I served as Chair of the Penn State University Faculty Senate for the 2012-2013 academic years, and Immediate Past Chair for the 2013-2014 academic year. I serve as University Senate Parliamentarian for the 2014-2015 academic year.
This site posts a variety of informational and other reports of general interest from service within Penn State’s shared governance architecture.
More current discussion generally on university shared governance is posted to my blog:
Promoting transparency and engagement in shared governance in universities and colleges. Formerly “The Faculty Voice: Sharing While Chairing the Penn State Faculty Senate” April 2012-April 2013.
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON UNIVERSITY GOVERNANCE Improving the Governance of Penn State, Revising the Structure of its Board of Trustees, and Furthering the Academic Mission of the University: Report and Recommendations of the Special Committee on University Governance (February 2013): SCUG_Final_Report
Report of the Health Care Task Force, The Pennsylvania State University (April 18, 2014): ACCESS HERE.