Meeting Date: 
June 12, 2018
06/12/2018 8:30 am to 10:00 am
442 Austin Hall
Event Description: 

A PDF of the agenda can be found here.


1. Curricular Proposal – Religious Studies – BA, BS, CRED, HBA, HBS – Change Undergraduate Major

Purpose: Extend the existing BA, BS in Religious Studies degree program to distant locations via online delivery by Ecampus. 

2. 9:00-9:25 – Proposed AnRS Course Designator – Dodi Reesman (potentially Penny Diebel)

3. Category II Summer Volunteers

4. Curriculum Council Standard Operating Procedures

5. Category II Proposals

  • The proposals in the attached file will be approved following the June 6, 2018 meeting.
  • The proposals in the attached file will be approved following the June 15, 2018 meeting.

6. Matters Arising

7. Report from the Co-chairs – John Bailey, Allen Thompson

8. Report from the Office of Academic Programs and Assessment – Gary Beach

9. OP Course Designator (if time allows)

Information Items:


  • Cat I Proposals:
    • Arts, Media & Technology #103310 (New degree) – Prem Mathew, Tom Miller
      • HOLD until the ‘Canceled’ status is removed; HOLD removed 4/13/18
      • 4/25/18 – CC discussed and requested additional information
      • Tabled until 5/1/18 when additional information was requested.
      • 5/9/18 – new materials in the proposal included addition of 4-5 brand new courses; being held for submission of Cat IIs for new courses; someone will be invited to discuss the proposal

    • Crop & Soil Science (Ecampus – expedited proposal)
    • Organic Agriculture #100609 – Michael Harte, John Schuna
      • Approved by B&FP; 4/25/18 – GC sent back; 5/2/18 – GC sent back again

  • Policies
    • Hybrid Courses – G. Beach requested to revise based on 4/17/18 CC comments; req 4/26/18
    • Minimum Class Size – 5/23/2018 – Action: R. Mathern and A. Thompson will work over the summer to create a more coherent policy.
    • Minors - 5/23/2018 – Action: R. Mathern and M. Ossiander will review over the summer and propose combining Minors and Options.
    • Options – 5/9/2018 – Tabled until recommendations from Rebecca and Mina are brought forward for consideration – this likely won’t occur until Fall 2018.
    • Posthumous Degrees – 5/9/2018 – Tabled until R. Mathern takes this policy to the UEC for input; current policy stands.
      • Action: R. Mathern will forward revised verbiage from the UEC to V. Nunnemaker who will forward for review to the Graduate Council and deans of Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine.

  • Undergraduate Academic Program Review
    • 4/17/2018 – Economics – returned to unit with requests

  • Course Designators
    • AnRS – 5/9/2018 – Proposal tabled; J. Bailey to request a list of classes converted to AnRS; Dodi Reesman to meet with the CC to discuss this request on 6/12/18. Does this mean that all courses are moving to AnRS? Which courses stay as ANS and which will move to AnRS? John will forward his initial message to Dodi; Vickie will communicate with Dodi and copy Penny Diebel.

 Meeting Schedule  
June 18 – Summer begins!

Thank you to the retiring members!