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Meeting Agenda


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, May 15, 2012
10 a.m.


North Shore Community College 
Frederick E. Berry Building, Cafeteria
One Ferncroft Road
Danvers, MA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome
    • Dr. Wayne Burton, President, North Shore 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. Academic Affairs
      1. AAC 12-36 Approval of Academic Affairs Committee Motions 12-31 through 12-34 on a Consent Agenda
      2. PDF AAC 12-35 Salter College: A Private Two-Year College, LLC
        Certificates in Business Office Support, Medical Office, Computerized Accounting, 
        Culinary Arts, Medical Assistant, Medical Billing and Coding, 
        Emergency Medical Technician and Massage Therapy
      3. AAC 12-37 Criminal Justice Programs
  6. Presentations
    • Reverse Transfer: Francesca Purcell, Associate Commissioner for Academic and P-16 Policy, Department of Higher Education 
      Ann McDonald, Executive Vice President, Mount Wachusett Community College
      Pamela McCafferty, Dean of Enrollment Management, Fitchburg State University
      Tara Fitzgerald-Jenkins, Associate Dean of Enrollment and Student Services/Registrar, Quinsigamond Community College
    • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Initiative: David Cedrone, Associate Commissioner of Economic and Workforce Development, Department of Higher Education
      Fran McCutcheon, Acting Division Dean, Science & Mathematics, Massasoit Community College
      JD Chesloff, Executive Director, Massachusetts Business Roundtable
  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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