ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

South Dakota Board of Regents

Conference Call

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 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)
Northern State University
  
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
  
5)
University of South Dakota
 
 
4.
New Programs
 
A.
New Program Requests
 
 
1)
SDSU – Minor in Electronics
  
2)
SDSU – Minor in Financial Counseling
  
3)
SDSU – Minor in Social and Human Services
  
4)
SDSU – Minor in Social Media
  
5)
SDSU – Minor in Theatre
  
6)
SDSU – Minor in Youth and Community Work
  
7)
SDSU – AS in Communication Studies
  
8)
SDSU – AS in Construction Technology
  
9)
SDSU – AS in Sociology
  
10)
SDSU – BS in Public Relations
  
11)
SDSU – MEng in Engineering
  
12)
USD – PhD in Health Sciences
  
13)
USD – BBA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  
14)
USD – BBA in Operational Analytics
  
15)
SDSU – BS in Community and Regional Planning
   
 
B.
New Certificate Requests
 
 
1)
SDSU – Data Science
  
2)
USD – Instructional Coaching, Technology, and Change
  
3)
USD – Laboratory Science
  
4)
USD – Museum and Archives Studies
  
5)
USD – Reading Interventionist
  
6)
USD – Regulatory Affairs
   
 
C.
New Site Requests
 
 
1)
SDSU – Minor in Criminal Justice
  
2)
SDSU – Minor in Geography
  
3)
SDSU – Minor in Gerontology
  
4)
SDSU – Minor in History
  
5)
SDSU – Minor in Human Development and Family Studies
  
6)
SDSU – Minor in Psychology
  
7)
SDSU – Minor in Sociology
  
8)
SDSU – AS in Agricultural Science
  
9)
USD – BS in Dental Hygiene  (w/corresponding program modification)
   
 
D.
Intent to Plan Requests
 
 
1)
BHSU – MS in American Indian Studies
  
2)
SDSU – BS in Chemistry Education
  
3)
SDSU – BS in Early Care and Education in a Mobile Society
  
4)
SDSU – BS in Human Biology
  
5)
USD – AS in Integrated Science
    
 
E.
Summary of Pending and in-Progress Requests
 
   
5.
Policy Revision and Development
 
A.
BOR Policy Revisions
  
1)
BOR Policy 1:29 Revision – South Dakota State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (Second Reading)
  
2)
BOR Policy 2:7 Revision – IGR Elimination Proposal – BHSU (Second Reading)
  
3)
BOR Policy 2:28 Revision – CAAP Waivers (Second Reading)
  
4)
BOR Policy 2:5 Revision – Transfer of Credit
  
5)
BOR Policy 5:17 Revision – Section Size
  
6)
BOR Policy 4:49 – Multi-Year Employment Contracts
  
7)
BOR Policies 3:4 & 2:x – Student Conduct Code and Academic Misconduct
  
 
 
 
B.
Academic Guidelines
  
1)
Common Course Guidelines and Prerequisites
  
2)
Credit by Examination Guidelines
  
3)
LMS Administration Guidelines
    
 
C.
High School Dual Credit
  
1)
HSDC Remedial Course Trend
  
2)
HSDC Program Grade & Enrollment Report
  
3)
Dual Credit – Reduced Tuition Program – Guidelines & Other Issues
   
 
D.
General Education Review Taskforce
 
E.
Transferable General Education
 
F.
Extract Errors
 
G.
Institutional & System Enrollment Reports
  
1)
Black Hills State University
  
2)
Dakota State University
  
3)
Northern State University
  
4)
SD School of Mines & Technology
  
5)
South Dakota State University
  
6)
University of South Dakota
 
H.
Program Productivity Review
 
I.
SDSU Dakota Pathway’s Proposal
 
J.
D2L User Survey Results & Future Steps      D2L Survey Instrument
 
K.
College Application Week 2015
 
L.
Student Grant/Aid Shared Responsibility Taskforce
 
M.
WICHE Passport Update
 
N.
U.S. DOE Transparency Agenda       Attachment IV
 
O.
HLC Faculty Qualifications Requirement
   
6.
Informational / BOR Items
 
A.
Faculty Workload and Efficiencies Tracking
 
B.
Regental Library Network
  
1)
Journal Database Access
  
2)
Database Consortium  (no formal written item -- will be discussion topic)
 
C.
Memorandum of Understanding – DSU & SDSU
 
D.
Agreement on Academic Cooperation – NSU
 
E.
Articulation Agreements
 
 
1)
South Dakota State University
  
2)
University of South Dakota
 
F.
Program Review Report – SDSM&T
 
G.
Inactive Status and Program Termination Requests – SDSU & USD
 
H.
New Prefix Requests – BHSU, NSU, SDSU & USD
 
I.
Request to Seek Accreditation – USD
 
J.
SDRS Proposed Legislation
 
K.
Multi State Collaborative on Military Credit (MCMC) Update
 
L.
University Center – Sioux Falls Update