Committee on Academic Policies and Standards (CAPS)

Minutes for January 18, 2006


Members Present:         Cary, Headington, Hoar (left before last appeal), LeDocq, Loh, MacDonald (left at 11:00), Stroud, Wehrs (arrived at 9:30)

Members Absent:         Bulk, Putnam

Consultants:                  Burkhardt, Deutsch, Dittman, Herling, Keller, Richter, Walls


1.      Meeting called to order at 9:05 a.m. by Chair Loh; Cary appointed secretary for this meeting.


2.      M/S to go into closed session to hear student appeals. By roll call vote, motion passed.

For each appeal, the standing motion is to approve the appeal.


3.      Committee heard appeals of academic ineligibility from College of Business Administration (CBA) students:

XXX                                              Denied             0-7-0

XXX                                              Denied             0-8-0


4.      Committee heard an appeal of academic ineligibility from a College of Science and Health (SAH) student:

XXX                                              Approved         7-1-0


5.      Committee heard appeals of academic ineligibility from College of Liberal Studies (CLS) students:

XXX                                              Denied             0-8-0

XXX                                              Approved         6-0-1

XXX                                              Approved         5-1-1


6.      Committee heard an appeal requesting to repeat a failed course (MTH 145) at another campus for credit at UW-La Crosse from a CLS student:

XXX                                              Approved         7-0-0


7.      Committee heard appeal of academic ineligibility from SAH students:

XXX                                              Denied             0-5-2

XXX                                              Denied             0-6-0 (did not appear)


8.      Meeting adjourned at 12:50 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Melanie Cary, Rotating Secretary


Approved on a vote of 5-0-1, 2/3/06