Missouri State University

Minutes of September 29, 2008

Call to order

9:00 a.m. in UNVH 113 by Pauline Nugent, Chair 

Attendance

Rachelle Darabi, Thomas Lane, Pauline Nugent, Helen Reid, Art Spisak, John Steiert, Byron Stewart, Cathy VanLanduyt and Mike Wood

Minutes

Art Spisak moved to accept minutes as distributed.  Motion seconded by Cathy VanLanduyt.  Minutes approved unanimously.

Introduction

Dr. Rachelle Darabi, Associate Provost for Student Development and Public Affairs, assumes ex officio membership on committee.

Update on Status of GEP 101

Faculty Senate formed Blue Ribbon Committee to review the General Education Curriculum.

Faculty Senate agenda for October 9 includes discussion of proposed GEP 101.

Tasks

Mike Wood to contact local high school principals—inquire as to what curriculum offers students regarding financial responsibility.

Committee Action

Art Spisak moved to postpone stipend recommendation for GEP 101 proposal pending further discussion.  Motion seconded by Helen Reid.  Motion approved unanimously.

Election of chair postponed until next meeting.

Adjournment

Thomas Lane moved to adjourn meeting.  Motion seconded by Art Spisak and was approved by voice vote.  Meeting adjourned at 9:45 a.m.

Next Meeting

No date set—Members will receive email notification of next meeting.