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ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL MEETING

BOR CONFERENCE ROOM

Pierre, SD

April 16, 2009

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

     
1.
Agenda - Additions, Changes, & Approval
     
2.
Minutes
 
A. February 26, 2009
 
     
3.
Consent Agenda Items
 
A. Program Modifications
 
  1) Placement of Program on Inactive Status - SDSMT
 
  2) BATS - Articulation
 
  3) University of South Dakota
 
  4) Black Hills State University
 
B. Course Modifications
 
  1) South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
 
  2) University of South Dakota
 
  3) Dakota State University
 
  4) Black Hills State University
 
C. Reports
 
  1) Student Off-Site Enrollment Report
 
  2) Transfer Credit Report
 
  3) Section Size Report
 
  4) NSSE Report ~ tentative
 
     
4.
New Programs
 
A. New Program Requests
 
  1) USD - Minor in Art History
 
  2) SDSMT - Minor in Geospatial Technology
 
B. New Certificate Requests
 
  1) No report.
 
C. New Site Requests
 
  1) No report.
 
D. Intent to Plan Requests
 
  1) BHSU - A.S. in Human Services
 
  2) SDSMT - PhD in Mechanical Engineering
 
     
5.
Electronic University Consortium (Cathy)
 
A. Quality Assurance Policy & Processes
 
B. Second Life Presentation
 
C. D2L Survey Results
 
     
6.
Policy Revision and Development
 
A. BOR Policy Revisions
 
  1) BOR 2:29 Courses in Residence
 
B. MOCC Issues (Trudy)
 
  1) Second Degree/Second Major - Revisions to MCR 27
 
C. Requests for the Externally-supported Tuition Rates
 
D. Arts & Sciences Discipline Council Update
 
E. Dual Credit Update & Issues
 
F. Library Digitization Project Update   ATTACHMENT I
 
G. Review of Common Course Guidelines
 
H. Revised Forms - New Graduate Program, New Site Request
 
I. Articulation with Kaplan University
 
J. Study/Travel Abroad - Procedures and Guidelines
 
K. Active Program Status Review (PT)
 
L. System Subscription, Research
 
   
7.
Faculty Issues
 
A. Negotiations Update
 
B. Guidelines for Authorship
  C. FY10 Salary Policy
     
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