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

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Conference Call

 

(605) 773-2303 PW 1667#

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT

     

1.
Agenda - Additions, Changes, and Approval
2.
Minutes
A.
September 2013
B.
October 2013
 
C.
November 2013
3.
Consent Agenda Items
A.
Program Modifications
    1) Black Hills State University
    2) Northern State University
    3) South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
    4) South Dakota State University
    5) University of South Dakota
     
B.
Course Modifications
  1) General Education Revisions
  2) Black Hills State University
    3) Northern State University
    4) South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
  5) South Dakota State University
    6) University of South Dakota
4.
New Programs
A.
New Program Requests
 
1) Dakota State University
      a. D.Sc. in Cyber Security
2) South Dakota State University
      a. Construction Minor
      b. Film Studies Minor
      c. Health Communication Minor
      d. Events & Facilities Administration Minor
      e. Engineering for Precision Agriculture Minor
      f. Precision Agriculture Minor
      g. Ph.D. in Agricultural, Biosystems and Mechanical Engineering
    3) University of South Dakota
      a. Social Media Marketing
    4) South Dakota State University & University of South Dakota
a. Master in Public Health
5) South Dakota State University & Dakota State University
      a. Master of Science in Analytics (DSU) & Master of Science in Data Science (SDSU)
B.
New Certificate Requests
 
1) Northern State University - BEING HELD
    2) South Dakota State University
     
C.
New Site Requests
 
1) No report
       
D.
Intent to Plan Requests
1) University of South Dakota
a. Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD); Program of Occupational Therapy
b. Ph.D. in Health Sciences
5.
Policy Revision and Development
A.
BOR Policy Revisions
1) Revisions to Board Policy 2:10 – Limiting Withdrawals
2) Revisions to Board Policy 2:29 – Definitions of Credits and Related Institutional Requirements
B.
Interstate Passport
C.
Dual Credit Programming
D.
System-level Review of Curricular Proposals
E.
Implementation of Starfish and Student Planner
F.
StraighterLine - Limited Acceptance of ACE Recommendations
G.
IT Certificate Recruitment
H.
Routine Reports
    1) 2012-2013 Teacher Education Accountability Report
    2) In-State Placement of Regental Teacher Education Graduates
 
I.
Redesign of Education Leadership Programs
 
J.
Issues from Human Resources
 
K.
Implementing a Credit by Exam Option for College Algebra – Policies and Guidelines
L.
Proctoring Services and Fees
M.
Academic Code of Conduct – Implementation of Board Policy 3:4
 
N.
Professional Staff Evaluations
 
O.
Terminal Degree Spreadsheet Update – BHSU and SDSU
 
P.
IB Examination Guidelines
Q.
Minimally Used Course Prefixes
R.
Institutional Accreditation - NSU
 
S.
Addition to the Small Lab/Class Sections List
 
T.
USD Departmental Name Change
 
U.
New Prefix Requests – SDSU & USD
 
V.
Cooperative Agreements
1) Black Hills State University
2) South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
3) South Dakota State University
W.
Request to Seek Accreditation - SDSU
 
X.
Implementation of an Intensive ESL Program at SDSU
 
Y.
Articulation Agreements - SDSU
 
Z.
Affordable Care Act