ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Conference Call
 
DIAL IN:  866-410-8397
CODE:  4654625706
   

 

1.
Agenda – Additions, Changes, and Approval
    
2.
Minutes
 
A.
April 2015
 
3.
Consent Agenda Items
 
A.
Program Modifications
  
1)
Dakota State University
  
2)
SD School of Mines & Technology
  
3)
South Dakota State University (Revised 5/8/2015)
  
4)
University of South Dakota
   
 
B.
Course Modifications
  
1)
Dakota State University
  
2)
Northern State University
  
3)
SD School of Mines & Technology
  
4)
South Dakota State University
  
5)
University of South Dakota
  
6)
General Education Revisions – SDSU
 
 
4.
New Programs
 
A.
New Program Requests
 
 
1)
NSU – Minor in Marketing
  
2)
NSU – Minor in Public History
  
3)
SDSMT – Minor in Computational Statistics
  
4)
SDSMT – Minor in Military Science
  
5)
SDSU – BS in Natural Resources Law Enforcement
  
6)
USD – BA/BS in Sport Marketing & Media
  
7)
USD – Minor in Sport Marketing & Media
   
 
B.
New Certificate Requests
 
 
1)
BHSU – Diversity
  
2)
BHSU – Social Resiliency
  
3)
SDSMT – Petroleum Systems
  
4)
SDSU – Experiential Learning
   
 
C.
New Site Requests
 
 
1)
USD – Master of Social Work
   
 
D.
Intent to Plan Requests
 
 
1)
SDSU – BS in Biochemical Engineering
  
2)
SDSU – Master of Engineering
    
 
E.
Summary of Pending and in-Progress Requests
 
F.
Projecting Program Enrollments
 
   
5.
Policy Revision and Development
 
A.
BOR Policy Revisions
  
1)
BOR Policy 4:43 – Emeritus Status
  
2)
BOR Policy 2:8 – Undergraduates Taking Graduate Courses
  
3)
BOR Policy 2:10 – Academic Amnesty Policy
  
 
 
 
B.
Academic Guidelines
  
1)
AAC Guidelines Revisions Update
  
2)
Section Size Guidelines
  
3)
Program Fee Guidelines
  
4)
Credit by Examination Guidelines
   
 
C.
General Education Action Items
 
D.
Course Repeat Limits
 
E.
Exploratory Studies Program Expansion
 
F.
Quality Assurance Rubric Review Subcommittee
 
G.
System Placement above Math 104
 
H.
Praxis Alternatives
 
I.
Limits on Registration Holds
 
J.
W Grade Variations
 
K.
Transcript Designations
 
L.
Future COHE Negotiations
 
M.
Inactive Status and Program Termination Requests – BHSU, NSU, SDSU & USD
 
N.
Agreement on Academic Cooperation – NSU
 
O.
Request to Seek Accreditation – SDSU
 
P.
SDSU – Division of Management and Economics
 
Q.
Credit Hour Production Report
 
R.
Credit Limit Waiver Expansion
 
S.
Textbook Selection Policy
 
T.
2015 Athletic Academic Report
 
U.
FY2015 Section Size Report
 
V.
SDOS Persistence Analysis
 
W.
Project Lead the Way
 
X.
OED Prefix Withdraw – DSU
 
Y.
eTranscript Update
 
Z.
Title IX Online Training
 AA. Respondus Monitor Pilot Survey Results and Next Steps
 BB. Student Success Collaborative