Agenda February 13, 2015

Colorado Commission on Higher Education Agenda

February 13, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Legislative Services Building, Hearing Room A

200 E. 14th Ave.,

Denver, CO 80203

Meeting Announcement

I. Opening Business

  1. Attendance
  2. Approval of the Minutes for the December 4, 2014 Commission Meeting
  3. Reports by the Chair, Vice Chair, Commissioners, Commission Subcommittee and Advisory Committee
  4. Executive Director Report
  5. Public Comment

II. Presentation

  1. TABOR presentation - Henry Sobanet, Executive Director of the Governor's Office of State Planning and Budget

III. Consent Items

  1. Degree Authorization Act: International Baptist College and Seminary Request for Authorization as a Seminary/Religious Training Institution - Heather DeLange
  2. Degree Authorization Act: The King’s University - Request for Authorization as a Seminary/Religious Training Institution – Heather DeLange
  3. Degree Authorization Act: Westwood College – Los Angeles Wilshire – Request for Authorization as a Place Of Business - Heather DeLange
  4. Two-Year Cash Funded Capital Program List Amendment – Colorado State University – Fort Collins – Andrew Rauch
  5. Two-Year Cash Funded Capital  Program List – Colorado School of Mines – Andrew Rauch
  6. Recommend Approval of Bachelor of Science in Technology, Arts and Media at University of Colorado Boulder – Dr. Ian Macgillivray
  7. Recommend Approval of Associate Degrees with Designation in Art History, Biology, Chemistry, English, Horticulture Business Management, Music, Physics, Studio Art, and Theater at the Colorado Community College System – Dr. Ian Macgillivray and Maia Blom
  8. Recommend Approval of Master of Studies in Law at University of Colorado Boulder – Dr. Ian Macgillivray
  9. Recommend Approval to Offer Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education Endorsement at Colorado State University - Pueblo - Dr. Robert Mitchell
  10. Recommend Approval to Offer Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Bilingual Education Endorsement at the University of Colorado Boulder - Dr. Robert Mitchell
  11. Recommend Reauthorization of Educator Preparation Unit at Fort Lewis College - Dr. Robert Mitchell
  12. Fiscal Year 2015-16 Student Budget Parameters – Celina Duran

IV. Discussion Item

  1. Statewide Prior Learning Assessment Policy – Dr. Rhonda Epper, Dr. Ian Macgillivray and Dr. Peter Smith, Kaplan Higher Education Group
  2. Recommendation to Approve Revisions to CCHE Policy I, Part U: Policy and Procedures for Counting and Accepting American Sign Language Credits in Public Higher Education Institutions in Colorado – Carl Einhaus
  3. Legislative Reports: Talent Pipeline Report and Skills for Jobs Act Report– Dr. Lauren Victor
  4. Fiscal Year 2015-16 Budget Update  - Tonya Covarrubias
  5. Fiscal Year 2015-16 Financial Aid Allocation Model – Celina Duran
  6. Legislative Update – Kachina Weaver

V. Written Report

  1. Fiscal Year 2014-15 Tuition and Fees Report – Todd Haggerty and Emma Beck