Curricular Actions

From the Interim President
I have approved the following curricular items, which have been recommended by the appropriate dean, the College Senate, and the interim provost:

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Critique and Evaluation Period Spring 2010

From the Interim Provost
Critique and Evaluation Period (CEP) for spring 2010 will take place on Monday, May 10; Tuesday, May 11; Wednesday, May 12; and Thursday, May 13. A study day will be held on Friday, May 7.

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Academic Convocation 2010–2011

From the Interim Provost
Faculty and staff are cordially invited to participate in our 23rd annual Academic Convocation on Thursday, September 16, at 12:15 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall. Convocation is an important tradition on our campus; we celebrate learning and excellence in commencing a new academic year and recognize colleagues who are recipients of SUNY and Buffalo State awards.

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Fall Forum 2010: Call for Submissions

From the Interim Provost
The 11th annual Faculty and Staff Research and Creativity Fall Forum will be held on Thursday, October 28, in the Houston Gym. The goal of this forum is to develop, encourage, and support Buffalo State College faculty and staff research and creativity, and to make collaborative research endeavors and grantsmanship more accessible. This is an excellent opportunity to network with other Buffalo State faculty and staff and to identify common scholarly and creative interests that you may have.

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Thank You for Your Support of the Faculty and Staff Appeal

From the Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Thank you so much for your heartwarming response to the 2010 Faculty and Staff Appeal! I am grateful for each and every gift received—no matter what the amount. Each gift is important. Each gift makes a difference to one of our students.

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College Senate Meeting, Caucus

From the Chair of the College Senate
The final meeting of the College Senate for the spring semester will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 14, in Classroom Building C122. Please note the earlier start time. The Senate caucus begins at 12:30 p.m., just before the Senate meeting, for the election of new officers for 2010–2011.


College Senate Survey on PIN Pilot Program

From the Chair of the College Senate
A survey on the PIN Pilot Program will be available to all campus constituents through Friday, April 30. The survey is designed to gather information regarding (a) experience and satisfaction in use/non-use of the advisement PIN to enforce advisement of target groups, and (b) opinions as to whether or not the option for academic departments to use the PIN for target groups should remain voluntary. The survey is available to all campus members, including students, at http://buffalostate.edu/banner.

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Senate Election Results

From the Chair of the College Senate
Joe Marren,
associate professor of communication, was elected as a University Faculty senator, with Bill Raffel, associate professor of communication, as his alternate. Howard Reid, professor of psychology, and Ted Schmidt, associate professor of economics and finance, will serve three-year at-large terms for the College Senate, with James Sobol, assistant professor of criminal justice, elected to fill a one-year vacancy. Thank you to everyone who participated in the election process, and best wishes to our new representatives!


Curricular Items

From the Chair of the Senate Curriculum Committee

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