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HECC releases 2014 recommendations to Legislature
2014 Report

Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 10:30 – 2:30pm EST
HECC Regular Meeting in Tallahassee
Room 401, Senate Office Building/Capitol Complex, Tallahassee, FL
The workshop will be webcast
Criser Higher Education Committee (Powerpoint)
Webcast Video

Proposed meetings for 2015

For discussion and review – Members are currently considering the following meeting dates for 2015.

  1. Monday - February 23, conference call @ 1pm
  2. Friday - March 27, in person meeting from 9-12 noon
  3. Friday - May 29, conference call @ 10 am
  4. Friday - June 12, in person meeting from9-12 noon
  5. Friday - September 11, conference call @ 10 am
  6. Friday - November 13, in person meeting from 9-12 noon

December – no meeting, unless warranted due to annual report

The Council was established to identify unmet needs and to facilitate solutions to disputes regarding the creation of new degree programs and the establishment of new institutes, campuses, or centers. Its purpose is to make recommendations to the Legislature, the State Board of Education, and the Board of Governors, State University System of Florida.

The Council’s recommendations will be consistent with the following guiding principles:

A Shared Vision of a New Florida
  • To achieve within existing resources a seamless academic educational system that fosters an integrated continuum of kindergarten through graduate school education for Florida’s students;
  • To promote consistent education policy across all educational delivery systems, focusing on students;
  • To promote substantially improved articulation across all educational delivery systems;
  • To promote a system that maximizes educational access and allows the opportunity for a high quality education for all Floridians;
  • To promote a system of coordinated and consistent transfer of credit and data collection for improved accountability purposes between the education delivery systems.

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Jan 13

Meeting Agenda

HECC Meeting
10:30am - 2:30pm
Room 401, Senate Office Building
Tallahassee, FL 32399


State Univeristy System Board of Governors Florida Senate Florida House Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida Commission for Independent Education Florida Department of Education Florida College System