SD Board of Regents
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Pierre, SD 57501
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info@sdbor.edu

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Conference Call

(866) 410-8397 PW: 6228778364

1:30-5:00 p.m. CT

     

1.
Agenda - Additions, Changes, and Approval
       
2.
Minutes
A.
February 2014
B.
April 2014
3.
Consent Agenda Items
A.
Program Modifications
    1) Black Hills State University
    2) Dakota State University
    3) South Dakota State University
    4) University of South Dakota
    5) South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
     
B.
Course Modifications
  1) Black Hills State University
  2) Dakota State University
    3) Northern State University
    4) South Dakota State University
  5) University of South Dakota
    6) South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
4.
New Programs
A.
New Program Requests
 
1) South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
a) Minor in Petroleum Systems
    2) South Dakota School of Mines & Technology and South Dakota State University
      a) Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering
    3) South Dakota State University
      a) Ph.D. in Agricultural, Biosystems, and Mechanical Engineering
     
B.
New Certificate Requests
 
1) No report
     
C.
New Site Requests
 
1) No report
       
D.
Intent to Plan Requests
 
1) No report
       
E.
Summary of Pending and in-Progress Requests
5.
Policy Revision and Development
A.
BOR Policy Revisions
    1) Revision to BOR Policy 2:10 – Limiting Withdrawals
    2) Revision to BOR Policy 2:6 & 2:7 – General Education
    3) Revision to BOR Policy 2:5 – Transfer of Credit
    4) Revision to BOR Policy 2:20 – Catalogs
B.
FY2014 Section Size Report
C.
Full-time Internship and Practicums to Self-Support
D.
Variable Credit for Projects and Research
E.
Starfish and MLP Grade Integration
F.
EDAD Curriculum Redesign Summer Schedule
G.
Changes to the Operations at the State Library Network
 
H.
Title IX Obligations
 
I.
Student Planner
 
J.
Revisions to AAC Guidelines
    1) Experimental Courses/Undergraduate Research
    2) Section Size Guidelines
K.
Center Name Change - SDSU
L.
ACA Update
 
M.
D2L Analytics Contract
 
N.
New Prefix Requests
 
1) SDSM&T
2) SDSU
 
O.
Articulation Agreement
    1) South Dakota State University (LATI)