BOARD OF TRUSTEES
ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
604 Cohodas Administrative Center
August 6, 2004, 7:30 a.m.
Members Present: Mr. Karl Weber, Chair, Mr. Samuel Benedict, Mr. Alan Ackerman, Ms. Mary L. Campbell, Mr. Scott Holman, Mr. Larry Inman, Ms. Mary C. Lukens, Mr. Doug Roberts, Dr. Fred Joyal, Mr. William Bernard, Dr. Les Wong, ex officio
Guests: Dr. Gary Brunswick, Dr. Samuel Graci, and Dr. Margaret Sklar
The Academic Affairs Committee meeting was called to order at 7:34 a.m.
Charter School Board Approvals
Dr. Fred Joyal, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, presented a proposed list of new and renewed board members for the Nah Tah Wahsh Public School Academy and Burton Glen Public School Academy for approval. After motion duly made and seconded the Committee recommends to the Board of Trustees the approval of the list of board members. This motion is part of the formal recommendations.
College of Business Update
Dr. Samuel Graci, Interim Dean-College of Business, Dr. Gary Brunswick, Director of Business Affairs-College of Business, and Dr. Margaret Sklar, Director of Academic Affairs-College of Business updated the Committee on the current status of the College of Business. They covered topics such as accreditation, enrollment trends, student issues, and initiatives.
2004-05 Academic Year – Looking Ahead
Dr. Fred Joyal, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, presented information on proposals for a faculty celebration of scholarship and a student and faculty exemplary use of laptops award. He also updated the Committee on the Honors Board proposed agenda items and goals for the upcoming year, distributed a handout on curriculum proposals that may come before the Board of Trustees this academic year, and provided an update of the 2003-04 Michigan Test of Teacher Competency (MTTC) test scores.
Mr. Weber thanked the Committee, and the meeting was adjourned at 8:38 a.m.