Minutes of Meeting
May 13, 1998

1. Call to Order and Introductions

The Iowa Coordinating Council for Post-High School Education met on Wednesday, May 13, 1998, at Mount St. Clare College in Clinton, Iowa. Chairman, Jim Ross called the meeting to order, welcomed the Council to Mount St. Clare College, and then the members and guests introduced themselves. The following individuals were present:

Members of the State Board of Education Community College Representatives
Cal Callison*
Sally Frudden*
Paul Tambrino*
Melvin Samuelson*
 University Representatives Members of the Bd. of Trustees of Member Institutions
Robert Koob*
Rabindra Mukerjea*
Jon Whitmore*
Frank Moore*
Robert Lester*
Representative of Independent Colleges Iowa College Student Aid Commission Representative
John Fallon*
Ralph McKay*
James Ross*
Gary Nichols*
Representative of Private Business Schools Student Representatives
John Huston* Charles Whiteing*
Iowa Private Specialized Schools Liaison Representatives
 No representative present.*

 

Members of Board of Regents

No representatives present.

Robert Barak, Iowa State Board of Regents
Roger Foelske, Dept. of Education
John Hartung, Iowa Assoc of Independent Colleges
and Universities
Gene Gardner, Iowa Assoc of Community College
Trustees
Department of Education Representative
Roger Foelske*
Guests
Susan Cigelman, University of Osteopathic Medicine &
      Health Sciences
Lucy Franks, Bellevue University, Bellevue, NE
Jane Hasek, Allen College
Mary Hawkins, Bellevue University
Lois Hunt, Iowa State University
Amber Joplin, Buena Vista University
Thomas Keefe, University of Northern Iowa
Suzanne McDermott, University of Northern Iowa
Jack Ohole, Drake University
Aaron Podolefsky, University of Northern Iowa
Craig Stebbins, University of Osteopathic Medicine
Emmett Vaughn, University of Iowa
Mary Pat Wohlford-Wessels, University of Osteopathic Medicine

*Indicates voting delegate.

2. Approval of Minutes

Roger Foelske presented the minutes from the February 10, 1998, meeting of ICCPHSE. Robert Lester moved that the minutes be approved as presented, and John Fallon seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

3. Treasurer’s Report

John Hartung presented a statement of the Council’s income expenditures for the period of time of July1, 1997, through April 30, 1998. As of April 30, 1998, the Council had a balance of $15,204.11. Melvin Samuelson moved that the report be accepted as presented. Sally Frudden seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

 4. Coordination (Program Requests)

 New Business

  1. Allen College
  2. Allen College requested approval to offer an Associate of Science in Radiological Technology (on-campus) and a Master of Science in Nursing (on-campus).

    Action: Robert Koob moved that the requests be approved as submitted. John Fallon seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

  3. Buena Vista University
  4. Buena Vista University requested approval to offer a 2+2 program at LeMars in cooperation with Western Iowa Tech Community College. Majors will be offered in Human Services, Psychology, Criminal Justice, and Elementary Education. During the presentation of the request, Fred Moore stated that Buena Visa University would collaborate with other institutions in northwest Iowa to avoid the unnecessary duplication of programs.

    Action: Paul Tambrino moved that the request be approved as submitted. Melvin Samuelson seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

  5. Buena Vista University and Graceland College Cooperative
  6. Buena Vista University and Graceland College Cooperative requested approval to offer a 2+2 program at Red Oak and Osceola in cooperation with Southwestern Community College. Buena Visa University will offer majors in Accounting, Management/Entrepreneurship, Human Services, Psychology, and Elementary Education with an option minor in Special Education. Graceland College will offer majors in Criminal Justice, Nursing, and Management Information Systems.

    Action: Paul Tambrino moved that the requests be approved as submitted. Melvin Samuelson seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

  7. Clarke College
  8. Clarke College requested approval to offer a major in Kinesiology (on-campus).

    Action: Rabindra Mukerjea moved that request be approved as submitted. Sally Frudden seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

  9. Indian Hills Community College
  10. Indian Hills Community College requested approval to offer an Associate of Applied Science degree in Construction Management Technology (on-campus).

    Action: Robert Koob moved that the request be approved as submitted. John Huston seconded the request. The motion was approved.

  11. Iowa Valley Community College District
  12. Iowa Valley Community College requested approval to offer an Associate of Applied Science degree in Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology (on- campus).

    Action: Cal Callison moved that the request be approved as submitted. Jan Friedel seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

  13. University of Iowa
  14. The University of Iowa requested approval to establish an independent Ph.D. degree in Physical Therapy in the Department of Physical Therapy (on-campus).

    Action: Cal Callison moved that the request be approved as submitted. Robert Lester seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

  15. University of Northern Iowa
  1. a. The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) requested approval to offer Master in
  2. Social Work (on-campus).

Action: Sally Frudden moved that the request be approved as presented. Jan Friedel seconded the motion. The motion was approved

At the conclusion of the discussion concerning the proposed Master of Social Work program, Robert Koob requested that the minutes state that UNI’s intentions are to work collaboratively with St. Ambrose University and the University of Iowa to serve the long-term needs of the state in this program area.

b. The University of Northern Iowa also requested approval to offer Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Communications and a Master of Music in Piano Performance and Pedagogy (on-campus).

Action: Robert Koob moved that request be approved as submitted. John Huston seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

  1. University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences.
    1. The University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences also requested approval to offer a Master of Public Health via the ICN at North Iowa Area Community College in Mason City; the Grinnell Medical Center in Grinnell; Allen College in Waterloo; Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City; Iowa Western Iowa Community College in Council Bluffs; Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa; and the Davenport Medical Center in Davenport.

Action: Robert Lester moved that the request be approved as submitted. Rabindra Mukerjea seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

    1. The University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences requested approval to offered a Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration via the ICN at the Grinnell Medical Center in Grinnell; Allen College in Waterloo; Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City; Iowa Western Iowa Community College in Council Bluffs; Davenport Medical Center in Davenport; and Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa.

Action: John Huston moved to table action on the request. John Fallon seconded the motion. The motion was not approved. Then Robert Lester moved that the University be approved to offer the program via ICN at all the sites requested, except for the site at Davenport. Paul Tambrino seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

  1. Old Business [The issue of what constitutes a passing vote will be discussed by the ICCPHSE Executive Committee in July.]
  1. Bellevue University
    1. Bellevue University requested approval to a Bachelor of Science degree completion program in Business Administration of Technical Studies at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City.
    2. Action: Cal Callison moved the request be approved as submitted. Sally Frudden seconded the motion. The motion was approved. (Jim Ross abstained.)

    3. Bellevue University requested approval to offer a Bachelor of Science completion program in Health Care Administration at three sites in Atlantic (Cass County Hospital, Glacier Vandervell Corporation, and the Iowa Western Community College Atlantic Center).
    4. Action: Cal Callison moved the request be approved as submitted. Melvin Samuelson seconded the motion. The motion was not approved.

    5. Bellevue University requested approval to offer a Bachelor of Science completion program in management at three sites in Atlantic (Cass County Hospital, Glacier Vandervell Corporation, and the Iowa Western Community College Atlantic Center).
    6. Action: Cal Callison moved that the request be approved as submitted. Sally Frudden seconded the motion. Motion was approved.

    7. Bellevue University requested approval to offer a Bachelor of Science completion program in management at the Iowa State University Extension Center in Red Oak, Iowa.

Action: Jan Friedel moved that the request be approved as submitted. Cal Callison seconded the motion. Motion was approved.

 5. Report on Nominations

Jim Ross reported that the Nomination Committee had met and nominated the following slate of candidates for the 1998-1999 academic year:

Chair: Paul Tambrino

Vice Chair: Martin Jischke

Immediate Past Chair: Jim Ross

Member at Large: John Huston

Permanent Secretary: Bob Barak

Treasurer: John Hartung

Recording Secretary: (To be named by the Department of Education.)

Action: The report was approved as presented and the individuals were elected to the offices as nominated by the committee.

 6. ICCPHSE Proposed Advisory Comm. on Distance Ed. for Business & Industry

Robert Barak presented a revised draft of the proposed guidelines for an advisory committee on Distance Education for Business and Industry. He stated that the guidelines had been presented to the Council in prior meetings and revised based on input received from council members.

Action: John Huston moved that the guidelines be adopted and the committee be appointed as prescribed in the guidelines. Fred Moore seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

 7. Strategic Planning Committee – NO REPORT WAS PRESENTED.

 8. Education Funding for Students and Inmates—Fiscal Year 1997

Jim Ross noted that included in the Council’s materials for this meeting was a report prepared by the Legislative Fiscal Bureau concerning state and local public funding in Iowa educational institutions during fiscal year 1997.

 9. For the Good of the Order

It was announced that the schedule of Council activities (dates and location of meetings) for the 1998-99 academic year will be established by the newly elected Council officers during the summer, and will then be distributed to the members. The meeting was adjourned at 2:30 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Roger H. Foelske, Recording Secretary

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