MEETING DATE: December 3, 2008
PERSON PRESIDING: Mike Brown
REGULAR MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: Mike Brown, Ken Ferguson, Liz Fogarty, Jeni Parker
REGULAR MEMBERS ABSENT: Cindi Putnam-Evans, Mario Rey, Henry Newkirk
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: Elizabeth Layman, Robert Kulesher, Jonathan Morris, Ashley Perkinson
EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS ABSENT: Stacey Altman
OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE: Mary Beth Corbin, John Trifilo
ACTIONS OF MEETING:
I. Agenda Item: Date for January meeting
Discussion: The next meeting will be January 5th beginning at 10 am in Rawl 142. The meeting is expected to last until 3 pm, therefore, lunch will be purchased for this meeting.
Action Taken: none
II. Agenda Item: Proposal for undergraduate catalog changes.
Discussion: Mike proposed changing the wording in the catalog so that students would have until 14 days before the new term starts to petition the committee for status changes.
Action Taken: The committee voted to support the proposed catalog changes.
III. Agenda Item: Retroactive drops
Action Taken: 15 requests: 5 – approved, 10 – denied
IV. Agenda Item: Retroactive withdrawals
Discussion: In the case partially approved and partially denied, the committee voted to approve retroactive withdrawal for two of the students’ semesters and deny withdrawal from another two semesters. Another case was tabled to wait for student health to explain whether they approved or denied a student’s request; if student health denied it, we will need more documentation to review the request.
Action Taken: 11 requests: 2 – approved, 6 – denied, 2 – tabled, 1 – partially approved and partially denied
V. Agenda Item: Readmission
Action Taken: 14 requests: 14 – denied
VI. Agenda Item: Other
Discussion: Did not review one of the requests because it was not in our purview.
Action Taken: 3 requests: 2 – denied, 1 – no action
Total items heard: 42 requests: 7 – granted, 32 – denied, 1 – tabled, 1 – no action, 1 – partially approved and partially denied
NEXT MEETING: Monday, January 5, 2009 at 10:00 am in Rawl Annex 142.