COMMITTEE:           Student Academic Appellate

MEETING DATE:    Wednesday, September 6, 2006

PERSON PRESIDING:     Dee Dee Glascoff (for Mark Taggart) and Tom Durham

REGULAR MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: Victor Aeby, Tom Durham, Dee Dee Glascoff , Jeni Parker, Cindi Putnam-Evans , Mike Brown, Mario Rey

REGULAR MEMBERS ABSENT: none

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE:  Elizabeth Layman, Charles Owens (for Cole Jones), Henry Newkirk

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS ABSENT:  none

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE:  Jerry Clayton, Mark Taggart

ACTIONS OF MEETING:

Agenda Item: Election of Committee Officers

Discussion: Tom Durham was unanimously re-elected as Chair, Mike Brown was elected as Vice-chair and Jeni Parker was re-elected as Secretary

 

Agenda Item: Approval of August 22nd minutes

Discussion:

Action Taken: Approved with no changes

 

Agenda Item: Credit by Examination

Discussion: The committee would like to consider bringing the rules for Credit by examination before the Faculty Senate.

Action Taken: 1 granted

 

Agenda Item: Drop Policy

Discussion: The committee questioned why the last chance for a student to drop a course was before all classes met this semester. (ie: Tuesday night class from 6:00 -9:00 pm)

Action Taken: 2 - granted

 

Agenda Item: Retroactive Drop

Discussion:

Action Taken: 2 - denied

 

Agenda Item: Additional grade replacement

Discussion:

Action Taken: 1 - denied

 

Agenda Item: Retroactive withdrawal

Discussion: The committee has requested more information on the tabled appeal and will review it in October.

Action Taken: 2 denied, 1- granted, 1 - tabled

 

Agenda Item: Transfer hours

Discussion:

Action Taken: 1 - denied

 

 

NEXT MEETING:  Wednesday, October 4, 2006 at 3:00 pm in Rawl Annex 142.