MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL OF ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATORS
1:30 p.m., Monday, May 13, 2002, in Lyceum 200

 

PRESENT: Dr. Staton, Deans Hopkins, Harvey, Eftink, Chambless, S. Davis, J. Davis, Meador, and Crowe, Dr. Vaughan for Dean Lee, Dr. Wilson for Dean Wells, Ms. Crosby, Dr. Fant, Dr. Stocks, Dr. Clark, Dr. Gates, and Dr. Wyandt

ABSENT: Dean Lee, Dean Wells, Dr. Adler, Ms. Roddy, Dr. Angle, Dr. Miller

ALSO PRESENT: Mr. Gordon Fellows

 

1. Reaction to Undergraduate Council Minutes of April 5. On a motion by Dean James Davis and a second by Dean Harvey, the Undergraduate Council Minutes of April 5 were unanimously accepted.

2. Reaction to Graduate Council Minutes of April 5 and April 19. On a motion by Dean Hopkins and a second by Dean Sam Davis, the Graduate Council Minutes of April 5 were unanimously accepted. On a motion by Dean Chambless and a second by Dean Sam Davis, the Graduate Council Minutes of April 19 were unanimously accepted.

3. Reaction to External Academic Affairs Committee Minutes of November 9 and April 9. On a motion by Dean Chambless and a second by Dean Sam Davis, the External Academic Affairs Committee Minutes of November 9 were unanimously accepted. On a motion by Dean Chambless and a second by Dean Harvey, the External Academic Affairs Committee Minutes of April 9 were unanimously accepted.

4. Independent Study Courses and the Twelve-Hour Summer School Probation Option. Dr. Fant noted that she has been asked whether independent study courses may be used as part of the twelve-hour summer school option for students on probation. After some discussion, Provost Staton indicated that she would appoint an ad hoc task force to review the twelve-hour summer school option for students on probation and suspension. Dean Chambless moved and Dean Hopkins seconded that deans agree not to allow independent study courses to count toward the twelve hours to be taken as part of the summer school option until a report is provided by this task force. The motion was unanimously approved.

5. Proposal to Move Economics Department to College of Liberal Arts. Provost Staton reported that she will be asking the Undergraduate Council, the Graduate Council, and the External Academic Affairs Committee to review Dean Harvey’s proposal to move the Department of Economics into the College of Liberal Arts.

6. Adjournment. The meeting adjourned at 2 p.m.

 

 

APPROVED by Chancellor Khayat on May 30, 2002.