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The agenda & materials for the business meeting that will be held on May 5 at 1:00 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 Beth Rogers, If you have technical difficulty with this page, or links, please contact Rao Korrapati at
May 5, 2016 Commission Meeting Memo 

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1122 Lady Street, Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29201
May 5, 2016
1:00 p.m.  



Tanya Rogers


Approval of Minutes

Tim Hofferth


Presentation of 2016 Service Learning Awards Dianne Kuhl


Chairman’s Report  

Tim Hofferth  

 5. Vice Chair's Report

Allison Dean Love

 6. Update on Executive Director Search

Allison Dean Love  

 7. Interim Executive Director's Report

Gary Glenn

 8. Legislative Report

Julie Carullo

 9. Committee Reports


 9.01     Report of the Executive Committee Tim Hofferth
 9.02   Report of the Committee on Academic Affairs and Licensing

Terrye Seckinger



A. Program Proposals  

  1. The Citadel, B.S., Nursing
  2. Coastal Carolina University, M.Ed., Instructional Technology
  3. College of Charleston, B.A., A.B., Meteorology
  4. Lander University, B.S., Chemistry, with Secondary Education
  5. Lander University, B.S., Mass Communications and Media Studies
  6. Medical University of South Carolina, B.S., Healthcare Studies
  7. University of South Carolina Columbia, M.S., Physician Assistant Studies


B. Program Modifications 

  1. College of Charleston, B.S., A.B., Physics, Add concentration in Atmospheric Physics
  2. College of Charleston, M.Ed., Teaching, Learning and Advocacy, Add four concentrations in Diverse Learners; New Literacies; Science and Mathematics; and Curriculum and Instruction
  3. South Carolina State University, M.B.A., Add Healthcare Management concentration to the Lowcountry Graduate Center


C. Center Proposal 

  1. The Citadel, Center for Cyber, Intelligence and Security Studies


D. Role of The Citadel’s Board of Visitors in the Program Approval Process

E. Adoption of TransformSC’s Profile of the South Carolina Graduate

F. Revised Policies on Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Credit Awards

G. Revised Guidelines for Teacher Education Competitive Grants:

  1. EIA Centers of (Teacher Education) Excellence FY 2017-2018
  2. Improving Teacher Quality, FY 2016-2017

H. Revisions to the Policies and Procedures for New Academic Programs, Program Modifications, Program Notifications, Program Terminations, and New Centers for SC Public Colleges and Universities Regarding the Approval of Programs Offered by the Technical Colleges

   I. Awards for EIA Centers of (Teacher Education) Excellence Competitive Grants Program, FY 2016-17 (For Information, No Action Required)    
   J. Report on Program Modifications October 1, 2015 – March 30, 2016 (For Information, No Action Required)  
 9.03 Report of Committee on Access & Equity and Student Services (no report) Jennifer Settlemyer
 9.04 Report of the Committee on Governmental and Administrative Affairs (no report) * Print full Agenda

Dianne Kuhl

 9.05 Report of Committee on Finance and Facilities * Print full Agenda

 Hood Temple


      A.   Interim Capital Projects  

  1. College of Charleston                         -  Avery Envelope Renovation and Mechanical System Replacement

  2. Greenville Technical College             -  Greenville – Demolition of Building 602

  3. Coastal Carolina University               -  Brooks Stadium Addition

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

  1. List of Capital Projects & Leases Processed by Staff April, 2016(For Information, No Action Required)




Other Business

A.  Executive Session, if needed, to Receive Legal Advice on Active Litigation and/or to Discuss Personnel and/or Contractual matters

B.  Public Session:  Action on Executive Session Matters, if needed

Dianne Kuhl


Update of Commission Action Items

 Allison Dean Love


Adjournment of Business Meeting

Standing Committee Meeting(s) on May 5:

9:30 a.m.,Committee on Finance and Facilities, CHE Main Conference Room

11:00 a.m., Committee on Access & Equity and Student Services, Palmetto Room

* 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