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Meeting Agenda 1


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, January 24, 2017
11:00 a.m.


Bridgewater State University
Rondileau Campus Center
Small Ballroom
19 Park Avenue
Bridgewater, MA


  1. Call to Order
  3. Acceptance of Minutes
    1. PDF December 6, 2016 BHE Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Participation 2
  5. Remarks & Reports
    1. Chairman’s Remarks
    2. Commissioner’s Remarks
    3. Secretary of Education’s Remarks
    4. Reports from Presidents
      1. Community College Remarks by John Cox, President, Cape Cod Community College
      2. State University Remarks by Javier Cevallos, President, Framingham State University
    5. Report from Student Advisory Council

    See also: Joint Resolution on Early College from BHE and Board of Elementary & Secondary Education >

  6. Motions
    1. Academic Affairs
      1. AAC 17-12 Approval of Academic Affairs Committee Motions AAC
        17-10 and 17-11 on a Consent Agenda
        1. PDF AAC 17-10 Massachusetts College of Art and Design
          Master of Education in Art Education
        2. PDF AAC 17-11 University of Massachusetts Boston
          Master of Science in Business Analytics
    2. Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy
      1. FAAP 17-19 Approval of Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy Committee Motions 17-12 through 17-18 on a Consent Agenda
        1. PDF FAAP 17-12 Community Colleges
          Resident Tuition Rates for FY2018
        2. PDF FAAP 17-13 Community Colleges
          Non-Resident Tuition Rates for FY2018
        3. PDF FAAP 17-14 State Universities
          Resident Undergraduate Tuition Rates for FY2018
        4. PDF FAAP 17-15 State Universities
          Non-Resident Undergraduate Tuition Rates for FY2018
        5. PDF FAAP 17-16 State Universities
          Resident Graduate Tuition Rates for FY2019
        6. PDF FAAP 17-17 State Universities
          Non-Resident Graduate Tuition Rates for FY2018
        7. PDF FAAP 17-18 Berkshire Community College and
          Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
          Alternative Non-Resident Undergraduate Tuition Rates for FY2018
      2. PDF FAAP 17-20 FY2018 MSCBA Rent Certificate
      3. PDF FAAP 17-21 MSCBA: Massachusetts Maritime Academy Authorization
      4. PDF FAAP 17-22 Building Naming: Westfield State University
      5. PDF FAAP 17-23 Building Naming Policy Amendment
      6. PDF FAAP 17-24 Early Educator Scholarship Guidelines Amendment
  7. Presentations
    1. slideshare Assessing Food and Housing Insecurity on Campus
  8. Other Business
  9. 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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