TO: Academic Senate Members
FROM: Mr. Bruce Brumley, Chair
RE: MEETING DATE, PLACE, AND AGENDA
The next Academic Senate meeting will be held on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at 3:40 p.m. in the Chancellor’s Conference Room (McM 209).
I. ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES: March 13
II. ITEMS FOR INFORMATION
Approved by the UCC 3/12/14
Item 28 BS in Health and Human Performance Teacher Licensure Option (H&PE K-12). Modification to an existing program.
Item 57 AAS in Sustainable Energy Technician. Modification to an existing program.
Item 57.a Certificate of AS in Sustainable Energy Technician. Modification to an existing program.
Item 57.b ELCT 241 Electric Motor Controls. New course.
Item 57.c NRGY 121 Climb Safety and Rigging. New course.
Item 57.d NRGY 235 Building Energy Efficiency. New course.
Item 57.e NRGY 243 Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Design and Installation. New course.
Item 57.f NRGY 291 Special Topics. New course.
Item 57.g NRGY 298 Internship. New course.
Item 57.h NRGY 299 Senior Capstone. New course.
Item 67 Center for Women’s and Gender Studies. New unit to be created in the College of Arts and Sciences. BOR Level II Item, for information.
Item 68 Institute for Health Policy and Research. New unit to be created in the College of Allied Health Professions. BOR Level II Item, for information.
III. ITEMS – FIRST READING
Item 44 MEd Educational Technology Option. Modification to an existing program. (Includes degree name change, requires BOR approval)
Item 61 MSUB Extended Campus Operations Policy. Draft.
IV. PROVOST REPORT
V. COMMITTEE REPORTS
VI. DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS
A. Professional Development Credit through Extended Campus
Guest: Kevin Nemeth, Director, Extended Campus
B. Program Director/Program Coordinator/Department Chair with Non-Faculty Status Discussion
C. Review/Revise Emeritus Policy (procedure for approving nominations)
D. Homeless Courses Report
E. Union Issue: Low Participation in Online Faculty Evaluations
VII. OLD BUSINESS
VIII. NEW BUSINESS