COMMITTEE:                        Academic Standards Committee     

MEETING DATE:                  November 16, 2009 

PERSON PRESIDING:        Linda Wolfe 


Michael Albers, Michael Brown, Andrew Morehead, Nancy Spalding, Mark Sprague, Karen Voytecki, Linda Wolfe


George Bailey, Linner Griffin, Charles Hodson  

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE:          Marianna Walker

CALLED TO ORDER:          2:00 PM


Special Order:          

Faculty Chair Walker to request a revision of Committee charge re: Faculty Manual revisions, to include Section 1V, Student Advising issues (1 A, B, C, O, Q, T, U, V, X, Y, BB)

Agenda Item:             Minutes considered and approved.

Agenda Item:             Margit Schmidt to request reconsideration of BIOL 2110, 2111 for FC:SC

Action:                         Passed.                                  

Agenda Item:             Todd Fraley and Linda Kean (Communication) for reconsideration of COMM 2020 for FC:FA credit. 

Action:                        Passed.

Agenda Item:             Faculty Manual review

Discussion:                 extensive discussion of revisions & proposals

Action:                         assignment of drafting discussed revisions, Coursepacks, textbooks & collateral

Materials (N. Spalding); change of grade (N. Spalding, M. Sprague); incompletes (A. Morehead)

Agenda Item:           Three new policy documents,

Gifts Affecting the Curriculum

Consequences for Faculty Who Fail to Submit Grades

Institutional Survey Administration.

Action:                         consideration delayed until December meeting.


Set December meeting time, Wednesday. December 9, 10:00 a.m., to consider policy documents and review revisions to faculty manual.

ADJOURNED: 3:45 p.m.


Respectfully submitted, Nancy Spalding