2016-17 CAA Meetings & Proposals

August 3, 2017

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  1. Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of June 22, 2017
  2. Comments from the Chair – Professor John Buford
  3. Comments from the Vice Chair – Professor W. Randy Smith
  4. CAA Website Overview – Ms. Kathleen Kemp and Mr. John Strawn
  5. Informational Items: Professor W. Randy Smith
  6. Proposals from Subcommittee B – Professors Celia Wills, Curtis Haugtvedt, Debbie Guatelli‐Steinberg; Mr. Mario Belfiglio
  7. Proposals from Subcommittee D – Professors John Buford and W. Randy Smith
  8. Adjourn

June 22, 2017

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  1. Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of April 19, 2017
  2. Comments from the Chair - Professor John Buford
  3. Comments from the Vice Chair - Professor W. Randy Smith
  4. Informational Item: Academic Advisors on Curricular Committees – Professor W. Randy Smith
  5. Proposals from Subcommittee D – Professors John Buford and W. Randy Smith
  6. Proposals from Subcommittee C – Professors Maria Miriti, Karen Irving, and Susie Whittington; Ms. Emily Clark and Mr. Daniel Puthawala
  7. Visit with Provost McPheron (10:30‐11 a.m.)
  8. Adjourn

April 19, 2017

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  1. Approval of the Minutes of the Meetings of March 22, 2017 and April 5, 2017
  2. Comments from the Chair – Professor John Buford
  3. Comments from the Vice Chair – Professor W. Randy Smith
  4. Informational Item: Name Change Request from the Center for Microbial Interface Biology (CMIB) – Professor W. Randy Smith
  5. Proposal from Subcommittee A – Professors Laurice Joseph, Eric Bielefeld, Jill Bystydzienski; Messrs. Jordan Vajda and Alex Wesaw
  6. Proposals from Subcommittee D – Professors John Buford and W. Randy Smith
  7. New Chair Election
  8. Adjourn

April 5, 2017

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  1. Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of March 22, 2017
  2. Comments from the Chair – Professor John Buford
  3. Comments from the Vice Chair – Professor W. Randy Smith
  4. Clinical Faculty Proposals – Professors John Buford, W. Randy Smith, Jill Bystydzienski
  5. Proposal from Special Subcommittee – Professors Celia Wills, Eric Bielefeld, Helen Chamberlin, Roland Kawakami, Caroline Wagner, Susie Whittington
  6. Adjourn

March 22, 2017

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  1. Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of March 1, 2017
  2. Comments from the Chair – Professor John Buford
  3. Comments from the Vice Chair – Professor W. Randy Smith
  4. Proposals from Subcommittee D – Professors John Buford and W. Randy Smith
  5. Adjourn

March 1, 2017

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  1. Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of February 15, 2017
  2. Comments from the Chair – Professor John Buford
  3. Comments from the Vice Chair – Professor W. Randy Smith
  4. Proposals from Subcommittee D – Professors John Buford and W. Randy Smith
  5. Proposals from Subcommittee B – Professor Celia Wills, Professor Curtis Haugtvedt, Professor Debbie Guatelli-Steinberg, Mario Belfiglio
  6. Proposals from Subcommittee A - Professor Laurice Joseph, Professor Jill Bystydzienski, Associate Professor Eric Bielefeld, Jordan Vajda, Alex Wesaw
  7. Adjourn

February 15, 2017

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  1. Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of February 1, 2017
  2. Comments from the Vice Chair – Professor W. Randy Smith
  3. Proposal from Subcommittee C – Professor Maria Miriti, Professor Karen Irving, Professor M. Susie Whittington, Emily Clark, Daniel Puthawala
    Guests:  Professor Steven M. Neal, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences; Chair and Professor James David Metzger, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science; Associate Professor Emilie Regnier, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science;  and Professor David Barker, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
  4. Proposal from Subcommittee B – Professor Celia Wills, Professor Curtis Haugtvedt, Professor Debbie Guatelli-Steinberg, Mario Belfiglio
    Guests:  Associate Professor Tamara Davis; College of Social Work; and Jennie Babcock, Director, Undergraduate Programs
  5. Report from University Teacher Education Council – Professors Cheryl Achterberg and W. Randy Smith
  6. Adjourn

February 1, 2017

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  1. Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of January 11, 2017
  2. Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of January 18, 2017
  3. Comments from the Chair – Professor John Buford
  4. Comments from the Vice Chair – Professor W. Randy Smith
  5. Proposal for a Global Option in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences – Professor Laurice Joseph
    • Guests: Kelly Newlon, Education Abroad Director, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
    • Dr. Linda Martin, Associate Dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
  6. Revision of the Greenhouse and Nursery Management associate of applied science major, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences/Agricultural Technical Institute -Professor John Buford, Professor W. Randy Smith
    • Guest:  Jeanne Osborne Agricultural Technical Institute Assistant Director
  7. Proposal to establish a new associate of applied science major in Bioenergy and Biological Waste Management, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences - Professor John Buford, Professor W. Randy Smith
  8. Proposal for Revision to the Graduate Minor in Entomology, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences - Professor John Buford, Professor W. Randy Smith
  9. Proposal for a new Graduate Minor in English, College of the Arts and Sciences - Professor John Buford, Professor W. Randy Smith
    • Guest:  Amanpal Garcha, Director of Graduate Studies, Associate Professor, Department of English
  10. Revision of the Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Demography, College of the Arts and Sciences - Professor John Buford, Professor W. Randy Smith
  11. Distance Education Report – Professor W. Randy Smith , Norman Jones, Associate Dean, Mansfield (vision statement)
  12. Adjourn

January 18, 2017

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  1. Comments from the Chair – Professor John Buford
  2. Comments from the Vice Chair – Professor W. Randy Smith
  3. Proposal for a New Plan B Option for MS in Allied Medicine – Professor W. Randy Smith
  4. Second-Year Transformational Experience Program Presentation – Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston, Professor Wayne Carlson and Dr. Linda Martin
  5. General Education Review Update – Professor W. Randy Smith
  6. Distance Education Report – Professor W. Randy Smith
  7. Adjourn

January 11, 2017

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  1. Visit with President Michael V. Drake (3-3:30 p.m.)
  2. Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of December 7, 2016
  3. Comments from the Chair – Professor John Buford
  4. Comments from the Vice Chair – Professor W. Randy Smith
  5. Proposal from Subcommittee D – Professors John Buford and W. Randy Smith
  6. Institutional Re-affirmation Update – Professor W. Randy Smith
  7. Adjourn

December 7, 2016

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  1. Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of November 2, 2016
  2. Comments from the Chair – Professor John Buford
  3. Comments from the Vice Chair – Professor W. Randy Smith
  4. Informational Item: College of Dentistry Division Name Change – Professor W. Randy Smith
  5. Proposal from Subcommittee A – Professors Laurice Joseph, Eric Bielefeld, Jill Bystydzienski; Messrs. Jordan Vajda and Alex Wesaw
  6. Proposal from Subcommittee D – Professors John Buford and W. Randy Smith
  7. Staging of General Education Review – Professors Kevin Evans and W. Randy Smith
  8. Adjourn

November 16, 2016

Meeting cancelled

November 2, 2016

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  1. Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of October 19, 2016
  2. Comments from the Chair – Professor John Buford
  3. Comments from the Vice Chair – Professor W. Randy Smith
  4. Proposal from Subcommittee D – Professors John Buford and W. Randy Smith
  5. State Procedures for Certificates Approval – Professor W. Randy Smith
  6. Overview of Centers/Institutes Review Process – Professor Celia Wills
  7. General Education: A Review – Professors Kevin Evans and W. Randy Smith
  8. Adjourn

October 19, 2016

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  1. Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of October 5, 2016
  2. Comments from the Chair – Professor John Buford
  3. Comments from the Vice Chair – Professor W. Randy Smith
  4. Proposal from Subcommittee D – Professors John Buford and W. Randy Smith
  5. Graduate Education Review Process – Professor Scott Herness
  6. Overview of Interdisciplinary Graduate Program Review Process – Professor W. Randy Smith
  7. Overview of Centers/Institutes Review Process – Professor Celia Wills
  8. Overview of Clinical Faculty Appointments Review Professor – Professor Jill Bystydzienski
  9. Adjourn

October 5, 2016

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  1. Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of September 21, 2016
  2. Comments from the Vice Chair – Professor W. Randy Smith
  3. College Credit Plus – Ms. Michele Brown
  4. Committee Assignments – Professor W. Randy Smith
  5. Adjourn

September 21, 2016

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  1. Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of September 7, 2016
  2. Comments from the Chair – Professor John Buford
  3. Comments from the Vice Chair – Professor W. Randy Smith
  4. SEI Presentation – Professor Wayne Carlson
  5. Update on HLC Institution Re‐accreditation – Professor W. Randy Smith
  6. Guidelines for CAA Subcommittees – Professors John Buford and W. Randy Smith
  7. Adjourn

September 7, 2016

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  1. New Member Orientation (3‐4 p.m.)
  2. Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of July 6, 2016
  3. Comments from the Chair – Professor John Buford
  4. Comments from the Vice Chair – Professor W. Randy Smith
  5. Informational Items – Professor W. Randy Smith
  6. Proposals from Subcommittee D – Professors John Buford and W. Randy Smith
  7. Adjourn