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Board of Higher Education Meeting

When:
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
10 a.m.

Where:
Springfield Technical Community College
Building 2, Scibelli Hall, 7th Floor
One Armory Square 
Springfield, MA

Agenda

  1. CALL TO ORDER

  2. WELCOME
    Dr. Ira Rubenzahl, President, Springfield Technical Community College

  3. ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES

  4. CHAIRMAN’S REMARKS

  5. COMMISSIONER’S REMARKS

  6. SECRETARY'S REMARKS

  7. REPORTS FROM PRESIDENTS

  8. REPORTS FROM STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL

  9. MOTIONS

    1. Board of Higher Education
      BHE 11-06
      Worcester State University Presidential Appointment

    2. Academic Affairs
      1. AAC 11-28 Approval of Academic Affairs Committee Motions 11-25 through 11-27 on a Consent Agenda
        • AAC 11-25 Bridgewater State University Master of Business Administration
        • AAC 11-26 Bridgewater State University Master of Science in Accountancy
        • AAC 11-27 Gibbs College of Boston, Inc., a Private Two-Year College to award the Associate in Applied Science in Cardiovascular Sonography and the Certificate in Medical Assisting and to change its name to Sanford-Brown College, Inc., a Private Two-Year College
      2. AAC 11-32 Approval of Academic Affairs Committee Motions 11-29 through 11-31 on a Consent Agenda
        • AAC 11-29 Board Revocation of the Degree Granting Authority of Bradford College in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
        • AAC 11-30 Board Revocation of the Degree Granting Authority of New England Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
        • AAC 11-31 Board Revocation of the Degree Granting Authority of Swedenborg School of Religion in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
      3. AAC 11-33 Adoption of Off-Campus Programming Policy

  10. PRESENTATIONS

    Vision Project Preview: Research and Economic Activity

    Marcellette Williams, Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and International Relations, University of Massachusetts Presidentís Office
    Julie Chen, Vice Provost for Research, University of Massachusetts Lowell
    James Kurose, University Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Early College Connections
    Shelley Tinkham, Director for Academic and P-16 Policy, Department of Higher Education
    Nyal Fuentes, College and Career Readiness Specialist, Department of Elementary and Secondary 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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