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Meeting Agenda


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, May 4, 2010
10 a.m.


The Kittredge Center
PeoplesBank Conference Center, Room 301 
Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Avenue
Holyoke, MA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome
    • Dr. William F. Messner, President, Holyoke 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. Report from Student Advisory Council
  5. Motions
    1. Board of Higher Education
      1. BHE 10-06 
        Vision Project
      2. BHE 10-07 
        University of Massachusetts Amherst
        Commonwealth College Name Change
    2. Assessment and Accountability
      1. AAC 10-21 
        Approval of Assessment and Accountability Committee Motions 10-12 through 10-20 on a Consent Agenda
        1. AAC 10-12 
          University of Massachusetts Amherst 
          Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science
        2. AAC 10-13 
          Westfield State College
          Bachelor of Arts in Ethnic and Gender Studies
        3. AAC 10-14 
          Westfield State College
          Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
        4. AAC 10-15
          Westfield State College
          Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
        5. AAC 10-16 
          Bay State College, Inc.
          Associate in Science in Nursing
        6. AAC 10-17 
          Bay State College, Inc. 
          Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
        7. AAC 10-18 
          Boston Architectural College 
          Master of Design Studies
        8. AAC 10-19
          Dean College 
          Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Studies and 
          Bachelor of Science in Business
        9. AAC 10-20
          Wentworth Institute of Technology
          Master of Science in Construction Management 
  6. Presentations
    • Regional Readiness Center Initiative
  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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