Institutional Development Committee
November 3, 2006
Members present see attached
Members absent: see attached
10:10 a.m. The Committee was called to order by
Discussion ensued about whether or not we had a quorum to
meet. Jonnie sent a list of names to Ursula
but not many people had signed up for this committee The sign up list only had these people on it
: Marilyn Kockrow, Michelle Bruns,
Arlene declared the committee in session. Arlene nominated Jerry Lessert as committee chair and Jerry was acclaimed as chair unanimously for this meeting.
Bryan Charging Cloud said a prayer.
He was recognized as a new committee member.
There was no agenda available.
1. Dan Koopman presented the updated version of paragraph D. I. of the Tuition (Policy) # 82-100; according to the modified policy, students may retake foundation courses 083 and 093 twice without incurring further tuition costs for these courses. However, they do incur costs of fees.
10:14 a.m. Paul Cedar Face joins the meeting;
Exchange continues regarding the modification of the tuition waiver (policy) for foundation students. Dan explains and responds to questions.
10:16 a.m. Marilyn Kockrow joins the meeting;
Dan continues his explanation; Arlene wants to know whether
the waiver under paragraph
Paul Cedar Face hands out the agenda, the minutes from last meeting, copies of the updated modified policy 82-100, and a memo regarding the grading of 083 and 093 Foundation courses.
Paul Cedar Face takes over as chair of the meeting.
10:30 a.m. Cliff DeLong joins the meeting; discussion takes place regarding Dan’s memo dated 10-23-2006 regarding letter grades for Math 083/093 and R&W 083 and 093. Successful completion of these courses will be graded as A. Unsuccessful students will receive an I rather than an F using a standardized “incomplete contract” for these students.
Motion by Cliff DeLong: To accept Dan’s modification of policy 82-100 with the change of deleting “and fees” in the first paragraph, third line. Larry Gauer seconds;
Vote, approved 10; oppose: 0; abstain: 2
Approval of Minutes October 13, 2003;
Correction: change name from Michelle Burns to Michelle Bruns in two places.
Larry Gauer moves to approve minutes with changes; Cliff DeLong seconds;
Vote: in favor: 12; oppose: 0; abstain: 0
Bill asked about update procedures for the Manual. Cliff clarifies the routing slip and how updates are made by the President’s Administrative Assistant. Furthermore, Cliff explained the back-up procedures of everything that gets added to the P/P Manual on the web; the only hard copy of the P/P Manual is in the President’s office and it is not clear whether that hard copy is kept up-to-date.
Questions were raised regarding Jenzabar and errors is assigning advisees; Arlene explained that the system is being upgraded with an admissions module which would take care of this. The upgrade should be in place by next fall (2007).
New Business: None
Motion by Milton Fineran to adjourn; seconded by Marilyn;
Meeting adjourned 11:25 a.m.
Minutes by Ursula Gaertner