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Meeting Agenda


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, November 4, 2010
10 a.m.


Cape Cod Community College
Tilden Arts Center, Main Theatre 
2240 Iyannough Road
West Barnstable, MA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome
    • Kathleen Schatzberg, President, Cape Cod 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 11-01 
        Approval of Revised Board of Higher Education By-Laws
    2. Assessment and Accountability Committee
      1. AAC 11-05
        Approval of Assessment and Accountability Committee Motions 11-02 through 11-04 on a Consent Agenda
        1. AAC 11-02
          Application of Framingham State University to award the Bachelor of Arts in Criminology 
        2. AAC 11-03
          Application of New England College of Business and Finance to Award the Master of Business Administration
        3. AAC 11-04
          Application of Hult International Business School, Inc. to Award the Master of Finance and Master of International Business 
      2. AAC 11-09 Approval of Assessment and Accountability Committee Motions 11-06 through 11-08 on a Consent Agenda
        1. AAC 11-06
          Board Revocation of the Degree Granting Authority of Burdett College
        2. AAC 11-07
          Board Revocation of the Degree Granting Authority of Johnson & Wales University
        3. AAC 11-08
          Board Revocation of the Degree Granting Authority of Webster University
      3. AAC 11-10
        Approval of Amendments to 610 C.M.R. 2.00: Degree-Granting Regulations for Independent Institutions of Higher Education 
    3. Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy
      1. FAAP 11-03
        Approval of Children of Fallen Service Members Waiver Program Guidelines
      2. FAAP 11-04 Adoption of the Massachusetts Optional Retirement Program Restatement
  6. Presentations
    • Update on University of Massachusetts Dartmouth School of Law :
      Dr. Jean MacCormack, Chancellor, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
    • Discussion: Amending the Admission Standards for Public Four-Year Institutions:
      Aundrea Kelley, Deputy Commissioner for P-16 Policy and Collaborative Initiatives
    • Early Enrollment & Net Cost Report:
      Dr. Jonathan Keller, Associate Commissioner for Research, Planning, and Information Systems
  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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