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Board of Higher Education Meeting

When:
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
9 a.m.

Where:
Roxbury Community College
Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center
Rooms 214-218
1350 Tremont Street
Boston, MA
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Agenda

  1. CALL TO ORDER

  2. WELCOME
    Dr. Linda Edmonds Turner, Interim President, Roxbury Community College

  3. ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES

  4. CHAIRMAN’S REMARKS

  5. COMMISSIONER’S REMARKS

  6. SECRETARY'S REMARKS

  7. REPORTS FROM PRESIDENTS

  8. REPORT FROM STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL

  9. MOTIONS

    1. Academic Affairs Committee

      AAC 13-11 Approval of Academic Affairs Committee Motions 13-01 through 13-08 and 13-10 on a Consent Agenda

        • AAC 13-01 Bunker Hill Community College
          Practical Nursing Certificate

        • AAC 13-02 University of Massachusetts Boston
          Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Linguistics

        • AAC 13-03 University of Massachusetts Boston
          Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology and its Applications

        • AAC 13-04 University of Massachusetts Boston
          Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Exercise and Health Sciences

        • AAC 13-05 University of Massachusetts Lowell
          MA and MS in Security Studies

        • AAC 13-06 Bay State College
          Bachelor of Science in Nursing

        • AAC 13-07 Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
          Bachelor of Science in Health Information Technology

        • AAC 13-08 Berklee College of Music
          Master of Music, Contemporary Performance Careers;
          Master of Arts, Music Therapy;
          Master of Arts, Global Entertainment and Music Business;
          Master of Music, Contemporary Music Education;
          Bachelor of Professional Studies, Music Production;
          Bachelor of Professional Studies, Music Business

        • AAC 13-10 Nazarene Theological Seminary
          Master of Divinity

      AAC 13-09 Marian Court College
      Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

    2. Fiscal and Administrative Policy Committee

      FAAP 13-01 Renaming of Cape Cod Community College’s South Building to Maureen Murphy Wilkens Classroom Building

      FAAP 13-15 Approval of Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy Committee Motions 13-02 through 13-14 on a Consent Agenda

      • FAAP 13-02 MSCBA New Student Housing Capacity
        Massachusetts Maritime Academy

      • FAAP 13-03 MSCBA New Residence/Dining Hall
        Worcester State University

      • FAAP 13-04 MSCBA Rondileau Student Center Access Improvements
        Bridgewater State University

      • FAAP 13-05 MSCBA Hammond Campus Center
        Fitchburg State University

      • FAAP 13-06 MSCBA Parking Improvements
        Fitchburg State University

      • FAAP 13-07 MSCBA McCarthy Campus Center Dining
        Framingham State University

      • FAAP 13-08 MSCBA Parking Improvements and Land Acquisition
        Framingham State University

      • FAAP 13-09 MSCBA Student Activity Facility Improvements
        Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

      • FAAP 13-10 MSCBA Admiral’s Hall/Harrington Building Massachusetts
        Maritime Academy

      • FAAP 13-11 MSCBA Marine Dock Improvements
        Massachusetts Maritime Academy

      • FAAP 13-12 MSCBA Athletic Center
        Worcester State University

      • FAAP 13-13 MSCBA Residence Hall System-Wide Renewal and Adaption

      • FAAP 13-14 MSCBA Revenue Bond Refunding

      FAAP 13-16 Amended Guidelines for Adoptive Children Tuition Waiver Program,
      as required by Chapter 15A, Section 19

      FAAP 13-17 Amended Guidelines for Foster Children Tuition Waiver Program,
      as required by Chapter 15A, Section 19

      FAAP 13-18 Massachusetts High Demand Professions Scholarship Program Guidelines

      FAAP 13-19 Guidelines and Procedures for the Search, Selection,
      Appointment and Removal of Community College Presidents

      FAAP 13-20 Statement Regarding Consultation and Recommendations on Procedures for the Search, Selection, Appointment and Removal of State University Presidents

  10. PRESENTATIONS

    Fall 2012 Early Enrollment Report
    Jonathan Keller, Associate Commissioner for Research, Planning, and Information Systems, Department of Higher Education

    Vision Project: Annual Report and Next Steps
    Richard M. Freeland, Commissioner, Department of Higher Education

  11. OTHER BUSINESS

  12. 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.

  13. ADJOURNMENT

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.


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