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Meeting Agenda 1

Who

Board of Higher Education (Full Board)

When

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
10:00 a.m.

Where

Westfield State University
Scanlon Hall, Banquet Hall
577 Western Avenue
Westfield, MA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Participation 2
  3. WELCOME
  4. Acceptance of Minutes
  5. 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
  6. Academic Affairs Committee Motions
    1. AAC 18-03 Approval of Academic Affairs Committee Motions AAC 18-01 and 18-02 on a Consent Agenda
      1. PDF AAC 18-01 Massachusetts Maritime Academy
        Master of Science in Maritime Business Management
      2. PDF AAC 18-02 Salem State University
        Master of Science in Accounting
    2. AAC 18-06 Approval of Academic Affairs Committee Motions AAC 18-04 and 18-05 on a Consent Agenda
      1. PDF AAC 18-04 Revocation of Degree Granting Authority for ITT Technical Educational Services, Inc.
      2. PDF AAC 18-05 Revocation of Degree Granting Authority for Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts
    3. PDF AAC 18-07 Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning, Inc.
      Master of Arts in Education
    4. PDF AAC 18-08 Authorization for Massachusetts to Enter Into the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) and Delegation of Authority to Commissioner
  7. Strategic Planning Committee Motions
    1. PDF SPC 18-01 Approval of Bridgewater State University’s Strategic Plan
    2. PDF SPC 18-02 Approval of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts’ Strategic Plan
    3. PDF SPC 18-03 Approval of Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s Special Mission Renewal Plan
  8. Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy Committee Motions
    1. FAAP 18-08 Approval of FAAP 18-01 to FAAP 18-07 on a Consent Agenda
      1. PDF FAAP 18-01 Approval of Massachusetts State College Building Authority Bridgewater State University – Residence Hall Renewal and Adaption
      2. PDF FAAP 18-02 Approval of Massachusetts State College Building Authority Fitchburg State University – Faculty and Staff Housing
      3. PDF FAAP 18-03 Approval of Massachusetts State College Building Authority Fitchburg State University – Residence Halls Renewal and Adaption
      4. PDF FAAP 18-04 Approval of Massachusetts State College Building Authority Framingham State University – Acquisition of Property and Improvements
      5. PDF FAAP 18-05 Approval of Massachusetts State College Building Authority Framingham State University – Dining Services Improvements
      6. PDF FAAP 18-06 Approval of Massachusetts State College Building Authority Massachusetts College of Art and Design – Renovation of Bakalar and Paine Gallery
      7. PDF FAAP 18-07 Approval of Massachusetts State College Building Authority Westfield State University - Athletic Field Improvements
  9. BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION MOTIONS
    1. BHE 18-02 Commissioner’s FY2017 Performance Evaluation
  10. Presentation
  11. Other Business
  12. 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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