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Clantha McCurdy, Senior Deputy Commissioner, Access and
Student Financial Assistance, Massachusetts Board of Higher Education

8:30 a.m.

Registration and Coffee/Refreshments

9:00 a.m.

J. Keith Motley, Chancellor, University of Massachusetts Boston

9:15 a.m.

The Honorable Anthony D. Galluccio, Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Higher Education
Note: Brief Q & A to follow.
9:45 a.m
Roundtable Discussion –  Public Higher Education in Massachusetts
Charles F. Desmond, Chairman, Massachusetts Board of Higher Education and Richard M. Freeland, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of
Higher Education

10:45 a.m.

Presentation: Opportunities for Civic Engagement
Barbara Canyes, Executive Director, Massachusetts Campus Compact and
Emily Haber, Chief Executive Officer, Massachusetts Service Alliance

11:30 a.m.

Student Life Issues – Breakout Interest Sessions

  1. Make Your Money Grow- Money Advice Before You Step Into the Real World

  2. Mobilizing Your Campus: Building Coalitions Between Students, Staff and Faculty

  3. Listening Skills for Leaders

  4. Financial Aid Anyone? - Understanding the Process and Key Ways to Maximize Opportunities for Students on Your Campus

12:30 p.m.


12:45 p.m.
Presentation: Leadership and Civic Engagement
Daniel Asquino, President, Mount Wachusett Community College

2:00 p.m.

Segmental Discussion Group Meetings

  1. Community Colleges
  2. State Colleges
  3. University of Massachusetts

3:00 p.m.

Wrap-Up  -  Forum Room 
Rosie Austin, Chair, Student Advisory Council
Kate Quigley, Student Member, Massachusetts Board of Higher Education

3:30 p.m.

Conclusion – Door Prizes & Give-Aways


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