ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL
Thursday, November 5, 2015
South Dakota Board of Regents
Conference Call
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST
 
Dial In:  866-410-8397
Code:  4654625706
   
1.
Agenda – Additions, Changes, and Approval
    
2.
Minutes
 
3.
Consent Agenda Items
 
A.
Program Modifications
  
1)
Black Hills State University
  
2)
Northern State University
  
3)
SD School of Mines & Technology
  
4)
South Dakota State University
  
5)
University of South Dakota
  
6)
Exception to 120 Credit Degree – Art Education  (Revised 11/2/2015)
   
 
B.
Course Modifications
  
1)
Northern State University
  
2)
SD School of Mines & Technology
  
3)
South Dakota State University
  
4)
University of South Dakota
  
5)
General Education Revisions
   
a.
2015 Gen Ed Modifications Summary
  
6)
Black Hills State University  (New added 11/3/2015)
 
 
4.
New Programs
 
A.
New Program Requests
 
 
1)
USD – Minor in Business Analytics
  
2)
USD – Minor in Operations Management
   
 
B.
New Certificate Requests
 
 
1)
USD – Graphic Design
  
2)
USD – Photography
   
 
C.
New Site Requests
 
 
1)
No Report
   
 
D.
Intent to Plan Requests
 
 
1)
BHSU – BFA in Photography
  
2)
BHSU – BFA in Graphic Design
  
3)
BHSU – BFA in Studio Art
  
4)
USD – BBA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  
5)
USD – BBA in Operational Analytics
    
 
E.
Summary of Pending and in-Progress Requests
 
F.
German Cooperative B.A. Program
 
   
5.
Policy Revision and Development
 
A.
BOR Policy Revisions
  
1)
IGR Elimination Proposal
  
2)
COPS Transfer Waiver Policy Revisions
   
a.
Transfer Student Analysis   Attachment II   Attachment III
   
b.
MOCC Review / Transfer Waivers
  
3)
Graduate Assistant Stipend Policy Changes
  
 
 
 
B.
Academic Guidelines
  
1)
Dual Credit Guidelines
  
2)
CLEP Guideline Revision
  
3)
CAAP Exemptions Beyond Approved Waivers
    
 
C.
2016 AAC Meeting Schedule
 
D.
Common Course Catalogue Issues
  
1)
WF & SP Grades
  
2)
Course Auditing and Visitor Program
  
3)
Instructional Type A Assignments
 
E.
Program Productivity Review     Attachment II
 
F.
HB1064 Implementation
  
1)
BOR Policy 4:35 Amendment  (New added 11/3/2015)
 
G.
Associate Degree Expansion
 
H.
Associate Degree Market Analysis
 
I.
University Center-Sioux Falls Task Force Report Update
 
J.
Proactive Admission Update
 
K.
Online Dual Credit Course QA Review
 
L.
Program Fee Requests
  
1)
Program Fee Distribution  (New added 11/3/2015)
 
M.
Student Preparation in Math
 
N.
GEAR UP Program Update
 
O.
Spring Pre-Registration Delay
 
P.
Ongoing Appointments for Temporary Faculty
 
Q.
Testing / Proctoring Fees at University Centers
 
R.
Starfish Help Request Feature
   
6.
Informational / BOR Items
 
A.
High School to College Transition Report
 
B.
Graduate Debt Analysis
 
C.
Jolene’s Law Task Force and USD Budget Request for the Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment
 
D.
Perkins Loan Termination
 
E.
Inactive Status and Program Termination Requests – NSU
 
F.
Articulation Agreements
 
 
1)
South Dakota State University
  
2)
University of South Dakota
  
3)
Black Hills State University  (New added 11/3/2015)
 
G.
Affiliation Agreement – NSU
 
H.
Agreements and MOUs on Academic Cooperation
  
1)
SD School of Mines & Technology
  
2)
South Dakota State University  (New added 11/3/2015)
 
I.
D2L Performance / Stability Issues
 
J.
Program Review Report – DSU