MINUTES OF THE UNDERGRADUATE COUNCIL

1 p.m., Friday, April 2, 2004, in Lyceum 110

 

PRESENT:     Dr. Hall, Dr. Jeffrey Watt for Dr. Gispen, Dr. Pepper, Ms. Fuller, Mr. Jason Klodt for Dr. Dyer, Dr. Blodgett, Dr. Kroeger, Dr. West, Dr. Murchison, Dr. Wilkin,

                       Dr. Wilder, Mr. Walker

 

ABSENT:        Dr. Gispen, Dr. Dyer, Dr. Fant, Dr. Major, Mr. Thurlow, Dr. Eftink

 

ALSO PRESENT:      Dr. Timothy Letzring, Mr. Whitman Smith, Dr. Mark Van Boening,

                                   Dr. Janet Ford, Dr. Elise Lake


 

           1. BUS 230 and BUS 302/ECON 230 and ECON 302 (see Attachment #3). On a motion by Dr. Kroeger and a second by Dr. Wilder, and after a brief discussion of this item by Dr. Mark Van Boening, the Council unanimously approved the proposal reflected in Attachment #3.


           2. Courses (see Attachment #1). With respect to the changes relating to Anthropology, after learning from Dr. Lynne Murchison that a section of ANTH 509 has been scheduled for the summer, and on a motion by Dr. Blodgett and a second by Dr. Pepper, the Council voted unanimously to amend the proposed Anthropology changes to make the deletion of ANTH 509 effective for the fall, 2004. With this amendment, and on a motion by Dr. Wilkin and a second by Marc Walker, the Council unanimously approved the changes for Anthropology.


           Mr. Whitman Smith and Dr. Timothy Letzring were present to address the proposed change for EDLD 105. After significant discussion, and on a motion by Dr. West and a second by Dr. Pepper, the Council unanimously approved the change to EDLD 105 from a Z-graded course to a graded course.


           With respect to the proposed addition of BISC 100, on a motion by Dr. Blodgett and a second by Dr. Kroeger, the Council unanimously voted to table the proposed course addition and to schedule a consideration of this course and of the Biology Learning Community for its next meeting.


           On a motion by Dr. Pepper and a second by Dr. Blodgett, the Council unanimously approved the addition of ENGL 599.


           On a motion by Dr. West and a second by Dr. Pepper, the Council unanimously approved the changes for the School of Applied Sciences.


           3. Other Catalog Changes (see Attachment #2). On a motion by Dr. West and a second by Dr. Blodgett, the Council unanimously approved the catalog changes.


           4. Petition of Kenneth W. Wilbanks, Jr. (see Attachment #4). On a motion by Dr. Blodgett and a second by Mr. Walker, the Council unanimously approved the petition of Mr. Wilbanks.


           5. Petition of Howard O. Graham (see Attachment #5). On a motion by Dr. Pepper and a second by Mr. Walker, the Council approved the petition of Mr. Graham by a vote of 8

to 1.


           6. Adjournment. The meeting adjourned at 2:55 p.m.


All items EXCEPT the EDLD 105 issue in item #2 approved by the Council of Academic Administrators on April 19, 2004.


APPROVED by Chancellor Khayat on April 24, 2004.