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Meeting Agenda


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, December 8, 2009
10 a.m.


One Ashburton Place, 21st Floor
Conference Rooms 2 and 3
Boston, MA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Acceptance of Minutes
  3. Remarks & Reports
    1. Chairman’s Remarks
    2. Commissioner’s Remarks
    3. Secretary of Education’s Remarks
    4. Reports from Presidents
  4. Motions
    1. Assessment and Accountability  
      1. AAC 10-08
        Approval of Assessment and Accountability Committee Motions 10-05 through 10-07 on a Consent Agenda
        1. AAC 10-05
          Mount Wachusett Community College 
          Associate in Science in Energy Management
        2. AAC 10-06
          Gibbs College of Boston, Inc. 
          Associate in Applied Science in Medical Assisting and Associate in Applied Science in Health Information Management
        3. AAC 10-07
          Western New England College 
          Doctor of Pharmacy
    2. Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy
      1. FAAP 10-11
        Approval of Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy Committee Motions 10-09 through 10-10 on a Consent Agenda
        1. FAAP 10-09
          Amended Guidelines for the Stanley Z. Koplik Certificate of Mastery Tuition Waiver Program
        2. FAAP 10-10
          Amended Guidelines for the Valedictorian Program Tuition Waiver Program
    3. Board of Higher Education
      1. BHE 10-01
        Massachusetts College of Art and Design
        Renewal Plan for a Partnership with the Commonwealth 
      2. BHE 10-02
        Acceptance of the Final Report from the Commissioner’s Advisory Group on Undergraduate Education
  5. Presentations
    • Your Plan for College: Massachusetts College and Career Web Portal
      Thomas Graf, Executive Director, Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority
  6. Other Business
  7. 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.
  8. Adjournment
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