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Meeting Agenda 1


Board of Higher Education (Full Board)


Tuesday, May 5, 2020
10:00 a.m.


Due to COVID-19 regulations, this meeting was held virtually over zoom and available to public to join as a webinar.

  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. Board of Higher Education
      1. PDF BHE 20-11 Authorization to Move Forward with a Memorandum of Understanding with the Lumina Foundation and Delegation of Authority to Commissioner
        1. PPT Equity-Minded Goalsetting Presentation
      2. PDF BHE 20-12 Approval of Letter of Intent and Authorization for Fast Track Review of Bachelor of Science in Photonics at Bridgewater State University
      3. PDF BHE 20-13 Approval and Adoption of Final Amendments to 610 CMR 12.00: Operation of Massachusetts Degree-Granting Institutions Under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA)
      4. PDF BHE 20-14 Approval of Greenfield Community College Mission Statement
      5. PDF BHE 20-15 Delegation of Authority for Collective Bargaining
      6. PDF BHE 20-16 Community Colleges Resident Tuition Rates for FY2021
      7. PDF BHE 20-17 Community Colleges Non-Resident Tuition Rates for FY2021
      8. PDF BHE 20-18 State Universities Resident Undergraduate Tuition Rates for FY2021
      9. PDF BHE 20-19 State Universities Non-Resident Undergraduate Tuition Rates for FY2021
      10. PDF BHE 20-20 State Universities Resident Graduate Tuition Rates for FY2021
      11. PDF BHE 20-21 State Universities Non-Resident Graduate Tuition Rates for FY2021
      12. PDF BHE 20-22 Berkshire Community College and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Alternative Non-Resident Undergraduate Tuition Rates for FY2021
      13. PDF BHE 20-23 Approval of Fiscal Affairs and Administrative Policy Committee Motions 20-16 through 20-22 on a Consent Agenda
  7. Other Business
  8. 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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