ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Conference Call

 

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CST

 

Dial In:  866-410-8397

Code:  4654625706

   
1.
Agenda Additions, Changes, and Approval
    
2.
Minutes
 
3.
Curriculum and Program Revisions
 
A.
Program Modifications
  
1)
University of South Dakota
   
 
B.
Course Modifications
  
1)
Black Hills State University
  
2)
University of South Dakota
 
  
 
C.
New Program Requests
 
 
1)
NSU – Minor in Geographic Information Sciences
  
2)
USD – Specialization in Marketing (Master of Business Administration)
​3) USD – Specialization in Operations and Supply Chain Management (Master of Business Administration)
  
 
D.
New Certificate Requests
 
 
1)
NSU – Certificate in Geographic Information Sciences
​2)USD – Certificate in Bioethics (Graduate)
  
 
E.
New Site Requests
 
 
1)
No Report
  
 
F.
Intent to Plan Requests
 
 
1)
No Report
  
 
G.
Summary of Pending and in-Progress Requests  (Revised 6/3/2016)
 
   
4.
Policy Revision and Development
 
A.
BOR Policy Revisions
  
1)
BOR Policy 2:5 – Transfer of Credit Revisions
  
2)
General Education Redesign – Revisions to BOR Policies 2:7 and 2:11
​3)BOR Policy 2:12 Revision – Distance Education
​4) BOR Policy 4:15 Revision – Sabbatical Leave
​5)BOR Policy 1:30 – Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Update
  
 
 
 
B.
Academic Guidelines
  
1)
Dean’s List Designations
  
2)
Section Size Report Refinements
​a.FY2016 Section Size Report
  
3)
Class Visitor and Audit Guideline
​4)CLEP Guidelines
  
5)
Dual Credit and Reduced Tuition Guidelines
​a.Late Tuition
​b.Spring 2016 Grade Report
​6)Instructional Method & Workload
    
​C. eLearning / Education Issues
​1) D2L Updates
​2) ​E-Text Committee
 
D.
COHE Negotiations Update
 
E.
Terminal Degree List Update – SDSMT & USD
 
F.
Program Productivity Review
 
G.
Approved Prefix List Cleanup    Spreadsheet
 
H.
Joint Budget Request
 
I.
Internal Control Board
 
J.
U.S. DOE Transparency Agenda       Attachment IV
​K.HLC Faculty Qualifications Requirement
​L.Retention of Research Data & Material
​M. Shared Responsibility Taskforce
​N.Academic Calendar Update  (Revised 6/6/2016)
​O. ​Multistate Collaborative on Military Credit (MCMC) Update
​P.Royal & Company
​Q.​WICHE Passport Update
​R.​Regental Library Network
​1)Regental Library Consortium
​2) Journal Database Access
​3)​RFI Update
​S.Discipline Councils 2015-2016 Annual Reports  (Revised 6/3/2016)
  
5.
Consent
 
A.
Articulation Agreements – SDSU
​B.​Memorandum of Understanding
  
1)
Northern State University
  
2)
South Dakota State University
 
C.
New Department Code Request – USD
​D.Inactive Status and Program Termination Request – USD
​E. Name Change Request – SDSU  (Revised 6/3/2016)