ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Zoom Meeting

 

9:00am – 5:00pm CST

Tentative Agenda
NOTE:  Items below are embedded within the Academic Affairs Council Team Site of the SDBOR InfoShare portal (log in credentials required).
1.
Agenda Additions, Changes, and Approval
2.
Technology Initiatives
 
A.
 EAB Implementation Update
 
B.
 Equitable Access Committee(REVISED 01/20/2021)
 
C.
 Blackboard Ally Update
 
D.
 D2L Renewal / LMS Review Update*
 
E.
 QA Subcommittee Update
 
F.
 IDEA Campus Labs Platform Contract Renewal*
   
3.
Senate Bill 55 Update*
   
4.
Other Initiatives
 
A.
Articulation Agreements with SD Technical Colleges
 
B.
Workload and Banner*
 
C.
Tableau
 
D.
Discipline Councils Update
 
E.
Faculty Communication Strategies
 
F.
SDEAF Math Pathways Grant Update*
 
G.
Credit by Exam Review
 
H.
Dual Credit In-District Delivery – DSU Southern Hills Education Consortium Cyber Academy MOU
   
5.
Policy Revision and Development
​A.BOR Policy Revisions
​1) BOR Policy 4.7 – Grievance Faculty
2) BOR Policy 4:13 – Faculty Evaluation
3) Faculty Compensation Guidelines
B.Academic Affairs Guidelines
​1) Revisions to AAC Form 2.6 – New Specialization Form
2) Revisions to AAC Guideline 7.1 – HSDC Guidelines
3) Graduate Certificates and 500 Level Courses
  
6.
Curriculum and Program Revisions
 
A.
 Program Modifications
​1) Northern State University
2) SD School of Mines and Technology
​3) South Dakota State University
4)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 and Technology
5)South Dakota State University
6)University of South Dakota
7)General Education Revisions – DSU
 
C.
New Program Requests
​1) NSU – BS in Biochemistry
2) NSU – BA in Global Language and Culture
​3) SDSU – BA/BS in Criminology
4) SDSU – MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences
5) USD – BS in Public Health
 
D.
New Certificate Requests
​1) NSU – Germans from Russia Studies (Undergrad)
 
E.
New Specialization Requests
​1) SDSMT – AI/Machine Learning (BS in Computer Science)
​2) SDSMT – Cybersecurity (BS in Computer Science)
​3) SDSMT – Visual & Interactive Computing (BS in Computer Science)
4) SDSU – Aerospace Engineering (BS in Mechanical Engineering)
5) USD – Health Education (BS in Public Health)
 
F.
Intent to Plan Requests
​1) NSU – MSEd in Art Education
 
G.
New Specialization Requests
​1) DSU – MS in Information Systems
​2) NSU – MS in Banking and Financial Services
H. Summary of Pending and in-Progress Program Requests
 
   
7.
Consent
​A.Agreements on Academic Cooperation
​1)SD School of Mines and Technology
​2) University of South Dakota
​B.Articulation Agreements
​1)Black Hills State University
2)Dakota State University
3)South Dakota State University
4)University of South Dakota
C.Program Review Reports – DSU & SDSU
D.Request to Seek Accreditation – SDSU
E.Naming Request – SDSU – School of Psychology, Sociology and Rural Studies
F.New Prefix Request – NSU
​     * Item(s) will only be accessible to official members of AAC.