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The agenda & materials for the business meeting that will be held on February 2, 2017 at 12:00 pm. Materials are linked and all documents are in Adobe Acrobat format unless otherwise noted. If you have questions regarding the content of this information, please contact Sarah Hearn, If you have technical difficulty with this page, or links, please contact Rao Korrapati at
February 2,  2017 Commission Meeting Memo

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1122 Lady Street, Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29201
February 2, 2017
12:00 p.m.  

 *Business meeting will be called to order at 12:00 p.m. Executive Session will immediately follow. Adjournment of Executive Session and reconvening of regularly scheduled business meeting is anticipated to be 1:00 p.m.



Elizabeth Jablonski



Approval of Minutes

  1. December 19, 2016
  2. January 5, 2017 

Tim Hofferth



Ed Patrick


Chairman’s Report  

Tim Hofferth

 5. Vice Chair's Report Dianne Kuhl
 6. Interim Executive Director's Report

Gary Glenn

 7. Committee Reports


 7.01     Report of the Executive Committee (no report) Tim Hofferth
 7.02   Report of Committee on Academic Affairs and Licensing

Terrye Seckinger



  1. Program Proposals  
    1. Clemson University, Center, Product Lifecycle Management
    2. Clemson University, M.S., Biomedical Data Science and Informatics 
    3. Clemson University, Ph.D., Biomedical Data Science and Informatics (Joint with MUSC) Medical University of South Carolina Ph.D., Biomedical Data Science and Informatics (Joint with Clemson)
    4. University of South Carolina Upstate, Bachelor of Applied Science, Advanced Manufacturing Management
    5. University of South Carolina Upstate, B.A., Urban and Regional Studies
    6. Winthrop University, B.S., Human Development and Family Studies
    7. Winthrop University, B.S., Special Education, Multi-Categorical with Severe Disabilities
  2. Revised Annual Report on Admissions Standards for First-Time Entering Freshmen, Fall 2014
  3. Revised Mission Statement for Francis Marion University


   D. Other Business (For Information, No Action Required)

  1. Annual Report on Academic Common Market, 2016
  2. Report on Program Modifications, August 31-December 15, 2016
 7.03   Report of Committee on Access & Equity and Student Services (no report) Paul Batson






 Report of Committee on Finance and Facilities 

  1. Other Business (For Information, No Action Required)
    1. Commissioners’ Cumulative Expenditures
    2. List of Capital Projects and Leases Processed by Staff (December & January)
    3. Quarterly Budget Report
    4. Tuition and Fees Data
Dianne Kuhl


Report of Special Ad Hoc Subcommittee - Boards of Trustees Code of Conduct  
  1. Update  (For Information, No Action Required)
Ken Kirkland


Report of Special Ad Hoc Subcommittee - Public Agenda
  1. Update  (For Information, No Action Required)
Allison Dean Love


Other Business


End of Business Meeting

Standing Committee Meetings on February 2:

11:00 a.m., Committee on Finance and Facilities, CHE Main Conference Room  The Committee on Finance and Facilities meeting scheduled for February 2, 2017 has been canceled.

* All materials for this committee are available by selecting the link to the left of the printer icon or the item of interest can be individually selected on this agenda.

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