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2013 Commission Meeting Archive

Commission Boardroom, 18th Floor Parkway Towers
Thursday, January 31, 2013

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 15, 2012 Meeting

·         Chairman's Report

·         Executive Director's Report

·         Systems' Reports

o    Tennessee Board of Regents

o    University of Tennessee

I.            Action Items

      A.            Approval of New Academic Degree Program

      B.            Postsecondary Education Authorization

1.                  Authorization of New Institutions

2.                  Approval of New Programs

      C.            October 31 Revised Budgets, 2012-13

      D.            Dyersburg State Community College Master Plan

      E.            Jackson State Community College Master Plan

      F.            Northeast State Community College Master Plan

      G.            Pellissippi State Community College Master Plan

II.            Information Items

      A.            Academic Program Review

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

      C.            Audit Committee Report

     D.            Legislative Report

      E.            Spring Quarterly Meeting, April 25, 2013



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

I.            Welcome and Comments

II.            GEAR UP Program Overview

III.            Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Update

IV.            Teacher Preparation/School Leader Report Card

V.            Annual Joint Report

VI.            Adjourn

Commission Boardroom, 18th Floor Parkway Towers
Thursday, April 25, 2013

Work Session - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CDT
Commission Meeting - 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CDT
Harold 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 31, 2013 Meeting

·         Chairman's Report

·         Executive Director's Report

·         Systems' Reports

o    Tennessee Board of Regents

o    University of Tennessee

I.            Action Items

      A.            Approval of New Academic Degree Programs

              1.            Austin Peay State University, Professional Science Masters with concentrations in Data Management & Analysis and Predicative Analytics

              2.            Tennessee Technological University, Professional Science Masters with a concentration in Environmental Informatics

              3.            Middle Tennessee State University, Master of Science, Management

      B.            Postsecondary Education Authorization

              1.            Institutional Reauthorization (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014)

              2.            Authorization of New Institutions

              3.            Approval of New Programs

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

II.            Information Items

      A.            Amendment to the FY2013-14 Disclosed Capital Projects List

      B.            First to the Top Update

      C.            Overview of the THEC Statutory Reports

 Statutory Reports & Research Overview Powerpoint Presentation

     D.            GEAR UP TN Status Report

     E.            Legislative Update

     F.            Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy for Commission Members

     G.            Summer Commission Meeting, July 25, 2013

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission is pleased to announce the 2013 recipients of the Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award. On April 25, 2013, 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 25, 2013

Work Session - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CDT
Commission Meeting - 1:00 p.m. to 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: April 25, 2013 Meeting

·         Chairman's Report

·         Executive Director's Report

·         Systems' Reports

o    Tennessee Board of Regents

o    University of Tennessee

I.            Action Items

      A.            Election of 2013-14 Officers

      B.            Approval of New Academic Degree Programs

              1.            Middle Tennessee State University, Mechatronics Engineering, Bachelor of Science

              2.            East Tennessee State University, Appalachian Studies, Master of Arts

              3.            University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Creative Writing, Masters of Fine Arts

      C.            Postsecondary Education Authorization

              1.            Authorization of New Institutions

              2.            Approval of New Programs

              3.            Consideration of Committee Recommendation to Withdraw Proposed Rule Revisions

       D.            2013-14 Operating Budgets

       E.            Austin Peay State University Master Plan

       F.            Emergency and Proposed Rules - Meningitis Immunization Requirements

       G.            Proposed Rules - Fee Discount for the Children of Retired Public School Teachers

II.            Information Items

      A.            Diversity in Teaching Grant Awards, 2013-2015

      B.            2012-13 Tennessee Higher Education Fact Book

      C.            First to the Top Update

      D.            Office of P-16 Initiatives Update

      E.            Fall Commission Meeting, November 14, 2013

Commission Boardroom, 18th Floor Parkway Towers
Thursday, November 14, 2013

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

 Entire Agenda and Materials - Single PDF Document

Video Streaming Link

THEC Commission Meeting Agenda

·         Adoption of Agenda

·         Approval of Minutes: July 25, 2013 Meeting

I.            Action Items

A.            Approval of New Academic Degree Program

              1.            Tennesssee State University, Professional Science Masters with a concentration in Applied Geospatial Sciences

B.            Postsecondary Education Authorization

              1.            Authorization of New Institutions

              2.            Approval of New Programs

C.            2014-15 Operating State Appropriation Recommendations

D.            2014-15 Student Fee Recommendations

E.            2014-15 Capital Projects Recommendations

F.            2014 Improving Teacher Quality Grant Awards

o    Chairman's Report

o    Executive Director's Report

o    System's Reports

  • Tennessee Board of Regents
  • University of Tennessee

II.       Information Items

A.  Title VI Implementation Plan Update and Compliance Report

B.     2013 Articulation & Transfer Report

C.     Office of P-16 Initiatives Status Report

D.     Core to College Status Report

E.    First to the Top Update

F.      Schedule of 2014 Commission Meetings