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, April 4, 2013, at 3:40 p.m. in the Chancellor’s Conference Room (McM 209).

 

I.          ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES:  March 14

 

II.        ITEMS FOR INFORMATION

 

Approved by the UCC 3/20/13

Item 44  AAS in Computer Programming and Application Development.  Modification to an existing program.

Item 44.a  CSCI 114 Programming with C#.  New course.

Item 44.e  CSCI 110 Programming with Visual Basic I.  Change lecture/lab credit hours (course remains 3 credits).

Item 44.f  CSCI 115 Programming with Perl.  Change credit hours from 3 to 2.

Item 44.g  CSCI 120 Programming with Visual Basic II.  Change credit hours from 4 to 3 and change prerequisite.

 

III.       ITEM – FIRST READING

 

Item 51.a  Recommendation from Gen Ed Committee:  Technology Requirement and TN designations be removed from the catalog.

 

IV.       ITEMS – SECOND 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 51  Recommendation from Gen Ed Committee:  Reducing Gen Ed from 37 credits to 31.

Academic Senate must decide effective date

If effective Fall 2013, campus/faculty notification and preparation options

 

V.        PROVOST REPORT

A.  M.P.A. Update

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

C.  College of Education Ed.D. proposal

 

VI.       COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

VII.     DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS

 

A.  Bylaws Review:  Chair Elect Language

 

B.  Faculty Review/Control of Non-credit Courses Offered by MSUB Extended Campus

 

VIII.    OLD BUSINESS

A.  Student Expectations vs. Faculty Expectations at MSUB

B.  High Cost of Summer (Onsite) Courses

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

·         Honors Courses

 

IX.       NEW BUSINESS

 

 

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