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2012 Commission Meeting Archive

Commission Boardroom, 18th Floor Parkway Towers
Thursday, January 26, 2012

Work Session - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CST
Commission Meeting - 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CST
Joint Meeting with State Board of Education - 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. CST

Entire Agenda and Materials - Single PDF Document

Video Streaming Link

THEC Commission Meeting Agenda

·         Adoption of Agenda

·         Approval of Minutes: November 10 and December 20, 2011 Meetings

·         Chairman's Report

·         Executive Director's Report

·         Systems' Reports

o    University of Tennessee

o    Tennessee Board of Regents

I.            Action Items

      A.            Move on When Ready Act: ACT Benchmark Adoption

      B.            Postsecondary Education Authorization

              1.            Authorization of New Institutions

              2.            Approval of New Programs

              3.            Conditional Approval of New Programs

              4.            Withdrawal of Rules from Attorney General

      C.            October 31 Revised Budgets, 2011-12

II.            Information Items

      A.            Academic Program Review

      B.            2011 Lottery Scholarship Annual Report

      C.            UT - Center of Business and Economic Research Postsecondary Progression Study

      D.            GEAR UP, CACG, and Latino Student Success Grant Status Reports

      E.            2012 Improving Teacher Quality Grants

      F.            Audit Committee Report

     G.            Legislative Report

     H.            Spring Quarterly Meeting, April 26, 2012

Annual Joint Meeting
TN State Board of Education and Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Agenda

I.            Welcome and Comments

o     Chairman Fielding Roston, SBE

o     Chairman Robert White, THEC

II.            Annual Joint Report

o     Mr. Art Fuller, SBE

o     Ms. Penny Shelton, THEC

III.            SAILS Program Briefing

o     Dr. Kimberly McCormick, CSCC

o     Mr. John Squires, CSCC

IV.            SREB College Readiness Project

o     Dr. David Sevier, SBE

o     Mr. Mike Krause, THEC

V.            First to the Top Program Update

o     Ms. Katrina Miller, THEC

o     Ms. Emily Carter, THEC

Commission Boardroom, 18th Floor Parkway Towers
Thursday, April 26, 2012

Work Session - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CDT
Commission Meeting - 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CDT
Howard Love Outstanding Community Service Awards - 3:00 p.m. CDT

Entire Agenda and Materials - Single PDF Document

Video Streaming Link

THEC Commission Meeting Agenda 

·         Adoption of Agenda

·         Approval of Minutes: January 26, 2012 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.            Institutional Reauthorization (July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013)

              2.            Authorization of New Institutions

              3.            Approval of New Programs

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

              5.            Proposed Rule Revisions

      B.            Motlow State Community College Master Plan

II.            Information Items

     A.            Status of Program Approval Process for Community College System

     B.            Amendment to the FY2012-13 Disclosed Capital Projects List

     C.            First to the Top Update

     D.            Overview of the THEC Statutory Reports

     E.            Legislative Update

     F.            Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy for Commission Members

     G.            Summer Commission Meeting, July 26, 2012

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission is pleased to announce the 2012 recipients of the Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award. On April 26, 2012, a reception will be held in their honor at Parkway Towers, 18th Floor, 404 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, Tennessee, at 3:00 p.m. Central time.


Commission Boardroom, 18th Floor Parkway Towers
Thursday, July 26, 2012

Work Session - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CDT
Commission Meeting - 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CDT

Video Streaming Link

Entire Agenda and Materials - Single PDF Document

THEC Commission Meeting Agenda 

·         Adoption of Agenda

·         Approval of Minutes: April 26, 2012 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.            Approval of New Academic Degree Programs

              1.            University of Tennessee - Chattanooga - Bachelor of Integrated Studies

              2.            University of Tennessee - Chattanooga - Occupational Therapy Doctorate

              3.            Middle Tennessee State University - Assessment, Learning, and School Improvement, Ed.D

      B.            Postsecondary Education Authorization

              1.            Authorization of New Institutions

              2.            Approval of New Programs

     C.            July 1 2012-13 Operating Budgets

     D.            University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Master Plan

      E.            Academic Common Market Policy

      F.            Election of 2012-13 Officers

     G.            New Academic Policy: A5.0 Dual Admissions

II.            Information Items

      A.            Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship Annual Report

      B.            Status of First to the Top

      C.            GEAR UP, College Access Challenge Grant, and Latino Student Success Grant Status Report

     D.            Fall Commission Meeting, November 15, 2012


Commission Boardroom, 18th Floor Parkway Towers
Thursday, November 15, 2012

Work Session - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CST
Commission Meeting - 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CST

Video Streaming Link

Entire Agenda and Materials - Single PDF Document

THEC Commission Meeting Agenda 

 

·         Adoption of Agenda

·         Approval of Minutes: July 26, 2012 Meeting

·         Chairman's Report

·         Executive Director's Report
          "The Earning Power of Graduates from Tennessee's College and Universities," by Mark Schneider, Vice President, American Institutes for Research

·         Systems' Reports

o    Tennessee Board of Regents

o    University of Tennessee

I.            Action Items

      A.            Postsecondary Education Authorization

              1.            Authorization of New Institutions

              2.            Approval of New Programs

      B.            2013-14 Operating State Appropriation Recommendations

      C.            2013-14 Student Fee Recommendations

      D.            2013-14 Capital Projects Recommendations

      E.            2013 Improving Teacher Quality Grant Awards

II.            Information Items

      A.            Title VI Implementation Plan Update and Compliance Report

      B.            2012 Articulation & Transfer Report and Special Analysis of Common General Education Core Curriculum

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

      D.            Report on Effectiveness of Teacher Training Programs

      E.            Race to the Top Implementation Status

      F.            Schedule of 2013 Commission Meetings