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

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Conference Call

 

(605) 773-2303 PW 0264#

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT

     

1.
Agenda - Additions, Changes, and Approval
2.
Minutes
A.
September 2013
B.
October 2013
3.
Consent Agenda Items
A.
Program Modifications
    1) South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
    2) South Dakota State University
    3) University of South Dakota
     
B.
Course Modifications
  1) General Education Revisions
  2) South Dakota State University
  3) University of South Dakota
    4) Dakota State University
4.
New Programs
A.
New Program Requests
 
1) University of South Dakota
a) Minor in Child and Adolescent Development
b) Minor in Interprofessional Disabilities Services
    c) Minor in K-12 English as a New Language
       
B.
New Certificate Requests
 
1) No report
     
C.
New Site Requests
 
1) No report
       
D.
Intent to Plan Requests
1) South Dakota State University
5.
Policy Revision and Development
A.
BOR Policy Revisions
1) Revisions to Board Policy 2:10 – Grades and Use of Grade Point Averages (GPA)
2) Revisions to Board Policy 2:10 – Limiting Withdrawals
3) Revisions to Board Policy 2:29 – Definitions of Credits and Related Institutional Requirements
4) Revisions to Board Policy 2:3 – Allowing Institutions to Accept Electronic Transcripts
5) Revisions to Board Policy 1:17, 1:17.1, 1:18 and 1:19
B.
Revisions to Board Policies and Guidelines Governing Academic Affairs
C.
CAAP Guidelines Revisions
D.
Application of AP Guidelines
E.
Revisions to the Systems Pre-General Education Holds
F.
D2L Course Access Dates
G.
StraighterLine Course Review Recommendations
H.
Smarter Balanced Implementation Update
I.
Graduate Students – Sustaining Enrollment
 
J.
Travel for Student Groups
K.
Changes to the Operations of the State’s Library Network
L.
Institutional Program Review Report – DSU: Information Systems
M.
Report and Recommendations from the American Indian College-Going Study
N.

Update on Complete College America's Completion Strategies in South Dakota

 
O.
Speakers’ Bureau for the South Dakota Quasquicentennial (125th Anniversary of Statehood)
P.
USD Request to Withdraw the use of CIS and MIS Prefixes
Q.
Institutional Accreditation
1) BHSU – Continued Accreditation
2) SDSU – Multi-Location Visit Report
R.
Cooperative Agreements
1) Northern State University
2) South Dakota State University
3) University of South Dakota
4) Northern State University and South Dakota State University
 
S.
Mid-term Deficiency Reporting
T.
SDSM&T – Departmental Name Change