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Meeting Agenda


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, December 9, 2014
9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.


Salem State University
Central Campus, Marsh Hall, Room 210 (second floor)
352 Lafayette Street
Salem, MA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome
    • Dr. Patricia Maguire Meservey, President, Salem State University
  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 15-22 Approval of Academic Affairs Committee Motions 15-13 through 15-21 on a Consent Agenda
      2. PDF AAC 15-23 Springfield Technical Community College Criminal Justice Program
    2. Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy
      1. PDF FAAP 15-13 Approval of the Building Naming Rights Policy
      2. PDF FAAP 15-14 Approval of the Board of Higher Education Fiscal Year 2016 Budget
      3. PDF FAAP 15-15 Massachusetts State Universities Segmental Affirmative Action Plan
      4. PDF FAAP 15-16 Massachusetts Community Colleges Segmental Affirmative Action Plan
    3. Board of Higher Education
      1. PDF BHE 15-06 Amendment to Previously Approved Motion for Massachusetts State College Building Authority Academic Project at Westfield State University
  6. Presentations
    • View on Slideshare Workforce Development: The Next Plan
      David Cedrone, Associate Commissioner for Economic and Workforce Development
    • Strategic Plan Review – Committee Report
      Fernando Reimers, BHE Member and Committee Chair
      Anne Perkins, Associate Commissioner for Academic Affairs
  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

The above listings of matters before the Board of Higher Education are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair of the Board to be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items, not listed, may also be brought up for discussion, to the extent such is permitted by law.

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