MEMORANDUM

 

 

TO: Academic Senate Members

 

FROM: Audrey ConnerRosberg, Chair

Academic Senate

 

RE: MEETING DATE, PLACE, AND AGENDA

 

 

The next meeting of the Academic Senate will be held on Thursday September 14, 2006, at 3:40 p.m., room B57, College of Technology.

 

I. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: April 27 & Retreat August 28

 

II. ITEMS FOR INFORMATION

 

Held over from 2005-2006

Item 71 COMT/HHP/HADM 482/582 Women, Media & Health. New course. Online only. Approved by the UCC 4/19/06

Item 90 New programs proposed by the Department of Sociology, Political Science, and Native American Studies to the BOR in July: Major and teaching major in Political Science, major in Criminal Justice, BA and BS teaching majors in Sociology, major in Native American Studies. For information only.

Item 91 New program proposed by the Department of Biological and Physical Sciences to the BOR in July: BS Major in Broadfield Science with teaching option. For information only.

 

2006-2007

Item 1 Emeritus Nomination of Dr. C. Adrian Heidenreich, Professor, Department of Native American Studies, Political Science, and Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences. For information.

Item 3 Committee Report 2005-2006: Commencement Committee.

Item 4 Committee Report 2005-2006: Graduate Committee.

Item 5 Committee Report 2005-2006: Undergraduate Curriculum Committee.

Item 6 Course number changes correcting errors for the COT catalog:

DIES 110 Introduction to Hydraulics. Change course number to 112.

DIES 115 Introduction to Diesel Fuel Systems. Change course number to 117.

DIES 130 Diesel Engine Overhaul. Change course number to 132.

For information only because changes have already been made.

Item 8 Committee Report 2005-2006: Research and Creative Endeavor Committee.

 

III. ITEMS FIRST READING

 

Item 7 IPC Grad courses. Delete the following courses:

IPC 510 Managerial Communication

IPC 520 End-User Data Management

IPC 530 Managerial Decision Making

IPC 540 Research Methods

IPC 550 Organizational Information Systems

IPC 560 Empowerment in Productive Organizations

IPC 570 Service Marketing

IPC 580 Information as a Strategic Resource

IPC 590 Internship

IPC 591 Independent Study

IPC 595 Field Experience

Approved by the Graduate Committee 8/29/06

 

IV. DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS: OLD BUSINESS

 

A. The BSLS

 

B. In-Class Courses that are Really Online (2005-2006 Academic Senate Initiative)

 

V. DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS: NEW BUSINESS

 

A. Transfer of Credits for AAS degrees and Certificates: Transfer students must complete 51% of core program requirements at MSU-B (page 26, COT catalog)

 

B. UCC Issues (from the 2005-2006 report):

1. Level (upper/lower) of courses

2. Relationship of UCC and AFC

3. Disputes between academic departments

 

C. Student Satisfaction Survey (the survey was distributed in hard copy at the retreat)

 

 

Reminder: Next Week (September 21) Senate Meets with President Gamble, and October 5 Senate meets with Chancellor Sexton

 

 

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