Major History Panel Meeting Summary for September 2016


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
Illinois Community College Board
401, East Capitol Avenue
Springfield, IL 62701-1711
tel: 217/524-5503
fax: 217/785-0090
Meeting Summary for Major History Panel Meeting
Conference Call and Web Conference Friday, September 30, 2016
Members present: : Krista Jackson(iTransfer System ), Janice Leuchtenberg(iTransfer System )
Members present virtually: Malinda Aiello(Illinois Board of Higher Education), Ute Chamberlin(Western Illinois University), Valerie Garver(Northern Illinois University), David Golland(Governors State University), Matt Greider(Lake Land College), Michael Harkins(Harper College), James McIntyre(Moraine Valley Community College), Kelly Obernuefemann(Lewis & Clark Community College), Steve Rea(Southeastern Illinois College), Derek Shouba(Morton College)
Members Absent: Raymond Barnett(University of Illinois at Springfield), Ashley Becker(Illinois Community College Board), Todd Brereton(Heartland Community College), Steven DePasquale(Kankakee Community College), Ron Gifford(Illinois State University), Greg Gordon(College of Lake County), Marc Hertzman(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Marsh Jones(Parkland College), Jeffrey Spanbauer(Illinois Valley Community College), Joe Sramek(Southern Illinois University), Richard Stillwell(iTransfer System )


1. Introductions & Technology, Welcome New Members


2. Items for Discussion

            a. Transfer and the major – History Enrollment is down at almost all institutions.

            b.  GECC course discussion – IAI is now legislated as a Public Act – IL Higher Ed 110

                 ILCS 152  99636

            c.  GECC Social & Behavioral Science panel started an effort to align History courses

                 with GECC Humanities & Fine Arts panel History courses.

  1.  Let each institution determine what regions to include?  Would mean less descriptors, but be sure to add Cultural to the descriptor.

d.  2 year co-chair position vacancy – Derek Shouba (Morton Coll.) is our new 2-year



4.   Date for Next Meetings –   Friday, Sept 29, 2017 – Possible Conference Call

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