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, September 12, 2013, at 3:40 p.m. in the Chancellorís Conference Room (McM 209).

 

I.††††††††† ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES:April 18 & Retreat August 29

 

II.††††††† ITEMS FOR INFORMATION

 

Item 1AAS in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration.Termination of program.(Has been on moratorium since Fall 2010)For information.

BOR approved May 2013

 

Item 2Committee Report for 2012-2013:Graduate Committee.

 

Item 3Committee Report for 2012-2013:Commencement Committee.

 

Item 4 Committee Report for 2012-2013:Library Committee.

 

Item 5Committee Report for 2012-2013:CARE Committee.

 

Item 7Committee Roster for 2013-2014.

 

Item 8Emeritus Nomination:Sue Hart, Department of English, Philosophy and Modern Languages, College of Arts and Sciences.For information.

 

Item 9Emeritus Nomination:Craig Wilson, Department of Sociology, Political Science, Native American Studies and Environmental Studies, College of Arts and Sciences.For information.

 

Item 10Committee Report for 2012-2013:Academic Standards & Scholastic Standing Committee.

 

III.†††††† PROVOST REPORT

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

B.College of Education Ed.D. proposal (ongoing issue)

C.M.P.A. program with Bozeman (ongoing issue)

D.Procedure for Non-Credit Courses Offered by MSUB Extended Campus

 

IV.†††††† COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

V.††††††† DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS

 

A.Discussion of No Credit Limit Rule: Need for Faculty Approval

††††††††††† Guest:Cheri Johannes, Registrar

 

B.Extended Campus Faculty Workgroup (one year ad hoc committee)

††††††††††† Guest:Kevin Nemeth, Director, MSUB Extended Campus

 

VI.†††††† ACADEMIC SENATE BYLAWS MODIFICATIONS:FIRST READING

 

Item 11Academic Senate Bylaws Article III. Organization of the Academic Senate.Changes to Chair Elect and Vice Chair officer positions.

††††††††††† Requires general faculty vote.

Item 11.aAcademic Senate Bylaws.Change name of College of Technology to City College.

Item 11.bAcademic Senate Bylaws Article IV. Section B. 9. Committee on Committees.Rename committee to the Committee on Faculty Service.

Item 11.cAcademic Senate Bylaws Article VII. Amendments.Change to include approval via electronic vote in addition to general faculty meeting.

††††††††††† Requires general faculty vote.

 

VII.†††† OLD BUSINESS

A.Required Summer Courses

 

VIII.††† NEW BUSINESS

 

 

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