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Meeting Agenda


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, June 19, 2012
10 a.m.


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

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome
    • Dr. 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 12-08 Berkshire Community College Presidential Appointment
      2. BHE 12-09 Delegation of Summer Authority to the Commissioner
    2. Academic Affairs
      1. AAC 12-45 Approval of Academic Affairs Committee Motions 12-38 through 12-44 on a Consent Agenda 
      2. AAC 12-48 Approval of Commonwealth Honors Program Motions 12-46 through 12-47 on a Consent Agenda 
      3. PDF AAC 12-49 Amending Science Requirement of Admission Standards
      4. AAC 12-50 Resolution Concerning Input into Masscore
    3. Fiscal and Administrative Policy
      1. PDF FAAP 12-28 Approval of Completion Incentive Grant Fund Guidelines 
      2. FAAP 12-29 Acceptance of the 2011 Optional Retirement Program Annual Report 
  6. Presentations
    • Student Learning Outcomes Assessment: Patricia Crosson, Senior Advisor for Academic Policy, Department of Higher Education Peggy Maki, Assessment Consultant under the Davis Educational Foundation Grant, Department of Higher Education
    • Commissioner’s Year-End Report: Richard M. Freeland, Commissioner, Department 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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