COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Minutes of CAC Meeting

February 2, 2011


Presiding:Dr. Judy Fellows

Recording:Ms. Debbie Wisenor


In attendance:Dr. Judy Fellows, Mr. Brett Bennett , Dr. Johanna Boult,Ms. Patti Calk., Dr. Jessica Dolecheck,Dr. Emily Doughty, Ms. Beverly Jarrell, Ms. Debbie Wisenor,


1.                   Associate Dean Fellows called the meeting to order at 4:05 p.m. She stated that Dr. Ryman would not be present today due to another meeting.

2.                   Louisiana Grad Act Information Request

a.       Dr. Fellows distributed information to each Department Head regarding the LA Grad Act Information Request.

b.      Each Department Head/Program Director was given instructions specific for the information needed from the respective department and/or program.

c.       Information regarding retention rate, graduation rate, award productivity, and completers by degree level for each degree/program will be collated and put in a matrix.

d.      Questions and discussion followed.

e.      Dr. Fellows will send an electronic copy of the information requested to each Department Head.

f.        The deadline to submit the information to Dr. Fellows is Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 8:00 a.m.

3.                   All Majors Career Fair

a.       Dr. Fellows announced that the majorsí career fair is scheduled for Wednesday, February 16.

b.      Various activities are scheduled for students and faculty.

c.       Ann Smith from ULM Career Connections and Experiential Education asked that faculty encourage students to attend.

4.                   Chamber of Commerce Banquet

a.       The 90th annual Chamber of Commerce meeting and banquet is Thursday, February 3, 2011 at 5:30 p.m.

b.      The COHS has a reserved table.

c.       Dr. Bruno is the guest speaker for the banquet.

5.                   Alpha Eta

a.       Ms. Jarrell distributed information about Alpha Eta National Honor Society, an honor society for Allied Health faculty and students.

b.      Ms. Jarrell discussed eligibility requirements for membership.

c.       Ms. Jarrell will distribute the application form to interested Department Heads.

6.                   Other Business

a.       Mr. Bennett stated that the Radiologic Technology Department is going to submit a degree reduction proposal to the next COHS curriculum committee meeting.

b.      Dr. Fellows will send the date and time of the next COHS curriculum committee meeting.

c.       Various issues with student fees were discussed by the committee.

d.      Mr. Bennett announced that the Radiologic Technology Department is hosting the Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists Mid-Winter Meeting on February 18 and 19.

7.                   The meeting adjourned at 4:45 p.m.