Minutes of the April 2, 2004 meeting
PRESENT: Dan Edlebeck, George Ferencz, Stuart Glosser, Anne Hamilton, Chris Henige, Linda Holmes, Larry Kenney, John Howat, Phil Johns, Barbara Monfils, Ann Ruff, Larry Schuetz, and Alvaro Taveira for Simone DeVore,
ABSENT: Katherine Bradley, Scott Bradley, Clint Dederich, Anthony Gulig, Phil Jackson, Nicole Urbaniak, and Sue Wildermuth
GUESTS: Barbara Grubel
Barbara Monfils called the meeting to order at 2:15 p.m.
Chris Henige moved, with a second by Larry Kenney, to approve the April 2, 2004 agenda. The motion carried.
George Ferencz moved and Chris Henige seconded the approval of the March 5, 2004 minutes. The motion carried.
Phil Johns moved to approve, with a second by Ann Hamilton, the Interdisciplinary proposal - Allow Diversity Credit for Special Courses. The motion carried.
Stuart Glosser moved to approve the proposal from the Management Department for a change in major, General Management major. The motion was seconded by John Howatt and the motion carried.
Larry Kenney moved to approve the proposals from the Occupational & Environmental Safety & Health Department for a new course, SAFETY 479/679 Prinicples and Methods of Industrial Hygiene and the change in major, Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health and moved to receive and record the deletion of SFTYIND 480/680 Industrial Hygiene Instrumentation and SFTYIND 484/684 Industrial Hygiene. There was discussion on credit hours for labs and/or studio courses and whether the University has a standard policy on this. Dr. Monfils indicated she would check on this for the next meeting. The motion was seconded by Anne Hamilton and the motion carried.
The following special courses received between February 25 and March 25 were received and recorded on a George Ferencz/Phil Johns motion.
|EDUNIDP 490/690||WI Educ Standards||2041||3/4/04|
|GENED 291||Travel Study - Canada||2041||3/9/04|
|SPEECH/JOURNLSM 491/691||CCC Practicum - Spain||2051||3/1/04|
|SFTYGEN 490/690||Driver's Education||2041||3/25/04|
A brief discussion followed regarding the writing survey. Larry Schuetz spoke about the writing component in the freshman year in World of Ideas, followed by more survey courses in the sophomroe year, and then more writing courses in the junior and senior years. Dan Edlebeck spoke briefly about the ACT writing test. While at a system meeting, he learned that only Whitewater and Madison indicated they would adopt this requirement at this time.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:45 p.m. on a Stuart Glosser/John Howatt motion.