COMMITTEE: Academic Standards

 

MEETING DATE: September 17, 2001

 

PERSON PRESIDING: John Tilley

 

REGULAR MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: Michelle Sharp, Don Neal, Jim Decker, Nancy House, M.S. Ravi

 

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: Bob Christian, Linda Godbold, Mike Sandlin

 

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE: Dale Knickerbocker

 

ACTIONS OF MEETING

 

Agenda Item: 1 Approval of August 20, 2001 minutes

Action Taken: Approved

 

Agenda Item: 2 Review of Writing Across the Curriculum Committee and Honors Program Committee Annual Reports

Action Taken:

The committee reviewed the annual reports of the Writing Across the Curriculum Committee and Honors Program Committee.

Bob Christian made a motion seconded by Linda Godbold to commend Professor Michael Bassman of the Honors Program and Professor Patrick Bizzaro of the University Writing Program for tier work.

 

Agenda Item: 3 Discuss Curriculum development and assessment

Discussion:

Dr. Dale Knickerbocker, chair of the University Curriculum Committee joined in the discussion.

Action Taken:

 

Agenda Item 4 Other Committee Business

Dorothy Mueller asked that someone from the Academic Standards Committee served on the Council of Undergraduate Advising.

Action Taken:

Michelle Sharp volunteered to serve on this committee. John Tilley will notify Dorothy Mueller.

 

NEXT MEETING:

3:00 November 19, 2001

ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED:

  1. Dorothy Clayton will be invited to discuss Teaching Effectiveness
  2. General Education Assessment will be reviewed
  3. Review of statement for course proposal form
  4. Courses from Communication and Broadcasting will be evaluated