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

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL

Thursday, May 31, 2012

 

Conference Call

PH. (605) 773-2305  PW=2467#

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. CT

   
1.
Agenda - Additions, Changes, and Approval
2.
Minutes
A. April 2012
3.
Consent Agenda Items
A.
Program Modifications
1) South Dakota State University
2) South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
3) Black Hills State University
4) Northern State University
5) University of South Dakota
     
B.
Course Modifications
1) General Education Revisions (BHSU, SDSU, and NSU)
2)

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

3) South Dakota State University
4) Dakota State University
5) Black Hills State University
6) Northern State University
7) University of South Dakota
     
C.
Reports
1) CAAP Credit Thresholds (PT)
4.
New Programs
A.
New Program Requests
1) USD - Minor in Marketing
2) USD - Minor in Finance
3) NSU - Master of Music Education
4) DSU - MS in Applied Computer Science
5) USD - Minor in Sustainability
6) NSU - AS in Biotechnology
    7) USD - Minor in Conservation and Biodiversity
    8) USD - BS in Medical Biology
B.
New Certificate Requests
1) BHSU - Certificate in Journalism
       
C.
New Site Requests
1) SDSMT - MS in Construction Management, Internet
       
D.
Intent to Plan Requests
1) No report
5.
Electronic University Consortium
A.
No report.
6.
Policy Revision and Development
A.
BOR Policy Revisions
1) Provisional Admissions - BOR Policy 2:3 (PT)
    2) Placement Policies - BOR Policy 2:7 and 2:26
B.
MOCC Issues (Trudy)
1) Enforcing Pre-requisites
C.
Prohibition Against Selling Class Notes/Materials (refer to Item 6.L, April 2012)
D.
Remedial Math - Administrative Issues (refer to Item 6.N, April 2012)
E.
Program Productivity Reporting
F.
Request to Seek Accreditation - SDSU Aviation
G.
Request for New Prefixes - SDSU
H.
Terminal Degree Spreadsheet Update
I.
Memorandums of Understanding
    1) SDSMT
    2) BHSU
J.
Ready Adult Follow-Up
K.
Statistics for the SD CPA Exam Candidates
L.
Dual Degree Agreement - USD
M.
StraighterLine Materials
N.
General Education Offerings/Enrollments
O.
Premium Fields for Performance Funding (DP)
P.
Effort/Productivity Report
Q.
Articulation Agreement - USD
R.
Gainful Employment Reporting
   S. Plus/Minus Grading
   T. Articulation with South Dakota's Technical Institutes
 

 U.

Academic Calendars/Weekend Classes
   V. Approval and Reporting of Online Programs
   W. Implementation of Common Core/Smart Balanced Assessment
   X. SDSU Faculty Senate: Graduate Tuition Remission Resolution
   Y. Certificates Awarded
   Z. System Conference on Assessment/Quality
7.
Faculty Issues
A.
Negotiations Update (no materials)
B.
Change in Rank Procedures