Major Political Science Panel Meeting Summary for October 2016


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Illinois Board of Higher Education
431, East Adams, Second Floor
Springfield, IL 62701-1418
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Illinois Community College Board
401, East Capitol Avenue
Springfield, IL 62701-1711
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Meeting Summary for Major Political Science Panel Meeting
Changed to CONFERENCE CALL!!! See details below! Thursday, October 13, 2016
Members present: : Raymond Barnett(University of Illinois at Springfield), Krista Jackson(iTransfer System ), Janice Leuchtenberg(iTransfer System ), Nancy Lind(Illinois State University)
Members present virtually: Keith Boeckelman(Western Illinois University), Sarah Diel-Hunt(Heartland Community College), Craig Mulling(Prairie State College), Carolyn Myers(Southwestern Illinois College), Bobby Summers(Harper College)
Members Absent: Malinda Aiello(Illinois Board of Higher Education), Jeff Ashley(Eastern Illinois University), Ashley Becker(Illinois Community College Board), Marcus Brown(Richland Community College), Jane Bryant(John A. Logan College), Craig Curtis(Bradley University), Richard Gilman-Opalsky(University of Illinois at Springfield), Rich Kiefer(Waubonsee Community College), Matthew Lees(Southeastern Illinois College), Terry Lenio(McHenry County College), Chris McDonald(Lincoln Land Community College), Drew McMurray(Wabash Valley College (IECC)), Deron Schreck(Moraine Valley Community College), Steve Shulman(Southern Illinois University Carbondale), Richard Stillwell(iTransfer System ), Mikel Wyckoff(Northern Illinois University)


1. Introductions & Technology, Welcome New Members


2. Training, Orientation & Updates

            a.  Ongoing Review – Krista will try to call – probably get around 5 courses.  Depending, may be

                        a Conference Call again.


3. Course Review


Courses For Panel Review

New Courses - 1 course(s)

Resubmitted New Courses - 0 course(s)

Ongoing Review Courses - 0 course(s)

Resubmitted Ongoing Review Courses - 0 course(s)


New Courses - 1 course(s)

Loyola University Chicago

ACPOL 200 - Introduction to Political Thought







4. Course Approval Criteria and Submission Process - Review materials 



5. Items from Panel Members

  1. UIS just started Public Policy Degree.  Still in Political Science department.  Started this fall with 3 students.  Hopefully new submits to IAI within the next year.


6. Dates for Next Meetings – Conference Call unless more than 10 courses to review

            11 am – Thursday March 9, 2017 with voting opening Feb. 15

            11 am – Thursday October 5, 2017 with voting opening Sept 15

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