TO: Academic Senate Members
FROM: Audrey ConnerRosberg, Chair
RE: MEETING DATE, PLACE, AND AGENDA
next meeting of the Academic Senate will be held on Thursday September 14,
2006, at 3:40 p.m., room B57,
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.
Item 1 Emeritus
Nomination of Dr. C. Adrian Heidenreich, Professor, Department of Native
American Studies, Political Science, and Sociology,
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