Minutes; Meeting of 10/8/2004
Educational Policies and Planning
Academic Year 2004-2005
Regular Members in Attendance
Members in Attendance
Hernden, David for O'Neill, Maggie
1) Approved minutes of 9/10/04 meeting;
Thompson moved for approval; Rigsby seconded
2) Set aside approval of the 2002-2003
Committee Annual Report for the next meeting, pending clarification of the
status of certain committee actions/recommendations
Approved the request to establish a new BA degree in
Geology; Thompson moved for approval; Eason seconded. Steve Culver
represented the Geology Department.
Approved the contents of the proposal "Changes in the MS Industrial
Technology and MS Occupational Safety programs; Thompson moved for approval; Mauger
seconded. The proposal was represented by Charles Coddington, Biwu Yang, and
Paul Kauffmann, Department of Industrial Technology and the College of Technology
and Computer Science, and Trey Martindale, College of Education.
the Notification of Intent to Plan a new minor in Indigenous Peoples of the Americas;
Thompson moved for approval; Rigsby seconded. Linda Wolfe, Anthropology, and
Randy Gilland, Academic Advisor, College of Health & Human Performance,
represented the proposal.
Reaves provided members with a draft copy of a document entitled
"Assessing Readiness to Offer New Degree Programs, Centers, and
Institutes". The purpose of this document is to alert proposers of new
programs (as noted in the title) to items, criteria, and standards that will be
used in scrutinizing the proposed program on Campus
and especially at the Office of the President.