MINUTES OF THE UNDERGRADUATE COUNCIL

1 p.m., Friday, February 2, 2007, in Lyceum 110

 

PRESENT:        Dr. Hall, Dr. Gispen,, Ms. Riley-Huff, Dr. Bush, Dr. Kroeger,

                          Dr. Teresa Carithers for Ms. Bounds, Dr. Murchison, Dr. Fant, Dr. McCaffrey,

                          Mr. Upton, Dr. Wilder

 

ABSENT:          Dr. Raines, Dr. Schroeder, Dr. O’Haver, Ms. Bounds, Mr. Rollins

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             1. Approval of Minutes.


             The Chair announced that Chancellor Khayat has approved the minutes of the Undergraduate Council for October 6 and November 3 without exception.


             2. Courses (see Attachment #1).


             On a motion by Dr. Gispen and a second by Dr. McCaffrey, the Council unanimously approved the course changes for the College of Liberal Arts.


             On a motion by Dean Wilder and a second by Dr. Gispen, the Council unanimously approved the course changes for the School of Applied Sciences.


             3. Other Catalog Changes (see Attachment #2).


             On a motion by Dr. Bush and a second by Dr. Kroeger, the Council unanimously approved an amendment to the other catalog changes for the College of Liberal Arts on pages 21-22 of Attachment #2, which substituted the phrase “The University of Mississippi campuses” for the phrase “The University of Mississippi campus at Oxford, Tupelo, or Southaven.” After further discussion and as amended, and on a motion by Dr. Gispen and a second by Dr. Kroeger, the Council unanimously approved the other catalog changes.

 

             4. Proposed Accounting Changes (see Attachment #5).


             Dean Wilder presented proposed changes for the Patterson School of Accountancy that would reduce the hours required for the accounting degree to the IHL maximum number of hours. After discussion, and on a motion by Dean Wilder and a second by Dr. Gispen, the Council unanimously approved the Accounting changes.


             4. Petition of Christopher G. Wilcox (see Attachment #4).


             After discussion, and on a motion by Dr. McCaffrey and a second by Dr. Kroeger, the Council unanimously disapproved the petition.






             5. School of Business Admission Proposal (see Attachment #3).


             The Council discussed at length the proposed admissions policy for the School of Business. Certain members of the Council had other commitments that required them to leave the meeting, but rather than terminate the discussion abruptly and vote on the proposal, the Council by a vote of 4 to 2, voted to table the business proposal until its March meeting, with the understanding that this proposal would be first on the agenda at that meeting.


             6. Adjournment. The meeting adjourned at 2:00 p.m.



All items approved by the Council of Academic Administrators on March 12, 2007.



APPROVED by Chancellor Khayat on April 11, 2007.