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Meeting Agenda


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, March 6, 2012
10 a.m.


Westfield State University 
Woodward Center, Field House 
395 Western Avenue
Westfield, MA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome
    • Dr. Evan Dobelle, President, Westfield 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. Academic Affairs
      1. AAC 12-30 Approval of Academic Affairs Committee Motions 12-23 through 12-29 on a Consent Agenda 
    2. Board of Higher Education
      1. BHE 12-05 Revisions to Vision Project Accountability Metrics
      2. BHE 12-06 Charge to Develop a Vision Project Key Outcome on Civic Education and Engagement 
  6. Presentations
    • Campus Updates on the Vision Project Performance Incentive Fund Grants:
      Ellen Kennedy, Interim President, Berkshire Community College
      Robert L. Pura, President, Greenfield Community College
      William F. Messner, President, Holyoke Community College
      Ira Rubenzahl, President, Springfield Technical Community College
    • Financial Aid Pilot Program:
      Dr. Clantha McCurdy, Senior Deputy Commissioner, Access and Student Financial Assistance
      Dr. Nancy Hoffman, Board of Higher Education 
  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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