Present such facts as are needed to establish the importance of the problem your petition addresses and to indicate its present status:
Department of English and Department of Modern Languages are being combined on July 1, 2011.
Clearly indicate the action you wish the Senate to take relative to your petition, beginning with the phrase, "Therefore, be it resolved....":
Therefore, be it resolved, since this has been approved by the CHFA Senate, the next step is consideration by UNI Faculty Senate. We request space on upcoming agenda.