Academic Advising Noon Seminars

Fall 2014 brown-bag lunch series

What are they? Forums for discussing academic advising

Who’s invited? All faculty and staff (please spread the word)

Why attend? To network, share how-to’s, and learn about advising resources

Meet the University Registrar

Monday, September 15, noon to 1:00 p.m.
110 Henderson Building, The Living Center

Meet Robert Kubat, University Registrar. Learn how the Registrar's office works to support academic advisers and understand how advising practices can support the work of the Registrar's office.

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Faculty Senate Petitions: What Advisers Need to Know

Friday, October 24, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. *
102 Kern Building

Learn about petitions from a panel of experts:

  • Anna Butler, Administrative Support Assistant, Office of the University Faculty Senate
  • Daniel Hagen, Executive Director, Office of the University Faculty Senate
  • Elizabeth Seymour, Chair, Senate Committee on Undergraduate Education
  • Erica Smithwick, Outgoing Chair, Senate Subcommittee on Academic Standards
  • Ann Taylor, Incoming Chair, Senate Subcommittee on Academic Standards

To make videoconferencing arrangements for locations other than University Park, please reserve a videoconference room at your campus and send the name/number of the room to Anna Butler ( by October 17. View a list of current videoconference rooms with contacts:

* Note: extended session

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Contact Laura Brown at 814-865-7576 or for additional seminar details.

The Division of Undergraduate Studies at is a unit within Penn State's Office of Undergraduate Education. The division's mission includes student enrollment; the University-wide academic information network; general academic advising for any current and prospective Penn State student; and the educational planning and academic consultation components of New Student Orientation.