TO:                 Academic Senate Members

 

FROM:           Mr. Bruce Brumley, Chair

                        Academic Senate

 

RE:                  MEETING DATE, PLACE, AND AGENDA

 

 

The next Academic Senate meeting will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2013, at 3:40 p.m. in the Chancellor’s Conference Room (McM 209).

 

I.          ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES:  January 31

 

II.        ITEMS FOR INFORMATION

 

Item 43  Common Course Numbering:  COMT to COMX, JRNL, and FILM.

 

Approved by the UCC 11/28/12

Item 8  BA Major in Music Teaching Licensure Option.  Modification to an existing program.

Item 8.a  Minor in Music.  Modification to an existing program.

 

III.       ITEM – SECOND READING

 

Item 40  Draft Credit Hour Policy. (Second draft)

 

IV.       ITEMS – FIRST READING

 

Item 40.a  Grade Appeal Procedure.  (Moving procedure from Student Affairs to Academic Affairs)

Item 40.b  Campus Hearing Committee Guidelines/Format.

Item 40.c  Campus Hearing Committee Hearing Guidelines/Format for Grade Appeals.

 

Item 39  Fresh Start Policy.  Change to minimum credits completed at MSUB for non-BA/BS students, by the Academic Standards & Scholastic Standing Committee.

 

V.        PROVOST REPORT

A.  Copyright, Online Courses, and BOR Policy (ongoing issue)

B.  College of Education Ed.D. proposal

 

VI.       COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

VII.     DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS

 

A.  Bylaws Review:  Chair Elect Language

 

B.  Drop Policy and How it is Implemented

 

C.  Drop Policy and Half-Semester Courses

 

D.  Report from Committee:  Courses without an Academic Home, including courses from former CPSLL

·         Honors Courses

 

E.  Non-credit Courses Offered by CPSLL/MSUB Downtown

 

F.  Online Policy

 

G.  Student Expectations vs. Faculty Expectations at MSUB

 

H.  High Cost of Summer (Onsite) Courses

 

VIII.    OLD BUSINESS

 

IX.       NEW BUSINESS

 

 

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