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Meeting Agenda


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, January 28, 2014
9 a.m.


One Ashburton Place, 21st Floor
Conference Rooms 2 and 3
Boston, Massachusetts

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome
    • Dr. Mary Grant President, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
  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 14-25 Approval of Academic Affairs Committee Motions 14-20 through 14-24 on a Consent Agenda
      2. PDF AAC 14-26 University of Massachusetts Boston
        Bachelor of Arts in Community Development
      3. PDF AAC 14-27 Nursing Education Transfer Compact
  6. Presentations
    • Update on Governor’s FY15 Budget: Sean Nelson, Deputy Commissioner for Administration and Finance
    • Update on Student Learning Outcomes System-Level Progress and Multi-State Collaborative: Pat Crosson, Senior Advisor for Academic Policy, and Bonnie Orcutt, Director of Learning Outcomes Assessment
    • Vision Project Performance Incentive Fund Grant Initiatives:
      Quinsigamond Community College—Developmental Math
      Westfield State University—Civic Engagement
      Middlesex Community College—College Completion
  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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