Summer 2017 Commission Meeting and Joint Meeting with State Board of Education

Tennessee State Board of Education
and Tennessee Higher Education Commission
 Joint Meeting

Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. CDT
Commission Boardroom, 18th Floor Parkway Towers
Streaming Video Link
Agenda (PDF)


Board Chairs' Updates

Executive Directors' Updates

Agenda Items

  1. Early Postsecondary Opportunities
    1. Early postsecondary opportunity
    2. Dual enrollment data update
    3. Dual enrollment panel
  2. Teacher Preparation Program
    1. Data from the teacher preparation report
    2. Institution perspective on teacher preparation report
  3. Closing

Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Summer Quarterly Meeting

Thursday, July 27, 2017, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. CDT
Commission Boardroom, 18th Floor Parkway Towers
Streaming Video Link
Combined Agenda File (PDF)


Adoption of Agenda

Approval of Minutes, May 11, 2017 Meeting

Chairman's Report

Executive Director's Report

Institutional Reports

  • Tennessee Board of Regents
  • University of Tennessee
  • Locally Governed Institutions

Agenda Items

  1. 2017-18 Election of Officers (Action Item)
  2. Postsecondary Education Authorization (Action Items)
    1. Institutional Reauthorization
    2. Authorization of New Institutions
    3. Approval of New Programs
    4. Optional Expedited Authorization
    5. Recommendations for Appointments to the Committee on Postsecondary Institutions
  3. 2017-18 Proposed Operating Budgets (Action Item)
  4. Master Plan Updates (Action Items)
    1. Roane State Community College Master Plan Update
    2. Volunteer State Community College Master Plan Update
  5. Administrative Rules - Revisions (Action Items)
    1. Public Higher Education Fee Waivers
    2. Public Higher Education Fee Discounts
    3. Immunizations for Matriculating Students
  6. Policy Updates (Action Items)
    1. THEC Rules of Procedure
    2. Off-Campus Instruction - Community Colleges and Universities
    3. Off-Campus Instruction - Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology
  7. Tennessee Reconnect Update
  8. Higher Education/THEC Salary Survey