SD Board of Regents
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Suite 200
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ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL MEETING

February 24, 2011

Conference Call ~~ 9:00 AM CT

(605) 773- 2303  PW 7650#

       
Tentative Agenda
1.
Agenda - Additions, Changes, and Approval
     
2.
Minutes
A. January 2011
     
3.
Consent Agenda Items
A. Program Modifications
  1) SDSU Geography, Graduate Admissions Requirements
  2) SDSU - Deletion of Minors
    3) USD - Communication Studies
    4) BHSU - Marketing Minor
  5) NSU - Speech Minor
B. Course Modifications
  1) Dakota State University
  2) Black Hills State University
    3) South Dakota School of Mines
  4) Northern State University
C. Reports (Paul T)
    1) 2010 Mobile Computing Report
    2) 2010 Desire2Learn User Survey Report
     
4.
New Programs
A. New Program Requests
  1) No report.
B. New Certificate Requests
  1) BHSU - LEAN Concepts and Management Certificate
    2) NSU - Certificate in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
C. New Site Requests
    1) NSU - BS in Management, Online
D. Intent to Plan Requests
  1) NSU - MS in Banking & Financial Services
     
5.
Electronic University Consortium
A. No report.
     
6.
Policy Revision and Development
A. BOR Policy Revisions
    1) Graduation Requirements
  2) Fall 2011 Academic Calendar (Thanksgiving Holiday)
B. MOCC Issues (Trudy)
  1) No report.
C. Registering as a Special Student
D. SDSU Administrative Five-Year Review (Item 6.L, Jan.2011)
E. Proficiency Exam - Certification of Proficiency by Alternate Methods (Item 6.S, Jan.2011)
F. Registration Dates (Item 6.V, Jan.2011)
G. General Education Coding Scheme (Item 6.U, Jan.2011)
H. Administration of General Education Holds
I. Bachelor of General Studies Program
J. Study Abroad Guidelines/Exchange Program Guidelines
K. Credit Hours by Program          
                BHSU         DSU       NSU       SDSMT      SDSU      USD
L. Credit Hour Definition
M. Proctoring Services
N. IDEA Survey Administration
O. NCTQ Survey Discussion
P. SDSU Articulation Agreements, Renewal & Revisions
Q. Results of the CPA Exam, Board of Accountancy
R. Promoting Opportunities & Success for American Indian Students
S. Terminal Degree Update - USD Request
T. Issues from HR  (materials circulated separately)
U. SDSU Request for Accreditation
     
   
7.
Faculty Issues
A. Bargaining Update (materials circulated separately)