GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 

SCHEDULED MEETING OF THE

ACADEMIC FACULTY, AND

THE ACADEMIC FACULTY SENATE

 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 3:00 pm

Student Center Theater

 

AGENDA

 

1.     Call to Order and Opening Remarks Provost Bras

2.     Approval of minutes of previous meeting February 14, 2016

3.     Presentation and approval of degree candidates for spring graduation Ms. Reta Pikowsky, Registrar

4.     Academic Scheduling update on recommendations Co-chairs Prof Joe Hughes, Professor ECE, and Dr. Steven Girardot, Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education

5.     Approval of minutes and action items of Standing Committees of the Academic Faculty Senate

a.      Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Prof. Rhett Mayor, Chair          

Minutes:  03/07/17, 04/04/17       Presentation

Action items: From 03/07: Ind Design: 2 new courses, degree mod; Arch: 1 new course. From 04/04: Arch: New certificate; CoC: degree mod; CoB: 7 new courses, new certificate, degree mod; BioSci: new BS/MS option; Music: degree mod; BME: new course; ME: degree mod; Schools of IC, AE, ECE, ME, and BME: new Minor in Robotics.

b.     Institute Graduate Curriculum Committee Prof. Victor Breedveld, Vice Chair

Minutes: 03/02/17, 04/06/17                           Presentation

Action Items: From 03/02: City and Regional Planning: Degree mod, 2 new courses; Scheller CoB: 8 new courses; CoC: degree mod, 2 new courses. From 04/06: BioSci: new BS/MS track option; Psych: new course; CoC: new course; Schools of Ind Design, IC, LMC, and Psych: degree mod; CoB, CSE, and ISyE degree mod; AE: new course; CoB: degree mod.

c.      Student Regulations Committee Prof. Al Ferri            Presentation

Minutes: 01/27/17, 03/17/17

Action Items: From 01/27: Leave of Absence policy. From 03/17: additional guidance for use of Incomplete Grades, add IJ grade to grading policy. From 04/14: New Section VI. D. Satisfactory Academic Progress Toward Degree Completion, new language for IV. Part B: Class Attendance.

6.     Any other business.

  

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Jeanne H. Balsam

Secretary of the Faculty

April 17, 2017

 

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