Academic Council

Minutes: 2-14-05 meeting

3-5 pm

Submitted by Brad Krein


Present:            Brad Krein, Brian McMahon, Catur Holcombe, Margery Regalado (for Claire Biancalana), , Jay Jackson, Jennifer Lee, Robert Diller, Alice Rink, Ekua Omosupe Joseph Krause, Kathy Niven , Jon Nordgren,  Mary Ellen Sullivan, Maggie Rincovsky,


Guests:             Chris Norton, Topsey Smalley.


Absent: Gloria Garing, Nicole Moreno, Claire Biancalana, David Sheftman


Call to order: 3:07


Minutes from 12/06/04 accepted with a typographical correction.


Old Business


Jennifer Lee reported that the 2 history instructors who she contacted regarding a course substitution felt the student petition should be approved. (See 12/6/04 meeting minutes) A motion was made to approve the student petition. The motion was seconded and passed.


New Business


Jay Jackson brought forth an information item regarding the use of a BA/BS from a regionally accredited college to meet AA/AS GE requirements. The members were instructed to confer with their constituents.


Items from the floor


The chair informed the committee that any agenda items need to be received by Thursday prior to the meetings and that agendas will be distibuted on Thursday for the following Monday’s meeting.


The meeting adjourned at 3:32