ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

AmericInn Lodge & Suites Convention Center

1981 East King Street

Rooster Rush Room

Chamberlain, South Dakota

 

9:30 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) Dakota State University
​2)Northern State University
  
3)
SD School of Mines & Technology
​4)South Dakota State University
​5)University of South Dakota
   
 
B.
Course Modifications
1)​Black Hills State University
2)Dakota State University
​3)Northern State University
​4) SD School of Mines & Technology
​5)South Dakota State University
​6)University of South Dakota
 
  
 
C.
New Program Requests
​1)SDSU – BS in Leadership & Management of Nonprofit Organizations
​2)USD – BS in Technical Leadership
  
 
D.
New Certificate Requests
​1)​​DSU – Digital Humanities (Graduate)
​2)​SDSU – Workplace Intercultural Competence (Undergrad)
​3)USD – Communication and Leadership (Undergrad)
​4)USD – Healthcare and Leadership (Undergrad)
​5)USD – Management (Undergrad)
​6)USD – Personnel Supervision (Undergrad)
​7)USD – Small Business Entrepreneurship (Undergrad)
​8)USD – Science, Technology, and Math Pedagogy (Graduate)
 
E.
New Site Requests
 
 
1)
No Report
​F.​New Specializations Requests
​1)USD – Bioinformatics (Biology, PhD)
​2)USD – Conservation and Biodiversity (Biology, MS)
​3)USD – Integrative Biology (Biology, PhD)
  
 
G.
Intent to Plan Requests
 
 
1)
SDSMT – MS in Innovation and Design
​2)SDSU – MS in Medical Laboratory Science
 
H.
Summary of Pending and in-Progress Requests
 
   
4.
Policy Revision and Development
 
A.
BOR Policy Revisions
  
1)
BOR Policy 4:11 Revisions – Rank & Promotion
​2)​​​BOR Policy 4:10 – Tenure on Appointment
​3)BOR Policy 1:7:2 Revisions – Academic Affairs Council
  
 
 
B.
Academic Guidelines
​1)Reformatted AAC Guidelines
​2)Discipline Council Guidelines
  
3)
Department Chair Evaluation Guidelines
4) Course Prefix Limits
​5)AAC Guideline and Form Updates
   
​C.​General Education
​1)GE Assessment Guidelines
​2)GE Assessment FAQ
​3)​GE Block Transfer
​a.​BHSU: Gillette College  (pending)
​b.​BHSU: Northwest Iowa Community College  (pending)
​c.DSU: ​Iowa Lakes Community College
​d.DSU: ND State College of Science
​e.NSU: Northland Community Technical College – AS/AA
​f.NSU: Rochester Community & Technical College – AS/AA
​g.SDSU: ​Dakota Wesleyan University – AS/AA
​h.SDSU: Northeast Community College (Nebraska) – AS/AA
​i.USD: Ridgewater Community College – AS/AA
​j.USD: Western Iowa Technical and Community College – AA
​k.USD: Western Iowa Technical and Community College – AS
 
D.
Program and Course Duplication
​E.Banner Student Update
​F.Joint Appropriations & Efficiencies
​G.Uncommon Prerequisites
​H.e-Text Pilot Results and Recommendation (Eric Mosterd)
​I.Respondus Monitor Pilot Update (Eric Mosterd)
​J.May 2017 BOR Workshop
​K.WD Grade Thresholds
​L.Department Head Training
​M.​​Non-Degree Program Offerings
​N.College Readiness Report
​O.NACEP Proposed 2017 Concurrent Enrollment Partnership Standards
​P.Academic Facilities Assessment (Joe Bilotta)
  
5.
Consent
​A.Agreements on Academic Cooperation – SDSU
​B.Revisions to Terminal Degrees Table – SDSU & USD
​C.Inactive Status and Program Termination Requests – USD
​D. New Prefix Request – DSU