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The agenda & materials for the business meeting that will be held on May 7 at 10:30 am follow. 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 Beth Rogers, If you have technical difficulty with this page, or links, please contact Rao Korrapati at

May 7, 2015 Commission Meeting Memo 

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May 7, 2015 AT 10:30 AM 



Lane Goodwin


Approval of Minutes 

John Finan


Presentation of 2015 CHE Service Learning Awards

Hood Temple


Chairman's Report

John Finan

 5. Report of the Interim Executive Director and Legislative Report Julie Carullo
 6. Committee Reports
 6.01 Report of the Executive Committee John Finan 
 6.02. Report of Committee on Academic Affairs and LicensingPrint full Agenda Bettie Rose Horne

             A. Consideration of New Program Proposals

  1. The Citadel, M.A., International Politics and Military Affairs
  2. Clemson University, M.S., Athletic Leadership
  3. Coastal Carolina University, B.A., Digital Culture and Design
  4. Coastal Carolina University, B.S. Engineering Science
  5. Coastal Carolina University, Ed.S., Instructional Technology
  6. Greenville Technical College, A.A.S., Auto Body Repair
  7. Horry-Georgetown Technical College, A.A.S., Brewmaster and Brewery Operations
  8. Medical University of South Carolina, M.P.H., Biostatistics
    Medical University of South Carolina, M.P.H., Epidemiology
    Medical University of South Carolina, M.P.H., Health Behavior and Health Promotion

  B.  Consideration of Program Modifications

  1. Medical University of South Carolina, M.D., Expand Clinical Training to AnMed Health,Anderson, SC
  2. South Carolina State University, B.S., Industrial Education, Add a Concentration in Industrial Technology

C. Consideration of College Ready Course Pre-Requisite Task Force Recommendation

D. Consideration of Revised Guidelines for EIA Centers of (Teacher Education) Excellence Competitive Grants Program, FY 2016-17

E. Consideration of Revised Guidelines for Federal Improving Teacher Quality Competitive Grants Program, FY 2015-16

F. Consideration of Memorandum of Agreement between the S.C. Commission on Higher Education and the S.C. Technical College System Regarding the Approval Process for Selected Associate of Applied Science Degree Programs


G. Awards for EIA Centers of (Teacher Education) Excellence Competitive Grants Program, FY 2015-16 (Continuing) (For Information, No Action Required)

H. Developing More Robust Metrics to Monitor Academic Degree Programs (For Information, No Action Required)

I. Non-Public Postsecondary Institution Licensing Criteria Revision Update (For Information, No Action Required)

J. Report on Program Modifications, January 1 – March 31, 2015 (For Information, No Action Required)  

 6.03 Report of Committee on Access & Equity and Student Services (no report)  Hood Temple

Report of Committee on Governmental and Administrative Affairs (no report)


C. L. Munns

 6.05 Report of Committee on Finance and Facilities * Print full Agenda Hood Temple

           A. Interim Capital Projects

  1. Coastal Carolina University                          - Smith Science Building Renovation    
  2. Florence Darlington Technical College       - Automotive & HVAC Technology Center - Phase II
  3. Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College     - Re-Roofing Project - Buildings A - J and Connecting Corridors
        B. CHE Quarterly Budget Report (For Information, No Action Required)

C. List of Capital Projects & Leases Processed by Staff for April 2015 (For Information, No Action Required)



Executive Session for the purposes of

  1. Receipt of legal advice, S.C. Code Ann. §30-4-70 (a)(2);
  2. Consideration of personnel matters, S.C. Code Ann. §30-4-70 (a)(1)

Other Business  


Adjournment of Business Meeting

After adjournment of the business meeting, Commissioners will have informal, informational conversations over lunch in the Commission’s Main Conference Room..

Standing Committee Meeting on May 7: 


Committee on Governmental and Administrative Affairs, 9:15 a.m.,Palmetto Conference Room
Committee on Finance and Facilities, 10:00 – 10:30 a.m., Main Conference Room (Meeting will resume at 1:00 p.m. or 30 minutes after adjournment of CHE meeting, whichever is later.)

* - 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.

                Link to website of USC Union

            Link to website of Williamsburg Technical College