Regents Briefing on Transfer Issues in the

Montana University System



I. Background and Findings on transfer in the MUS


A. Transfer Audit Findings Deputy Joyce Scott


B. Surveys of Transfer Students in the MUS Provost Lois Muir, UM-M


C. Transfer Policy Audit Transfer Advisor Brenda Hanson, FVCC

II. Current Transfer Services


A. The Transfer Process Provost Lois Muir, UM-M

1. Course Equivalency Guides & Updating, 1993-94 Course Transfer Guide Director of Admissions and Records Karen Everett, MSU-Billings and Registrar Ed Johnson, Montana Tech, Joyce Scott

2. Faculty Role in Evaluating Transfer Credit Lois Muir and Vice Provost Joe Fedock, MSU-Bozeman

3. Accreditation & Transfer Joe Fedock, MSU-Bozeman

4. Posting Credit to Transcripts Ed Johnson


B. MSU On-line Course Match Demonstration Karen Everett, MSU-Billings


III. Transfer Steering Committee Report

A. 100/200-Level Steering Committee Professor John Amend, MSU-Bozeman


B. Case Study of Curriculum Chemistry John Amend


C. Transfer Information System John Amend, Database Administrator Kevin Turner

1. Description

2. Staffing, Technical and Fiscal Requirements Kevin Turner


D. Other Steering Committee Actions

1. Policy Revisions 301.5. 301.10, 301.14

2. General Education Core Update

3. Transfer Student Feedback Report Brenda Hanson, Karen Everett

4. Policy Audit to MACRAO for Policy Alignment


IV. Closing Remarks