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Meeting Agenda 1


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, December 6, 2016
10:00 a.m.


Mt. Wachusett Community College
Arthur Haley Building
Multi Purpose Room #115
444 Green Street
Gardner, MA

  1. Call to Order
  3. Acceptance of Minutes
  4. Public Participation 2
  5. Remarks & Reports
    1. Chairman’s Remarks
      1. PDF Resolution to Honor Daniel Asquino
    2. Commissioner’s Remarks
      1. Commissioner's Remarks on DACA Students
    3. Secretary of Education’s Remarks
    4. Reports from Presidents
    5. Report from Student Advisory Council
  6. Motions
    1. Academic Affairs
      1. AAC 17-06 Consent Agenda – AAC 17-04 through AAC 17-05
        1. PDF AAC 17-04 Massachusetts College of Art and Design
          Bachelor of Arts in A Studio Area; Master of Arts in Teaching; and Master of Education in Art Education
        2. PDF AAC 17-05 University of Massachusetts Boston
          Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies & Sustainability
      2. PDF AAC 17-7 Sattler College – New Institution
        Bachelor of Science in Business; Bachelor of Science in Computer Science; Bachelor of Science in Human Biology; Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Religious Studies; and Bachelor of Arts in History
      3. PDF AAC 17-08 Statewide Reverse Transfer Agreement
      4. PDF AAC 17-09 Receipt of Report Issued by the Special Commission on Interstate Reciprocity Agreements
    2. Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy
      1. PDF FAAP 17-10 403(b) Retirement Program Amendments
      2. PDF FAAP 17-11 FY2018 Budget Recommendation
        Slideshare Budget Recommendation Presentation
    3. Strategic Planning Committee
      1. PDF SPC 17-02 Proposal to Accept Revised Campus Strategic Planning Guidelines
    4. Board of Higher Education
      1. PDF 17-03 Performance Measurement: Ensuring Accuracy, Transparency, and Relevance
        Slideshare Performance Measurement Presentation
  7. Other Business
  8. Adjournment

1 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.

2 The Board may reserve one-half hour during 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.

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