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ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL MEETING

MAY 28, 2008

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

NSU STUDENT CENTER - MAROON ROOM

       
1. Agenda - Additions, Changes, and Approval
A. Informational Items
     
2. Minutes
A. April 2008
     
3. Consent Agenda Items
A. Program Modifications
1. South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
2. South Dakota State University
3. University of South Dakota
4. Dakota State University
5. Northern State University
B. Course Modifications
1. Dakota State University
2. South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
3. South Dakota State University
4. University of South Dakota
5. Northern State University
C. Reports
1. Accreditation Status Report
     
4. New Programs
A. New Program Requests
1. DSU - Minor in High Performance Computing
2. BHSU - Minor in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
3. NSU - Minor in Banking & Financial Services
    4.       DSU - BS in Computer Game Design
B. New Certificate Requests
1. DSU - Certificate in High Performance & Research Computing
C. New Site Requests
1. USD - B.S. in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies, Off-campus & Online
D. Intent to Plan Requests
1. NSU - AA in Gerontology
   
5. Electronic University Consortium
A. Five Year Plan      Excel Spreadsheet
B. Task Force Report
     
6. Policy Revision and Development
A. BOR Policy Revisions
1. Academic Appeals Policies 2:9, 1:17, 1:18
B. MOCC Issues (Trudy)
1. No report.
C. CLEP Guidelines
D. Placement Guidelines
E. Section Size Guidelines
F. Discipline Council Composition and Membership
G. Visitor Pass Guidelines
H. Summer AAC Meeting Schedule
I. D2L Final Report & Recommendations
J. High School Counselors Fall Workshops
K. FERPA Issues - refer to Item 6.H, April 2008
L. Disruptive Behavior of Students
M. VSA Project
N. ICPSR Membership - USD
O. End of Course Exams
P. Pre-Registration Dates
Q. Informal Budget Hearings (Libraries & Research Capacities)
 
7. Faculty Issues
A. Adjunct Contract and Payroll Dates
B. Changes in the Agreement with COHE/Faculty Evaluation
C. Employee Classification & Benefits Issues
D. Grants & Conflicts - BOR Policy 5:2