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Indiana Commission for Higher Education

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The Commission for Higher Education meets monthly to approve academic degree programs, capital projects, and other business items as needed. Meetings are scheduled on the second Thursday of each month. No regular Commission meeting is held in January, April or July each year, nor November of budget years.

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The next meeting of the Commission will be on August 13, 2015 in Hammond, Indiana.


Thursday, June 11, 2015

Indiana-University-Purdue University Columbus
4601 Central Avenue
Columbus, IN 47203

Full Agenda

9:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.
IUPUC Campus Center | Room CC 176
• 2015-2017 Indiana/Ohio Reciprocity Agreement
• IU Engineering Degree Proposal
• HLC Policy Change and Impact on Dual Credit
• Committee Report Outs

1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Indiana-University-Purdue University Columbus
Columbus Learning Center | Room 1000
(adjacent building)
Public Square: Models for Competency-Based Degree Programs

A.    Academic Degree Programs for Full Discussion
        1.   Bachelor of Science in Transdisciplinary Studies to be offered by Purdue University West Lafayette
B.    Academic Degree Programs for Expedited Action
        1.   Bachelor of Science in Game Design to be offered by Indiana University Bloomington
        2.    Bachelor of Arts in Media to be offered by Indiana University Bloomington
        3.    Master of Science in Informatics to be offered by Indiana University-   Purdue University Indianapolis (IU)
        4.    Bachelor of Science in Unmanned Systems to be offered by Indiana State University
C.    Capital Projects for Full Discussion
        1.   Indiana University - Construction of the School of Informatics and Computing
              on the Bloomington Campus
        2.   Indiana University - Wells Quad Renovation
D.    Capital Projects for Expedited Action
        1.   Indiana University Bloomington - Indiana Memorial Union Biddle Hotel Guest
              Rooms Renovation
        2.   Purdue University West Lafayette - Agricultural and Life Sciences Building
        3.   Vincennes University - Center for Science, Engineering and Mathematics
E.    2015-2017 Indiana/Ohio Reciprocity Agreement - Expedited
F.    Commission for Higher Education Fiscal Year 2016 Spending Plan - Expedited
G.    Updated Regional Campus Policy and IPFW Policy - Expedited

May 14, 2015 Commission Meeting
Vincennes University - Jasper
Center for Technology, Innovation & Manufacturing
961 College Avenue
Jasper, IN 47546

Full Agenda

Working Session - Room 226/227
9:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

Legislative / Budget Recap
Tuition Targets 
College Completion Reports (Presentation)
College Completion Reports (Handout)
Financial Aid Appeals Process 
Core 40 Diploma 
Committee Report Outs

Commission Meeting - Room 226/227
1:00 - 3:30 pm

Competency-Based Education: What it is and What it is Not (Alison Kadlec)
Career Ready Campaign Update
Non-Binding Tuition and Mandatory Fee Targets for 2015-16 and 2016-17
Capital Projects for Full Discussion
        1.   Purdue University West Lafayette Innovation Design Center – Student Projects Facility
        2.   Purdue University West Lafayette Centennial Mall Sitescape and Utility Tunnel Repair
Academic Degree Programs for Expedited Action


The Commission for Higher Education abides by the Indiana Open Door Law (Indiana Code 5-14-1.5).  All business meetings are open to the public. *Meals will not be provided for the general public.*

For questions about the Commission for Higher Education meeting agenda, please contact Liz Walker at

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