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Meeting Agenda


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, January 31, 2012
10 a.m.


Framingham State University 
D. Justin McCarthy Center, Forum Room
100 State Street
Framingham, MA 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome
    • Dr. Timothy J. Flanagan, Framingham State University
  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 12-02 Cape Cod Community College Presidential Appointment
      2. BHE 12-03 Mass Maritime Special Mission Partnership Renewal Plan
      3. BHE 12-04 Proposal to the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) for Massachusetts to become a Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) State
    2. Academic Affairs
      1. AAC 12-22 Approval of Academic Affairs Committee Motions 12-20 through 12-21 on a Consent Agenda
        • AAC 12-20 Massachusetts Maritime Academy 
          Bachelor of Science in Energy Systems Engineering
        • AAC 12-21 University of Massachusetts Lowell 
          Doctor of Philosophy in Global Studies
    3. Fiscal and Administrative Policy
      1. FAAP 12-24 Approval of Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy Committee Motions 12-13 through 12-23 on a Consent Agenda 
      2. PDF FAAP 12-25 FY2013 Cash Grant Awards
      3. PDF FAAP 12-26 FY2013 Need-Based Tuition Awards
      4. PDF FAAP 12-27 FY2013 MSCBA Rent Certificate
  6. Presentations
    • Campus Updates on the Vision Project Performance Incentive Fund Grants:
      Mary Fifield, President, Bunker Hill Community College
      Timothy Flanagan, President, Framingham State University
      Jacqueline Moloney, Executive Vice Chancellor, UMass Lowell
  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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