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Meeting Agenda 1


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, June 19, 2018
9:00 a.m.


Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Design and Media Center
Huntington Studio, 3rd floor
621 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Participation 2
  3. board of higher education
    1. PDF BHE 18-06 Greenfield Community College Presidential Appointment
    2. PDF BHE 18-07 Massasoit Community College Presidential Appointment
  5. Acceptance of Minutes
  6. Remarks & Reports
    1. Chairman’s Remarks
      1. PDF Resolution for Bob Pura
      2. PDF Resolution for Henry Thomas
    2. Commissioner’s Remarks
    3. Secretary of Education’s Remarks
    4. Reports from Presidents
    5. Report from Student Advisory Council
  7. Motions
    1. Academic Affairs Committee
      1. PDFAAC 18-31 Consent Agenda – AAC 18-28 through AAC 18-30
        1. PDFAAC 18-28 Salem State University, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
        2. PDFAAC 18-29 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Doctor of Philosophy in STEM Education
        3. PDF AAC 18-30 University of Massachusetts Lowell, Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Biology
      2. PDFAAC 18-35 Consent Agenda – AAC 18-32 through AAC 18-34
        1. PDFAAC 18-32 Renewal of Framingham State University in the Commonwealth Honors Program
        2. PDFAAC 18-33 Renewal of Massasoit Community College in the Commonwealth Honors Program
        3. PDFAAC 18-34 Renewal of the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the Commonwealth Honors Program
      3. PDFAAC 18-38 Consent Agenda – AAC 18-36 and AAC 18-37
        1. PDFAAC 18-36 Revocation of Degree Granting Authority for National Graduate School of Quality Management, Inc.
        2. PDFAAC 18-37  Revocation of Degree Granting Authority for Wheelock College
      4. PDFAAC 18-39  Police Education and Training
      5. PDF AAC 18-40 Revised Program Approval Process for Public Institutions 
    2. Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy
      1. PDFFAAP 18-19 MSCBA: Approval of Massachusetts Maritime Academy Student Activity Project
      2. PDFFAAP 18-20 Non-Unit Professionals Leave Accruals Effective Date
      3. PDFFAAP 18-21 Middlesex Community College Building Naming
    3. Board of Higher Education
      1. PDFBHE 18-08 Board of Higher Education Fiscal Year 2019 Meeting Schedule
      2. PDFBHE 18-09 Summer Delegation of Authority
      3. PDFBHE 18-10 Resolution Regarding MassCore and Increasing Access to High School Level Computer Science Courses
  8. Presentations
    1. PDFPerformance Measurement Update
      Jonathan Keller, Senior Associate Commissioner for Research and Planning; Dennis Jones, President Emeritus, National Center for Higher Education Management Systems
    2. PDFCommissioner’s Year-End Report
      Carlos E. Santiago, Commissioner, Department of Higher Education
  9. Other Business
  10. 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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