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Meeting Agenda 1

Who

Board of Higher Education (Full Board)

When

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
9:00 a.m.

Where

Northern Essex Community College (Lawrence Campus)
Dr. Ibrahim El-Hefni Allied Health & Technology Center
Room LC 30, 414 Common Street
Lawrence, MA

  1. Call to Order
  2. WELCOME
  3. Acceptance of Minutes
  4. 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. 2
  5. 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
  6. Motions
    1. Academic Affairs
      1. PDF AAC 16-02 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
        Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration
      2. AAC 16-25 Consent Agenda – 16-22 through 16-24
        1. PDF AAC 16-22 Mount Wachusett Community College
          Medical Coding Certificate
        2. PDF AAC 16-23 Northern Essex Community College
          Associate in Science in Public Health
        3. PDF AAC 16-24 Lyndon State College
          Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems
          Bachelor of Science in Music Business Industry
          Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication
    2. Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy
      1. PDF FAAP 16-27 University of Massachusetts Tuition Retention Implementation and the BHE Tuition Waiver Program
  7. Presentations
  8. Other Business
  9. Adjournment

1 The above listings of matters before the Board of Higher Education are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair of the Board to be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items, not listed, may also be brought up for discussion, to the extent such is permitted by law.

2 The Board may reserve one-half hour during 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.