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Meeting Agenda

Who

Board of Higher Education (Full Board)

When

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
9 a.m.

Where

Quinsigamond Community College
Harrington Learning Center, Room 109 A&B
670 West Boylston Street
Worcester, MA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome
    • Dr. Gail Carberry, President, Quinsigamond Community College¬†
  3. Acceptance of Minutes
      • Joint Meeting with BESE - January 29, 2013
      • Regular Meeting - January 29, 2013
  4. Remarks & Reports
    1. Chairman’s Remarks
    2. Commissioner’s Remarks
    3. Secretary of Education’s Remarks
    4. Reports from Presidents
    5. Report from Student Advisory Council
  5. Motions
    1. Academic Affairs
      1. AAC 13-20 Approval of Academic Affairs Committee Motions 13-16 through 13-19 on a Consent Agenda 
      2. AAC 13-21 Definition of College and Career Readiness
    2. Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy
      1. FAAP 13-34 Approval of Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy Committee Motions 13-23 through 13-33 on a Consent Agenda
      2. PDF FAAP 13-35 FY2014 Cash Grant Awards
      3. PDF FAAP 13-36 FY2014 Need-Based Tuition Awards
      4. PDF FAAP 13-37 FY2014 MSCBA Rent Certificate
      5. PDF FAAP 13-38 Adoption of the Massachusetts Optional Retirement Program Amendment
  6. Presentations
    • College and Career Readiness Communications Campaign: Future Ready: Linda Noonan, Executive Director, Massachusetts Business Alliance of Education and Keith Westrich, Connecting Activities Director, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
    • Office of Workforce Coordination: David Cedrone, Associate Commissioner for Economic and Workforce Development, Department of Higher Education
  7. Other Business
  8. Public Participation
    • The Board may reserve one-half hour at the end of the agenda of its regular meetings for public participation. Individuals seeking to speak to the Board should so inform the Commissioner's Office in writing, setting forth the purpose for which they seek to speak, at least 24 hours before the relevant meeting. The Chairperson shall determine whether said individuals shall be permitted to speak and, if so, for how long they may speak on the designated topic. The Chairperson may exercise discretion to waive the notice requirement set forth above and invite an individual(s) present at the meeting to address the Board.
  9. Adjournment