Major Business Panel Meeting Summary for November 2013


ILLINOIS ARTICULATION INITIATIVE


To Facilitate Interinstitutional Transfer
Illinois Board of Higher Education
431, East Adams, Second Floor
Springfield, IL 62701-1418
tel: 217/557-7355
fax: 217/782-8548
aiello@ibhe.org
Illinois Community College Board
401, East Capitol Avenue
Springfield, IL 62701-1711
tel: 217/524-5503
fax: 217/785-0090
samuel.wheeler@illinois.gov
 
Minutes for Major Business Panel Meeting
ISU Alumni Center, Room 119 Friday, November 22, 2013
Members present: : Laurie Cubit(McHenry County College), Wayne Gawlik(Joliet Junior College), Krista Jackson(iTransfer System), Janice Leuchtenberg(iTransfer System), Lori Marcellus(Northern Illinois University), Brad Reed(Southern Illinois University Edwardsville), Bob Reese(Illinois Valley Community College), Maureen Ruski(Richland Community College), Judy Smith(Parkland College), Cheryl Staley(Lake Land College), Tammy Tiggelaar(Kishwaukee College), Leatha Ware(Waubonsee Community College)
Members present virtually: Kristi Urfer(Olney Central College (IECC))
Members Absent: Malinda Aiello(Illinois Board of Higher Education), John Babich(Kankakee Community College), Dan Cullen(Illinois Board of Higher Education), Patrick Deane(South Suburban College), Brian Durham(Illinois Community College Board), Adam Julian(iTransfer System), Debra Prendergast(Prairie State College), Tabitha Stone(Southern Illinois University Carbondale), Tara Westerhold(Western Illinois University), Samuel Wheeler(Illinois Community College Board), Michael Williams(Governors State University)

Minutes

  1.  Introductions and make sure technology is working.

 

  1. Training, Orientation & itransfer.org Updates
    1. After a very busy summer of evaluating IAI, there is room for improvement.  The end result is a new and improved Policies and Procedures Manual.
      1. Unique roles each of us play for effectiveness
      2. 5 yr Review is now Ongoing Review – panel manager will decide which identifier(s) will be reviewed, never more than 50 courses.
      3. Panel Member Turnover
        1. 3 year term – not lifetime bondage
        2. Gratitude for service rendered
        3. Don’t want the service to be burdensome
        4. New people bring fresh perspective
      4. IBHE, ICCB and iTransfer representation at every GECC meeting for standardization
    2. Expectations of Panel Members
      1. Attendance and Participation
      2. Review and vote on courses before meeting
    3. Enhancements to iTransfer.org website in January
      1. Training program for panels (required)
      2. Includes more for Vets/Military students
      3. Visually familiar – more intuitive
      4. Panel Related Docs – dramatic changes – information will be available panel-by-panel
      5. iManage enhancements for simplification

 

  1. Course Review

 

 

13 courses

 

BUS904

 

Triton College

ACC 105: Managerial Accounting

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

BUS903

 

Harper College

ACC 101: Introduction to Financial Accounting

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

BUS904

 

Harper College

ACC 102: Introduction to Managerial Accounting

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

Illinois Valley Community College

ACT 1020: Managerial Accounting

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

BUS903

 

Northern Illinois University

ACCY 206: Introductory Financial Accounting

Final Decision : Returned

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUS904

 

Northern Illinois University

ACCY 207: Introductory Cost Management

Final Decision : Returned

 

 

BUS903

 

Governors State University

ACCT 2110 : Financial Accounting

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

BUS904

 

Governors State University

ACCT 2111 : Managerial Accounting

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

BUS903

 

McHenry County College

ACC 151: Financial Accounting

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

BUS904

 

McHenry County College

ACC 152: Management Accounting

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

BUS902

 

Governors State University

MIS-2101 : Basics of Information Technology

Final Decision : Accepted

 

 

Morton College

CPS 111: Business Computer Applications

Final Decision : Returned

 

Kaskaskia College

CITA 151: Intro to Computer Applications

Final Decision : Accepted

 

  1. Review Conditionally Approved Courses submitted and try to make decisions on them
    1. One, - Approved

 

  1.  Course Approval Criteria and Submission Process
    1. Krista will edit, then email to panel

 

  1. Additional Items
    1. We need a 2 yr Co-Chair
      1. Tammy Tiggelaar
    2. Lori Marcellus, 4 yr Co-Chair would like to step down, but we haven’t had enough attendance from 4 yr Panel Members for quite some time to be able to release her.  Tabled until Spring, due to attendance.
    3. Cash Flow – panel has it in coded as a Managerial Accounting course.  Current textbooks have it in Financial Accounting.  Panel decided to move it from BUS 904 to BUS 903.  In criteria, will edit the 11th bullet item and remove the word construct.
    4. Business Law course descriptor – Krista will work with Laurie Cubit to add the question on the listserv what schools have interest in this being brought back.

 

  1. Appreciation/Thank You to Departing Members
    1. Patrick Deane and Maureen Ruski

 

  1. Next meetings will be held Thursday, April 10, 2014 and Friday November 7, 2014 at ISU Alumni Center or Heartland Community College.

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