Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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 02/18/2020 11:30am CST)

Agenda Additions, Changes, and Approval
Legislative Update
AAC Calendar – Retreat Dates
Curriculum and Program Revisions
Program Modifications
​1)South Dakota State University
​2)University of South Dakota
Course Modifications
​1)Northern State University
​2)South Dakota State University
3) University of South Dakota
4)General Education Revisions – NSU, SDSMT & BHSU  (Revised 02/14/2020)
4)Black Hills State University  (Added 02/18/2020)
​C.New Program Requests
​1) DSU & SDSU ­– PhD in Computer Science
2) USD – MS in Health Sciences
D.New Certificate Requests
1) USD – Digital Marketing (Undergrad)
2) USD – Marketing Essentials (Undergrad)
​E.New Site Requests
​1) DSU – AS in Network and Security Administration (BHSU-Rapid City)
​2) DSU – Web Development Minor (online)
​3) SDSU – BSN Nursing Accelerated Program (Rapid City)
4) SDSU – Health Communication Minor (online)
​F.Intent to Plan Requests
​1) NSU – MAT in English
​2) NSU – BS in Biochemistry
3) SDSU – BA/BS in Criminology
G. Summary of Pending and in-Progress Program Requests
Policy Revision and Development
​A.BOR Policy Revisions
​1) New BOR Policy 5:18 – Campus Credit Cards
​2) Changes to ACT – Section Retesting/Superscores and Admissions Policies (BOR Policy 2:3)
B. Preliminary Program Productivity Report
C. Review of Small Section Report Draft
D. FAFSA Completion    (PowerPoint Presentation)
E.General Education
​1)Gen Ed Revisions for Consideration and Related Topics for Consideration
2)Transferable General Education Agreement with Technical Institutes
​F. COHE Negotiations
G. Academic Leadership Training
H. South Dakota Education Access Foundation Grant Funding Follow-Up
I. Collaborative German Administration Guideline Revisions
J. Redistribution of Director of Student Preparation and Success Duties Update
K. WICHE Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP)
L. South Dakota Participation in Regional Compact Exchange Program
M. Student Success Dashboard Update
N. Banner Update
​A. New Prefix Request – USD
​B.​Articulation Agreements
​1)South ​Dakota State University
2) University of South Dakota           
C. Dual Degree Program Agreement – SDSU & Augustana University
D. Inactive Status and Program Termination Requests – SDSU & USD
E. Naming Requests – SDSU – New Interim Divisions
F. SDSU HLC Reaffirmation of Accreditation
G.Agreement on Academic Cooperation – SDSMT