ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

University of South Dakota

MUC 216A

Vermillion, SD

8:30am – 12:00 p.m. CST

     

1.
Agenda – Additions, Changes, and Approval
       
2.
Minutes
     
 
3.
Consent Agenda Items
 
A.
Program Modifications
 
1)
SD School of Mines & Technology
 
2)
South Dakota State University
 
3)
University of South Dakota
 
 
B.
Course Modifications
 
1)
Black Hills State University
 
2)
Northern State University
 
3)
SD School of Mines & Technology
 
4)
South Dakota State University  (Revised 3/30/15)
 
5)
University of South Dakota
 
 
4.
New Programs
 
A.
New Program Requests
 
 
1)
SDSU – MS in Agricultural Education
     
 
B.
New Certificate Requests
 
 
1)
None
     
 
C.
New Site Requests
 
 
1)
None
     
 
D.
Intent to Plan Requests
 
 
1)
None
       
 
E.
Summary of Pending and in-Progress Requests  (Revised 3/27/15)
 
     
5.
Policy Revision and Development
 
A.
BOR Policy Revisions
   
1)
BOR Policy 2:5 – Transfer of Credit
   
2)
BOR Policy 2:10 – Academic Amnesty Policy
   
3)
BOR Policy 4:18 – Retirement
   
4)
BOR Policy 4:43 – Emeritus Status
   
 
 
 
B.
Academic Guidelines
   
1)
Instructional Methods Table  (discussion topic -- no formal item will be posted)
   
2)
Program Productivity Review & Guidelines  (Attachment II)  (Attachment III)
   
3)
Revised AAC Guideline Drafts
   
4)
AAC Guidelines Curriculum Procedures – Programs
   
5)
Proficiency Exam (CAAP) Guidelines
   
6)
Academic Disciplinary Procedures
   
7)
Credit by Examination Guidelines
     
 
C.
New SDBOR Dashboards
 
D.
System General Ed Steering Committee Update
 
E.
Exploratory Studies Program Expansion
 
F.
Credit Hour Production Report
 
G.
Quality Assurance Rubric Review Subcommittee
 
H.
System Placement Above Math 104
 
I.
Promotion and Tenure Requests  Attachment
 
J.
Praxis and Multiple Measures
 
K.
Limits on Registration Holds
 
L.
W Grade Variations
 
M.
Transcript Designations
 
N.
2015 Desire2Learn User Survey
 
O.
The 2015 Inside Higher Ed Survey of College & University Chief Academic Officers
 
P.
Inactive Status and Program Termination Requests – BHSU & USD
 
Q.
Articulation Agreement – DSU & NSA
 
R.
Agreements and MOUs on Academic Cooperation
   
1)
Black Hills State University
   
2)
Northern State University
   
3)
University of South Dakota
 
S.
Title IX Update – System-Wide Readiness Assessment
 
T.
New Performance Evaluation Process for CSA
 
U.
Affordable Care Update
 
V.
Jump Start Program Update