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Meeting August 13, 2015

The Florida Higher Education Coordinating Council will meet on Thursday, August 13, 2015. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 12 noon, or upon conclusion of business. The location of the meeting is Room 1703, Turlington Building, 325 W. Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399. The meeting will be webcast.

Meeting Agenda

Partnerships promise student success

Proposed meetings for 2015

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

  1. Friday - September 11, conference call @ 10 am
  2. 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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Aug 13

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