ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL

Thursday, March 31, 2016

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Surbeck Center – Hardrock Room

Rapid City, SD

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. MT

 

   

 

1.
Agenda – Additions, Changes, and Approval
    
2.
Minutes
 
3.
Consent Agenda Items
 
A.
Program Modifications
  
1)
Black Hills State University
  
2)
Dakota State University
  
3)
SD School of Mines & Technology
   
 
B.
Course Modifications
  
1)
Black Hills State University
  
2)
Dakota State University
  
3)
Northern State University
  
4)
SD School of Mines & Technology
  
5)
University of South Dakota
 
  
4.
New Programs
 
A.
New Program Requests
 
 
1)
BHSU – AS in Human Services
  
2)
USD – Minor in Multicultural Studies
  
 
B.
New Certificate Requests
 
 
1)
BHSU – Managerial and Organizational Communication
  
2)
USD – Dental Hygiene Leadership
  
3)
USD – English Language Learners
  
 
C.
New Site Requests
 
 
1)
No report
  
 
D.
Intent to Plan Requests
 
 
1)
No report
  
 
E.
Summary of Pending and in-Progress Requests  (Revised 3/30/2016)
 
F.
System Discussion of Associate Degree Programs
 
   
5.
Policy Revision and Development
 
A.
BOR Policy Revisions
  
1)
Collective Bargaining Update(additional handout will be provided at the meeting)
  
2)
BOR Policy 2:5 – Transfer Credit Discussions Update
  
 
 
 
B.
Academic Guidelines
  
1)
Math Placement Guidelines Update  (Revised 3/28/2016)
  
2)
LMS Administration Guidelines
  
3)
Instructional Method and Workload
  
4)
Program Approval Process
  
5)
Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education Update
  
6)
Academic Unit Renaming and Reorganization Requests
    
 
C.
General Education Redesign
 
D.
Program Productivity Review
 
E.
D2L User Survey Results & Future Steps      D2L Survey Instrument
 
F.
Online Tutoring Options
 
G.
Quality Assurance Review Process
 
H.
Early Alert Update
 
I.
Approved Prefix List Cleanup    Spreadsheet
 
J.
Obsolete Course Cleanup  (discussion topic related to Approved Prefix List Cleanup)
 
K.
U.S. DOE Transparency Agenda      Attachment IV
 
L.
HLC Faculty Qualifications Requirement
  
6.
Informational / BOR Items
 
A.
HLC Placement of WDT on Probation
 
B.
Lumina Peer Learning Opportunity
 
C.
Regental Library Network
  
1)
Journal Database Access
  
2)
Database Consortium  (no formal written item -- will be discussion topic)
 
D.
Name Change Requests
  
1)
South Dakota State University
  
2)
University of South Dakota
 
E.
Articulation Agreements
  
1)
South Dakota State University
  
2)
Dakota State University  (Added 3/30/2016)
 
F.
Agreement on Academic Cooperation
 
 
1)
SD School of Mines & Technology
 
2)
South Dakota State University
 
G.
Inactive Status and Program Termination Requests – BHSU
 
H.
Memorandum of Understanding – SDSU
 
I.
Physics/Nuclear Dual Program Agreement – SDSU & ISU