SD Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Ave
Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501
605 773 3455
info@sdbor.edu

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL

CONFERENCE CALL

NOVEMBER 15, 2007

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

(605) 773-2325

PW 6312#

       
1. Agenda - Additions, Changes, Approval
       
2. Minutes of the Meeting
  A. August 2007
  B. September 2007
  C. October Retreat 2007
       
3. Consent Agenda Items
  A. Program Modifications
    1. University of South Dakota
    2. South Dakota State University
    3. South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
    4. Northern State University
  B. Course Modifications
    1. University of South Dakota
    2. South Dakota State University
    3. South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
    4. Northern State University
    5. Dakota State University
  C. Board Reports
    1. Report of the Student Retention Task Force
    2. Electronic University Consortium Annual Report
    3. Teacher Education Accountability Report
    4. CAAP Report
    5. Major Enrollment Report
    6. CLEP Guidelines Modifications
       
4. New Programs, Certificates, Sites, and Intents to Plan Requests
  A. New Programs
    1. SDSU - MS in Statistics
    2. USD - BS in Interdisciplinary Health Studies
    3. BHSU - Minor in Health
    4. BHSU - MS in Strategic Leadership
  B. New Certificates
    1. SDSMT - Technology Innovation Certificate
  C. New Site Requests
    1. No report.
  D. Intent to Plan Requests
    1. SDSMT - BS in Wildlife Fire Management
    2. DSU - Master of Entertainment Technology
    3. SDSU - MS & PhD in Nutritional Sciences
    4. SDSU - Doctor of Nursing Practice
       
5. Electronic University Consortium
  A. EUC Update
       
6. Policy Revision and Development
  A. BOR Policy Revisions
    1. Threat Assessment Policy
    2. Admissions
    3. Proficiency Exam (2:28)
  B. MOCC Issues (Trudy & Ranny)
    1. Tracking Courses
    2. Credit by Exam
    3. Privacy Code Functionality in Web Advisor
  C. Student Appeals
  D. MOU - SDSMT & Northern WY Community College District
  E. Externally Supported Tuition Rate Requests
  F. Dual Credit Issues
  G. Library Review
  H. General Education
    1. General Education Proposed Changes
    2. International Experiences - Granting General Education Credit
  I. EOC Exams Update
  J. Vet Survey
  K. Cooperative Programming
  L. Program Review Processes
  M. Desire2Learn Update
  N. 2008 AAC Meeting Schedule
  O. Placement Guidelines - Math
  P. Guidelines Governing Tech Fellows
  Q. Banner HR/FIS Project
  R. Voluntary System of Accountability
  S. Using Mobile Technologies to Transform the Delivery of the Curriculum
       
7. Faculty Issues
  A. Update on Negotiations  (JS)
  B. Payroll Practices (JM)
  C. SOS Summaries and Evaluations
  D. Staff Review of Pending Personnel Actions (JS)