Undergraduate Curriculum
and
Academic Policy Committee

Minutes
of
September 29, 2009 Meeting

Present: Candace Cherrington, Jean Edwards, Jeanne Fraker, Jim Steinberg, Nathan Klingbeil, Joe Law, Richard Mercer, Tony Ortiz, Bobbie Pohlman, Tom Sav, Alpana Sharma, Karen Wilhoit. Guests: Wallace Neikirk, Kitty Friedman, Mary Holland.

Following introductions of committee members and guests:

Approved Minutes of May 13, 2009.

UCAPC Subcommittee Reports

Writing Across the Curriculum Committee (WAC): Joe Law, WAC Chair, reported that the WAC Semester Conversion Committee has been meeting weekly and has sent out a survey to WSU faculty to get feedback on the current draft proposal for the semester WAC program -- including student learning outcomes, WAC graduation requirements, oversight, assessment, etc. Along with the GE Committee, there will be WAC open forums on October 5-7.

University General Education Committee( UGEC): Jean Edwards, UGEC Chair, reported on the GE Semester Conversion Committee progress in drafting a new GE program. Along with the WAC Committee, there will be GE open forums on October 5-7.

WAC and GE Open Forums for Faculty, Staff, and Students
Monday, October 5 (E 163 Student Union)
WAC Open Forum: 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
GE Open Forum: 2:30 to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 6 (E163 Student Union)
GE Open Forum: 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
WAC Open Forum: 2:30 to 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 7 (E157 Student Union)
GE Open Forum: 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.
WAC Open Forum: 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon

Undergraduate Academic Program Review Committee (UAPRC): Susan Carrafiello, UAPRC Chair. No report.

Service Learning Committee (SLC): Cathy Sayer, SLC Chair. No report.

Course Inventory and Modification Requests


None

Program Changes

None

New Programs

None

Academic Policies

Approved:
Fresh Start (for associate degree seeking students)
Course Inventory Workflow Management Form and Process

Guests from Cats gave a brief presentation of the Course Inventory Workflow Management form and process. The committee will review the form and process and discuss it in detail at a committee meeting on Tuesday, October 6, 12:30.

Adjourned: Fall meetings and deadlines for submission as well as Senate approvals as follows:

UCAPC
  Meeting
UCAPC
Submission Deadline
(No Exceptions: receipt after
  forwards to the next meeting)
Faculty Senate
Meeting
New Business
Faculty Senate
Meeting
Old Business
Current Meeting
September 29

October 5
November 2
October 20
12:30 p.m.
October 8, 12:00 Noon
November 2
January 4
November 16
12:30 p.m.
November 5, 12:00 Noon
January 4
February 1

Additional meetings will be scheduled to attend to the semester academic calendar conversion.


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