Agenda March 13, 2015

Colorado Commission on Higher Education Agenda

March 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 February 13, 2015 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. PERA Presentation - Greg Smith, Executive Director of PERA

III. Consent Items

  1. Recommend Approval of Masters of the Enviroment at the University of Colorado-Boulder - Dr. Ian Macgillivray
  2. Recommend Approval for the University of Northern Colorado to Offer Dance Teaching Endorsement - Dr. Robert Mitchell
  3. Recommend Approval for Fort Lewis College fo Offter Culturally Linguistically Diverse Bilingual Endorsement - Dr. Robert Mitchell
  4. Recommend Approval for the Reauthorization of the Educator Preparation Unit at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs - Dr. Robert Mitchell
  5. Two-Year Cash Funded Capital Program List Amendment – University of Northern Colorado– Andrew Rauch

IV. Discussion Item

  1. Skills for Jobs Report and Talent Pipeline Report - Dr. Lauren Victor and Dr. Beth Bean
  2. FY 2015-16 Budget Update - Tonya Covarrubias
  3. FY 2015-2016 Financial Aid Allocation Model Adjustment - Celina Duran
  4. Legislative Update – Kachina Weaver

V. Actions Items

  1. Recommend Approval of Process for Statewide Prior Learning Assessment Policy - Dr. Rhonda Epper and Dr. Ian Macgillivray
  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

VI. Written Reports

  1. Postsecondary Outcomes and Success Legislative Report 2015 - Dr. Beth Bean