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Meeting Agenda 1


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, May 07, 2019
10:00 a.m.


Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Bay State Conference Center
101 Academy Drive
Buzzards Bay, MA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Public Participation 2
  4. Acceptance of Minutes
  5. Remarks & Reports
    1. Chairman’s Remarks
      1. PPT THESIS Final Report and Recommendations
      2. PPT Early College High Schools
    2. Commissioner’s Remarks
      1. PPT THESIS Current Authority and Proposed Changes
    3. Secretary of Education’s Remarks
    4. Reports from Presidents
      1. PDF State University Presidents - Francis McDonald
    5. Report from Student Advisory Council
  6. Motions
    1. Strategic Planning Committee
      1. PDF SPC 19-06:  Westfield State University Mission Statement
      2. PDF SPC 19-07:  Westfield State University Strategic Plan 2019-2023 
  7. Presentations
    1. Governor’s Commission on Digital Innovation and Lifelong Learning: Recommendations and Next Steps

      Dr. J.D. LaRock, President and CEO, Commonwealth Corporation, Commission Chair

    2. PPT Performance Measurement Reporting System (PMRS) Launch and Student Success Spotlight

      Dr. Jonathan Keller, Senior Associate Commissioner for Research & Planning
      Sarah Mealey, Senior Director of Visual & Digital Communications

  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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