Minutes April 9, 2015

Minutes of April 9, 2015

1.  Roll:  Present:  Rowand Robinson, Chair; Mike Laughlin; Lynn Gilbertson; John Zbikowski; Tracy Arneson-Baker; Jenni Petersen; Brooke Winchell.            Absent:  Jillian Smith.  Guests:  Dr. Kim and Ericka Brusky.

2.  Approval of Agenda

On a Petersen/Gilbertson motion, the agenda was changed to delete addressing the Change in Degree, BSE, Early Childhood Education (dual License) proposal.  This proposal will be addressed at the May 14th meeting.

3.  Approval of the minutes of March 12, 2015

               On a Petersen/Gilbertson motion, the minutes of March 12 were approved as written.

 Dr. Kim to discuss the Honors Council’s H-Option Guidelines of March 20, 2015

Dr. Kim said she will be visiting all of the curriculum committees in the colleges.  She discussed the proposed guidelines for H-Option projects and asked the committee for feedback on the proposed guidelines.  Several suggestions were made by committee members.  Dr. Kim thanked the committee for their suggestions and will incorporate them into the proposed guidelines.

4. Curricular/Action Items:


Course Inventory Change Request COMDIS485 Senior Seminar in Communication Sciences and Disorders; Syllabus

Course Inventory Change Request COMDIS340 Manual Communication

 Program Change Request BS Communication Sciences and Disorders

 Program Change Request Communication Sciences and Disorders Minor

On a Zbikowski/Petersen motion, all four of the above proposals were approved.

5.  Information Items:  None

6.  New Business:  None

7.  Old Business:  None

It is strongly encouraged that the sponsor of a proposal follow their proposal through the College Curriculum Committee and the University Curriculum Committee until it has been passed. The sponsor is in the best position to respond to questions concerning their proposal and in expediting the approval process.

 After brief discussion, it was resolved that from now on the committee may approve proposals with minor editorial corrections but will not approve proposals pending substantial revision. Departments should ensure that proposals are clear and complete before placing them on the Curriculum Committee agenda.

 On a Winchell/Laughlin motion, the meeting adjourned at 8:55 a.m.