Committee on Academic Policies and Standards (CAPS)

Minutes for August 29, 2007

 

Members present:         J. Boyle, M. Cary, R. Gillis, D. Lake, R. LeDocq, C. Lee,  J. Shadforth

Members excused:        R. Haro, J. Shanks

Consultants:                  C. Bakkum, C. Burkhardt, A. Dittman, G. Herling, S. Keller, T.  Richter, E.  Salava, T. Walls,

 

1.      Meeting called to order at 8:03 a.m. by convener LeDocq.

 

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

 

3.      M/S/P to elect Cary and Shadforth as co-secretaries.

 

4.      LeDocq reported that she will decide on a regular meeting time after she has all committee members’ schedules.

 

5.      LeDocq reviewed responsibilities of CAPS and discussed student appeals procedures.

 

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 appeals of academic ineligibility from two College of Business Administration (CBA) students:

**************                          Approved         6-1-0

**************                          Denied             0-7-0

 

8.      Committee heard an appeal of academic ineligibility from a College of Liberal Studies (CLS) student:

**************                          Denied             0-7-0

 

9.      Committee heard appeals of academic ineligibility from three College of Science and Health (SAH) students:

**************                          Denied             1-6-0

**************                          Denied             0-7-0

**************                          Denied             0-7-0

 

10.  Committee heard appeals of academic ineligibility from three CLS students:

**************                          Denied             0-7-0

**************                          Denied             0-7-0

**************                          Denied             0-7-0

 

11.  Meeting adjourned at 10:52 a.m.

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

Melanie Cary, Co-Secretary