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ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL MEETING

McKEEL CONFERENCE ROOM, SDSMT in RAPID CITY

December 12, 2006

9:00 am - 4:00 pm MT

Tentative Agenda

       
1. Agenda - Additions, Changes, and Approval
       
2. Minutes
A. November 2006  
       
3. General Education, Admissions, Placement, Proficiency Exam
A. General Education
  1) Literacy Exam Guidelines (PT)  
B. Admissions
  1) No report.  
C. Placement  
  1) No report.  
D. Proficiency Examination
  1) No report.  
       
4. Program Modifications
A. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology  
B. University of South Dakota  
     
5. Course Modifications
A. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology  
B. South Dakota State University  
C. Dakota State University  
D. Northern State University  
       
6. Board Reports
A. No report.
       
7. Reports
A. No report.  
       
8. Policy Revision and Development
A. BOR Policy Revisions
  1) Remedial Reading  
  2) Computer Science Requirement  
  3) Suspended Students  
  4) Emergency Authority Policy  
  B. Students Participating in Exchange Programs (OSHA Recommendations)
  C. Student Appeals for Academic Affairs   (Jim Shekleton 1:00 PM)
  D. Salary Policies
  E. Stipends
  F. Update on Work Plan (verbal)
  G. E-Coding Update (PT)
  H. Revisions to Course Modification Forms
  I. Update on Dual Credit: System-wide Agreements with Iowa and Minnesota
  J. Winter Interim
  K. Clinical Agreements
  L. West River Facility Planning
         
9. Faculty Issues  (Jim Shekleton  1:00 PM)
  A. Avoiding Claims of Defamation
         
10. New Programs (Paul Gough)
  A. New Programs
    1) No report.  
  B. New Certificates
    1) No report.  
  C. New Site Requests
    1) No report.  
  D. Intents to Plan
    1) No report.  
         
11. Electronic University Consortium (Josh Riedy)
  A. No report.