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Meeting Agenda 1


Board of Higher Education


Tuesday, October 19, 2021
10:00 a.m.


Due to COVID-19 regulations, this meeting was held virtually over zoom and made 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
      1. PDF Community College Presidents – David Podell
      2. PDF Addendum: Community Colleges’ Written Testimony in Support of ARPA Legislation
      3. PDF State University Presidents - James Birge
    5. Report from Student Advisory Council
    1. Academic Affairs and Student Success
    2. Strategic Planning
    3. Finance and Administrative Policy
  8. Motions
    1. Board of Higher Education
      1. PDF BHE 22-14 New Institution Application of the Knowles Johnson Institute of Graduate Studies to Award the Degrees of Doctor of Philosophy in Human and Organizational Development and Master of Arts in Human and Organizational Development
      2. PDF BHE 22-15 Commissioner’s FY2021 and FY2022 Salary Adjustments
  9. Presentations
    1. Preliminary Report on Massachusetts Public College and University Enrollments
    2. Equity Agenda
      1. Strategic Plan for Racial Equity Update - Tabled
  10. Other Business
  11. 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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