ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL

Tuesday, November 1, 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.
PLAN Grant Update
​A.Best Practices in Inclusive Hiring
​B.Current Salary Adjustment Policy
​C.Models Parental Leave
 
3.
Curriculum and Program Revisions
 
A.
Program Modifications
​1)Black Hills State University  (Revised 11/1/2016)
​2)Northern 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
​6)​General Education Revisions (discussion topic only)
 
  
 
C.
New Program Requests
 
 
1)
USD – AS in Integrated Science
  
 
D.
New Certificate Requests
​1)DSU – Health Information Clerk Certificate
 
 
2)
NSU – STEM Certificate (Graduate)
  
 
E.
New Site Requests
 
 
1)
No Report
  
 
F.
Intent to Plan Requests
 
 
1)
No Report
 
G.
Summary of Pending and in-Progress Requests
 
   
4.
Policy Revision and Development
 
A.
BOR Policy Revisions
  
1)
BOR Policy 5:5:1 Revision – Tuition & Fees: State-Support Tuition
​2)BOR Policy 1:7 Revision – System-wide Committees and Councils
​3)BOR Policy 1:7:2 – Academic Affairs Council
  
 
 
B.
Academic Guidelines
  
1)
General Education Assessment Guidelines   (Revised 10/31/2016)
   
 
C.
Enrollment Trends in the University System
​D.Department Chair Training Proposal
​E.General Education – Credit Distributions   (Added10/31/2016)
​F.General Education – GE Council Representatives   (Added10/31/2016)
​G.Federal Regulatory Compliance Issues   (Added10/31/2016)
​H.Early Alert Options   (Added10/31/2016)
​I. ​D2L – Marketspace Review Process   (Added10/31/2016)
​J.Program & Course Duplication      (Attachment II Online Course Duplication (Added10/31/2016)
​K.Sabbatical Leave Financial Support   (Added10/31/2016)
  
5.
Consent
​A. Program Review Reports – SDSU & NSU
​B.​Agreements on Academic Cooperation
  1) South Dakota State University
  2) University of South Dakota
​C. Inactive Status and Program Termination Requests USD
​D.New Prefix Requests – USD & SDSU   (Revised 10/31/2016)