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, 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

 

Currently tabled

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

 

 

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