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2014 Commission Meeting Archive

Commission Boardroom, 18th Floor Parkway Towers
Thursday, January 30, 2014

Work Session - 10:00 a.m. CST
THEC/TSAC Audit Committee Meeting - 12:00 p.m. CST (19th Floor Conference Room)
Commission Meeting - 1:00 p.m. CST
Joint Meeting with State Board of Education - 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: November 14, 2013 Meeting

·         Chairman's Report

·         Executive Director's Report

·         Systems' Reports

o    Tennessee Board of Regents

o    University of Tennessee System

I.            Action Items

      A.            Approval of New Academic Degree Program

       University of Memphis - Health Systems and Policy, PhD

      B.            Postsecondary Education Authorization

1.                  Authorization of New Institutions

2.                  Approval of New Programs

3.                  Proposed Rule Revisions

      C.            October 31 Revised Budgets, 2013-14

      D.            Tennessee Technological University Master Plan Update Refinement

      E.            Reappointment of Audit Committee Member

II.            Information Items

      A.            Colleges of Memphis Approach to Drive to 55

      B.            Legislative Update

      C.            Academic Program Review

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

       E.            Audit Committee Update

       F.            Spring Quarterly Meeting, April 24, 2014

Commission Boardroom, 18th Floor Parkway Towers
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Work Session - 10:00 a.m. CDT
Commission Meeting - 1:00 p.m. CDT
Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award - 3:30 p.m. CDT

Entire Agenda and Materials - Single PDF Document
Video Streaming Link

THEC Commission Meeting Agenda 

·         Adoption of Agenda

·         Approval of Minutes: January 30, 2014 Meeting

·         Chairman's Report

·         Executive Director's Report

·         Systems' Reports

o    Tennessee Board of Regents

o    University of Tennessee System

I.            Action Items

      A.            Approval of New Academic Degree Programs

              1.            Austin Peay State University - Theatre/Dance, BA and BFA

              2.            Austin Peay State University - Engineering Technology, MS

              3.            East Tennessee State University - Digital Marketing, MS

      B.            Postsecondary Education Authorization

              1.            Institutional Reauthorization (July 1, 2014 - July 30, 2015)

              2.            Authorization of New Institutions

              3.            Approval of New Programs

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

              5.            Rule Revisions

      C.            2014 SAILS Program Selection

II.            Information Items

      A.            Drive to 55 Status Report

      B.            Amendment to the FY2014-15 Disclosed Capital Projects List

      C.            Overview of THEC Statutory Reports

      D.            Office of P-16 Initiatives Update

       E.            Core to College: Year 1 Update

       F.            Legislative Update

     G.            Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy for Commission Members

     H.            Summer Commission Meeting, July 24, 2014

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission is pleased to announce the 2014 recipients of the Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award. On April 24, 2014, 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, 18th Floor Parkway Towers
Thursday, July 24, 2014

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

Entire Agenda and Materials - Single PDF Document

Video Streaming Link

THEC Commission Meeting Agenda 

·         Adoption of Agenda

·         Approval of Minutes: April 24, 2014 Meeting

·         Chairman's Report

·         Executive Director's Report

·         Systems' Reports

o    Tennessee Board of Regents

o    University of Tennessee System

I.            Action Items

      A.            Election of 2014-15 Officers

      B.            Approval of New Academic Degree Programs

              1.            East Tennessee State University - Graphic Design, BFA

              2.            Middle Tennessee State University - Theatre, BS

              3.            Tennessee State University - Computer Science, MS

      C.            Postsecondary Education Authorization

              1.            Authorization of New Institutions

              2.            Approval of New Programs

     D.            July 1 Proposed 2014-15 Operating Budgets

II.            Information Items

      A.            Statewide TCAT Master Plan Presentation

      B.            Race to the Top Update

      C.            Office of P-16 Initiatives Update

     D.            Fall Commission Meeting, November 20, 2014


Commission Boardroom, 18th Floor Parkway Towers
Thursday, November 20, 2014

Work Session - 9:30 a.m. CST
Commission Meeting - 1:00 p.m. CST

Entire Agenda and Materials - Single PDF Document

Video Streaming Link

THEC Commission Meeting Agenda 

·         Adoption of Agenda

·         Approval of Minutes: July 24, 2014 Meeting

·         Chairman's Report

·         Executive Director's Report

·         Systems' Reports

o    Tennessee Board of Regents

o    University of Tennessee System

I.            Action Items

      A.            Postsecondary Education Authorization

              1.            Authorization of New Institutions

              2.            Approval of New Programs

      B.            2015-16 Operating State Appropriation Recommendations

      C.            2015-16 Student Fee Recommendations

     D.            2015-16 Capital Projects Recommendations

       E.            TCAT Master Plan

       F.            ETSU Master Plan Update

II.            Information Items

      A.            Office of P-16 Initiatives Status Report

      B.            2014 Articulation & Transfer Report

      C.            2015 Improving Teacher Quality Grant Awards

     D.            2014 Report Card on the Effectiveness of Teacher Training Programs

       E.            Title IV Implementation Plan Update and Compliance Report

       F.            Schedule of 2015 Commission Meetings