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Thursday, March 11, 2010

UNIVERSITY PLACE HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER
IUPUI Campus
850 W. Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

3:30 - 5:00 p.m. (ET)    Strategic Directions Subcommittee Meeting, Room 226, 2nd flr, Conf. Ctr.

5:00 - 5:45 p.m. (ET)    Tour, Informatics and Communication Technology Center

6:00 - 9:00 p.m. (ET)    Dinner Working Session, Indiana Room, 2nd flr, Hotel

Friday, March 12, 2010

UNIVERSITY PLACE HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER
IUPUI Campus
850 W. Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

7:45 - 8:45 a.m. (ET)            Breakfast Working Session, Indiana Room, 2nd flr, Hotel

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (ET)    CHE Business Meeting, Room 137, 1st flr,Conf. Ctr.


Agenda:

Table of Contents
Full Agenda (set up for 1-2 sided printing)

Minutes of the February 2010 Commission Meeting

DISCUSSION ITEMS

  1. Line Item Report - Indiana University Technology Initiatives
    1. Abilene Network Operations Center
    2. I-Light Operations Network
    3. GigaPop Project
  2. Financial Aid Study Update
  3. High School Feedback Report
  4. Ivy Tech Community College Accelerated Associate Degree Program

DECISION ITEMS

  1. Academic Degree Programs
    1. A.S. in Engineering Technology to be offered by Ivy Tech Community College at South Bend, Kokomo, Muncie, Richmond, Columbus, Evansville, and Bloomington
    2. M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics to be offered by Purdue University-West Lafayette Statewide via Distance Education Technology
    3. Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) to be offered by Indiana State University at Terre Haute
    4. Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) to be offered by Indiana State University at Terre Haute
    5. M.A. in Secondary Education to be offered by Ball State University-Statewide via Distance Education Technology
    6. M.S. in Education to be offered by Indiana University East at Lawrenceburg
    7. Academic Degree Programs on Which Staff Propose Expedited Action
      • M.S. in Computer Science to be offered by Purdue University-Calumet at Hammond
      • M.A. in Communications to be offered by the University of Southern Indiana at Evansville
      • M.A. in Sports Journalism to be offered by Indiana University at its IUPUI Campus
  2. Capital Projects on Which Staff Propose Expedited Action
    • Powers Building Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation on the Purdue University Calumet Campus: $3,700,000
    • Increase in Authority - Replacement Student Housing on the Purdue University West Lafayette Campus: $17,700,000
  3. Policy on Regional Campus Roles and Missions

INFORMATION ITEMS

  1. Status of Active Requests for New Academic Degree Programs
  2. Capital Improvement Projects on Which Staff Have Acted
  3. Capital Improvement Projects Awaiting Action
  4. Minutes of the February Commission Working Sessions


** The next regular business meeting of the Commisson will be on May 14, 2010 in Muncie.

** On April 19, the Annual H. Kent Weldon Conference for Higher Education will be held at the IUPUI University Place Conference Center.  Conference registration begins at 8:00 a.m.  Pre-registration is requested by Friday, April 9th.  For more information, contact Rosemary Price at rosemaryp@che.in.gov or 317-464-4400 ext. 30.