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Meeting Agenda 1


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, October 22, 2019
10:00 a.m.


Massasoit Community College
Student Center, Student Lounge
1 Massasoit Boulevard
Brockton, MA 02302

  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
      1. PDF Community College Presidents - Patricia A. Gentile
    5. Report from Student Advisory Council
  6. Motions
    1. Academic Affairs Committee
      1. AAC 20-03 Receipt of the Commissioner’s Open Educational Resources (OER) Working Group Final Report & Recommendations
      2. AAC 20-07 Approval of Academic Affairs Committee Motions AAC 20-04 through AAC 20-06 on a Consent Agenda
        1. AAC 20-04 Greenfield Community College Associate in Science in Adventure Education
        2. AAC 20-05 University of Massachusetts Amherst Bachelor of Science in Managerial Economics
        3. AAC 20-06 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Bachelor of Science in Interior Architecture and Design
    2. Fiscal and Administrative Policy Committee
      1. FAAP 20-07 Approval of Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy Motions FAAP 20-03 through FAAP 20-06 on a Consent Agenda
        1. FAAP 20-03 Approval of Massachusetts State College Building Authority Learning and Resources Center Bunker Hill Community College
        2. FAAP 20-04 Approval of Massachusetts State College Building Authority Science and Engineering Center Cape Cod Community College
        3. FAAP 20-05 Approval of Massachusetts State College Building Authority Commons Dining Hall Roof Replacement Salem State University
        4. FAAP 20-06 Approval of Massachusetts State College Building Authority Refunding Revenue Bonds
      2. FAAP 20-08 Approval of Framingham State Building Naming in Honor of Mary Miles Bibb
    3. Board of Higher Education
      1. BHE 20-01 Commissioner’s FY2018 Performance Evaluation
  7. Presentations
    1. Advancing the Equity Agenda Through Financial Aid Redesign
  8. Other Business
    1. BHE 20-02 AP Credit Floor Motion
  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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