Committee on Academic Policies and Standards (CAPS)

Minutes for August 30, 2006  Draft

 

Members present:         Cary, Cherne, Clow, Gillis, Lake, LeDocq, Stroud, Weaver

Members excused:        Shanks

Consultants:                  Burkhardt, Dittman, Herling, Keller, Richter, Salava, Schumacher, Walls, Wittrock

 

1.      Meeting called to order at 8:10 a.m. by convener LeDocq.

 

2.      M/S/P to elect LeDocq as committee chair.

 

3.      M/S/P to rotate secretarial duties.

 

4.      LeDocq reviewed charges from Faculty Senate and responsibilities of CAPS.

 

5.      The committee established a meeting time for the semester, and then discussed student appeals procedures for the benefit of new members.

 

6.      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.

 

7.      Committee heard an appeal of academic ineligibility from student #1: Denied  0-8-0

 

8.      Committee heard an appeal of academic ineligibility from student #2: Denied  0-8-0

 

9.      Committee heard an appeal of academic ineligibility from student #3:  Student withdrew appeal.

 

10.  Committee heard an appeal of academic ineligibility from student #4:  Denied  0-8-0

 

11.  Committee heard an appeal of academic ineligibility from student #5:  Approved  8-0-0

 

12.  Committee heard an appeal of academic ineligibility from student #6:  Approved  8-0-0

 

13.  Committee heard an appeal of academic ineligibility from student #7:  Approved  8-0-0

 

14.  Committee heard an appeal of academic ineligibility from student #8:  Denied  0-8-0

 

15.  Chair LeDocq requested that committee members e-mail to her potential meetings dates for which they will be unavailable.

 

16.  Meeting adjourned at 11:15 a.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Melanie Cary, Rotating Secretary