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RG022-11-33 Faculty Senate - Meeting Minutes: Home

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Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071

Phone & Fax Numbers

(270) 809-6152
(270) 809-4295
FAX (270) 809-6153

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Faculty Senate - Meeting Minutes

Collection Title: Meeting Minutes

Series Number: RG022-11-33

Department: Faculty Senate

Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich in June 2011

Date Listed: June 21, 2011

Date Span: 1978-present

Size of Collection: 0.75 linear feet

Number of Boxes: 1 legal size document case and 1 legal half size document case

Type of Material: Meeting minutes

Condition of Material: Good

Arrangement: Chronological arrangement

Historical Information: The Faculty Senate of Murray State University was formally established on November 14, 1974 after the ratification of the organization’s constitution. The origins of the Faculty Senate began in the summer of 1974 with the founding of Murray State University Faculty Organization. The Faculty Organization was an informal group which sought to empower the faculty in the governance of the university. On October 9, 1974, an ad hoc committee was formed to “study model structures for faculty senates”. By the end of October, the committee developed a constitution and by-laws. On the 11th and 12th of November, a vote of the faculty ratified the proposed constitution and elections for delegates was held on December 11, 1974. The Faculty Senate has served as an essential part of the University’s governance since the spring of 1975.

Scope and Content: Collection consists of meeting minutes of the Murray State University Faculty Senate from March 1978 to April 2010.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Murray State University. Faculty Senate.

Murray State University – History.

Murray State University – Administration.