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The agenda & materials for the business meeting that will be held on September 3 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

September 3, 2015 Commission Meeting Memo 

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Sepetember 3, 2015 AT 10:30 AM 



Tanya Rogers



Approval of Minutes 

  A. Minutes of June 4, 2015 CHE meeting
  B. Minutes of June 18, 2015 CHE meeting 
  C. Minutes of August 13-14, 2015 Commission Retreat

John Finan



Chairman's Report

  1. Consideration of CHE recommendations for the Energy Independence and Sustainable Construction Advisory Committee (Commission will go into Executive Session for discussion of appointments prior to action on this item.)


John Finan


Legislative Report

Julie Carullo 

 5. Committee Reports    
 5.01   Report of the Executive Committee   John Finan
 5.02 Report of the Committee on Academic Affairs and Licensing  Bettie Rose Horne
  *Prior to action on Consent Agenda the Commission will go into Executive Session to receive legal advice pertaining to Item 5.02C  

           A. Consideration of New Program Proposals

  1. Coastal Carolina University, M.Ed., Special Education with Concentrations in Twice-Exceptional (Learning Disabilities and Gifted and Talented); Twice-Exceptional (Emotional Learning Disabilities; Learning Disabilities; or Severe Disabilities
  2. Coastal Carolina University, M.S., Information Systems Technology
  3. College of Charleston, M.F.A., Creative Writing
  4. Francis Marion University, B.S., Healthcare Administration
  5. Medical University of South Carolina, M.S., Cardiovascular Perfusion
  6. Medical University of South Carolina, M. S., Cardiovascular Perfusion, Post-Professional
  7. University of South Carolina Aiken, B.S., Clinical Laboratory Science


            B. Consideration of Program Modification  

  1. South Carolina State University, B.S., Civil Engineering Technology, Develop into B.S., Civil Engineering


            *C. Consideration of State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA)  

            D. Consideration of Academic Degree Program Monitoring  

             E.  Annual Report on Terminated and Approved Programs, FY 2014-15 (For Information, No Action Required)

             F.  Annual Report on Academic Common Market, 2015 (For Information, No Action Required) 

             G. Annual Report on Staff-Approved Institutional Mission Statement Modifications, FY 2014-15 (For Information, No Action Required) 

             H. Report on Program Modifications, April 1 – July 10, 2015 (For Information, No Action Required) 

 5.03 Report of Committee on Access & Equity and Student Services (no report)  Hood Temple
 5.04  Report of Committee on Governmental and Administrative Affairs (no report)  C. L. Munns
 5.05 Report of Committee on Finance and Facilities * Print full Agenda Hood Temple

           A. Interim Capital Projects

  1. Clemson University                           - Football Operations Facility Construction    
  2. The Citadel                                         - FY 2014-15 Maintenance Needs
  3. Trident Technical College                - Aeronautical Training Center

        B. CHE Budget Information Reports

                1.) FInal FY 2014-15 Budget Report

                2.) Beginning FY 2015-16 Budget Report (For Information, No Action Required) 

C. Tuition and Required Fees, Academic Year 2015-16 reported as of Fall 2015 (For Information, No Action Required)

        D. List of Capital Projects & Leases Processed by Staff for June, July and August 2015 (For Information, No Action Required)

 6. Information Report: Higher Education Enrollment Projections, 2015-2023  (Powerpoint from CHE Meeting)  Erica Von Nessen
 7. Update from Executive Director Search Committee (The Commission may go into Executive Session to discuss personnel matters and/or receive legal advice matters relating to the Executive Director Search)  Allison Dean Love
 8. Executive Session for the purpose of receiving legal advice on on active litigation  Andrew Lindemann
 9. Executive Session for purpose of personnel matters  John Finan
 10. Discussion of 2015-16 Budget Requests  John Finan
 11. Other Business  


Adjournment of Business Meeting

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

Standing Committee Meetings on September 3: 

Committee on Finance and Facilities, 9:30 a.m., Palmetto Room
       -  Committee on Academic Affairs and Licensing, 12:45 p.m. or 15 minutes after adjournment of CHE meeting, whichever is later., Main Conference Room
       -  Committee on Governmental and Administrative Affairs, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., Main Conference 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