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The HECC will meet in person on June 26, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon, in Tallahassee, FL.

The exact location is the Florida Capitol, Cabinet Meeting Room, Lower Level/Capitol, Tallahassee, FL.

The meeting will be webcast by the Florida Channel. (thefloridachannel.org)

Contact: Diane McCain, FLBOG (850-245-9632) diane.mccain@flbog.edu


Memo from Chair Kuntz

Draft Meeting Minutes May 29, 2015

Rec. # 1
ICUF comments and feedback accountability/perf. Measures
Proposed Motion by Member Criser June 2015
Proposed Accountability Metrics May 2015

Rec. # 2
HECC Transfer Interim Project Work Plan

Rec. # 3
Summary of HECC Internship Externship Survey
Performance of Target Industry Sectors (“Red/Green”)
HECC Business Survey Draft
FCS/SUS Matching Grant Programs
Presentation by SUS Vice Chancellor Tim Jones

Proposed meetings for 2015

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

  1. Friday - June 26, in person meeting from9-12 noon
  2. Friday - September 11, conference call @ 10 am
  3. 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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Jun 26

Meeting Materials

HECC Meeting
9:00am 12:00pm


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