Minutes of February 29, 2008

First-Year Programs Advisory Committee

Minutes of February 29, 2008

Call to Order

3:15 p.m. in UNVH 113 by Pauline Nugent


Betty Evans, Tom Kane, Thomas Lane, Pauline Nugent, Cindy Pemberton, Helen Reid, Art Spisak, Cathy VanLanduyt and Mike Wood


Motion by Tom Kane to accept minutes (distributed via email) passed unanimously.

Committee Actions on Goals and Objectives

Motion by Tom Kane to accept the revised Goals and Objectives was seconded by Thomas Lane. The motion was unanimously approved with the following edits:

Course designation: GEP 101 (not GEP 197)
Second listed goal
  • Strike out understand and substitute comprehend
  • Objective C: strike out select and participate and substitute engage in leadership by participating
  • Delete Objective D
  • Objective E becomes Objective D
Fourth listed goal
  • Objective B: strike out development and substitute goals; use lower case letters for personal development plan
  • Objective C: punctuation corrections—add comma after e.g.; add period after closing parenthesis

Update on Common Reader

No common reader likely mandated for course in Fall 2008

Preparation for CGEIP

  • Committee members plan to attend CGEIP meeting April 9th
  • Submit supportive documentation for changes at CGEIP meeting—3/12/08
  • Mike Wood to present course Goals and Objectives at CGEIP meeting—4/9/08


Wednesday, March 12th, noon-1 pm in the Meyer Library Auditorium—Open forum for anyone interested in the proposed changes for IDS 110. Committee members please try to attend.


Motion by Art Spsiak seconded, and meeting adjourned at 4:15 p.m.

Next Meeting

Friday, March 7, 3:15–4:30 p.m., UNVH 113