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Meeting Agenda 1


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, December 12, 2017
10:00 a.m.


MassBay Community College
50 Oakland Street
Library Atrium
Wellesley, MA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Participation 2
  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 18-13 Approval of AAC 18-09 through 18-12 on a Consent Agenda
      1. PDF AAC 18-09 Springfield Technical Community College Associate in Science in Biomedical Engineering Technology
      2. PDF AAC 18-10 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Bachelor of Arts in Health and Society
      3. PDF AAC 18-11 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Public Administration
      4. PDF AAC 18-12 Westfield State University Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences
    2. PDF AAC 18-14 Northeast Maritime Institute Associate in Applied Science in Nautical Science Without Condition
    3. PDF AAC 18-15 Authorization for Commissioner to Solicit Public Comment On 610 CMR 4.00: Operation of Massachusetts Degree-Granting Institutions Under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA)
  7. Strategic Planning Committee Motions
  8. Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy Committee Motions
  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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