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Meeting Agenda


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, October 29, 2013
9 a.m.


Mount Wachusett Community College
444 Green Street
North Cafeteria, First Floor
Gardner, MA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome
    • Dr. Daniel M. Asquino, President, Mount Wachusett 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 14-11 Approval of Academic Affairs Committee Motions 14-01 to 14-02 and
        14-04 through 14-10 on a Consent Agenda
      2. PDF AAC 14-03 University of Massachusetts Boston Master of Arts in Global Inclusion and Social Development;
        Doctor of Philosophy in Global Inclusion and Social Development
      3. PDF AAC 14-12 Receipt of the Report from Commissioner’s Task Force on Transforming Developmental Math Education
    2. Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy
      1. PDF FAAP 14-01 Endorsement of the Berry Dunn Report on the State University and Community College IT Collaboration and Efficiency Project
      2. FAAP 14-15 Approval of Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy Committee Motions 14-02 Through 14-14 on a Consent Agenda
      3. FAAP 14-21 Approval of FAAP Motions 14-16 to FAAP 14-19 on a Consent Agenda
      4. FAAP 14-20 Approval of Criteria for Evaluating Student Housing Projects on Community College Campuses
  6. Presentations
    • [SlideShare] FY15 Budget: Sean Nelson, Deputy Commissioner of Administration & Finance Fiscal and Administrative Policy, Department of Higher Education
    • [SlideShare] Civic Education Update: Daniel M. Asquino, President, Mount Wachusett Community College Carlos Santiago, Senior Deputy Commissioner for Academic Affairs, Department of Higher Education Shelley Tinkham, Assistant Commissioner for Academic, P-16, and Veterans Policy, Department of Higher Education
    • Vision Project Report and Conference: Richard M. Freeland, Commissioner, Department of Higher Education
  7. Motions
    1. Board of Higher Education
      1. BHE 14-02 Commissioner’s FY2013 Performance Evaluation
  8. Other Business
  9. 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.
  10. Adjournment
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