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Academic Affairs and Curriculum Committee
Meeting Minutes of
October 20, 2004

Attendees: Toby Dogwiler, Ron Elcombe, Armando Gonzalez, Maryam Grami, Amy Hermodson, Sudharsan Iyengar, Dan Kauffman, James Kobolt, Tonia Krueger, Kathryn Lammers , Fred Lee, Chris Malone, Becky McConnell, Rich MacDonald, Charla Miertschin, Randy Miller, Robert Newberry, Pat Paulson, Melanie Reap, James Reidy, Greg Schmidt, Susan Sefkow, Richard Shields

Guest: J.Paul Johnson

I. Call to order & welcome. Meeting was called to order at 3:33pm by Chair Charla Miertschin.

II. Adoption of agenda. Approved by consensus.

III. Approval of minutes of October 20, 2004. (available at http://www.winona.edu/ifo/a2c2mintues/) m/s  Kauffman/MacDonald to adopt. Motion passed.

IV. Chairís report
    A. Questions on assessment to be addressed to J.Paul Johnson.

V. General Education Course Substitution Requests
    A. Amanda Dahl, GS 250 Introduction to Asia (3 SH) from WSU for Different Culture. m/s Schmidt/Miller to approve. Motion passes.

VI. Committee Assignments
    A. Course and Program Proposal Subcommittee (CPPS) - two representatives from each college.
        1. Liberal Arts ________________

VII. Course & Program Proposal Subcommittee report, Fred Lee - did not meet on 10/27/04.
Fred Lee reported on the Online Education Program. There will be a meeting this Friday 11/5/04, Stark 105. to discuss this topic.

VIII. University Studies Subcommittee report from 10/27/04, J. Paul Johnson

  1. University Studies Program Assessment Plan (USPAP)
  2.  Assessment area committees - member selection is proceeding.
  3. Course substitution requests
  4. Crystal Ann Kerska, STAT 115 Lab in Statistics (1 SH) from WSU for Arts & Sciences Core - Natural Science (lab only). USS recommends disapproval. Motion passes to support USS disapproval.
  5. Nicole Austing, PER 116 Jazz I, PER 118 Jazz II, and PER 228 Modern Dance (4 SH total) from WSU for Arts & Sciences Core - Fine & Performing Arts. USS recommends approval. Motion passes to support USS approval.

IX. Notifications
    A. Economics & Finance - B. A. Major - Finance. Under Statistics (3 SH), substitute STAT 110 Fundamentals of Statistics (3) with BUSA 220 Business Statistics (3) as a choice of statistics courses. STAT 210 Statistics (3) remains as listed. [Note: This will bring the program in agreement with the 2004-2006 catalog which was printed incorrectly. The department feels that making this change will create less confusion for students.]

X. Old Business
    A. A2C2 chairperson and voting - Policy from 10/20/04 was approved by senate.
    B. Call for Nominations of Chair-Elect (Nomination period remained open from 10/20 meeting).
        Chair asked for other nominations from the floor.
            Ann Rethlefsen, Education - nominated on 10/20.
        m/s Miller/Elcombe to close A2C2 chair-elect nominations. Motion passed.

XI. New Business
A. Election of Chair-Elect
    Election was held.  Professor Rethlefsen was elected as A2C2 chair-elect.

XI. Adjournment. Meeting was adjourned at 3:50pm by Chair Charla Miertschin.