Committee on Academic Policies and Standards (CAPS)

Minutes for 12/03/04


Faculty Members Present: Jac Bulk, Susan Crutchfield, Mark Headington, Adrienne Loh (Chair), Marc Rott, Bill Wehrs, Marcie Wycoff-Horn

Students Members Present: Emily Kruger

Members Excused:  Mike Haupert, Gary MacDonald

Guests/Consultants: Amelia Dittman (CBA), Bob Hoar (Advisory Board for Provost’s Task Force on 2005 Enrollments),  Jan Von Ruden (Admissions)


1.  The meeting was called to order by chair Loh at 12:05 p.m.


2.  The minutes from the 11/05 and the 11/19 meetings were both approved with minor corrections.


3.   Summer Session Start Date Policy Appeals

a)      ESS 327

Lori Peterson presented the case for this course’s appeal. 

Motion:  Rott moved to approve the appeal.  Bulk seconded the motion.  The

motion passed (7-0-1).


            b)  All course from Office of Continuing Education and Extension

                        Don Campbell presented the Office’s appeal. 

Motion:  Crutchfield moved to approve the appeal.  Rott seconded the motion.  The motion passed (7-0-1).


            c)  Group appeal:  ECO 110, ECO 120, BUS 230

                        No one represented the appeal.  The committee discussed the appeal. 

            Motion:  Bulk moved to approve the appeal.  Crutchfield seconded the motion. 

The motion failed (1-6-1).  Loh will forward the committee’s rationale to Mike Haupert (Economics Department Chair) and Bruce May (Dean of the Business College).


4.  Spring term

      A discussion of the Summer Session Start Date Policy’s effects and how to measure them will be added to the Spring agenda.  Student appeals will be heard on January 19th.


4.  The meeting was adjourned at 12:55 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,


Susan Crutchfield

Approved 1/19/05