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2009 Commission Meeting Archive


Commission Boardroom, Parkway Towers
January 29, 2009 - 1:00 p.m. CST

·         Adoption of Agenda

·         Approval of Minutes: November 20, 2008

·         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.            Status of the THEC Academic Program Inventory

      B.            Post Approval Monitoring of Academic Programs

      C.            Temporary Authorization of New Institutions, Postsecondary Authorization Act

     D.            Approval of New Programs, Postsecondary Authorization Act

II.            Fiscal Affairs

      A.            October 31 Revised Budgets, 2008-09

      B.            2009-10 Appropriation Reduction Plans

III.            Policy, Planning, and Research

      A.            2008 Lottery Scholarship Annual Report

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      B.            2008 High School Senior Opinion Survey

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IV.            P-16 Initiatives/GEAR UP TN Status Report

V.            Legislative Report

VI.            Administrative Items

o    Spring Quarterly Meeting, April 23, 2009

Commission Boardroom, Parkway Towers
March 19, 2009 - 10:00 a.m. CDT
 

I.            Rulemaking Hearing, Rule 1540-1-2-.25 for Postsecondary Educational Institutions and their Agents

II.            Status of UTeach program

III.            Status of:

      A.            2009-10 Budget Reductions

      B.            Economic Stimulus Package for Higher Education

IV.            Status of Governance Review

V.            Other

Commission Boardroom, Parkway Towers
April 23, 2009 - 1:00 p.m. CDT

·         Adoption of Agenda

·         Approval of Minutes: January 29 and March 19, 2009 Meetings

·         Chairman's Report

·         Executive Director's Report

·         Systems' Reports

o    Tennessee Board of Regents

o    University of Tennessee

o    Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation

I.            Academic Affairs

      A.            Postsecondary Education Authorization

              1.            Institutional Reauthorization (July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010)

              2.            Authorization of New Institutions

              3.            Approval of New Programs

      B.            Consideration of Rule Revisions

II.            Policy, Planning and Research

III.            Fiscal Affairs

      A.            Amendment to the FY 2009-10 Disclosed Capital Projects List

      B.            American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

      C.            2009-10 Tuition and Fee Recommendations

IV.            P-16/GEAR UP TN Initiatives

o    Status Report on GEAR UP TN

V.            Legislative Issues

VI.            Administrative Items

 A.     Summer Commission Meeting, July 23, 2009

B.     Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy for Commission Members

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission is pleased to announce the 2009 recipients of the Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award. On April 23, 2008, a reception will be held in their honor at Parkway Towers, 18th Floor, 404 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, Tennessee at 3:30 p.m. Central time. 


Commission Boardroom, Parkway Towers
July 23, 2009 - 1:00 p.m. CDT
 

·         Adoption of Agenda

·         Approval of Minutes: April 23, 2009 Meeting

·         Chairman's Report

·         Executive Director's Report

·         Systems' Reports

o    Tennessee Board of Regents

o    University of Tennessee

o    Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation

I.            Action Items

      A.            Postsecondary Education Authorization

              1.            Authorization of New Institutions

              2.            Approval of New Programs

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

      B.            Audit Committee Report

  Audit Committee Charter

  Reporting and Preventing Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Pamphlet

      C.            Consideration of FY 2009-10 Operating Budgets

  Operating Budgets Summary

     D.            University of Tennessee Cherokee Farm Master Plan

       E.            Election of 2009-10 Officers

II.            Information Items

      A.            Status of January 2009 Low Producing Program Review

      B.            GEAR UP Status Report

      C.            Making Opportunity Affordable Status Report

     D.            Fall Commission Meeting, November 19, 2009


Commission Boardroom, Parkway Towers
November 19, 2009 - 1:00 p.m. CST
 

·         Adoption of Agenda

·         Approval of Minutes: July 23, 2009 Meeting

I.            Action Items

      A.            Postsecondary Education Authorization

              1.            Authorization of New Institutions

              2.            Approval of New Programs

      B.            2010-2011 Operating, Capital Outlay, and Capital Maintenance Appropriation Recommendations

      C.            2010-2011 Student Fee Recommendations

     D.            Improving Teacher Quality Grant Program Awards, 2009-10

       E.            UTeach Awards

       F.            College and Career-Ready Policy Institute Goals

     G.            Making Opportunity Affordable/Master Plan Update: Report and Recommendations of the Working Group on Adult Student Strategies

  MOA TN Adult Strategies Group Final Report and Recommendations

o    Chairman's Report

o    Executive Director's Report

o    Systems' Reports

  Tennessee Board of Regents

  University of Tennessee

 Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation

II.            Information Items

 .        Title VI Implementation Plan Update and Compliance Report

A.     Fall 2009 Update on Enrollments and Graduates

  Fall 2009 Enrollment Profile of Tennessee Public Higher Education

B.     Fall 2009 Transfer and Articulation Report

  Annual Report on Articulation and Transfer

C.     GEAR-UP TN/College Access Challenge Grant Status Report

D.    Schedule of 2010 Commission Meetings