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Meeting Agenda


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, June 17, 2014
9 a.m.


Massachusetts College of Art and Design
North Hall, Pozen Center, 1st Floor
(corner of Tetlow Street and Evans Way)
Boston, MA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome
    • Dawn Barrett, President, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  3. Acceptance of Minutes
  4. Remarks & Reports
    1. Chairman’s Remarks
    2. Recognition
      • Outgoing Board Members
      • - Bernie Fulp
      • - David Barron
      • - Kathy Matson
      • Interim Presidents During the 2013-2014 Academic Year
      • - Robert Martin
      • - Jan Forsstrom
    3. Commissioner’s Remarks
    4. Secretary of Education’s Remarks
    5. Reports from Presidents
    6. Report from Student Advisory Council
  5. Motions
    1. Academic Affairs
      1. AAC 14-56 Approval of Academic Affairs Committee Motions 14-49 through 14-55 on a Consent Agenda
      2. PDF AAC 14-57 Bristol Campus Designation
      3. AAC 14-60 Approval of Academic Affairs Committee Motions 14-58 through 14-59 on a Consent Agenda
        • AAC 14-58 Renewal of Bristol Community College in the Commonwealth Honors Program
        • AAC 14-59 Renewal of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in the Commonwealth Honors Program
      4. AAC 14-61 Criminal Justice Programs Lasell College
      5. AAC 14-62 Board Revocation of the Degree Granting Authority of Sanford Brown College
      6. PDF AAC 14-63 Allied Health – Direct Care Workforce Plan
      7. AAC 14-64 Task Force on For-Profit Institutions and Online Learning
    2. Board of Higher Education
      1. BHE 14-05 Board of Higher Education 2014-2015 Meeting Schedule
      2. BHE 14-06 Delegation of Summer Authority
  6. Presentations
  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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