SD Board of Regents
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Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501
605 773 3455
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ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL MEETING

SEPTEMBER 7, 2006

Conference Call

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

TENTATIVE AGENDA

       
1. Agenda - Additions, Changes, and Approval
  Update on Research from Scott Meyer
  Campus Updates on Incorporation of Statement on Syllabi
    Discussion of NSU/HS/Dual Credit   (PG) 
       
2. Minutes
A. June 2006
       
3. General Education, Admissions, Placement, Proficiency Examination
A. General Education
    1. Information Literacy Exam Policy Guidelines (PT)
B. Admissions
  1. No report.
C. Placement
    1. CLEP Trigonometry & Algebra/Trigonometry Exam Deactivations (PT)
D. Proficiency Examination
  1. CAAP and ESL Students (PT)
  2. Campus/System ACT Data Training (PT)
       
4. Program Modifications
A. No report.
       
5. Course Modifications and Proposals
A. Northern State University
B. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
  C. South Dakota State University
D. Dakota State University
  E. Black Hills State University
       
6. Board Reports
A. Update to International Agreements Activities Report
       
7. Reports
A. Teacher Education Accountability Reporting (PT)
B. CPA Pass Rate Statistics
       
8. Policy Revision and Development    3:00 pm Ranny Jones to join
A. BOR Policy Revisions
  1. BOR 2:7 Baccalaureate General Education Curriculum
    2. BOR 2:10 Academic Amnesty
    3. BOR 2:29 Definition of Credits and Related Institutional Requirements (RJ)
    4. BOR 2:6 Withdraw with a Grade of W
  5. Revisions to BOR 2:3 Admissions and BOR Policy 2:7 (4) Initial Placement  
  6. MCR 26 Certificates and Certifications (RJ)
      (a) MCR 26-A Coding of Teacher Certifications
      (b) MCR 26-B Coding of Academic Certificate Programs
  B. Guidelines for Assignment of CIP Codes
  C. Instructional Methods Codes
  D. Petitions of Multi-Institutional Students (CW)
  E. Revision to Common Syllabus Format
  F. Meeting Schedule for 2007
  G. Terminal Degree Definition Review and Addition to Table
  H. Curriculum Definitions
  I. Dual Credit Issues
  J. SOS Administration Policy
  K.

Winter Interim

  L. Articulation Agreement
  M. SDOS Implementation Guidelines
  N. Research STEM CIP Codes
  O. USDSU Transferability of Courses to Degrees
  P. AAC Workplan for 2006-07
  Q. Cooperative Agreements/General Education
  R. Acalog - A tool to manage university catalogs and Attachment
  S. Update on the Yellowstone Project
   
9. Faculty Issues
  A. Development/Implementation of Pandemic Plans 
         
10. New Programs (PG)
  A. New Programs
    1. Doctoral Programs in the Board's FY08 Budget Request
  B. New Certificates
    1. No report.
  C. New Site Requests
    1. New Site Requests - Sioux Falls
  D. Intent to Plan
    1. No report.
         
11. Electronic University Consortium (JR)
  A. No report.