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October 5, 2017 Commission Meeting Memo

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1122 Lady Street, Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29201
October 5, 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

 Tim Hofferth


Presentation on S.C. Department of Employee and Workforce and S.C. Commission on Higher Education Career Pathways Initiative

Michelle Paczynski and Regine Rucker


Chairman's Report

Tim Hofferth


Vice Chair's Report

 Dianne Kuhl


Interim President and Executive Director's Report
            Consideration of the Public Agenda

 Jeff Schilz


Committee Reports



Report of the Executive Committee

 Tim Hofferth


Report of the Committee on Academic Affairs and Licensing  

Terrye Seckinger

  1. Program Proposal
    Francis Marion University, Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.), with 1) Practitioner track (BSN to DNP) and 2) Practitioner track (MSN to DNP)
  2. Application for Initial License
    A.T. Still University, D.O. (Doctor Osteopathic Medicine), establish a branch in Ridgeland, SC

   C. Awards for EIA Centers of (Teacher Education) Excellence Competitive Grants Program, FY 2017-18 (For information, no action required)

   D. Annual Report on Staff-Approved Mission Statement Modifications, FY2016-17 (For information, no action required)  

   E. Annual Report on Terminated and Approved Programs, FY 2016-17 (For information, no action required)  

   F. Annual Report on Licensing Activities, FY 2016-17 (For information, no action required)  

   G. Annual Report on the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) and South Carolina Activities (For information, no action required)  

   H. Report on Program Modifications, May 1-August 31, 2017 (For information, no action required)  

7.03 Report of Committee on Access & Equity and Student Services  Paul Batson
 7.04 Report of Committee on Finance and Facilities  Dianne Khul
  1. Interim Capital Projects  
    1. The Citadel
         Academic Building Replacement (Capers Hall)
      – Revise Scope and Increase Phase I Budget

    2. Medical University of South Carolina   
      1. Basic Science Building 7th Floor Biorepository & Histology Lab Renovations
        – Establish Construction Budget
      2. Clinical Sciences Building Cooling Towers Replacement
        – Establish Construction Budget
      3. Clinical Sciences Building 8th Floor Northwest Side Renovation
        – Establish Construction Budget
      4. Thurmond Gazes Building 6th Floor Alcohol Research Center Renovations
        – Establish Construction Budget
      5. Basic Science Building Exterior Envelope Repairs
        – Establish Project
      6. Storm Eye Institute Chiller Replacement
        – Establish Project

    3. Coastal Carolina University
      1. Ingle Residence Hall Renovation
        – Establish Construction Budget
      2. Williams Brice Renovation and Repair
        – Establish Project

  2. Lease Approval 
    1. University of South Carolina
            - Campus Village Housing Development 
       C. Other Business            
  1. Staff Approvals for September 2017 (For Information, No Action Required)
  2. Other Business
7.05 Report of Special Ad Hoc Subcommittee --Board of Trustees Code of Conduct Ken Kirkland
7.06 Report of Special Ad Hoc Subcommittee --Public Agenda   Allison Dean Love


Other Business  


Public Comment



End of Business Meeting

Standing Committee Meeting(s) on October 5:

  • 9:00 a.m., Committee on Finance and Facilities, CHE Main Conference Room

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