GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

 

MEETING OF THE ACADEMIC SENATE

Combined with

SPRING MEETING OF THE GENERAL FACULTY and

 GENERAL FACULTY ASSEMBLY

 

Tuesday, February 1st, 2005, Global learning Center, Amphitheater 222

 

AGENDA

 

1.      Opening Remarks by the President.

2.      Approval of Minutes of previous meeting(s); see below for link to web site listings:

a.       Fall meeting of the Academic Senate and called meeting of the General Faculty (November 30, 2004)  [see link to web site listing #1 below]

3.      An Overview of SACS Accreditation Off-Site Review and QEP (Lohmann) [Attachment #2]

4.      International Plan Designation for Undergraduate Diplomas (Rollins) [Attachment #3]

5.      The Georgia Tech Violence Prevention Program (Surrency and Upton) [Attachment #4]

6.      Approval of Minutes of Standing Committees of the Academic Senate [see link to web site listing #5 below]

a.       Undergraduate Curriculum:  11/10/04, 11/17/04, 12/01/04, 12/08/04, 01/19/05 [Action items:  Proposed “International Plan” designation for undergraduate diplomas; new courses in AE, ARCH, BC, BIOL, BMED, EAS, MATH, MSE, NS, INTA, and RUSS; changes to BMED, AE, BIOL, and CS degrees; Changes to requirements for the Philosophy, Science and Technology minor and Certificate; Changes to Pre-Law Certificate (01/19/05)]

b.      Graduate Curriculum:  12/02/04, 01/20/05 [Action items:  New courses in APPH, ARCH, BC, BIOL, BMED, BMED/ME, EAS,ECE, ISYE, MGT, ME/CHBE, PHYS; inactive courses in APPH, ARCH, BIOL, BMED/ME, ECE; Course title changes in APPH; Curriculum changes in MS APPH,  , PHD BME, PHD ECE, MS BIOL, PHD BIOL; MS BC degree through distance learning; ECE/CoC new multidisciplinary certificate in Information Assurance; five-year BS/MS in EAS (01/20/05)]

c.       Student Regulations: 12/03/04 [Action items: Proposed revision to Reexamination Policy (Section VII.B3 of the Student Rules and Regulations); Proposed revisions to the Student Code of Conduct (Section XIX of the Student Rules and Regulations)

   

7.      Approval of Minutes of Standing Committees of the General Faculty [see link to web site listing #5 below]

a.       Statutes:  10/21/04

b.      Academic Services:  12/02/04

 

8.      Any Other Business.

 

Said Abdel-Khalik

Secretary of the Faculty

January 31, 2005

 

Links to cited documents:

 

  1. Minutes of Faculty meetings
    1. AS & GF (11/30/04) http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/ASGF2005-113004-Minuteswp.htm
  2. SACS Progress Report (Presentation by Jack Lohmann)
  3. The International Plan (Presentation by Howard Rollins)
  4. GT Violence Prevention & Advocacy Initiative (Presentation by Heather Surrency and Yvette Upton)
  5. Minutes of Standing Committees http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/CommitteeMinutes.htm