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PSU Faculty Senate Officers Tour Penn College


Senior Vice President William J. Martin shows off the Madigan Library to, from left, Daniel R. Hagen, Pamela P. Hufnagel and Karen L. Duncan The group travels west toward The Victorian House Paul L. Starkey, Penn College's vice president for academic affairs/provost (right) walks Larry C. Backer through the Honda PACT lab Penn State visitors get an eyeful of Rose Street Commons, the campus' newest student-housing complex A rain-free day, a rarity of late, affords a stroll across the typically well-groomed Penn College campusThe executive board of The Pennsylvania State University Faculty Senate visited Penn College on Tuesday, the seventh of its eight planned excursions this semester. The senate, which represents all Penn State faculty, seeks ways to improve communication and collaborative decision-making across the university. Making the trip were Daniel R. Hagen, senate chair; Larry C. Backer, chair-elect; Pamela P. Hufnagel, secretary; Susan C. Youtz, executive director; and Karen L. Duncan, senior associate registrar. The group met with college administrators, Governance officials, faculty representatives and student leaders; toured Madigan Library, the Parkes Automotive Technologies Center and the Avco-Lycoming Metal Trades Center; and had lunch in Le Jeune Chef Restaurant. Each fall, officers travel to about one-third of the campuses in the Penn State system. They visited Altoona, Fayette, Worthington Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton and Schuylkill in September, and will travel to the College of Medicine at Hershey in November.

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