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Meeting Date: 10/20/2008
Meeting Time: 1:30 PM
Meeting Location: Lyceum 200

Attendance

Name Present Absent
Angle, Mr. Timothy R.
Best, Mr. Nathan
Buntin, Dr. Bonnie P.
Burnham, Dr. Paul T.
Canty, Dr. Ann L.
Chitwood, Dr. Linda F.
Clark, Dr. Alice M.
Cyree, Dr. Kendall B.
Davis, Dr. Samuel M.
Donald, Mr. Derrick
Eftink, Dr. Maurice R.
Fant, Dr. Charlotte N.
Gates, Dr. Kathryn F.
Gispen, Dr. Cornelis
Gray, Ms. Sederia
Harrington, Ms. Mary M.
Hopkins, Dr. Glenn W.
Lee, Dr. Kai F.
Pate, Dr. James P.
Rholes, Ms. Julia M.
Stocks, Dr. Morris H.
Sullivan-Gonzal, Dr. Douglass
Wells, Dr. Barbara L.
Wilder, Dr. Wallace M.

Other Attendance Information

Dr. Hufford attended for Dr. Wells, Dr. Samonds attended for Dr. Sullivan-Gonzalez, Al Ling attended for Dr. Gates, Karen Schifrel was also in attendance

Additional Minutes Notes

In addition to the Undergraduate Council and Graduate Council Minutes, the following issues were discussed: 1. The University received a letter from the Governor asking us to submit a plan for a 2% and a 4% budget decrease. We are not being asked to enact a decrease at this time. Larry Sparks is coordinating that response. 2. Dr. Eftink reported that the SACS compliance report has been submitted and we should expect requests for follow-up reports in the beginning of November. The QEP plan is due at the end of November. 3. Members were asked if they had any information to report. - Dean Kai-Fong Lee reported at they have an upcoming Advisory Board Meeting - Dean Julia Rholes reported that they have an upcoming debate-related activity on the 23rd at noon. - Sedera Gray (ASB representative) introduced herself - Karen Schifrel reported that the NCAA peer-review team arrives tonight - Al Ling reported that IT is helping the Medical Center in their implementation of SAP The Meeting was adjourned at 1:50 p.m.

Minutes

UNDERGRADUATE COUNCIL



Minutes of Undergraduate Council meeting on 10/03/2008


Academic Council Notes:
Minutes of the Undergraduate Council from 10/3/08 were discussed. Two issues that were discussed by the Academic Council included the offering of Music 100 for 0 credits and a minor in Environmental Studies, both of which were approved by the Undergraduate Council on 10/3/08. Dr. Wilkin explained the rationale behind both issues. These explanations are in the attached executive summary of the minutes from 10/3/08. The minutes were unanimously approved (Hopkins/Rholes).


Minutes of Undergraduate Council meeting on 09/12/2008


Academic Council Notes:
Minutes of the Undergraduate Council from 9/12/08 were discussed. Two issues that were discussed included the offering of Music 100 for 0 credits and a minor in Environmental Studies, both of which were tabled by the Undergraduate Council and reconsidered at the 10/3/08 meeting. The minutes were unanimously approved (Hopkins/Chitwood).

GRADUATE COUNCIL



Minutes of Graduate Council meeting on 10/10/2008


Academic Council Notes:
Minutes of the Graduate Council from 10/10/08 were discussed. The minutes were unanimously approved (Eftink/Rholes).