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May 5, 2005

Academic Affairs Committee
Minutes of May 5, 2005
McCaffrey Center Spruce Room

 Present: Vivian Snyder, Jean Purnell, Chris Goff, Dave Keefe, Berit Gundersen, Joe King

Absent: Robert Coburn, Newman Peery, David Thomas, Amber Miller, Mel Thomas (resigned)

Vivian Snyder, Chairperson, called the meeting to order at 2:30 p.m.

I. Approval of Minutes
Motion: Joe King moved, Chris Goff seconded to approve the April 7, 2005 minutes with minor corrections.
Motion unanimously approved.

II. Consent Agenda
Motion: Joe King moved, Chris Goff seconded to approve the Consent Agenda items.

Dave Keefe made a friendly amendment to approve the Consent Agenda with the exception of the School of Education EPSY 215-Individual Assessment, Joe King accepted the friendly amendment.

Berit Gundersen made an amendment to the friendly amendment to approve the EPSY 215 course contingent on clarifying the rationale of the Revision form; Joe King accepted the amendment to the friendly amendment.
Motion unanimously approved.

III. Review of Policy on Minors
Jean Purnell presented a history of the Policy on Minors which approved by the AAC in 1985. It was noted by D. Keefe that an amendment was made to the policy sometime during 1988-89. Further research of the AAC minutes may be necessary to obtain any amendments to the 1985 Report and Recommendations on Minors.

IV. Other Business
A. Berit Gundersen notified the committee that the College is concentrating on efforts to clean up all the prerequisites for its courses. Discussion in the fall will be on the method to be used to present these changes to the AAC: the use of the course form for each change or a report of all the changes to be acted on by the committee.

B. Mel Thomas is unable to complete his term and a replacement will be assigned.

V. Adjournment
Meeting adjourned at 3:30 p.m.

Submitted by
Rosie Fox, Secretary
Academic Affairs Committee