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

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Northern State University

Aberdeen, SD

 

Jewett Conference Room

Spafford Hall, Rm. 105

8:00 a.m. CT

     

1.
Agenda - Additions, Changes, and Approval
2.
Minutes
 
A.
February 2013
3.
Consent Agenda Items
A.
Program Modifications
1) Black Hills State University
2) South Dakota State University
3) University of South Dakota
B.
Course Modifications
1) Black Hills State University
2) South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
3) South Dakota State University
4) University of South Dakota
4.
New Programs
A.
New Program Requests
1) South Dakota State University
    a.) Minor in Animal Health
    b.) B.A. in American Indian Studies
      c.) Masters in Mass Communication
     
B.
New Certificate Requests
1) No report
C.
New Site Requests
1) University of South Dakota
a.) M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, Online
b.) B.B.A. in Management, Online
      c.) M.A. in Kinesiology and Sport Science, Online
2) South Dakota State University
a.) M.S. in Human Sciences, Online
D.
Intent to Plan Requests
 
1) No report
5.
Policy Revision and Development
A.
BOR Policy Revisions
    1) Revisions to Board Policy 2:10
 
B.

Smarter Balanced Implementation Update

 
C.
StraighterLine
 
D.
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act
 
E.
Changes for Faculty Contract/Cover Letters
 
F.
System Conference on Academic Quality – Update
 
G.
Recruiting International Students – Use of Agents
 

H.

Threat Assessment and Online Students
 
I.
Enrollment Reporting
 
J.
Minors Awarded, FY 08- FY 12
 
K.
New Prefix Request – BHSU
 
L.
Terminal Degrees Spreadsheet Update – SDSU  
 
M.
Cooperative Agreements – SDSU
N.
Establishing Financial Aid Eligibility for Competency-Based Programs