Addendum #3

 

 

SUMMARY

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Board of Trustees Room, 602 Cohodas Administrative Center

February 23, 2006, 11:30 a.m.

 

Members Present: Ms. Mary C. Lukens (via conference call), Chair, Mr. Brian Cloyd, Mr. Larry Inman,

Mr. Jon LaSalle, Mr. Karl Weber, Dr. Fred Joyal, Dr. Les Wong, ex officio, Mr. Samuel Benedict

 

Guests: Dr. Tawni Ferrarini, Dr. Paul Lang, Dr. David Rayome, and Dr. Ruth Watry

 

The Academic Affairs Committee meeting was called to order at 11:55 a.m.

 

 

Academic Senate Update

Dr. Tawni Ferrarini, Chair of the Academic Senate, updated the Committee on the efforts of the Academic Senate regarding Academic Service Learning, technology within the classroom, and academic advising.

Dr. Ruth Watry, Academic Senate Representative, updated the Committee on ongoing discussions between faculty and administration regarding internationalization and their work on assessment of the Liberal Studies Program.

New Program Accounting/Corporate Finance 150 Hour Program

Dr. David Rayome, Associate Professor, College of Business, presented a proposal for a new Accounting/Corporate Finance 150 Hour Program in the College of Business. After motion duly made and seconded the Committee recommends to the Board of Trustees the approval of the new program. This motion is part of the formal recommendations.

 

Deletion of Associate of Applied Science in Corrections

Dr. Paul Lang, Head of the Department of Criminal Justice, presented a proposal to delete the Associate of Applied Science in Corrections Degree Program. After motion duly made and seconded the Committee recommends to the Board of Trustees the approval of the deletion of this program. This motion is part of the formal recommendations.

 

Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice Management

Dr. Paul Lang, Head of the Department of Criminal Justice, presented a proposal for a new Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice Management. After motion duly made and seconded the Committee recommends to the Board of Trustees the approval of the new program. This motion is part of the formal recommendations.

 

Internationalization

Dr. Fred Joyal, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, provided an update on the activities associated with the internationalization initiative at NMU.

 

 

Ms. Lukens thanked the Committee, and the meeting was adjourned at 12:42 p.m.