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Higher Education Coordinating Council Meeting


January 13, 2015
10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. or upon conclusion of business

Room 401, Senate Office Building
Tallahassee, Florida

Increasing Number of Transfer Students

BOG/SUS Performance Funding Q&A

  1. Introductions - Thomas Kuntz, Chair
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Opening Remarks
    • Year One to Present Day
    • Strategic Emphasis for Today’s Workshop
  4. HECC Priorities for 2015 – Focus on Accountability and Performance
    For each issue, designated members will guide the work of the Council in clarifying the intent of the recommendation and outline precise action steps to reach the goal:
    Council’s 2014 Recommendations
    1. Define sector specific metrics to align with statewide higher education policy and fiscal goals
    2. Increase number and proportion of transfer students earning degree credit
    3. Expand incentives for collaboration between business community and education system
    4. Continue aligning, prioritizing and incentivizing education funding to better meet industry talent needs
    Topics for Continued Exploration (included in 2014 Recommendations)
    1. Examine state merit and need-based financial aid programs
    2. Mechanisms to identify certificate and degree programs to meet workforce needs
    3. Enhance career education counseling in middle and high schools
  5. Lunch Break
  6. Discussion
  7. Public Comment
  8. Meeting Schedule for 2015
  9. Adjourn

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