TO: Academic Senate Members
FROM: Dr. Audrey ConnerRosberg, Chair
RE: MEETING DATE, PLACE, AND AGENDA
The next meeting of the Academic Senate will be held on Thursday March 29, 2007, at 3:40 p.m. in room B57 of the COT.
I. ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES: March 22
II. ITEMS FOR INFORMATION
Approved by the UCC 3/14/07
Item 64 AS in Nursing. New program.
Item 64.a Certificate of AS in Practical Nursing. New program.
Item 64.b NURS 202 Pharmacology II. Delete course.
Item 64.c NURS 122 Maternal/Child Nursing. Delete course.
Item 64.d NURS 101 Introduction to Nursing. New course.
Item 64.e NURS 230 Fundamentals of Nursing. New course.
Item 64.f NURS 232 Pharmacology. New course.
Item 64.g NURS 234 Gerontology. New course.
Item 64.h NURS 240 Core Concepts of Adult Nursing. New course.
Item 64.i NURS 242 Core Concepts of Maternal/Child Nursing. New course.
Item 64.j NURS 244 Core Concepts of Mental Health Nursing. New course.
Item 64.k NURS 246 Leadership Issues. New course.
Item 64.L NURS 248 Transition to Registered Nursing. New course.
Item 64.m NURS 250 Pathophysiology. New course.
Item 64.n NURS 252 Complex Care Needs of the Maternal/Child Client. New course.
Item 64.o NURS 254 Complex Care Needs-Mental Health Client. New course.
Item 64.p NURS 260 Complex Care Needs of the Adult Client. New course.
Item 64.Q NURS 262 Advanced Clinical Skills. New course.
Item 64.r NURS 264 Managing Client Care. New course.
Item 70 New Program proposed to the BOR by the Department of Communication and Theatre in May, 2007: Minor in Health Communication. For information.
III. ITEMS – FIRST READING
Item 69 Writing, Technology, and Experiential Learning Requirements. Text for the 2007-2009 undergraduate catalog. As revised by the Academic Foundations Committee.
IV. DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS
A. Percentage of Part-Time Faculty that Teach MSU-B Classes
● How has the percentage changed over the last few years?
● How do we exact quality control?
● What is the impact on academic freedom from the use of part-timers?
B. Committee Report/Inquiry: Required Attendance at UCC Meetings
Vern Gagnon, UCC Chairperson