INSTRUCTIONAL AFFAIRS MEETING
Anthony Fresquez Ed Haug Kimberly He Crow Leslie Henry
Billi Hornbeck Dan Koopman Patrick Lee Jerry Lessert
Karen Lone Hill
Kateri Montileaux Vera Mousseau Doug Noyes Steven Platt
Ida Red Bear Martin
Brett Swanson Jim Taulman Vina White Hawk
The committee was broken into three small groups to discuss Tom Short bull’s directive regarding the New OLC goal to be University 2011. Each group was directed to designate a recorder and after the group discussion the report was given to Tony Fresquez to give to Shortbull.
Break for Lunch.
Anthony Fresquez: called meeting to order @
Archie Beauvais: Opening Prayer-
Approval of minutes: Moved by Holly Boomer second by Archie Beauvais with correction and add the recording secretary’s name
Anthony Fresquez: PWO- passed General Education philosophy; Labs were taken out of the proposal; typos were corrected then will now moves to the Board of Trustees for approval.
Announcement: At the last special meeting other alternatives were discussed and Anthony Fresquez was selected to replace Dr. Winkelman until a new person was hired for the VP’s position.
. Tony thinks it will be about 60 to 90 days before another VP is hired.
Holly Boomer Holly stated that it may take up to a year.
The committee discussed the issue of the IA Presidency position,
motion passed unanimously in favor of Holly becoming the IA
Kim He Crow:
Brought in the second reading for the MA program
Boomer moved to accept, second by
Discussion: Regarding the definition on Distance Learning:
` may be able to teach only 15 students Holly Boomer: the policy is not being followed.
Enforcement policy is an issue
Billi Hornbeck was asked about the policy, she stated that the policy is a level 100-200 needs to have 8 students and 300-400 level classes need to have 6 students.
Refer back to the subcommittee to make changes and bring back to the committee.
Jim Taulman: Had a question on the definition, committee agrees there needs to be a modification of wording on the distance education policy.
Document passed with a unanimous vote.
Ty Busch: Subcommittee on the mileage issue was discussed and no decision was made.
Mike Fredenberg: Mike Fredenberg moved to table the mileage issue
Second by Holly Boomer
23 for 2 abstentions 2 opposed
Doug Noyes: Discussed last meeting and explained clarification from the Assessment Director. (Minutes from last meeting are attached)
The question was “What is the committee’s role” the response was to deal with placement testing and general education.
The other issue was accreditation verses assessment.
Jean Bailey: Brought to the floor the first reading for the Graduate Program, which was sent to the curriculum committee,
The other question was regarding the 314/514 math, the committee felt there is a need for higher math in the NaRs Graduate Degree.
Jean felt it was important to include experience and math as part of the screening process.
Mike Fredenberg suggested not voting on his component until Stephanie is at the next meeting.
Shannon Calitri moved to accept a 3rd reading
Second by Pat Lee
Ida Red Bear: Faculty Retreat will be held in
Mike Fredenberg asked “can we have a university in a decentralized campus”?
All recorders give your copy of the discussion groups to Tony Fresquez. The group recorders are: Jean Reeves, Gloria Eastman and Doug Noyes.
There was some discussion regarding The PhD program in K-12 Administration, K-12 Education and that if one is interested the Mat test will cost $65.00
Adjournment: Leslie Henry moved to adjourn
Second by Ida Red Bear