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

BOR CONFERENCE ROOM

Pierre, SD

April 16, 2009

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

     
1.
Agenda - Additions, Changes, & Approval
     
2.
Minutes
A. February 26, 2009
     
3.
Consent Agenda Items
A. Program Modifications
  1) Placement of Program on Inactive Status - SDSMT
  2) BATS - Articulation
  3) University of South Dakota
  4) Black Hills State University
B. Course Modifications
  1) South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
  2) University of South Dakota
  3) Dakota State University
  4) Black Hills State University
C. Reports
  1) Student Off-Site Enrollment Report
  2) Transfer Credit Report
  3) Section Size Report
  4) NSSE Report ~ tentative
     
4.
New Programs
A. New Program Requests
  1) USD - Minor in Art History
  2) SDSMT - Minor in Geospatial Technology
B. New Certificate Requests
  1) No report.
C. New Site Requests
  1) No report.
D. Intent to Plan Requests
  1) BHSU - A.S. in Human Services
  2) SDSMT - PhD in Mechanical Engineering
     
5.
Electronic University Consortium (Cathy)
A. Quality Assurance Policy & Processes
B. Second Life Presentation
C. D2L Survey Results
     
6.
Policy Revision and Development
A. BOR Policy Revisions
  1) BOR 2:29 Courses in Residence
B. MOCC Issues (Trudy)
  1) Second Degree/Second Major - Revisions to MCR 27
C. Requests for the Externally-supported Tuition Rates
D. Arts & Sciences Discipline Council Update
E. Dual Credit Update & Issues
F. Library Digitization Project Update   ATTACHMENT I
G. Review of Common Course Guidelines
H. Revised Forms - New Graduate Program, New Site Request
I. Articulation with Kaplan University
J. Study/Travel Abroad - Procedures and Guidelines
K. Active Program Status Review (PT)
L. System Subscription, Research
   
7.
Faculty Issues
A. Negotiations Update
B. Guidelines for Authorship
  C. FY10 Salary Policy