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Pierre, SD 57501
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ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL MEETING

February 21, 2010

SDBOR CONFERENCE ROOM - PIERRE

       
Tentative Agenda
1.
Agenda - Additions, Changes, and Approval
     
2.
Minutes
A. September 2009
B. November 2009
     
3.
Consent Agenda Items
A. Program Modifications
  1) Northern State University
  2) South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
  3) South Dakota State University
  4) University of South Dakota
  5) Black Hills State University
B. Course Modifications
  1) Northern State University
  2) South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
  3) University of South Dakota
  4) South Dakota State University
C. Reports (Paul)
  1) Athletic Academic Report
  2) SDOS Report     Attachment I
     
4.
New Programs
A. New Program Requests
  1) SDSU - Minor in Rehabilitation Services
  2) SDSU - MS in Athletic Training
B. New Certificate Requests
  1) NSU - Certificate in Public History
  2) BHSU - Certificate in Public History - Archives
  3) BHSU - Certificate in Public History - Museums
  4) BHSU - Certificate in Public History - Site Interpretation
  5) USD - Certificate in Literacy Leadership and Coaching
  6)    SDSMT - Certificate in Construction Management
C. New Site Requests
  1) DSU - BSEd in Elementary Education/Special Education, Internet
  2) SDSU - BS in Sociology, Sioux Falls
  3)    NSU - MSEd in Teaching & Learning, MSEd in Leadership & Administration, Huron
D. Intent to Plan Requests
  1) BHSU - BS in Interdisciplinary Studies
  2) DSU - BS in Social Informatics
3) DSU - Master of Business Administration in General Management    {removed}
  4) SDSU/DSU - MS in Computer Science
E. Bachelor of General Studies
     
5.
Electronic University Consortium (Cathy)
A. Five Year Plan Update
B. Program Approval/Accreditation Process
C. Quality Assurance Systems Review
D. Website Demonstration
     
6.
Policy Revision and Development
A. BOR Policy Revisions
  1) Credit Hour Definition
    a. Hybrid Courses
    b. Externally Sponsored Courses
B. MOCC Issues (Trudy)
  1) No report.
C. Course Prefixes
D. Implementing D2L's Grade Export Function
E. UExcel Exams
F. Updating CIP Codes
G. Peer Institutions     Attachment II
H. Program Productivity Report
I. Terminal Degree Request
J. 2010 Schedule of Board Items for Academics
K. Dual Credit/Postsecondary Enrollment Option
L. Residual ACT Scores
M. CLEP Guidelines - English Composition (PT)
N. Ready Adult Academic Policy Review (PT)
O. VSA Update (PT)
P. Review of Institutional Program Review Guidelines - Update
Q. Lab Fees for CSS Courses
R. Institutional Credits - Determination of Academic Status
S. Pearson's E-college ~ Remediation
T. ADA Accommodations for Syllabi
U. Mobile Computing (PT)
   
   
7.
Faculty Issues
A. Issues Relating to Bargaining (materials circulated separately)
B. Review of Reduction in Force Policies and Procedures
C. Issues from HR