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2007 Commission Meeting Archive


Commission Boardroom, Parkway Towers
January 25, 2007 - 1:00 p.m. CST

·         Adoption of Agenda

·         Approval of Minutes: November 15, 2007

·         Chairman's Report

·         Executive Director's Report

·         Systems' Reports

o    University of Tennessee System

o    Tennessee Board of Regents

o    Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation

I.            Academic Affairs

      A.            New Academic Programs

              1.            East Tennessee State University, College of Public Health

              2.            Austin Peay State University, Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

              3.            East Tennessee State University, Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Women's Studies

              4.            Nashville State Technical Community College, Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Industrial Process Control Technology

              5.            Walters State Community College, Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Information Technology

              6.            Walters State Community College, Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in General Technology

              7.            Dyersburg State Community College, Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in General Technology

              8.            Motlow State Community College, Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in General Technology

              9.            Chattanooga State Technical Community College, Technical Certificate in Dental Assisting

      B.            Articulation and Transfer Status Report

      C.            Status of the Tennessee Institute of Public Health

     D.            Temporary Authorization of New Institutions, Postsecondary Authorization Act

       E.            Approval of New Programs, Postsecondary Authorization Act

II.            Fiscal Affairs

      A.            October 31 Revised Budgets, 2006-07

III.            Policy, Planning and Research

      A.            2006 Lottery Scholarship Annual Report

      B.            Challenge 2010: Annual Master Plan Progress Report

IV.            GEAR UP TN Status Report

V.            Post-Geier Status Report

VI.            Legislative Report

VII.            Administrative Items

o    Spring Quarterly Meeting, April 26, 2007


Commission Boardroom, Parkway Towers
April 26 - 1:00 p.m. CDT

·         Adoption of Agenda

·         Approval of Minutes: January 25, 2007 Meeting

·         Chairman's Report

o    Introduction of New Commission Members

o    Resolutions of Appreciation for Linda Bradley and Brad Windley

·         Executive Director's Report

·         Systems' Reports

o    University of Tennessee System

o    Tennessee Board of Regents

o    Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation

I.            Academic Affairs

      A.            Revised Academic Policy A.1.1.20L - Diversity and Access - Post Geier

      B.            Status of the Tennessee Institute of Public Health

      C.            State P-16 Council Mathematics Curricula Alignment Initiative

     D.            Postsecondary Education Authorization

              1.            Institutional Reauthorization (July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008)

              2.            Authorization of New Institutions

              3.            Approval of New Programs

              4.            Recommendations for Appointment to Postsecondary Education Authorization Committee

II.            Policy, Planning and Research

o    Lottery Scholarship Committee Report

III.            Fiscal Affairs

 .        Amendment to the FY 2007-08 Disclosed Capital Projects List

A.     Presentation of the Roane State Community College Campus Master Plan Update

B.     THEC Position Statement Regarding the Funding of Intercollegiate Athletics

IV.            Minority Teacher Education Awards, 2007-09

V.            GEAR UP TN/P-16 Initiatives

 A.        Status Report on GEAR UP TN

B.     Status Report on College Access Initiatives

VI.            Legislative Issues

VII.            Administrative Items

o    Summer Commission Meeting, July 26, 2007

Commission Boardroom, Parkway Towers
July 26, 2007 - 1:00 p.m. CDT

·         Adoption of Agenda

·         Approval of Minutes: April 26, 2007 Meeting

·         Chairman's Report

o    Resolution of Appreciation for Adam Green

·         Executive Director's Report

·         Systems' Reports

o    University of Tennessee System

o    Tennessee Board of Regents

o    Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation

I.            Academic Affairs

      A.            Institute of Public Health Status Report

      B.            P-16 Status Report

      C.            New Academic Programs

              1.            Middle Tennessee State University, Ph.D. in Literacy Studies

              2.            University of Tennessee Knoxville, Master's in Landscape Architecture (MLA, MA, MS)

              3.            University of Memphis, Master's in Architecture (M.Arch)

              4.            East Tennessee State University, B.A. in Anthropology

              5.            East Tennessee State University, B.A. in Theatre

              6.            Volunteer State Community College, A.A.S. in Histotechnology

              7.            Regents Online Degree Program, A.A.S. in Nursing

              8.            Regents Online Degree Program, A.A.S. in Web Technology

              9.            Regents Online Degree Program, Technical Certificate (24 credit hours) in Web Authoring

          10.            Chattanooga State Technical Community College, Technical Certificate (40 credit hours) in Cardiovascular Sonography

          11.            Columbia State Community College, Technical Certificates (35 credit hours per program) in 1.) Fil Crew Technology and 2.) Stage Crew Technology

     D.            Proposed Off-campus Location Policy Revision

       E.            Summary Report on Campus Security and Crisis Management

       F.            Postsecondary Education Authorization

              1.            Authorization of New Institutions

              2.            Approval of New Programs

              3.            Recommendations for Appointments to the Committee on Postsecondary Educational Institutions

II.            GEAR-UP Status Report

III.            Fiscal Affairs

      A.            Consideration of FY 2007-08 Operating Budgets

      B.            Presentation of the Austin Peay State University Campus Master Plan

IV.            Title VI Implementation Plan Update and Compliance Report

V.            Administrative Items

      A.            Election of 2007-08 Officers

      B.            Fall Commission Meeting, November 15, 2007


Commission Boardroom, Parkway Towers
November 15, 2007 - 1:00 p.m. CST

·         Adoption of Agenda

·         Approval of Minutes: July 26, 2007 Meeting

·         Chairman's Report

·         Executive Director's Report

·         Systems' Reports

o    University of Tennessee System

o    Tennessee Board of Regents

o    Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation

I.            Rules Revision

o     Authorization and Regulation of Postsecondary Education Institutions and their Agents
 Chapter 1540-1-2

II.            Academic Affairs

A.                 University of Memphis, Proposed School of Public Health

B.                 Status of the Tennessee Institute of Public Health

C.                 Status of the Tennessee P-16 Initiative

D.                Postsecondary Education Authorization

              1.            Authorization of New Institutions

              2.            Approval of New Programs

III.            Fiscal Affairs

 .                    2008-2009 Student Fee Recommendations

A.                 2008-2009 Operating, Capital Outlay, and Capital Maintenance Appropriation Recommendations

B.                 Presentation of the Volunteer State Community College Master Plan Update

IV.            Policy, Planning and Research

 .                    Fall 2007 Enrollment Report

A.                 New Transfer Student Profile

V.            Improving Teacher Quality Grant Program Awards, 2007-08

VI.            GEAR-UP Status Report

VII.            Administrative Items

o    Schedule of 2008 Commission Meetings

o    Status of Audit Committee