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Meeting Agenda


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, June 15, 2010
10 a.m.


Bristol Community College
Commonwealth College Center (G Building)
Cafeteria Atrium
777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome
    • John J. Sbrega, President, Bristol 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. Assessment and Accountability Committee
      1. AAC 10-25 
        Approval of Assessment and Accountability Committee Motions 10-22 through 10-24 on a Consent Agenda
        1. AAC 10-22
          Bunker Hill Community College 
          Associate in Science in Paralegal Studies
        2. AAC 10-23
          Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts 
          Professional Master of Business Administration
        3. AAC 10-24
          Lasell College 
          Master of Education in Elementary Education and Master of Education in Moderate Disabilities
      2. AAC 10-29 Approval of Assessment and Accountability Committee Motions 10-26 through 10-28 on a Consent Agenda
        1. AAC 10-26
          Membership of Middlesex Community College in the Commonwealth Honors Program
        2. AAC 10-27
          Renewal of Quinsigamond Community College Membership in the Commonwealth Honors Program
        3. AAC 10-28
          Renewal of Salem State College Membership in the Commonwealth Honors Program
      3. AAC 10-32 Approval of Assessment and Accountability Committee Motions 10-30 through 10-31 on a Consent Agenda
        1. AAC 10-30
          Massasoit Community College Branch Campus
        2. AAC 10-31
          Quinsigamond Community College Branch Campus
      4. AAC 10-33 State College Business Programs
    2. Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy
      1. FAAP 10-27
        Selection of Program Providers for Massachusetts Optional Retirement Program 
    3. Board of Higher Education
      1. BHE 10-08
        Delegation of Summer Authority to the Commissioner 
  6. Presentations
    • Commissioner’s Year-End Report:
      Richard M. Freeland, Commissioner
    • Degrees Conferred:
      Jonathan Keller, Associate Commissioner for Research, Planning, and Information Systems
    • Student Presentation:
      2010 Graduates of Massachusetts Public Higher Education Institutions
  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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