|Present: Carol Holdcraft, Beth Basista, Richard Mercer, Prabhaker,
Mateti, Patricia Renick, Mark Sirkin, Tom Sav, Roy Vice, Jeanne Fraker
(University College), Jan Maxwell (Library), Joe Law (WAC), Coleen Finegan
(guest), Tim Donofrio (Registrar's Office), Joyce Hail (Registrar's Office),
Beth Wirick (student rep.), Emily Acosta (student rep.)
Minutes: Minutes of October 11, 1999 were approved as distributed.
Course Inventory Requests/Course Modification Requests:
COSM: The following were approved: CHM 345, CHM 245
COLA: The committee approved the proposed Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Art with Emphasis in Art Education. This program has been reviewed and approved by the Council of Deans and will be forwarded to Faculty Senate for action.
Alternative to X Grade: A proposal on the development of an alternate grade to the "X" for students who, for whatever reason(s), never attend a particular class was received from Undergraduate Petitions Council. Input was received from the Registrar's Office and from members of Undergraduate Petitions Council. After lengthy discussion the committee voted against the recommended proposal. The committee recommends that efforts be increased to encourage students to check their schedule after the quarter begins to be sure they are only registered for the courses they are attending.
Advise and Consideration of Add Policy Recommendation, & Attendance Policy Recommendation: The committee heard input from students and representatives from registrar's office. The following policy recommendations were made:
COLA Math proposal: Interim Mathematics Placement Exam Procedures: The chair will invite Manley Perkel to the next meeting to discuss the math department's response to concerns about math placement.WAC Report: Joe Law has contacted the following individuals who agree to be on the WAC subcommittee: Joe Cavenaugh (Lake Campus), Joyce Howes (COSM), Leo Finkelstein (CECS), Nicole Macklin (Writing Center), Rich Bullock (Composition Director, English), Richele O'Connor (CEHS), Susan Praeger (CONH), Chris Hall (ESL), Tom Sav (COBA), Tracey Steele (COLA), Angel Hughes (Student Government). Joe will chair that committee. This list will be forwarded to Senate Executive Committee for affirmation.
There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 5:00 p.m. The next meeting will be Monday December 6, 1999 from 3:00 - 4:30 in 158 UH.