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Meeting Agenda 1


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, February 4, 2020
10:00 a.m.


One Ashburton Place
21st Floor, Conference Rooms 2 & 3
Boston, 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. Motions
    1. Academic Affairs Committee
      1. PDF AAC 20-10 Adoption of State University and University of Massachusetts Transfer Principles
    2. Fiscal and Administrative Policy Committee
      1. PDF FAAP 20-11 Endowment Incentive Guidelines
      2. PDF FAAP 20-12 Approval of Massachusetts State College Building Authority Budget and Rent Certificate
      3. PDF FAAP 20-17 Approval of Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy Motions FAAP 20-13 through FAAP 20-16 on a Consent Agenda
        1. PDF FAAP 20-13 Approval of Massachusetts State College Building Authority Fitchburg State University Faculty & Staff Housing
        2. PDF FAAP 20-14 Approval of Massachusetts State College Building Authority Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Student Activity Facility Improvements
        3. PDF FAAP 20-15 Approval of Massachusetts State College Building Authority Massachusetts Maritime Academy New Cadet Housing
        4. PDF FAAP 20-16 Approval of Massachusetts State College Building Authority Massachusettts Maritime Parking Improvements
    3. Board of Higher Education
      1. PDF BHE 20-04 Resolution on Early College Funding
      2. PDF BHE 20-05 Common Vision of Evidence-Based Policy Making
  7. Presentation
    1. PPTX MCAS Competency Determination and its Implications for Higher Education
      John Papay, Associate Professor of Educations, Brown University
    2. PPTX Advancing the Equity Agenda: Setting an Equity-Minded Attainment Goal and Eliminating Disparities
  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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