Thursday, November 7, 2019

South Dakota Board of Regents

306 East Capitol Ave

Basement Level Conference Room

Pierre, South Dakota


9:00 a.m.  5:00 p.m. CST

Tentative Agenda

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(Updated 11/6/2019 -- 5:15pm CST)

Agenda Additions, Changes, and Approval
Rolling Calendar
Curriculum and Program Revisions
Program Modifications
​1)Northern State University
​2)South Dakota State University
Course Modifications
​1)Northern State University
​2)SD School of Mines & Technology
3)South Dakota State University
4)University of South Dakota
​C.New Program Requests
​1) SDSU – PhD in Mechanical Engineering
D.New Certificate Requests
1) NSU – Behavioral and Justice Studies (Graduate)
​E.New Specialization Requests
​1) NSU – Forensic Counseling (MSEd in Clinical Mental Health Counseling)
F. Summary of Pending and in-Progress Program Requests
Policy Revision and Development
​A.BOR Policy Revisions
​1)BOR Policy 2:10 – Grades and Use of Grade Point Averages
​2) BOR Policy 4:15 – Leave  (Revised 11/05/2019)
B.Dual Credit
​1) Update on Legislative Research Council Program Review of High School Dual Credit Program
​2)HSDC Application Form
​3)AAC Guideline 7.1 – Dual / Concurrent Credit Administration Guidelines Revisions
C.Academic Affairs Guidelines
​1)Revisions to AAC Guidelines 1.11 and 5.4 – Workshop Courses Definition
​2)Course Delivery Method – Definition of “Blended/Hybrid” (AAC Guideline 5.5)
​D. Fee Requests  (Revised 11/05/2019)
E.Zero-Sum Update (discussion topic only)
​F.Zero-Credit Courses
G.Revisions to New Academic Program Approval Process
H. Students’ Financial Literacy
I. Changes to ACT – Section Retesting and Superscores
J. System Interest in EAB Student Success Collaborate
K. Alternate Credentials
L. SDBOR Dashboard Update
M. STEM Reporting
​A.Agreements on Academic Cooperation
​1) SD School of Mines & Technology
​B.​Articulation Agreements
​1)South Dakota State University  (Revised 11/06/2019)
2)Dakota State University  (Added 11/04/2019)
C. Guaranteed Admissions Interview Program Agreement – SDSU & ICOM
D.Affiliation Agreement – BHSU & Would Endeavors LLC
E. Dual Credit In-District Delivery Approvals – USD & Tea Area School District – Course Addition
F.Request to Seek Accreditation – SDSU
F.Inactive Status and Program Termination Requests – USD  (Added 11/06/2019)
PLAN Grant Committee Discussion (2:00pm)
Banner Implementation Update (3:00pm)