ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Conference Call

 

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CST

 

 Dial In:  866-410-8397

Code:  2651224596

   
1.
Agenda Additions, Changes, and Approval
    
2.
Rolling Calendar
 
3.
Curriculum and Program Revisions
 
A.
Program Modifications
​1) ​Black Hills 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) South Dakota State University
​4)University of South Dakota
 
  
 
C.
New Program Requests
​1)DSU – AS in Software Development   (Revised 1/23/2017)
​2)SDSU – Minor in Design Studies
​3)SDSU – Minor in Graphic Design
  
 
D.
New Certificate Requests
​1)BHSU – Social Media
  
 
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 1:21 Revision – System Strategic Goals
​2)​​​BOR Policy 4:11 Revision – Rank and Promotion
​3)BOR Policies 2:7 and 2:26 Revisions – Gen Ed Credit Distribution
  
 
 
B.
Academic Guidelines
  
1)
Class Size Guidelines
​2)Instructional Method & Workload Guidelines
​3)Updates to AAC Guidelines and Forms
​4)Annual Distance Education Summary Guideline   (Added 1/24/2017)
   
 
C.
E-Text Pilot
​D.Professional Licensure Certification Disclosures – Update
​E. ​Legislative Update
​F.SDRS Legislation – HB1016, HB1017, & HB1018
​G.Department Chair Training
​H.General Education Committee Update
​I. WICHE Interstate Passport Update
​J.Programs Approved for Off-Campus Delivery
​K.Online Associate Degree Approval Update
​L.Veteran Students: Enrollment, Progression, and Graduation
​M.Academic Misconduct & Human Rights Violations – Updated Common Coding in Colleague
​N.SARA Update
​O.High School Dual Credit – Grades, Enrollments & Guidelines
​P. ​Concurrent Credit in the Regental System
​Q.Weighted GPA's for Math Index
​R.College Application Week
​S.Proactive Admissions
​T.College Board State and System AP Policy Roundtable
​U.Institutional Repositories – Federal Open Access Requirements
  
5.
Consent
​A.​Agreements on Academic Cooperation
  1) SD School of Mines & Technology
  2) South Dakota State University
​3)University of South Dakota
​B. Memorandum of Understanding – USD & LERN
​C.Request to Seek Accreditation – SDSU & USD
​D.Institutional Program Reviews – SDSU & DSU
​E.Naming Requests – SDSU & USD   (Revised 1/24/2017)