MINUTES FOR CAC MEETING
February 14, 2007
The College Administrative Council (CAC) met in the Nursing Conference room from 2:00-3:00.†
Dr. Corder called the meeting to order.
In Attendance:† Dr. Jan Corder, Vicki Creighton, Dr. Jessica Dolecheck, Donna Eichhorn,
Dr. Paxton Oliver, and Debbie Wisenor
Dr. Corder opened the meeting by introducing Debra Bridges, Administrative Coordinator, who will be taking minutes for this council in the future.
Dr. Corder then stated that
this is a follow-up meeting to tie up loose ends for all the Department Heads
Barbara Michaelides of the
Mrs. Michaelides stated that
she had met with all the Department Heads and all are aware that the
Transfer credits will be
handled by the Department Head.† Dr.
Oliver stated that each Department Head must sign off for their students to
assure that all credits count for the appropriate College discipline of
Dr. Corder stated that most
of the transfers to be handled by the
Mrs. Michaelides stated that
she has a binder that includes all of the degree sheets for the
Mrs. Michaelides stated they had revisited the Curriculum Committee minutes and have discussed what is needed for Fall 2007 advising as the 2007-2008 ULM Catalog will not be ready for advising time.† The catalog is now being developed and when changes need to be made in future years it will be much easier to do so with the new format.
Dr. Corder stated that the Deanís Office will be the central office for making the decision for course substitutions.
Donna Eichhorn questioned who
would be the first contact for information when a student calls.† It was agreed that any office can answer
general questions, but if the student needs advising or detailed attention they
will be directed by the number of credits/GPA they have, either to the
Mrs. Michaelides feels that Admissions needs the most education on this process and they will reiterate to them how it works.†
Dr. Corder informed everyone
that if no one is in their particular area to answer the phone, calls must roll
over to the Health Sciences office, so no call will be missed.† She will also have a blocked time to visit
with the Prep attendees to introduce herself and speak briefly about the
Dr. Fellows stated that the students should be told that Communicative Disorders is the same as Speech Language Pathology as this has been confusing to them in the past.†
Department Heads are requested to continue to use their Student Success Center Liaison to assure open communications and that all information is updated as needed.
Dr. Corder thanked all for
their assistance in this process and she thanked the staff of
Dr. Oliver stated that he and Judy Kalinich will place the College Board in the room directly across from the Deanís Office and he is asking that Department Heads be available next Wednesday or Thursday (if on campus) to add items for their department; Dr. Corder stated it can be the same as the individual department board as they both are not displayed at the same times.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.
Minutes submitted by Debra Bridges with approval from Dr. Corder.