ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Conference Call

 

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CST

   

Tentative Agenda

 

1.
Agenda Additions, Changes, and Approval
    
2.
Rolling Calendar
 
3.
Curriculum and Program Revisions
 
A.
Program Modifications
​1)Northern State University
​2)South Dakota State University
  
3)
University of South Dakota
​4)Black Hills State University  (Added 4/7/2017)
   
 
B.
Course Modifications
1)​Black Hills State University
2)Dakota State University
​3)Northern State University
​4) South Dakota State University
​5)University of South Dakota
 
  
 
C.
New Program Requests
​1)NSU – AA in Criminal Justice
​2)NSU – Minor in Human Resource Management
​3)SDSU – Minor in Applied Statistics
​4)SDSU – MS in Human Biology  (Added 4/11/2017)
  
 
D.
New Certificate Requests
​1)​​SDSU – Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Certificate (Undergrad)
 
E.
New Site Requests
 
 
1)
No Report
  
 
F.
Intent to Plan Requests
 
 
1)
BHSU – Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in English
​2)BHSU – Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in Mathematics
​3)NSU – MS in Mathematics for Teachers
​4)USD – MA, MS, and PhD in Sustainability
​5)USD – Bachelor of Applied Science in Technical Leadership
 
G.
Summary of Pending and in-Progress Requests
 
   
4.
Policy Revision and Development
 
A.
BOR Policy Revisions
  
1)
BOR Policy 4:11 Revisions – Rank & Promotion  (Not available online -- Item disbursed via email)
​2)​​​BOR Policy 4:10 – Tenure on Appointment
​3)BOR Policy 1:7:2 Revisions – Academic Affairs Council
​4)BOR Policies 1:10:1 through 1:10:6 – Revised Mission Statements
  
 
 
B.
Academic Guidelines
  
1)
Department Chair Evaluation Guidelines
​2)Instructional Methods Table and Definitions
​3)Placement Guidelines Update
   
​C.​General Education
​1)GE Assessment Cycle
​2)GE Assessment FAQ
​3)GE Implementation Guidelines
​4)GE Block Transfer
 
D.
Banner Student Update
​E.Credit hour Production Report
​F.Department Head Training
​G.Early College Options
​H.First Generation Students
​I.​ADA Resource Compliance  (item pending -- update will be provided at a later date)
​J.Remediation Update
​K.Certificates of Recognition
​L.Selective Service and Student Application
​M.Academic Calendar Definitions
​N.FAFSA Completion Initiative
​O.Regental Library Consortium
  
5.
Consent
​A.​Agreements on Academic Cooperation
​1)Northern State University
​2)SD School of Mines & Technology
​3)South Dakota State University
​B.Articulation Agreement – DSU & NCS-NSA
​C.Memorandum of Understanding – NSU & Roncalli High School
​D.Revision to ​Terminal Degrees Table – SDSU
​E.Inactive Status and Program Termination Requests – BHSU, SDSU & USD
​F.Naming Request – SDSU  (Added 4/11/2017)