Affairs Committee Meeting Minutes
Chair: Dr. Jeffrey Olson Vice-Chair: Kim He Crow Recorder: Julie Johnson
November 5, 2010
Woksape Tipi, Academic & Public Library
In attendance at meeting: Ahmed Al-Asfour, Jean Reeves, Georgia Rooks, Bessie LeBeau, Jim Dudek, Charles Jason Tinant, Elaine Gibbons, Kiri Close, Joann “Susie” White Thunder, Kimberly Bettelyoun-He Crow, Jean Reeves, Bill Okrepkie, Laura Dunn, Kirk Costion, Jeffrey Olson, Judith Graham, Anthony Fresquez, Joseph Kirk, Lavera Rose, Clifford Delong, Thedna Zimiga, Julie Johnson, Joe Kirk
Meeting called to order at: 10:32 a.m.
Prayer offered by: Laura Dunn
Minutes from last October 1, 2010
Motion to accept the meeting minutes from last Oct. 1, 2010
Motion to accept: Bill Okrepkie
Seconded: Kim Bettelyoun
Old Business – None
Break into sub-committees at: 10:37 a.m.
Webpage Development Committee
Strategic Plan Committee
Math Science 1st Reading
Sub-committee’s reconvened at: 11:30 a.m.
Webpage Development Committee report –
Jeff Olson reported that they are continuing to work on the webpage development.
A.A. Committee report –
Kim Bettelyoun reported that 23 AA degrees were reviewed and the core for each degree was reviewed and discrepancies were noted among the different core courses. Core credit hours were anywhere from 15-39 credit hours depending on the degree. The committee will work on developing recommendations for a standard core in an effort to achieve uniformity.
Strategic Plan Committee report –
Tony reported that they are continuing to review the strategic plan. Tony introduced new member Ahmed Al-Asfour. The subcommittee will be using the presentations that were used at the board of trustees meeting regarding the strategic plan to review the changes that have been made.
Catalog Committee report –
Kiri Close reported that a review of the catalog at this time is slow until the departments start making changes to course offerings and status sheets.
Curriculum Committee report –
A motion was made by Lynnea Bouhenguel and seconded by Bill Okrepkie to accept the first reading of the Math and Science Department and approve the proposal for a second reading at the December meeting. Jason Tinant spoke on behalf of the Math and Science Department about the modification of the existing A.A. degree to provide additional courses through the NSF for students in the engineering program to articulate into the School of Mines program. These changes will extend and enhance the capability of OLC to deliver the first two years of a Bachelor of Science degree program in engineering.
Motion to adjourn: Tony Fresquez
Seconded by: Jeff Olson
Adjourned at: 11:54 a.m.