ACADEMIC BOARD MEETING

7 MAY 2002

DRAFT MINUTES

 

BG H. S. CARTER
COL J. B. McMILLAN
COL H. W. ASKINS, JR.
COL S. METTS, JR
COL J. R. BLANTON
COL W. B. MOORE, JR.
COL C. E. CLEAVER
COL L. W. MORELAND
LTC P. B. EZELL
COL S. OZMENT
COL D. J. FALLON
COL P. J. REMBIESA
COL A. J. FINCH
LTC P. M. ROSENBLUM
LTC J. E. GOODWIN
COL F. W. SHEALY
LTC A. E. GURGANUS
LTC S. J. SILVER
LTC K. T. HENSON
COL R. F. TICE
LTC A. W. LeCLERCQ
COL W. E. WALKER
COL J. S. LEONARD

BG Carter called the meeting to order at 1515 hours.

AGENDA ITEM # 1: APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF 23 APRIL 2002

The minutes were unanimously approved as written.

AGENDA ITEM # 2: CADET ACADEMIC RECOGNITION

BG Carter announced that he had intended to recognize Cadet Ryan Parker as the First Honor Graduate at the meeting, but Cadet Parker was not able to attend.

AGENDA ITEM # 3: CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION COMMITTEE REPORT

BG Carter recognized MAJ Harry Davakos to present the report from the Curriculum and Instruction Committee

MAJ Davakos summarized the changes being recommended by the committee:

Modern Languages

Based on the recommendation of the Curriculum Committee, the modern language curricular changes were approved unanimously.

Electrical Engineering

Based on the recommendation of the Curriculum Committee, the curricular changes for electrical engineering were approved unanimously.

Political Science and Criminal Justice

PSCI 344, European Affairs

PSCI 345, South Asian Affairs

PSCI 346, Multinational Peacekeeping

PSCI 348: Theories of Peace and War

PSCI 310: Domestic Terrorism

to PSCI 343, International Terrorism

PSCI 309, Religion and Politics

PSCI 334, Problems in International Law and Organization

PSCI 394, Contemporary Political Analysis

CRMJ 382, Drugs and Crime

CRMJ 383, Comparative Criminal Justice Systems

CRMJ 387, Criminal Investigation

CRMJ 388, White Collar Crime

CRMJ 390, Victimology

CRMJ 391, Criminalistics

CRMJ 382, Drugs and Crime

CRMJ 383, Comparative Criminal Justice Systems

CRMJ 387, Criminal Investigation

CRMJ 388, White Collar Crime

CRMJ 390, Victimology

CRMJ 391, Criminalistics

Based on the recommendation of the Curriculum Committee, the curricular changes for political science and criminal justice were approved unanimously.

Education

Eliminate the Education, History degree on the grounds that the Education, Social Studies degree better prepares students to obtain teaching jobs upon graduation.

Based on the recommendation of the Curriculum Committee, the elimination of the history concentration for education majors was approved unanimously.

Health, Exercise and Sport Science

RPED 118, Contemporary First Aid and Safety Instructor

RPED 119, Advanced Lifeguarding

RPED 120, Advanced Lifeguarding Instructor

RPED 123, Fencing

RPED 125, Handball

RPED 141, Modern Bicycling

Based on the recommendation of the Curriculum Committee, the curricular changes for the Department of Health, Exercise and Sport Science were approved unanimously.

AGENDA ITEM # 4: APPROVAL OF GRADUATION CANDIDATES

COL Metts moved, COL Askins seconded, and the Board unanimously approved the conferring of degrees on all those undergraduate students who are confirmed by the Registrarís Office as having met the requirements for their degrees.

AGENDA ITEM # 5: ISSUES REGARDING ETHICS

BG Carter asked that department heads send him their reactions to the Presidentís remarks at the faculty meeting last week about cadet ethics.

COL Cleaver expressed concern about the issue of honor violations among students working collaboratively on laboratory assignments. He asked if guidelines might be developed that could be used campus wide. BG Carter said he would be working with BG Barrett, the Advisor to the Honor Committee, on this issue, among others.

AGENDA ITEM # 6: BUDGET

BG Carter announced that the budget situation looks worse rather than better.

The Legislature did not annualize last yearís salary increase which translates into another reduction since the college will have to identify funds to cover the ongoing costs.

AGENDA ITEM # 7: MISCELLANEOUS

BG Carter recognized the individuals who will be leaving Academic Board.

Al Finch is stepping down as head of the Department of Psychology and will be on sabbatical next year. Steve Silver has completed his term as Chair of Faculty Council and will be succeeded next year by George Williams in the Education Department. And Suzanne Ozment will be leaving The Citadel to take a position at USC-Aiken.

The meeting was adjourned at 1555 hours.

Submitted by

 

Suzanne Ozment

Dean of Undergraduate Studies