ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

Pearson Alumni Center – Ballroom

Rapid City, South Dakota

 

1:00pm – 4:00pm MT

Tentative Agenda

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(Updated 10/01/2020-- 4:45pm CST)

1.
Agenda Additions, Changes, and Approval
2.
e-Education Initiatives
 
A.
 Ally Kickoff Update
   
3.
Curriculum and Program Revisions
 
A.
 Program Modifications
​1) Northern State University
​2)South Dakota State University (Revised 10/01/2020)
​3)University of South Dakota
 
B.
 Course Modifications
​1) Northern State University
​2)South Dakota State University
​3)University of South Dakota
 
C.
New Program Requests
​1) SDSU – Minor in Early Childhood Education
 
D.
New Certificate Requests
​1)DSU – Online Teaching (Undergrad)
​2)DSU – Creative Coding (Undergrad)
​3)SDSU & USD – Public Health (Graduate)
 
E.
New Site Requests
​1) SDSU – AS/BS in Respiratory Care (Monument Health-Rapid City)
F.Accelerated Program Requests & Clarification of Form Process
G.Summary of Pending and in-Progress Program Requests
 
   
4.
Policy Revision and Development
​A.BOR Policy Revisions
​1)BOR Policy 4.10 – Extension of Tenure Review – Temporary Extension through Spring 2021
2)BOR Policy 4:11 – Rank and Promotion
3)BOR Policy 4:12 – Role and Responsibility of Faculty
4)BOR Policy 4:34 – Intellectual Property
5)BOR Policies 1:5, 1:6, and 4:7 – References to COHE – No Changes Recommended
B.Academic Affairs Guidelines
1)AAC Guideline 10.7 ­– Preferred Name Guidelines
 
   
5.
Other Initiatives
​A.Test Optional – Policy Language Endorsement
​B.COVID-19 Academic Calendar Planning Follow Up (Spring 21)
​C.COVID-19 Response – Roundtable Discussion
​D.Senate Bill 55 Follow Up
​E.Program Productivity Discussion
 
   
6.
Informational Items
​A.EAB Student Success Update (item will be distributed via email)
​B.WICHE Update – BOR Banner Passport Program
​C.Student Climate Survey Update (Revised 10/06/2020)
D.Self Service Access Discussion
​E.Discipline Council Membership 2020-2021
  
7.
Consent
​A.Agreements on Academic Cooperation
​1)Northern State University
​B.Articulation Agreements
​1)Black Hills State University
2)South Dakota State University
3)University of South Dakota
C.Program Review Report – SDSU
D.Inactive Status and Program Termination Requests – NSU & USD