MEMORANDUM

 

 

TO:                 Academic Senate Members

 

FROM:           Dr. Audrey ConnerRosberg, Chair

                        Academic Senate

 

RE:                  MEETING DATE, PLACE, AND AGENDA

 

 

The next meeting of the Academic Senate will be held on Thursday April 12, 2007, at 3:40 p.m. in the Bridger room of the SUB.

 

I.          ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES:  March 29

 

II.         ITEMS FOR INFORMATION

 

            Approved by the UCC 3/28/07

Item 66  AAS in Process Plant Technology.  Modification of an existing program.

Item 66.a  PPT 152 Safety Investigation.  Delete course.

Item 66.b  PPT 201 Introduction to Process Controls.  Delete course.

Item 66.c  PPT 202 Advanced Instrument Control Systems.  Delete course.

Item 66.d  TRID 185 Introduction to Industrial Power Systems.  New course.

Item 66.e  PPT 130 Process Diagrams for Process Technology.  New course.

Item 66.f  PPT 135 Instrumentation and Control Systems.  New course.

Item 66.g  PPT 161 Process Plant Safety II.  New course.

Item 66.h  PPT 207 Boilers, Accessories and Basic Operations.  New course.

Item 66.i  PPT 210 Turbines, Accessories and Basic Operations.  New course.

Item 66.j  PPT 220 Quality Control Practices.  New course.

Item 66.k  PPT 225 Plant Investigation and Troubleshooting.  New course.

Item 66.L  PPT 151 Process Plant Safety.  Change title to Process Plant Safety I.

 

Item 68  Minor in Business Administration.  Modification of an existing program.

 

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.  Dean Karen Heikel:  Summer Session

 

B.  Graduate Committee's Proposal to Purchase “Turnitin” Software:  David Davison, Chairperson

 

C.  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?

 

D.  Discussion of Possible Requirement:  All Students Must Take One Online Course

 

 

ACR/rjrm