University of North Florida
Board of Trustees
Educational Policy Committee

Meeting
March 15, 2007
University Center at 10:30 a.m.

Agenda

Item 1 Call to Order

Chair Hicks will call the meeting to order.

Item 2 Minutes (December 13, 2006

Chair Hicks will address the Committee and ask for approval of the minutes from the December 13, 2006 meeting.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required.

Item 3 Open Comments 

Chair Hicks will address the committee and offer the opportunity for open comments.

 

Open Comments: No motion required.

Item 4 Bachelor of Science in Sign Language Interpreting 

The approval of undergraduate and master’s degree programs is vested within the authority of the University of North Florida’s Board of Trustees. In accordance with these procedures, the University is submitting its request to the Educational Policy Committee to add a new academic program. This request is to initiate a new undergraduate degree in Sign Language Interpreting, within the College of Education and Human Services, Department of Exceptional Student and Deaf Education.

 

Provost Workman will address the committee and ask for approval to add this new undergraduate program.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required.

Item 5 Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Sciences 

The termination of undergraduate and master’s degree programs is vested within the authority of the University of North Florida’s Board of Trustees. In accordance with these procedures, the University is submitting its request to the Educational Policy Committee to terminate an academic program. This request is to terminate the undergraduate degree in Interdisciplinary Sciences, within the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry and Physics.

 

Assistant Director Brayton will address the committee and ask for approval to terminate this undergraduate program.

 

Proposed Action: Approval. Motion and second required.

Item 6 Update on UNF’s Flagship Programs 

Provost Workman will update the Educational Policy Committee on UNF’s flagship proposal process and provide a first-year report on the Community Nursing program.


Proposed Action: Discussion. No motion required. 

Item 7 Adjournment 

Chair Hicks will adjourn the meeting.