Educational Policies and Planning Committee
September 18, 2009
I. Call to order: Edson Justiniano, Committee Chair, called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m. on September 18, 2009 in Rawl Annex 142.
II. The following persons were present:
Members: Rose Allen, James Holloway, Dale Knickerbocker, Janice Lewis, Edson Justiniano, Scott Gordon
Ex-Officio Members: Dee Dee Glascoff, Linner Griffin, George Kasperek, David Siegel, Justin Perry, Mark Sprague (for Marianna Walker)
Faculty Senate Office: Lori Lee
Guest: Sharon Bland
Excused: Margaret Bauer
E. Justiniano announced that James Holloway has been appointed to the committee as a regular member, replacing E. Hodge. S. Bland distributed copies of the 2010-2015 ECU Academic Program Plan, for the committee’s information.
IV. Approval of minutes
Minutes of the September 11, 2009 meeting were approved as presented.
V. Undergraduate certificate in computer game development
Placer and Nasseh Tabrizi presented the
VI. Film Studies Minor
Michelle Eble and Amanda Klein presented a request for a new interdisciplinary minor in Film Studies to be administered in the Department of English. Motion passed to approve the request with the recommendation that the School of Communication send a letter of support expressing its intent to add “Film Studies minor” to the prerequisites listed for Communication courses that are part of the minor and that currently list “COMM major or minor” as a prerequisite.
VII. Realignment of Higher Education Doctoral concentration
Mott, Sandra Warren and Art Rouse presented a request from the
VIII. Other business
The committee discussed changing the meeting time, but decided to keep it at 1:00 p.m. The question of how to conduct the review of Curriculum Development items in the Faculty Manual will be discussed at the October meeting.
Chair E. Justiniano adjourned the meeting at 2:50 p.m.
Minutes submitted by Janice S. Lewis