150 Syllabus