Academic Affairs and
Meeting Minutes of September
Attendees: Barbara Boseker, Chris Buttram, John Campbell, Gretchen Cohenour, Amy Hermodson, Dan Kauffman, James Kobolt, Fred Lee, Vernon Leighton, Rich MacDonald, Becky McConnell, Charla Miertschin (Chair), Celeste Miller, Randy Miller, Pat Paulson, Anne Plummer, Joyce Quella, Alicia Reed, James Reidy, Larry Reuter, Paul Schumacher, Susan Sefkow, Ed Slowik, Russ Smith, Cathy Summa
US Director, J. Paul Johnson
I. Call to order & welcome. Meeting was called to order at 3:36pm by Chair Charla Miertschin.
II. Adoption of agenda. Schumacher/Boseker, m/s, to approve agenda with the addition of XI. A. WSU Regulation 3-4 Policy Committee. Motion passed.
III. Approval of minutes of September 10, 2003. (available at http://www.winona.edu/ifo/a2c2mintues/). Kauffman/Summa, m/s, to approve. Motion passed.
IV. Chairís report
A. Department representatives
V. Committee Assignments
A. Course and Program Proposal Subcommittee (CPPS) - two representatives from each college.
Business __Bill Murphy_____ _______________
Education: Roger Riley ___Melanie Reap__
Liberal Arts: Fred Lee, John Campbell
Nursing & Health Science: Linda Smith, Phil Appicelli
Science & Engineering: Bob Kopitzke, Ed Thompson
1st meeting date: still to be determined
Smith/Schumacher, m/s, to approve new members. Motion passed.
B. University Studies Subcommittee (USS)
English: Chris Buttram
Communication Studies: Rita Rahoi-Gilchrest
Nursing & Health Science ________________(to replace Randy Miller)
Education Celeste Miller
Boseker/MacDonald, m/s, to approve new member. Motion passed.
VI. General Education substitution - none
VII. University Studies Subcommittee report by J. Paul Johnson
A. USP Course substitutions - reported that discussion will continue
B. Course Requirements
1. Basic Skills: Oral Communications
CMST 191 Introduction to Public Speaking (see notification below)
2. Unity & Diversity: Multicultural Perspectives
AIS/BUED 350 Quality of Work Life
C. Flag Courses
MCOM 400 Mass Communication Theory
MCOM 450 International Broadcasting
MCOM 405 Mass Media Issues & Ethics
3. Critical Analysis
PS 380 Political Research I-Secondary
Courses approved by A2C2.
A. postponed- Biology - course title change - BIOL 104 old: Conservation of the Environment
new: Environmental Science and Conservation.
B. Communication Studies - course title and number change (effective summer session I 2004)
old: CMST 261 Public Speaking
new: CMST 191 Introduction to Public Speaking
Discussion as to whether other entities need notification of this change.
C. Geoscience - US Notifications
1. GEOS 280 Writing flag retroactive to Fall 2001 and Fall 2002
2. GEOS 340 Writing flag retroactive to Fall 2001 and Fall 2002
IX. Old Business
A. Calendar committee-Chair Miertschin and Dan Kauffman have met will hopefully have something for the next meeting.
XI. New Business
A. WSU Regulation 3-4 Policy Committee - Chair seeks volunteers for new committee to look into the 3-4 policies and forms. Volunteers: Cathy Summa, Randy Joyce, Chris Buttram, Joyce Quella, and Randy Miller.
X. Adjournment at 3:52 pm by Chair Charla Miertschin