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Meeting Agenda


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, November 10, 2009
10 a.m.


Bunker Hill Community College
E Building, Fourth Floor
Thomas A. Kershaw Culinary Arts Dining Room 
250 New Rutherford Avenue 
Boston, MA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome
    • Dr. Mary Fifield, President, Bunker Hill Community College
  3. Acceptance of Minutes
  4. Remarks & Reports
    1. Chairman’s Remarks
    2. Commissioner’s Remarks
    3. Secretary of Education’s Remarks
    4. Reports from Presidents
  5. Motions
    1. Assessment and Accountability  
      1. AAC 10-04
        Approval of Assessment and Accountability Committee Motions 10-01 through 10-03 on a Consent Agenda
        1. AAC 10-01
          Westfield State College: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
        2. AAC 10-02
          Boston Architectural College: Master of Landscape Architecture
        3. AAC 10-03
          Endicott College: Master of Arts in Interior Design, Master of Fine Arts in Interior Design, and Master of Science in Nursing
    2. Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy
      1. FAAP 10-07
        Approval of Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy Committee Motions 10-02 through 10-06 on a Consent Agenda
        1. FAAP 10-02
          Approval of Delegation of Authority to the Commissioner to Amend MSCBA Contract
        2. FAAP 10-03
          MSCBA Project Approval Framingham State College
        3. FAAP 10-04
          MSCBA Project Approval Massachusetts College of Art and Design
        4. FAAP 10-05
          MSCBA Acquisition, Repair, Renovation, and Construction of Student Activity Facilities Bridgewater State College and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
        5. FAAP 10-06
          MSCBA Residence Hall Renewal and Adaption
      2. FAAP 10-08 
        Board of Higher Education FY2011 Budget Request
  6. Presentations
    • Commonwealth Dual Enrollment Program:
      Shelley Tinkham, Director for Academic, P-16 and Veterans Policy
  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
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